Silver State Schools Credit Union (SSSCU) announced the opening of its first school branch in Southern Nevada at Southeast Career Technical Academy (SECTA) High School. Silver State Schools Credit Union has agreed to partner with the Clark County School District (CCSD) to build four SSSCU branches in schools and is launching this inaugural school this morning.
The SECTA Roadrunner branch is located at 5710 S. Mountain Vista Street, Las Vegas, NV 89120. It will provide all students and teachers with access to basic financial transactions, as well as an on-site ATM, and will be open to SECTA students, teachers, administrators and staff. However, it will not be open to the public. Students are selected to participate as “student cashiers” and receive mentorship in the areas of branch operations, financial products, services, procedures and financial literacy.
In addition to serving the Southern Nevada and educational community, this innovative “in-school” partnership will also include the availability of school-branded SSSCU debit and credit cards. Silver State Schools Credit Union will also donate a percentage of exchange proceeds to the Southeast Career Technical Academy. The credit union will also offer financial literacy seminars to students and parents as part of the in-school branch program.
“Our Silver State Schools Credit Union team is pleased to open our first school branch at Southeast Career Technical Academy, allowing convenient access to our significant financial resources. For more than 70 years, we have been committed to strengthening our community, supporting our neighbors and putting people first over profit,” said Scott A. Arkills, President and CEO, Silver State Schools Credit Union. . “Our goal for the foreseeable future is to provide 3 more future school branches with CCDS and ongoing programs for our youth, such as scholarships, financial literacy tools and distance learning, to build a brighter future for our next generation and the children of Southern Nevada by educating, empowering and improving the community.
On the cusp of its 70th anniversary, the award-winning credit union (SSSCU) was founded by seven educators in 1951 and has grown to serve nearly 57,000 members, $1.1 billion in assets and has 10 branches in southern Nevada.
The Silver State Schools Credit Union continues its commitment to excellent member service and supports day-to-day transactions and long-term financial goals by providing deposit and loan products, online and mobile banking tools, and a variety of convenient services. to help members navigate their lives with financial services. solutions – for every stage of life.
ABOUT SILVER STATE SCHOOLS CREDIT UNION
Silver State Schools Credit Union (SSSCU), founded in 1951, is a state-chartered financial cooperative that prioritizes people over profit. The Credit Union serves nearly 57,000 members of the educational community and their families in Nevada with ten branches in the Las Vegas Valley. SSSCU provides “Excellent member service and financial solutions – for life!” through a wide range of banking products, rebates and resources. As of March 31, 2021, SSSCU reported total assets of $1.056 billion, deposits of $958 million and loans of $583 million. Liquidity remains strong at $279 million and the credit union is well capitalized with a regulatory net worth of $95 million, or 8.98% of total assets. Accounts insured up to $500,000. American Share Insurance insures each account up to $250,000. Excess Share Insurance Corporation provides up to $250,000 of additional insurance per account. This institution is not insured by the federal government. For more information, visit silverstatecu.com.