Public Invited to Learn “Financial Management 101” During Educational Session

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 first in the series, “Financial Management 101,” will take place on Monday, October 29. PCN will tape the educational session and air it statewide later that day beginning at 9:00 p.m.

The town meeting, which is free and open to the public, will start at 1:00 p.m. at the Widener University School of Law. The university’s Harrisburg campus is located at 3800 Vartan Way.

Attendees will learn the basics of financial management including banking, credit, investments and budgets as well as how to establish credit. The panel which will lead the discussion includes Michael Kaczenski, Chairman of the PCUA and CEO of Sun East FCU; Michael Wishnow, SVP of Communications and Marketing at PCUA; Matt Bergman, teacher at the Milton Hershey School; Michael Hussey, associate professor at the Widener University School of Law and Keith Welks, Deputy State Treasurer for Fiscal Operations at the Pennsylvania Treasury Department.

This is the first of four quarterly town meetings on financial literacy sponsored in part by the PCUA and the Pennsylvania Credit Union Foundation. All four of the events will air statewide on PCN.

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

The Pennsylvania Credit Union Foundation, a subsidiary 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

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

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