CSE Teaches Local High School Students Basic Budgeting

Published: Oct 9, 2019

CSE Federal Credit Union (CSE) attended the "Master Your Future" student conference, where Colleen Desselle, Director of Marketing, and Amy Nyberg, Business Development Specialist, taught graduating high school students the knowledge and skills needed to budget for life after high school. CSE showed students the Five-Step Spending Plan, which included identifying spending leaks, tracking and saving money, setting financial goals, auditing progress and using financial methods to track spending.

The conference was presented by the West Calcasieu Chamber of Commerce and American Job Center to help West Calcasieu area graduating high schoolers prepare themselves for their immediate post-high school goals. The conference addressed common pitfalls and provided practical information to help students achieve success in their first year following graduation, whether that be in continued education or entry into the workforce.