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Look who received money for college!

Jul 01, 2015 | In The Community

2015 scholarships

The Center for Financial Empowerment has awarded a total of $15,500 in college scholarships to 14 young adults from Southern California and Southern Nevada.

“We wanted to award students who know how to make smart financial choices,” said Abby Ulm, Manager of the Center. “We also looked for strong community involvement and a passion for helping others, as well as excellence in academics...

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Shopping for a Good Cause

Apr 01, 2015 | In The Community

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Did you know your online shopping could actually change lives? When you shop with the AmazonSmile program, Amazon will donate a percentage of the price of eligible purchases to the nonprofit organization founded by the Credit Union – the Center for Financial Empowerment (CFE)! All you need to do is complete the free registration and select the CFE as your nonprofit of choice...

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2015 Scholarship applications are now available!

Jan 01, 2015 | In The Community

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The Center for Financial Empowerment, formerly the SCE FCU Foundation, offers college and trade school scholarships to young adults from financially disadvantaged families. The scholarship program encourages students from families of modest means to pursue higher education in order to learn a trade or establish a career...

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Making a Difference

Jan 01, 2015 | In The Community

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The Center for Financial Empowerment, SCE FCU’s nonprofit organization, enjoyed a year of growth and development in 2014. We’re proud to share the following achievements:

  • Facilitated 81 financial literacy workshops, serving nearly 3,000 high school students and community residents with effective financial education
  • Hosted 4 Mad City Money reality simulations with 430 teen participants...
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SCE FCU's Employees Give Their Own $$$ to Support Youth Financial Education

Oct 01, 2014 | In The Community

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The Center for Financial Empowerment, the nonprofit founded by the Credit Union, launched a special giving campaign at the end of August to all SCE FCU employees – to increase support for the expansion of its financial education programs...

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Get Ready for Life at Mad City Money!

May 20, 2014 | In The Community

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The Center has reserved 40 participant tickets for SCE FCU youth at our upcoming Mad City Money event!

Mad City Money delivers a dose of financial reality to teens and young adults in a fun, interactive format. It's a hands-on learning activity that lets young people experience what it's like to live and support a family in the real world...

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2014 Scholarship applications are now available!

Jan 01, 2014 | In The Community

center for financial empowerment logo

The Center for Financial Empowerment, formerly the SCE FCU Foundation, offers college and trade school scholarships to young adults with financial need who demonstrate hard work, dedication, community involvement and a drive to succeed...

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Congratulations 2013 Scholarship Winners!

Jul 11, 2013 | In The Community

One of the biggest challenges facing today’s youth is in getting a good college education as the cost of tuition continues to rise. The SCE FCU Foundation wants to give youth a fighting chance, and one of the ways we aim to help is through our scholarship program...

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The SCE FCU Foundation is Offering College Scholarships

Apr 17, 2013 | In The Community

The SCE FCU Foundation is offering college scholarships to young adults with financial need who demonstrate hard work, dedication, community involvement and a drive to succeed. The SCE FCU Foundation Scholarship Program encourages students...

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SCE Federal Credit Union's Financial Literacy Workshops Pay Dividends for Students

Jul 19, 2012 | In The Community

When SCE Federal Credit Union financial instructors talk to Los Angeles County high school classes about financial literacy, the students cash in...

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