Wellby Financial Wins CUNA Financial Education Award

Wellby Financial has been honored for their leadership in financial literacy, receiving the prestigious CUNA Desjardins Adult Financial Education Award.

Wellby’s financial literacy program is designed to help members and community partners build financial resiliency, grow in prosperity while planning for the future, and thrive by managing their needs while helping others along the way. It encompasses a strong model, guiding individuals and families to achieve financial well-being, independence, and security.

This model is supported by Wellby’s free online Financial Wellness Center with educational courses covering a range of important topics regarding budgeting, homeownership, retirement, and more. It also encompasses partnering with local organizations and offering free financial education events and tailored courses for credit union members and the local community.

“We are incredibly honored to receive the CUNA Desjardins Adult Financial Education Award in recognition of our commitment to financial literacy,” President & CEO of Wellby Financial, Marty Pell, shared. “Our purpose is to help people prosper. We aim to provide our members with the right tools and resources throughout every step of their journey, supporting their path to financial well-being.”

The CUNA Desjardins Adult Financial Education Award recognizes, “…leadership within the credit union movement on behalf of financial literacy for members and nonmembers...” The award is named after Alphonse Desjardins, a credit union legend who embodies credit unions’ commitment to financial education.

Wellby Financial has supported the financial well-being of the Houston community for more than 60 years. Originally created to serve the brave men and women of NASA’s Johnson Space Center, it has grown into one of the largest credit unions in Houston.

Learn how Wellby can help you build financial resiliency, grow in prosperity, and thrive while helping others along the way. See what the Wellby Difference is all about: wellbyfinancial.com.


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About Wellby Financial

Wellby Financial is an award-winning, nationally ranked, member-owned credit union proudly serving Greater Houston. Wellby was originally established in 1961 to serve the employees and families of NASA Johnson Space Center. We have grown into one of the largest credit unions in Houston, serving more than 129,000 members with 22 branches and more than $2.7 billion in assets.

Wellby is ranked one of America's Best Credit Unions by Newsweek and the Best Overall Among Banks and Credit Unions in Texas by Money.com. Additionally, Wellby is a USA TODAY and Houston Chronicle Top Workplace and additionally received a Culture Excellence Award for Employee Appreciation.

Membership is open to those who live or work in the City of Houston or any city within Galveston County, are an immediate family member of an existing Wellby Financial member, work for a company or organization that partners with Wellby Financial, or join the American Consumer Council (ACC), a non-profit dedicated to consumer education and financial literacy. For more information, visit wellbyfinancial.com. Federally insured by NCUA. Equal Housing Lender. Equal Opportunity Employer.


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