AEA Federal Credit Union provides the Banzai financial literacy program at no cost. Banzai's short interactive "coaches" and quick reads equip you to successfully handle everyday real-world finances.
School Bridge Loan
The School Bridge Loan is designed to help teachers “bridge” the income gap during the summer break. Educators and administrators can apply for this special 0% APR* loan from June 1st to August 31st. Call (928) 783-8881 for more information.
Financial Literacy Workshops
AEA Federal Credit Union is pleased to provide Financial Literacy Workshops at no cost. Our English or Spanish informational and interactive workshops for every age group teach the importance of good money-management skills. Workshops are 30 to 45 minutes long and great for schools, businesses or community groups.
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At-Home Learning Resources
For parents who are looking for online educational resources, we’ve collected our favorite free family-friendly sites that are filled with fun games, activities and valuable parenting tools to assist your at-home learning journey.
World of Cents is designed for children and youth age 5 and older and uses interactive activities to engage kids while teaching the value of money with basic math concepts.
H.I.P. Pocket Change. This U.S. Mint website is packed with 13 online games. Kids and parents can learn together through STEM, NASA, history videos and even begin to identify valuable coins with the digital coin library.
Common Sense is the nation’s leading nonprofit organization that exists to provide trustworthy information, education and empower families:
- Common Sense Media: Helps parents feel good about the choices they make for their kids. Offering a trusted library of independent age-based ratings and reviews.
- Common Sense Education: Supports K-12 schools with everything educators need to empower the next generation of digital citizens.
- Common Sense Kids Action: A partnership of policy makers, business leaders and other advocates for kids well-being in the digital age.
WideOpenSchool is a great at-home learning site featuring a free collection of online learning experiences. Respected educational sites such as Khan Academy, Amplify, Scholastic, National Geographic and more enrich children and are often used by educators on a regular basis in the classroom.
FamilyEducation provides practical how-to's for parents at every stage–infant through college. Subscribe to the new "Prepared Parent" daily newsletter designed specifically for families coping with transitioning to at-home learning.
First Things First
provides a Birth to Five HelpLine
, "Parent Kits" and early literacy development tools. With many English and Spanish articles, podcasts and videos on how to help children learn to read a communicate at an early age,
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*Annual Percentage Rate (APR) effective June 1, 2020 through May 31, 2023, and is subject to change. A credit report will be required. One-time application fee of $25 - $50 depending on loan amount. Based on credit approval. Copy of employment contract with school district required prior to loan approval. Applications accepted June 1 through August 31, 2022. Must be paid in full by May 31, 2023. Certain restrictions apply.