RTN GoodWorks Foundation hosts financial seminar at Waltham Boys and Girls Club
WALTHAM, MA (April 3, 2018) — Local youth enjoyed a free financial seminar held on March 29 at the Waltham Boys & Girls Club, sponsored by RTN GoodWorks Foundation and RTN Federal Credit Union.
Seventeen young people, ages 13 to 17, attended the Basics of Money Management class presented by the College Planning Team from The College Planning Collaborative. The seminar introduced financial concepts including how to save and spend money, and setting financial goals. The informal format covered conversation and learning about money-related topics and attitudes. The students enjoyed pizza as part of the evening’s event.
“We are excited to partner with RTN to provide valuable educational opportunities to our young people,” says Jules LeBlanc, Associate Program Director at Waltham Boys & Girls Club. “Our youth are gaining concrete skills and knowledge to take charge of their financial futures, which will enable them to reach their full potential to be successful after graduation. We are extremely grateful for RTN’s support of our community’s youth.”
Teens at Waltham Boys & Girls Club listening to presenters at Financial Education Seminar hosted by RTN.
About RTN Federal Credit Union
RTN is a member-owned, not-for-profit financial cooperative committed to helping members achieve financial well-being through quality products and personalized service. Founded in 1945, RTN is one of the ten largest credit unions in Massachusetts, with nearly $900 million in assets, nearly 50,000 members and 20 branches. RTN Federal Credit Union serves more than 800 employer groups including two major employers in Massachusetts - Raytheon Company and Brigham and Women’s Hospital.