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  • Foster Parents Who Are Fostering Hope For Kids in Crisis

    Compared to the rest of the country, Arizona has an especially pressing child welfare situation. The Arizona Department of Child Safety caseload exceeds national standards by 78 percent. This means there are currently more than 17,500 children in foster care in our state.   And each month 600 children being taken into protective custody. The average […]
  • How to make summer reading fun for the whole family

    At Canyon State Credit Union we are dedicated to helping build a healthy vibrant community here in Arizona.   Encouraging literacy among our children is vital to that mission. And, keeping them reading during summer months is key. In fact, numerous studies have come to the same conclusion: children lose learning during summer vacation months. “Summer […]
  • Arizona kids in crisis: How you can help

    While December may be ‘the most wonderful time of the year’ for many families, the Arizona Department of Child Safety reports over 18,000 kids have been placed into the foster care system in just the last six months. And in the latest report from Arizona Department of Child Safety, the Child Abuse Hotline received 49,935 […]
  • Save, spend and share: 3 money lessons all children must learn

    This article is Sponsored by Canyon State Credit Union. In most households, it doesn’t take long for children to learn money is important. They witness parents, siblings and others talking about money, spending money or sometimes even arguing about money. To truly understand the value of money, though, it’s important for parents to take a […]
  • How to raise a financial superstar

    This article is Sponsored by Canyon State Credit Union. Schools teach reading, writing, science, math, history and even art. So it’s somewhat surprising that many schools don’t offer courses to teach one of the most useful life skills we encounter every day. Managing money. Unfortunately, there aren’t many courses to teach parents how to do […]