How financial counseling can change members’ lives

This week’s blog post is featuring Chris Wolgamott, the Director of Financial Counseling and Governmental Affairs at Meritrust Credit Union in Wichita, Kansas. Chris started out as the only Certified Financial Counselor with the credit union, and has great stories of how the Financial Counseling program can change your members’ lives.

The Enhanced FiCEP program is a unique partnership between the Foundation, CUNA’s Center for Professional Development (CUNA CPD), credit union leagues and credit unions to train staff who are then able to give professional financial counseling and education to help members better prepare for their future and to assist when they are faced with financial difficulties.

Here are personal success stories that Chris has had during his time as a financial counselor:

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