Addition Financial Credit Union and CareerSource Central Florida Announce Youth Programming Partnership

Addition Financial Credit Union and Osceola High School Branch Partnership

Credit Union and Workforce Leader Join Forces on Year-Round Initiatives to Provide Career Exploration, Financial Education to Local Students

LAKE MARY (April 25, 2024) – Hundreds of Central Florida students and individuals preparing to enter the workforce will have expanded and enhanced access to financial education and resources, thanks to a new partnership announced this week by CareerSource Central Florida and Addition Financial Credit Union.

Through the partnership agreement, Addition Financial becomes a preferred financial partner of CareerSource Central Florida youth programming initiatives, including their Summer Youth and High School Career Express programs.

“CareerSource Central Florida is honored to receive a sponsorship from Addition Financial to support youth in our community,” said Pam Nabors, President & CEO, CareerSource Central Florida. “The High School Career Express program provides students with interactive exploration in different industries such as finance, healthcare, information technology, hospitality, and the public sector. This innovative program develops practical skills and helps students make informed decisions about their future."

“Joining the workforce is a critical part of a young person’s financial journey and Addition Financial is proud to work beside CareerSource Central Florida to ensure that students have everything they need to succeed,” said Richard Barbari, Community Engagement and Partnerships Manager, Addition Financial Credit Union. “Whether it is helping students find savings products that make sense for them, or how to understand their credit score, being a financial resource for them is part of our mission we take to heart.”

Aside from financial education, Addition Financial Credit Union will also provide information and guidance to students about youth account options, including their revamped Youth Savings account, Student Checking account, and co-branded High School debit cards.

About CareerSource Central Florida:

CareerSource Central Florida (CSCF) is a solutions-oriented workforce leader in the state of Florida, state and federally funded with an annual operating budget of $38.5 million. CSCF provides comprehensive career solutions to job seekers and local businesses by helping them find and hire talent, train and educate workers, and provide innovative workforce intelligence across the Central Florida region. In fiscal year 2022-2023, CSCF served more than 59,000 career seekers and 3,300 businesses. CSCF placed more than 7,300 individuals in jobs and helped advance skills for more than 3,000 career seekers across Lake, Orange, Osceola, Seminole, and Sumter Counties. For more information, visit

About Addition Financial Credit Union:

Addition Financial Credit Union is a trusted banking and financial education partner that members of the Central Florida community rely on to help them along their financial journey. Founded in 1937, Addition Financial is a not-for-profit financial cooperative headquartered in Lake Mary, Florida with more than $2.9 billion in total assets. As a member-owned credit union, Addition Financial puts the financial well-being of its more than 179,000 members at the heart of everything it does. With 26 full-service branches, 10 student-run high school branches, and financial products designed to provide better saving and loan rates and lower fees, Addition Financial is constantly growing and evolving to meet the needs of its members. Addition Financial is the Official Financial Institution of the UCF Knights and owns the naming rights of the Addition Financial Arena on the University of Central Florida campus. Newsweek named Addition Financial as one of the “Best Credit Unions for 2024.” For more information, visit