Financial Plus Credit Union partners with Peckham’s GO Program to empower communities through financial literacy

FLINT, MI (April 22, 2024) — Financial Plus Credit Union is proud to announce its partnership with Peckham’s Growth  Opportunities (GO) Program, a nonprofit dedicated to empowering individuals with disabilities and  other barriers to employment. Through the GO Program, Financial Plus will provide financial education,  personalized financial coaching, and access to financial products and services. 

“Through this partnership, we have the opportunity to guide rehabilitative youth and young adults in  building a brighter money future,” said Ciara Kolasinski, Financial Wellness Coach at Financial Plus Credit  Union. “We’re committed to providing participants with the resources and guidance needed to reach  their goals.” 

The GO Program is designed to help participants discover their career interests, align with education and  training opportunities, and develop leadership skills through mentorship, preparing them for living-wage  jobs. Through the partnership, each GO Program classroom cohort will receive the following support  from Financial Plus: 

  • Two free one-on-one financial coaching sessions. 
  • Ability to open new accounts during GO Program with no credit check. 
  • Additional classroom education workshops, facilitated by Financial Plus’s Certified Financial  Coaches and Financial Wellness Ambassadors. 
  • Access to Zogo, a gamified financial literacy app.

    Financial Plus is partnering with Peckham to provide financial education resources to cohorts participating in the GO Program.

About Financial Plus Credit Union

Since 1952, Financial Plus has been putting today’s needs and  tomorrow’s dreams all within reach. Owned by over 82,000 members with more than $1.3 billion in  assets, the credit union provides a full range of modern, easily accessible banking products and services  to all throughout the state of Michigan. For more information, visit or call (800) 748-0451.


Madeline Mason
Public Relations and Social Media Specialist
(810) 244-2057 

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