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New Retirement Fair Materials Available to Credit Unions
Friday, January 15, 2016 6:30 AM

National Foundation Retirement MaterialsFoundation’s Program Helps Members Better Prepare for Retirement

For the first time, credit union organizations can order “Retire on Track” materials from the National Credit Union Foundation to hold a Retirement Fair. The Foundation's REAL Solutions program, in cooperation with CUNA Mutual Group, developed the Retirement Fair, "Retire on Track," to assist credit unions help their members and staff better prepare for retirement.

The fair is designed to have people think more carefully about the type of lifestyle they would like to pursue in retirement and then link it to their financial plan. “Retire on Track” is applicable to people of all ages, not just those nearing retirement. It is designed to not only help people adequately save for retirement, but it encourages people to plan for all lifestyle aspects of their retirement.

“The Foundation has been piloting the Retirement Fair for the past two years, which builds on the enormous success of Financial Reality Fairs for teens,” said Lois Kitsch, national program director at the Foundation. “We are delighted to now offer this interactive program to credit unions to help members think about retirement in a new way.”

Retirement Fiar Video ScreenshotThe "Retire on Track" guide and materials from the Foundation contains electronic files of everything an organization would need to hold a Retirement Fair, including a comprehensive guide, PowerPoint presentations, handouts, posters, webinars, and more. There is also a custom option available for credit unions that want to add their logo to most of the materials.

For more information on "Retire on Track" or to order the materials, click here

The Foundation has also released a new video about “Retire on Track,” which is online here:


About the National Credit Union Foundation (
The National Credit Union Foundation (the Foundation) is the charitable arm of the U.S. credit union movement and works as a catalyst to improve people’s financial lives through credit unions. Through Foundation grants and programs, credit unions provide widespread financial education, create greater access to affordable financial services, and empower more consumers to save, build assets, and own homes. Donations to the Foundation enable credit unions to help their members reach life-changing goals and achieve financial freedom.