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Start the New Year right - improve your financial health with Financial Wellness Wednesdays from SDCCU and the San Diego County Library!

George Chamberlin to host FREE kick-off seminar on January 27 at the San Marcos Community Center

1/13/2016 12:00 a.m.


SDCCU has partnered with the San Diego County Library in support of the Live Well San Diego initiative to host Financial Wellness Wednesdays. From January through March, SDCCU will host Financial Wellness Wednesdays seminars at local libraries on a variety of topics aimed at improving financial health. 

“SDCCU is committed to helping individuals make educated decisions by delivering the BEST financial products, services and education. We are proud to partner with our local libraries to deliver presentations focused on improving the financial future of individuals in our community—we hope everyone will start the New Year off right and take advantage of these free informative seminars,” said SDCCU President and CEO Teresa Halleck.
Financial Wellness Wednesdays topics include: Ten Simple Steps to Financial Success (also touches on wills and trusts); Understanding Credit Reports; Preventing Identity Theft & Scams; Building a Better Budget; Rebuilding After a Financial Crisis; Repaying Student Loans; and Teens & Money. To view the presentation and topic schedule, visit
SDCCU and the San Diego County Library are holding a special event hosted by George Chamberlin to kick-off Financial Wellness Wednesdays on January 27, 2016 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the San Marcos Community Center, 3 Civic Center Drive, San Marcos, CA 92069. The public is invited to attend the free seminar, which will focus on financial wellness topics, such as budgeting, market trends and retirement. Seating is limited and reservations are required. For details or to register, visit
“We are very grateful to Mr. Chamberlin and for the San Diego County Library’s partnership with SDCCU. They have helped create a very special opportunity for improving financial literacy in our community,” said Susan Moore, Deputy Director, San Diego County Library.
George Chamberlin is a locally renowned financial expert who provides a wealth of financial and business news updates to the Southern California region. He is the Business Editor for AM-600 KOGO News Radio and host of “Money Matters,” a personal finance program heard each Sunday on KOGO. Among his many accolades, he has been honored three times as Media Advocate of the Year by the Small Business Administration.
​As San Diego’s largest locally-owned financial institution and 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. Together, we can help change these statistics and improve the financial health of our communities.
For access to financial wellness resources, visit
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.
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