The Coindexter Club
The Club - Membership is FREE with Gerber FCU!
Teaching your child how to earn, save, spend, manage and invest money is vital to their future financial success. Gerber Federal Credit Union is proud to serve as a partner in your child’s financial education by offering The Coindexter Club. This award-winning program is designed for children 12 and under.
The primary feature of the Coindexter Club is Coindexter.com, a virtual-world game site that immerses children in real-life learning situations in a fun and safe environment. In the virtual city of Econopolis, children assume responsibility for chores and jobs, run their own company, and manage their virtual earnings. They can even invest in the local economy by visiting the Econopolis Stock Exchange. There, they can experience buying and selling shares of companies operating in Econopolis. Find out more here: Coindexter Club.
Enroll online at www.coindexter.com or stop into any branch for assistance. Click here to
Banzai Financial Literacy
We're bringing financial education to the classroom. With Banzai real-world financial literacy. Online. Free.
Merge classroom learning with real-world experience as students learn to make wise spending decisions. Banzai is a web-based tool that is free for you and your students! Banzai makes a great addition to your business, financial literacy, or family and consumer sciences course. You can build an entire course around it or use it to supplement other materials. Your choice.
The best part, Gerber Federal Credit Union has partnered with Banzai to bring your students this experience with financial literacy unlike any other at no cost to you! Click here to learn more.
The Credit Union Guide for Student Moneymakers. Googolplex contains stories, games, and puzzles for elementary, middle, and high school students.
It’s all about money: getting it, saving it, spending it, borrowing it. It’ll show you how business and the economy work and how you can take control of your financial future. And it’ll make you laugh.
Read Googolplex today and come back regularly. You’ll find something new each month!
Guides to Independence
Investments? Interest rates? CDs? All these financial terms got your head spinning? We don’t blame you. Now there’s a fun way for you to learn how to manage your money and how to invest, without the confusion or the boredom.
Guides to Independence is an online interactive program designed just for you! You’ll learn: The difference between saving and investing, How compounding works, How to manage your money, The best investment options for your goals and more!
Credit Unions Rock
Click to learn more about getting a job, budgeting, borrowing, saving and other financial fun!
Money As You Grow
Money as You Grow, developed by the President's Advisory Council on Financial Capability, provides 20 essential, age-appropriate financial lessons—with corresponding activities—that kids need to know as they grow. Written in down-to-earth language for children and their families, Money as You Grow will help equip kids with the knowledge they need to live fiscally fit lives. The lessons in Money as You Grow are based on more than a year of research, and drawn from dozens of standards, curricula, and academic studies.
The purpose of this website is to inspire families, community organizations, nonprofits, and businesses to embrace Money as You Grow as a tool to promote financial literacy. This website serves as a guide to learning about and using Money as You Grow. It is intended for reference only, and is not meant to endorse or promote specific initiatives. Click Here
My Life. My Money. My Future. Find information about the value of money, how it's used around the world, and how to start saving for an even brighter future. Click Here
What's a Credit Union?
Ever wonder what makes a credit union different? Click here.
Build a Budget
Use the Budget Blaster featuring the HULK to pinpoint your spending weak spots and smash through your budgeting like a Super Hero. Click here!