Commitment to Action

Financial Security Has No Age Limits

Commitment by

National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions

In 2012, the National Federation for Community Development Credit Unions (NFCDCU) committed to expanding its Better Directions program from eight to 16 sites to reach an additional 1,600 seniors with financial products and educational tools. The program brings together community-based financial institutions (CDCUs) and networks of advocates for the aging to deliver products and services, including, savings products, affordable loans, debt reduction loans and pre-retirement investment products, while disseminating financial education and financial management tools that address the specific economic needs of low-income seniors.

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Commitment

Financial Security Has No Age Limits

Launched

2012

Est. Duration

1 year

Estimated Total Value

$2,100,000

Region

Northern America

Countries

United States

Commitment by

National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions

Partner(s) of the Commitment Maker(s)

Wider Opportunities for Women, National Disability Institute, National Council on Aging