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    The Center for Financial Empowerment, the nonprofit organization founded by SCE Credit Union, empowers high school youth and young adults by teaching real-life financial lessons through activities and classroom workshops. One of the most basic workshop topics is about making choices with money.

    Making healthy financial choices involves understanding the difference between needs and wants, as well as the concept of opportunity costs. While it may be important foundational knowledge for teens, everyone can benefit from a reminder of the basics from time to time. 

  • george silva

    George Silva of SCE Federal Credit Union was awarded the 2019 Kare Community Award by the Kare Youth League Board of Directors at the organization’s annual Invitational Brunch held on Saturday, May 4th in the Lexus Dugout Club at Dodger Stadium.

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    The Center for Financial Empowerment is hosting a special Mad City Money event for teens from the Southern California community.

    That’s right... You asked, and we’ve answered! This is a chance for your teen to participate in the popular interactive learning activity we provide for local high schools!

  • Drive It Out of the Park Finale

    It was another exciting season with the Las Vegas 51s! Our grand prize winner, D’Angelo Bell, may not have driven away in a new car... but he did walk out with $5,100!

  • In the Community...

    In the Community...

    October 01, 2018 | Community

    Up For A Challenge?

    Save the date! Giving Tuesday, November 27th, is a global day of giving. It comes soon after Thanksgiving, the day many of us celebrate the things we’re thankful for. Is there a better way to show your appreciation than by giving back during this charitable season?

  • A Time of Giving AND Receiving for the CFE

    Nonprofit of the Year!

    Non-profit of the year award

    We’re tremendously excited to share with you that the Center for Financial Empowerment (the CFE),  which SCE FCU founded in 2005, was named a Nonprofit of the Year at the annual Nonprofits Day luncheon in Sacramento on June 6th.

  • Reasons to Love Youth Financial Literacy

    Financial literacy isn’t trendy and doesn’t necessarily pull at your heart strings like many other social issues do. However, the impact is enormous. When we fail to teach financial literacy the result is often poverty. When we do impart this kind of knowledge the result is often success.

  • Mad City Money Gets a Jump Start On the New School Year

    The new school year brings new opportunities for the non-profit founded by the Credit Union to reach more students with money smart financial skills. At the end of August, that nonprofit – the Center for Financial Empowerment (CFE) – hosted Mad City Money RECHARGED, a live demonstration and networking event for educators in Southern California.

  • College Scholarships for Five Deserving Young Adults

    The Center for Financial Empowerment (CFE) – has awarded a total of $15,000 to three college-bound high school seniors and two currently enrolled college students!

  • Seeking Raving Fans

    Seeking Raving Fans

    July 01, 2017 | Community

    If you love SCE FCU, please Yelp about us! By sharing your experiences, you’ll help others looking for a credit union to get a first-hand glimpse of what 
    SCE FCU membership is like. Here’s a direct link to each of our branch Yelp pages: