FI-Q: Creighton Federal’s 30 Minutes to Improve
Your Financial IQ and Build Confidence
The entire FI-Q video series is ©2016 Creighton Federal Credit Union
FI-Q is Creighton Federal’s series of short, informative videos jam-packed with information about personal finance. In lessons of five minutes or less viewers learn about their credit score and how it’s calculated, the value of a VISA debit card, hidden costs in auto loans and much more.
Introductory Lesson – Free Money
Examines the money people can save, earn or recover
every year with knowledge of their personal finances
and putting it to use.
Lesson 1 – Why Your Credit Score is Important
Explains why a person’s credit score is one of the most
important numbers attached to their name and identity.
Lesson 2 – How Creighton Federal Can Help You
Looks at the 84% of adults 18 – 34 who would value financial
guidance and advice and how Creighton Federal can help.
Lesson 3 – Credit Cards and Credit Scores
Explains how not owing/using a credit card could hurt
people in the future by hurting their credit standing.
Lesson 4 – How Your Credit Score is Determined
Lays out how a person’s credit score is determined by the
three credit reporting agencies.
Lesson 5 – The Credit Reporting Agencies
Provides a close look at Experian, Trans Union and Equifax,
the agencies that determine a person’s credit score and,
therefore, their credit future.
Lesson 6 – Seven Hidden Auto Loan Costs
Explains the financial land mines buried in auto dealer
Lesson 7 – The Time Value of Money
Explains in simple terms how the amount of time money has
to grow is more important than the amount of money invested.
Lesson 8 – Why You Need a Checking Account
Takes the viewer to a more complete understanding of this most
basic and essential personal finance tool.
Lesson 9 – How to Buy Your Next Vehicle
Walks the viewer through a 10-item list of advisable
steps to take before saying, “I’ll take it.”
Lesson 11 – Why a Credit Union is Not a Bank
Examines the three things that separate credit unions from
Banks and the benefits members derive from “the credit
Lesson 12 – How to Start Saving for Retirement
Overcomes the objections of many and shows viewers
how to start saving.
Lesson 13 – Identity Theft
Offers up a thorough explanation of what Identity Theft
is (there’s more than one kind), how it can affect us and
what we should do – immediately and in the future – if we become victims.
Lesson 14 - NCUA Share Insurance Coverage
Explains the NCUA Share Insurance fund that guarantees deposits to at least $250,000.00 per individual depositor and is backed by the full faith and credit of the United States government.
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