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Numerica is committed to fostering well-being, and that starts with financial education for our community's kids. Let's start the financial conversations today, so youth have a positive relationship with money for tomorrow.

Program

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We worked closely with superintendents and teachers to develop curricula and educational workshops for young adults at area schools and youth organizations. A sample of the topics we cover include:

  • Creating S.M.A.R.T. (Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, Time Frame) Savings Goals
  • Understanding the difference between banks vs. credit unions (All ages)
  • Building blocks to savings (Elementary)
  • Interviewing for a Job (High School and older)
  • Understanding Credit - Credit Score and Credit Cards. This session is covered best in two sessions. (High School and older)
  • Creating a budget (High School and older)
  • Investing (High School and older)
  • Financial Simulation Students will become adults over night! They now have a house, job, bills and a family to support. What choices will they make? This session is covered best in two sessions. (High School and older)
  • Student loans (High School and older)
  • Fraud (High School and older)
  • Check writing (High School and older)
  • Teacher's Guides Available Upon Request

Don't see a topic you'd like covered or want to schedule us in your class or organization?

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Scholarship Fund

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A student's dream of higher education shouldn't be cut short because of financial limitations. Numerica offers three different scholarship programs to its members in good standing, the Financial Education Scholarship for students who have completed Numerica's financial education program, the Student Ambassador Scholarship for high school seniors who are entering a two or four-year college or university and the Returning Education Scholarship for students who are returning to a two or four-year program after at least a year lapse in attendance. The scholarships are focused around the applicant's community service efforts and does not have a GPA requirement.

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Returning Education Scholarships

Deadlines/award dates - This scholarship is now closed for the 2017/2018 school year.
  • Deadline: June 15, 2017
  • Judging: June 30, 2017
  • Award: July 14, 2017
Eligibility
  • Must be a Numerica member in good standing
  • Must be a full-time returning student for a first Associates or Bachelor's degree in the Fall of 2017. (Students who are returning for a Master's or second Bachelor's degree are not eligible.)
  • Must have already completed some college or trade school
  • Students must have a lapse in schooling of one year or more
  • Must be employed
  • Must complete interview via phone or in-person
  • Must provide cover letter addressing educational goals, future career plans, financial need, and other information the committee might find valuable in evaluating the application
  • Must have been accepted into a college or university and provide a copy of the acceptance letter from the college or university
2016 Scholarship recipient, Paul Yount
By helping my community and peers I felt like I was building the structure for my future. - Paul Yount, 2016 Scholarship Recipient
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Financial Education Scholarships

Deadlines/award dates - This scholarship is now closed for the 2017/2018 school year.
  • Deadline: June 30, 2017
  • Judging: July 25, 2017
  • Award: August 2, 2017
Eligibility
  • Does not need to be a Numerica member
  • Must be a junior or senior during the 2016/2017 school year
  • No GPA requirement
  • Must have completed a four, six or eight-week financial education program offered by Numerica's financial education team
  • Must write a testiomonial as to how learning about financial education in high school will help them reach their goals
  • Must complete interview via phone or in-person
  • Must provide cover letter addressing education goals, future career plans, financial need, and other information about themselves that the committee might find valuable in evaluating the application
  • Applicants who have not completed the Financial Education through Numerica will not be eligible
  • Staff members of Numerica are not eligible. However, dependents who meet all of the requirements are eligible
2016 Scholarship recipient, Jennifer Anaya
The financial obligation is why it's taken me so long to make this move, I never thought we could afford it. This scholarship money allows me to take more than one class per quarter and achieve my goal faster. - Jennifer Anaya, 2016 Scholarship Recipient
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Student Ambassador Scholarship

Deadlines/award dates - This scholarship is now closed for the 2017/2018 school year.
  • Deadline: May 1, 2017
  • Judging: May 22, 2017
  • Award: June 1, 2017
Eligibility
  • Must be a Numerica member in good standing
  • Must be a high school senior entering college/university as a full-time freshman student in fall of 2017
  • No GPA requirement
  • Must have a minimum of 20 hours community service hours
  • Must provide a non-profit 501(c)3 reference letter
  • Must complete interview via phone or in-person
  • Must provide cover letter addressing educational goals, future career plans, financial need, and other
  • information the committee might find valuable in evaluating the application
  • Must have been accepted into a college or university
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Today's Rates

August 21, 2017

Certificates

as high as 1.50% APY

Visa Rates

as low as 8.99% APR

Mortgage Rates

as low as 3.74% APR

Auto/Truck (New/Used)

as low as 2.74% APR

Sequel Checking

1.35% APY

Home Equity Line of Credit

as low as 4.50% APR

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