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America First Credit Union Wed, 20 Dec 2017 16:24:30 +0000 America First Credit Union America First Credit Union KTVX ABC 4 Salt Lake City better today. and for that we want to send things over to reagan. >> thank you, ally. i'm sitting here with nicole from america first credit union and we're talking about the 23rd annual warm the soul campaign, how is it going? >> it's good. it's so exciting. this time of year we collect money. and all that money goes to buy shoes for underprivileged kids. >> a lot of them. >> oh yes, yes, yes. this year, and we've-- there are still more to help but we've just made a small dent but we helped 22 schools and agencies and we provided over 1900 pairs of shoes. and that from northern utah into southern nevada. >> and when do you get the children's shoes. >> most the last set of shoes that we are delivering today this morning my staff got delivering those this morning, but they have all been delivered in the last two weeks. >> what a fun part of your job. >> yes. >> especially this time of year. >> so rewarding so if you have an opportunity to donate, we would love to be able to, you know, we're still collecting, we collect until the end of december. >> what do people need to do. >> go to america there is a link on the website that you can donator if you are at any of our 124 branch locations you can donate there too. >> we've been buying a lot of presenteds for christmas and you have a payment program that like my favorite thing ever. >> we do. so this is an opportunity because we all know are you a little tight and want to get those extra presents we have an opportunity for to you skip a loan payment, so there is a small fee, a $25 fee, that you pay and you can skip that payment and then use that loan payment money towards going on vacation or-- but the really cool part is part of that fee you pay goes to the america first charitable foundation which allows us to buy food for underprivileged students or to help our community, this is a program where we provide immediate needs of food, clothing and shelter and we do that through several agencies throughout the state. >> i love it. >> you guys give and give this time of year. also you have youth accounts, this is a good time to start teaching your children about the value of the dollar. >> this is a great opportunity, if you have like you don't know what are you going to get somebody a gift, go in, open up an account for them at america first credit union because through the end of the year we will match up to $25. so if you open an account and put $25 in it, we will match that so you will have an account with $50 in it. >> which is so great. >> when do you start doing this with your kid. >> i learned in college how to mot manage my money very as well, which helped me end up managing my money better. but i done know what age you should start with your kids. >> i would start young. once you open the account we have a savings passport, so the kids can go in and every time they deposit into their account they get a little stamp on t a little piggy bank stamp on it and once they fill up a page they can pick something from the prize bucket but if is encouraging them to save money. it is a good opportunity, like if you have a small child or somebody, you know what do you get them for christmas, they have so many presents, like a grandparent maybe, open an account and deposit into it. when they are little and don't realize all the presents they are getting, it is a way to start a good savings account for them. >> it really is. what is so smart. >> what is the best way to save for our kids right now. >> i would say the best way, we have a dedicated savings account. you can set up the terms of the account anywhere from three months to five years. and you can set up automatic transfers out of your check sog when you get paid you can say automatically transfer 100 into this dedicated savings account. >> i love that, because then you done have to think about it. >> it automatically happens and it's convenient for you. st an automatic renewal so after the term if you decide hey, i'm going to roll this money over and continue saving, it automatically renews and they're guaranteed up to 250,000. it is just really convenient and a way that you done think about it, it is automatically transferred into the account and it is there. it is secure, so it is a way for to you save and not really have to like focusing or think about it. >> it really is. >> all right, america first credit union, there are lots of locations and we'll put them on the list. i need to start a savings account for my child or for whatever they're going to do in the

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