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Financial Literacy

Empowering our members through hands-on and virtual financial education.

Free financial education workshops

At Lafayette Federal, we want to provide you the tools you need to achieve more financially. Learning how your money works is the first step to saving more and reaching your long-term goals with confidence.

Get the tools you need to make smart financial decisions.

We’ll motivate you to achieve financial success in your daily life. Our educational sessions to our members, employer groups, and the local community cover the topics of…

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Personal banking basics

From basic budgeting to creating savings goals, we provide workshops and trainings on the foundations of financial wellness.

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Investment and retirement planning

Learn everything you need to know about investing your hard-earned money and planning for the future.

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Business banking & entrepreneurship

If you’re a business owner or entrepreneur, you can find tons of resources to help you grow and maintain your business.

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Credit building and re-entrance to the workforce

Need a fresh start? Take a course on how to build your credit or how to find a new job that meets your financial needs.

Financial Literacy

Over the years, we have hosted financial education workshops at local schools, youth centers and organizations serving the underserved.

The comprehensive sessions covered a variety of relevant financial topics, including fundamentals of banking, budgeting, understanding credit and business banking basics.

Some of the events we hosted included…

  • Giving Kids a Second Chance (2010)
  • McLean Chesterbrook Elementary School (2014)
  • Cornerstone Montgomery (2017- present)
  • Latino Economic Development Center (LEDC) (2017-2018)
  • Carlos Rosario International Public Charter School (2018-present)
  • Latin American Youth Center (LAYC) (2018-present)
  • Thrive DC (2018)
  • Britepaths (2018)
  • CASA (2018-2019)
  • KOA Sports (2019)
  • Collaborative Solutions for Communities (CSC) (2019-2020)

Financial Education

We have provided educational workshops covering a variety of financial topics.

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, we shifted gears and began offering financial education via virtual platforms. To date, we have educated members and consumers on relevant topics, including:

  • First-Time Homebuyer Programs
  • Retirement Planning
  • Financial Planning Process
  • Fundamentals of Investing

In 2023 and beyond, we look forward to offering additional educational opportunities on topics aimed at facilitating financial success.

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Lafayette Federal Credit Union
2701 Tower Oaks Boulevard
Rockville, MD 20852

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