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SDCCU and the San Diego County Library System Present Financial Wellness Wednesdays

 

SDCCU representatives will present on a variety of topics aimed at improving the financial health of the community

 
SAN DIEGO, Calif., (January 4, 2022)-- San Diego County Credit Union® (SDCCU®), one of Southern California’s largest locally-owned financial institutions, has partnered with the San Diego County Library System in support of Live Well San Diego to host Financial Wellness Wednesdays. From January through March, SDCCU will host Financial Wellness Wednesdays presentations on a variety of topics aimed at improving financial health. The entire community is encouraged to attend the presentations as part of this year’s Financial Wellness Wednesdays program.
 
“There’s no better time than the new year to focus on getting your finances on track, and SDCCU is pleased to help,” said SDCCU President and CEO Teresa Campbell. “We are excited to once again partner with the San Diego County Library System to bring Financial Wellness Wednesdays to the community during a time where this information is needed more than ever.”
 
SDCCU offers nearly two dozen different FWW webinar topics that include something for every stage of life including, but not limited to; 6 Steps to Create a Personal Budget, Understanding Your Spending & Financial Behaviors, Simple Ways to Slash Spending, Teaching Your Teen About Money, The Keys to Homeownership, Dealing With a Furlough or Layoff, Current Scams and How to Protect Your Finances, Millennial’s Guide to Savings, Elder Financial Abuse Prevention and SDCCU’s Biz Kid$ to help teach kids about money and business.

Financial Wellness Wednesdays webinar topics rotate weekly. The current schedule is located at sdccu.com/fww.
 
​As a Live Well San Diego partner, SDCCU is dedicated to improving overall economic well-being by engaging in several financial wellness efforts. Research shows that poor financial health can often lead to diminished physical health. Also, evidence suggests that the average high-school graduate lacks basic skills to manage personal finances, many young people experience difficulty balancing a checkbook and half of Americans live paycheck to paycheck. Since the onset of the pandemic, the need and demand for financial counseling and education has only increased. According to Experian, the average U.S. consumer debt reached a record high in 2020 with mortgage loans, auto loans and student loans reaching all-time highs amid the economic uncertainty brought on by the ongoing pandemic. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau reports that people who don’t save are nearly three times more likely to experience difficulty in paying their bills and are more likely to say that finances control their lives than their counterparts that save regularly. SDCCU is committed to helping change these statistics through the financial education of our communities.
 
For access to additional financial wellness resources, visit sdccu.com/knowledge.
 
The County Board of Supervisors launched Live Well San Diego in 2010 with the goal of achieving healthy, safe and thriving communities across the region by partnering with community and city leaders, schools, businesses, non-profit organizations and residents.
 
SDCCU is one of the nation’s top credit unions, proudly serving the financial needs of customers in Southern California counties including Imperial, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Ventura. SDCCU has assets of $10.7 billion, more than 425,000 customers, over 40 convenient branch locations and 30,000 surcharge-FREE ATMs. SDCCU provides breakthrough banking products that meet the demands of today’s lifestyle and delivers banking services that save customers money. SDCCU is leading the way, offering FREE Checking with eStatements, SDCCU mobile banking, mortgage loans, auto loans, Visa® credit cards and business banking services. Federally insured by NCUA. Membership required. Equal Housing Opportunity. NMLS #580585. For more information, visit www.sdccu.com.