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CommonWealth One Federal Credit Union Partners with brass Media, Inc. To Launch A New Microsite, "In The Know", To Promote Financial Education


CommonWealth One offers a free microsite, “In The Know” at, to promote financial literacy and education with resources, knowledge and tools needed for financial success.

Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) October 31, 2012

CommonWealth One launched a new microsite, “In The Know” at, for its members in high school and college, specifically for those members at the James Madison University. In The Know is an online financial resource that focuses on member education and offers CommonWealth One members the resources, knowledge and tools needed for their financial success. CommonWealth One partnered with brass Media, Inc to provide this website for free.

Members can explore topics including careers, college, credit, debt, home life, investing, savings and more. They can also watch videos and view the digital edition of the brass Media student magazine. Each month, select members receive an email newsletter which updates them on the latest news from the "In the Know" website.

CommonWealth One Federal Credit Union places critical importance on financial education and helping their members achieve their lifetime financial goals. “We are providing our members with a valuable education service by offering the new microsite for free. We hold true to our commitment of “people helping people” and this website does just that. It educates our members by being their virtual financial advisor and life coach,” said Ashley Baldeon, CommonWealth One Marketing Manager.

The “In The Know” microsite is available at or from CommonWealth One's main website,

About CommonWealth One Federal Credit Union
Since 1944, CommonWealth One Federal Credit Union, headquartered in Alexandria, VA, has grown to become one of Washington, D.C. and Northern Virginia's top credit unions with more than $300 million in assets serving more than 36,000 members. CommonWealth One is a full-service, member-owned, not-for-profit financial cooperative committed to being the lifetime financial institution of its members. It provides its members with lower fees and loan rates, plus higher savings rates. Excess earnings are returned to members in the form of higher dividend rates, lower interest rates on loans and low or no fees.

CommonWealth One has branches in downtown Washington, D.C., Alexandria, VA, and Harrisonburg, VA (one branch is located on the James Madison University campus). Members can access their accounts through Online Banking, Mobile and Text Banking, plus a network of over 6,700+ shared branches and 43,000+ transaction-fee-free ATMs across the country. For information, or to open an account online, visit

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