Introducing the money.edu app!
MSUFCU partnered with MSU to create financial education tools specifically for students, and we’re excited to share with you the new money.edu financial education mobile app and videos powered by MSUFCU.
Money.edu is a free mobile app available for iOS and designed for college students, offering a variety of financial tips and tools.
Financial Education Videos
Along with the mobile app, we have also created a series of financial education videos covering a variety of topics tailored to students including: budgeting, student-targeted scams, travel tips, savings tips, and protecting yourself from identity theft. These videos will be available on MSUFCU’s YouTube channel.
Text to Download and Win!
Students can text moneyedu to MSUFCU’s shortcode (678328) to receive a
link to download the app and be entered to win prizes such as an iPod®, iPad® mini, gift cards and MSU gear. Or, visit the Apple iTunes App Store to download money.edu today!
Text STOP to 678328 to opt out at any time. For help at any time, text HELP to 678328. For additional support, email us at eServices@msufcu.org. Message and Data Rates May Apply. Visit SMS Terms and Conditions page for full details.
There is no charge from MSUFCU, however, standard text messaging rates apply. Please see your cell phone provider for details.
MSU Federal Credit Union members who text moneyedu to (MSUFCU) 678328 will be randomly selected to win. Winners’ accounts must be in good standing. Chances of winning are based on the number of entries during the contest time period.
MSUFCU employees, board of directors, and their families are not eligible to win. Winners of the weekly drawings will be drawn on by the Internal and Corporate Communications department of MSU Federal Credit Union, whose decisions are final.
MSUFCU is not responsible for any damage caused to participants’ computer/phone due to participation in the contest. MSUFCU reserves the right to cancel the online component of the contest should it become technically corrupted, and the winner will be chosen from all eligible entries received prior to that time.
Winner will be notified by telephone and/or mail and/or email, and has FIVE (5) business days to respond to the Credit Union. Failure to respond, will result in the selection of new a winner.
Winners understand that prizes awarded may not be substituted or assigned.
iPod, iPad Mini, and Apple iTunes App Store are registered trademarks of Apple Inc.
Spartan Villa Is NOW AVAILABLE
Classes are back in session and students are moving back into town—maybe right into your house! Can you manage a household, an active social life, and keep your financial situation in the green? Welcome to Spartan Villa!
Spartan Villa is a fun-filled, strategy game where you manage the ultimate college house by building awesome rooms, attracting the best tenants, and manage your finances to pay for it all.
Paying bills on time, allocating funds to the proper accounts, and monitoring your monthly spending are important aspects of the gameplay. Ultimately, this allows you to purchase rooms to expand your house, host social events to attract future tenants, and increase your overall credit score.
By successfully completing these tasks, you'll learn effective money management skills and increase your financial literacy in a way that is engaging, and is also accessible to a younger audience.
Play the game!
Spartan Villa is available as a web version, and also in the following platforms:
|• iPad®, iPhone®, and iPod® Touch
• AndroidTM devices.
• Mac OS X
Spartan Villa was developed by the Games for Entertainment and Learning (GEL) Lab at Michigan State University and was sponsored by Michigan State University Federal Credit Union.
iPad,® iPhone,® and iPod® are registered trademarks of Apple, Inc. AndroidTM is a trademark of Google, Inc.