Provided by WestTex Federal Credit Union
Lubbock, TX – WestTex Federal Credit Union continues to give back to individuals, families and businesses in Lubbock and Hale counties by making free financial education available to everyone. WestTex has partnered with KOFE (Knowledge of Financial Education) to help bridge the financial literacy gap by providing easily accessible online information or in-person resources.
“We believe that providing financial literacy materials helps empower individuals and families by helping them become more financially secure and empowering them to make sound financial decisions. Vicki Love, President and CEO of WestTex Federal Credit Union, said, “WesTex has a long history of giving back to the communities we serve, and this is another way we believe we can give back and invest in the people. We have a strong desire to see our community members become financially secure and healthy.
The KOFE educational platform provides engaging online tools such as interactive lessons, calculators, on-demand and monthly videos, podcasts, and even a series of games that make learning about money fun. Covering topics such as budgeting, saving, retirement planning and investing to help consumers make informed decisions about their money. The material is available in English and Spanish.
No matter what stage users are in, they can find helpful information and advice on a wide variety of topics, including how to understand credit scores, rebuild credit, organize and categorize savings, and how to reduce energy, health care, insurance and other household bills. Plus, you can find information on planning for life events like weddings, births, and unforeseen disasters, get information on 401(k) plans, Individual Retirement Accounts, and more.
WestTex has made financial education materials readily available; Simply log on to www.westexfcu.com and click on the Financial Education tab. For businesses, groups, and nonprofits interested in in-person workshops or to arrange interactive classes for a group, please contact Tameisha Bolen at 806-784-0098 or email [email protected] westexfcu.com.
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