06/22/2012 10:41 am ET Updated Aug 22, 2012

Community Financial Student-Run Credit Unions Wrap Up Successful Year

The 33 local student-run credit unions supported by Community Financial Credit Union recently finished another successful school year of banking -- helping students not only learn to save, but also valuable skills for the future.

The student-run credit unions served more than 1,900 students during the 2011-2012 academic year, and more than 800 student volunteers helped their peers learn the to save money. In June, the students had nearly $870,000 in total on deposit.