Pennsylvania Credit Union Association

Financial Dos and Don'ts During Ed Session

5/2/2013

HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Cable Network (PCN) is partnering with the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association (PCUA) and the Pennsylvania Credit Union Foundation to bring a series of quarterly town meetings concerning financial literacy. The second in the series, “Financial Do’s and Don’ts,” will take place on Friday, May 10. PCN will tape the educational session at 10:00 a.m. and air it statewide later that day beginning at 7:00 p.m.
 
The town meeting, which is free and open to the public, will start at 10:00 a.m. at the Mohler Center in Hershey. The center is located at 25 Hope Drive in Hershey.
 

Attendees will learn the financial “do’s and don’ts” when dealing with investments, reverse mortgages, estate and retirement planning as well as how to avoid scams. The panel which will lead the discussion includes Joseph Wambach, executive director of the PA Credit Union Foundation; Diana Roberts, CEO of the Hershey Federal Credit Union; David Shallcross, senior community liaison for the PA Office of Attorney General; Doug Hassenbein, assistant investor education coordinator for the PA Department of Banking and Securities; and Mary Bach, consumer advocate.

This is the second of four quarterly town meetings on financial literacy sponsored in part by the PCUA and the Pennsylvania Credit Union Foundation that will air statewide on PCN. The first in this series, “Financial Management 101,” aired earlier this year.

 
ABOUT THE PENNSYLVANIA CREDIT UNION ASSOCIATION (PCUA):
Credit unions are financial cooperatives that provide affordable financial services to help their owner/members. The Harrisburg-based Pennsylvania Credit Union Association is a trade association that provides legislative, promotional, educational, and operational support for nearly 400 credit unions in Pennsylvania. These credit unions have assets in excess of $37 billion and serve more than 3.7 million members. For additional information about credit unions or to find a credit union near you, visit www.iBelong.org.
 
ABOUT THE PENNSYLVANIA CREDIT UNION FOUNDATION:
The Pennsylvania Credit Union Foundation, an affiliate of the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association, was formed in 1996 to benefit consumers and credit unions alike. The Foundation is a non-profit, tax-exempt organization with a main purpose of providing individuals, credit unions and their communities with the human and financial resources to stimulate socio-economic growth. To learn more about the Foundation, visit www.pcua.org.
 
ABOUT PCN:
PCN is a nonprofit, noncommercial news organization created and supported by cable television companies. PCN receives no state or federal funding. Network programming is distributed by participating cable systems in Pennsylvania serving more than 10 million Pennsylvanians in 3.3 million homes.  For more information about PCN as well as network channel designations, visit www.pcntv.com.


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