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Benefits

High Five Program Presented by Commonwealth Credit Union (CCU) in Partnership with Metro College

The High Five Program is a free program designed to help MC students create a budget, save money, make sound financial decisions, and build their wealth.


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What is the High Five Program?

High Five is a FREE program designed for all Metro College students, to help build wealth and lay the foundation for a future of financial security and success. 

High Five participants will:

  • Set up a working budget.
  • Set short term and long term financial goals.
  • Access education and resources to make informed financial decisions.
  • Access exclusive products to help grow their wealth earned from employment wages, bonuses, book reimbursement, and financial aid residual funds (if applicable).
  • Develop a plan to address financial emergencies.
  • Understand the purpose of a credit union and the services it provides its members.

Steps MC Students will take in the High Five Program

  1. Schedule a meeting with a Financial Coach at the CCU UofL branch.
    • Located at 2126 S Floyd Street, Louisville, KY 40208
      (First floor of the Floyd Street Garage - Visitor parking is in the garage and will be validated by CCU.) 
    • Branch Hours: M-F 9:00am - 5:00pm (Closed Saturday and Sunday and Federal Holidays)
  2. Meet with a Financial Coach for a 1 hour session.
    • Commonwealth Credit Union has partnered with Metro College to provide students with a Financial Coach, full time Financial Account Representatives, who will become a resource for students’ financial health and success.  Through their journey at Metro College, a Coach will help students navigate the path to understanding and assisting with their goals and help them achieve a healthy and sustainable relationship with their finances.  They are a tool that will help students develop themselves and their future during this educational program.  They will be available to meet in large group settings and for one-on-one appointments to discuss topics such as budgeting, saving, financial services and products, short-term goals, long-term goals, and much more.  
  3. Open a CCU savings account ($5 deposit to join is paid by CCU!) and learn about other High Five products.
  4. Schedule a budget meeting with a Financial Coach.
    • At the next meeting be prepared to discuss a monthly budget, semester budget, and a wealth management plan.
  5. Find out how to stay connected and engaged with the program.
    • Stay in contact with a Financial Coach through in-person meetings, email, and/or phone.
    • Meet with a Financial Coach once a semester to reevaluate a budget and set savings goals.
    • Access online educational tools for financial success through CCU.

How do I sign-up?

Metro College students can schedule a meeting with a Financial Coach through their My MC Page. 

  1. Log on to the My MC Page
  2. Scroll down to “Quick Links”
  3. Click on “High Five Program”
  4. Click on “Schedule a Meeting with a Financial Coach”

Questions?

For any questions or for more information about the High Five Program, please contact MC Student Development Counselor, Allison Colvin at 502/213-7352 or acolvin0016@kctcs.edu.

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