United Educators CU, Commissioners Rothman and Cassellius illustrate that when it comes to saving, “It’s Never Too Early to Start”

United Educators CU

Insurance News Net © 04/19/2014 – ST. PAUL, Minn. – The Minnesota Department of Commerce issued the following news release:

To celebrate the release of “It’s Never too Early to Start,” a guide that focuses on how parents and teachers can use children’s literature to teach financial literacy skills, Commerce Commissioner Mike Rothman and Education Commissioner Brenda Cassellius will read to second grade students at Aquila Elementary in St. Louis Park on Monday, April 21st from 1 – 2 pm. The U of M Extension and the United Educators Credit Union will lead students, parents, and teachers in an educational activity. Read-It, Minnesota’s reading and literacy mascot will join in the fun.

Commerce and the University of Minnesota Extension have teamed up on a series of educational guides to help Minnesotans from Kindergarten to retirement navigate the sometimes complex financial issues such as saving, retirement planning, preparing for natural disasters, and monitoring credit reports.


  • Commissioner Mike Rothman, Minnesota Department of Commerce
  • Commissioner Brenda Cassellius, Minnesota Department of Education
  • University of Minnesota Extension
  • United Educators Credit Union
  • Aquila Elementary School



Commissioners Rothman and Cassellius will each read to second grade students and participate in an educational financial literacy activity.



1- 2 p.m.

Monday, April 21, 2014



Aquila Elementary School

8500 West 31st Street

St Louis Park, MN 55437

Phone: (952) 928-6500