Matanuska Valley Federal Credit Union Partnership

Matanuska Valley

  • speakers at the Fall Financial Aid Evening for Seniors and their Parents
  • mock interviews and job shadows with students on their website and also assisting with the Junior Achievement Leadership Success Skills Program
  • helped publish the student created Assets in Motion calendar, to which they added a financial asset list.

In addition to the weekly student suggested initiatives for developing the 40 Developmental Assets, our partner would like to encourage the financial success of each individual as well.

12 Financial Success Skills as taken from the Assets in Motion Calendar

  1. “Money will buy you a pretty dog, but it won’t buy the wag of his tail.” – Henry Wheeler Shaw
  2. “If money is your hope for independence, you will never have it.” – Henry Ford
  3. “A fool and his money are soon parted." – Money Idiom
  4. “Failures don’t plan to fail; they fail to plan.” – Harvey MacKay
  5. “Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.” Norman Vincent Peale
  6. "Pay Yourself First." – Money Idiom
  7. “A penny saved is a penny earned.” – Benjamin Franklin
  8. “A business that makes nothing but money is a poor kind of business.” – Henry Ford
  9. “The person who doesn’t know where his next dollar is coming from usually doesn’t know where his last dollar went.” – Unknown
  10. “Don’t put all your eggs in one basket.” – Money Idiom
  11. “Before you spend, earn. Before you invest, investigate. Before you retire, save. Before you die, give.” – William A. Ward
  12. “Money never made a man happy yet, nor will it. Instead of filling a vacuum, it makes one.” – Benjamin Franklin

(Recipient of the 2007 School Business Partnership STAR AWARD)

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