First Financial Federal Credit Union and 94.3 “The Point” Help Families First

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WALL, N.J. –First Financial Federal Credit Union ( recently partnered with 94.3 “The Point” to help two Monmouth and Ocean County families and one small business by providing debt relief and financial assistance.

During the months of January, February, and March, online applications were taken and two randomly selected families and one small business received financial advice and assistance. In January, First Financial paid up to $5,000 in credit card bills to a Beachwood family expecting their first baby; in February the credit union provided $5,000 in financial assistance to Motorcycle Rider Training, Inc. in Englishtown and in March, First Financial provided $5,000 and re-financed a Manchester family’s mortgage.

The selected First Financial representatives who provided financial guidance on their designated topics appeared on 94.3 “The Point’s” morning show with Lou and Liz several times over the course of their monthly topic.  Video clips of the financial advice provided and the outcome of each scenario are viewable below:

Segments 1 , 2 and 3  – First Financial’s Business Development Officer, Bob Gasperini, talks about credit and some of the credit card services First Financial provides.

Read about Bob’s experience with 94.3 “The Point” and Helping Families First.

Segments 4, 5, and 6 – First Financial’s Business Development Director, Kathy Zimmer, talks about small business loans and offers small business tips and assistance.

View Kathy as she awards small business assistance winners Donna and Robert.

Segments 7, 8, and 9 – First Financial’s Chief Operating Officer, Alice Stevens, talks about home mortgages.

“We are excited to have been able to have helped these community families and businesses with their financial needs,” said Issa Stephan, President and CEO.  “We value the importance of providing both financial education and assistance to our members on an ongoing basis and hope that others in the community can benefit from the advice and tips given through the Helping Families First program.”

For more information on First Financial, visit , the Facebook and Twitter pages, or stop into any branch.


About First Financial Federal Credit Union:

First Financial Federal Credit Union (formerly Mon-Oc Federal Credit Union) is a not-for-profit financial cooperative whose goal is to provide the highest level of quality products and personalized services while maintaining financial integrity and stability.  Our vision is to be a long-term financial partner with our Members. While First Financial has a highly trained, professional staff using the latest technology, we also pride ourselves on our personal touch. Unlike huge banking conglomerates, policy setting and overall strategic direction of First Financial are overseen by a volunteer Board of Directors made up of credit union members. For more information on First Financial, visit

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