Financial Education

Minnesota Parent: Banking can start in preschool

April 03, 2017

Affinity Plus’ commitment to financial literacy and education is showcased in a new article in the April 3 edition of Minnesota Parent. Writer Eric Braun interviews Stephanie Musgrove, an Affinity Plus certified financial educator, and she explains why parents should “be open and allow children to ask questions about how money plays a role in everyday life.  Read More...

Affinity Plus brings financial literacy to Legacy I-3 Program

Affinity Plus brings financial literacy to Legacy I-3 Program

January 04, 2017

Affinity Plus has partnered with the Legacy I-3 Workforce Development Program to provide financial literacy to Minneapolis and St. Paul high-school seniors as they prepare for post-secondary matriculation and career readiness.  Read More...

Affinity Plus provides crucial financial education at Minnesota State University-Moorhead through First Year Experience courses

Affinity Plus provides crucial financial education at Minnesota State University-Moorhead through First Year Experience courses

December 28, 2016

Affinity Plus and Minnesota State University-Moorhead partner on First Year Experience courses.  Read More...

Affinity Plus Foundation and Cookie Cart join forces to provide teens personal finance, life skills

Affinity Plus Foundation and Cookie Cart join forces to provide teens personal finance, life skills

November 21, 2016

Teens will participate in financial literacy workshops as a part of their employment at a celebrated North Minneapolis non-profit bakery, thanks to grant funding from the Affinity Plus Foundation.  Read More...

Stay in the black this Black Friday: Affinity Plus encourages smart spending and strategies during the holiday buying season

November 17, 2016

It’s November and the holiday shopping season is fast approaching. Ideally, you’ve planned ahead: You’ve saved. You know your budget. And you’re sticking to it as if your life depends on it.  Read More...

Affinity Plus Foundation Silent Auction raises more than $27,000

November 10, 2016

The Affinity Plus Foundation raised more than $27,000 during its fourteenth-annual Silent Auction Nov. 3-7, according to Amy Hanson, foundation executive director.  Read More...

Affinity Plus Foundation online Silent Auction is Nov. 3-7

November 01, 2016

The Affinity Plus Foundation launches its fourteenth-annual Silent Auction Thursday, Nov. 3, beginning at 9 a.m. CST. The popular auction runs through Monday, Nov. 7, at 8 p.m. CST.  Read More...

Affinity Plus Foundation grant supports financial-education programming for domestic-abuse victims

Affinity Plus Foundation grant supports financial-education programming for domestic-abuse victims

October 28, 2016

Domestic-abuse victims will have access to free financial-education programming through a grant given by the Affinity Plus Foundation, the foundation announced today.

The programming will be hosted by the Domestic Abuse Project (DAP), a Twin Cities-based organization that works with victims and families of domestic abuse to provide counseling, advocacy and prevention outreach.
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CLUES empowers the Twin Cities Latino community through the Affinity Plus Foundation's support

CLUES empowers the Twin Cities Latino community through the Affinity Plus Foundation's support

October 19, 2016

The Affinity Plus Foundation is supporting financial education programming for the Twin Cities Latino community through a grant to Comunidades Latinas Unidas en Servicio, or CLUES.  Read More...

Affinity Plus leads Smart Money sessions Aug 22 at Itasca Community College New Student Orientation

Affinity Plus leads Smart Money sessions Aug 22 at Itasca Community College New Student Orientation

August 31, 2016

Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union welcomed Itasca Community College students back to school Aug. 22 with personal-finance information college officials say is among the most important factors in student success.
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