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SDCCU, County Library Continue Financial Wellness Programs

San Diego County Credit Union (SDCCU) announced today it is going to continue its partnership with the San Diego County Library System to host financial wellness programs through Live Well San Diego.

Beginning this month and through March, SDCCU will host free host free presentations focused on improving the community’s financial health as part of its Financial Wellness Wednesdays (FWW) program.

“The new year is the perfect time to focus on getting your finances on track, and SDCCU is here to help,” said SDCCU President and CEO Teresa Campbell. “We are excited to continue our partnership with the San Diego County Library System to bring Financial Wellness Wednesdays to the community.”

SDCCU’s FWW webinars include something for every stage of life. Example topics include:

  • “6 Steps to Create a Personal Budget,”’
  • “Understanding Your Spending and 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.

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Live Well SD Partner

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.

As a Live Well San Diego partner, SDCCU is working to improve overall economic well-being by engaging in several financial wellness efforts. Research shows that poor financial health can lead to diminished physical health. Also, evidence suggests that the average high-school graduate lacks basic skills to manage personal finances; that many young people have trouble balancing a checkbook; and half of Americans live paycheck to paycheck.

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau reports that people who don’t save are nearly three times more likely to have trouble in paying their bills and are more likely to report that finances control their lives. 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.

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