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Financial Education

Smart decisions. Big payoffs.

Anoka Hennepin Credit Union values both education and financial literacy. Education empowers. The more you know about personal financial management, the better choices you can make with your money.

We provide educational resources so you can make wise decisions about your financial future. Please keep checking back to find additional and updated sources of information.

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Upcoming Lunch & Learn Workshops - Open to All AHCU Members

Money Management Basics - Virtual (via Zoom)

Create solid financial foundations, from building a minimum emergency reserve all the way to maximizing retirement savings. Use proven economic behavioral strategies and action steps to help you control your spending and set realistic financial goals that build upon each other. 

When: Wednesday - April 12th, 2023

Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Improve Your Credit: Spend Less, Get More - Virtual (via Zoom)

Credit scores affect the terms of loans you receive,  employment, housing and insurance rates.

Find out: 

  • The difference between good and poor credit.
  • The components of a good credit score.
  • How a good credit score makes things cost less.
  • How to establish or rebuild credit scores.

When: Wednesday - June 14th, 2023

Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Financial Counseling through Lutheran Social Services 

AHCU's Financial Choice offered through LSS Financial Counseling, gives you, and your immediate family, access to six free financial counseling sessions.  All sessions with an LSS counselors are free and confidential. We urge you to try it out. Knowledge is power. Call 888.577.2227 to set up an appointment.


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 Meet Shannon Doyle From LSS Financial Counseling

Shannon Doyle, Program Manager for Partnerships and Financial Education, earned her degree in social work from the University of St Catherine in St. Paul, MN. She joined the LSS Financial Counseling staff as a Certified Financial Counselor in 2007 and has worn many different hats since. Shannon is passionate about economic opportunity for all, consumer protection and coaching people towards financial success.

Earlier in her life, Shannon made many money mistakes – one reason for her dedication to working with others to avoid or fix their mistakes and reach financial stability and growth. In her interactive workshops, Shannon offers practical professional tips, personal experience and humor to educate and encourage others to take control of their financial lives. You can find more of her work at LSS Financial Counseling’s blog Sense and Centsibility. Shannon enjoys cooking and grilling with her husband, Jay and learning to be a good mom for Ella, her rescue dog. 



Additional Educational Websites

360 Degrees of Financial Literacy by the AICPA (American Institute of Certified Public Accountants)

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