Great Lakes Teaches With 'Mad Money'

AURORA, Ill.-Some 187 high school students from Waubonsie Valley High School learned just how complicated it is to make household budgetary choices when they participated in the recent Mad City Money program facilitated by Great Lakes Credit Union (GLCU).

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The program helps our young adults learn what it is like to try to budget and manage a real life salary and real life situations. Students were given an occupation along with a salary, family, student loan debt, credit card debt, and cost of medical insurance to create a monthly budget as they visited various merchants and made decisions based on the management of their income.

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