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Oakland University Credit Union (OU Credit Union), a tradename of MSU Federal Credit Union (MSUFCU), recently received the Baker College of Auburn Hills Education Advocate Award for its financial education programs.

The award was presented during the Auburn Hills Chamber of Commerce brunch on December 9, 2019. The annual event honors business leaders in the areas of innovation, leadership, and community involvement.

“Providing financial education is a priority of the Credit Union,” said Deidre Davis, MSUFCU Chief Marketing Officer. “Our commitment to educating our members and the public contributes to their financial literacy and creates a stronger community. When people are equipped with financial knowledge, they make more informed decisions and become better consumers.”

The Credit Union’s financial education programs include presentations, articles, blogs, website posts, apps, and more. In Oakland County, it has offered financial presentations and education in the Brandon School District, at Oakland University Reality Fairs, and through the Financial 4.0 app, and website that features financially-focused articles, videos, and podcasts.

About OU Credit Union

OU Credit Union is a trade name of MSUFCU. The Credit Union has a national reputation for excellence and has received several top industry and workplace awards. MSUFCU was named in the top 100 best workplaces for women by Fortune for the third year, in the top five Michigan credit unions by Forbes Best-in-State Credit Unions, Best Workplace in Financial Services and Insurance by Fortune Magazine, received the ATHENA Award® for Organizational Leadership, and for the fifth year, was named West Michigan Best and Brightest to Work For. MSUFCU was named one of Michigan’s Best and Brightest in Wellness for the fourth consecutive year, has been certified as a Great Place to Work® for six consecutive years, and was named as a Top Workplace in the large employer category by the Detroit Free Press for seven consecutive years. The Credit Union has also been recognized for its financial education initiatives, ranking first for the Alphonse Desjardins Adult and Youth Financial Education Awards, and the Louise Herring Award as well as an honorable mention for the Dora Maxwell Award by the Michigan Credit Union League. Founded in 1937, MSUFCU is headquartered in East Lansing, MI, has 19 branches, more than 287,000 members, nearly $4.7 billion in assets, and more than 900 employees. For more information, visit