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MSUFCU Offers App to Help Students Achieve Financial Success

Monday, September 08, 2014   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Michelle Rahl
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September 8, 2014
Contact: April Clobes Executive Vice President/Chief Operating Officer

MSUFCU Offers App to Help Students Achieve Financial Success

EAST LANSING, MI — To help college students get on the path to financial wellness, MSU Federal Credit Union offers, a free mobile app designed to offer financial tips and promote good money management skills.

Students can use to set up budgets, learn financial terminology and facts, submit questions to an expert, and more. Not only does allow students to track their finances, but it allows them to do it on the go. is available in the Apple iTunes App Store and is compatible with the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, operating on iOS 5.0 or later.

In addition to the app, MSUFCU also offers a video series on YouTube, which covers a variety of topics tailored to students including: budgeting, student-targeted scams, travel tips, savings tips, and more.

“We are proud to provide a variety of resources that will help our members achieve financial security,” said Patrick McPharlin, MSUFCU’s President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). “ is a great opportunity for us to reach out to college students and give them the resources to effectively manage their finances.”

MSU Federal Credit Union, the world’s largest university-based credit union, offers a full range of personal — and business-related financial services to Michigan State University and Oakland University faculty, staff, students, alumni association members, and their families worldwide in addition to a variety of select employee groups. Founded in 1937 by a few MSU professors and employees, MSUFCU now has thirteen branches, over 185,000 members, more than $2.6 billion in assets, and over 600 employees. MSUFCU was named 2014 Federal Credit Union of the Year by the National Association of Federal Credit Unions (NAFCU).

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