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  • How you can help foster kids during the holidays

    While the holiday season is often full of excitement and celebration, some families struggle to make it a special time for their children. In fact, with over 13,400 children in foster care in Arizona, according to Arizonans for Children it can be difficult for foster families to provide a lot of gifts or holiday activities.
  • How Arizona is preparing the leader of the next generation

    As business leaders here in Arizona, we have a responsibility to help grow the next generation of leaders.   And school-based organizations play a key role.   During this holiday season teens are finding ways to serve through a variety of groups. Student government, National Honor Society and Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) all help tweens […]
  • Foster parents changing lives one family at a time

    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 […]