Start the New Year off right – improve your financial health with Financial Wellness Wednesdays from SDCCU and the San Diego County Library System

SDCCU representatives will present on a variety of topics, including understanding credit reports, preventing Identity theft and scams, raising a money smart kid, ten steps to financial success and more!

SAN DIEGO, CA (January 12, 2018) — Start the New Year off right by getting your finances on track for a successful 2018 and beyond! San Diego County Credit Union®(SDCCU®), San Diego’s largest locally-owned financial institution, has partnered with the San Diego County Library System in support of the Live Well San Diego initiative to host Financial Wellness Wednesdays. From January through March, SDCCU will host Financial Wellness Wednesdays seminars at local libraries on a variety of topics aimed at improving financial health.

“There is no better time than the New Year to get your finances on track to start working toward your goals for a successful financial future and SDCCU is here to help. We are proud to once again partner with the San Diego County Library System to bring financial wellness seminars to many neighborhoods throughout the county. We encourage everyone to start the year off right by attending a Financial Wellness Wednesdays presentation,” said SDCCU President and CEO Teresa Halleck.

Financial Wellness Wednesdays topics include: Ten Simple Steps to Financial Success (also touches on wills and trusts); Understanding Credit Reports, Preventing Identity Theft & Scams; Building a Better Budget; Rebuilding After a Financial Crisis; Teens & Money; College Financing 101; First-Time Home Buyers; Planning for Money Milestones; The Psychology of Spending; Raising a Money Smart Kid; Safeguarding Kids’ Identity & Online Privacy; and Using Your Home’s Equity.

To view the presentation and topic schedule, visit

“As San Diego’s Best and largest locally-owned financial institution, SDCCU is committed to helping individuals make educated decisions by delivering some of the BEST financial products, services and education,” said Halleck.

​As San Diego’s largest locally-owned financial institution and a Live Well San Diego partner, SDCCU is dedicated to improving overall economic well-being by engaging in several financial wellness efforts. Research shows that poor financial health can often lead to diminished physical health. Also, evidence suggests that the average high-school graduate lacks basic skills to manage personal finances, many young people experience difficulty balancing a checkbook and half of Americans live paycheck to paycheck. Together, we can help change these statistics and improve the financial health of our communities.

For access to financial wellness resources, visit

The County Board of Supervisors launched Live Well San Diego in 2010 with the goal of achieving healthy, safe and thriving communities across the region by partnering with community and city leaders, schools, businesses, non-profit organizations and residents.

About San Diego County Credit Union (SDCCU)

SDCCU is one of the nation’s top credit unions and ranked a top five credit union in California by Forbes. SDCCU proudly serves the financial needs of customers in Southern California counties, including Imperial, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Ventura. SDCCU has assets of over $13 billion, more than 437,000 customers, over 40 convenient branch locations and 30,000 surcharge-FREE ATMs. SDCCU provides breakthrough banking products that meet the demands of today’s lifestyle and delivers banking services that save customers money. SDCCU is leading the way, offering FREE Checking with eStatements, SDCCU mobile banking, mortgage loans, auto loans, Visa® credit cards and business banking services. Federally insured by NCUA. Membership required. Equal Housing Opportunity. NMLS #580585. For more information, visit


Nathan Schmidt
EVP, Chief Experience Officer & Digital Channels
San Diego County Credit Union
PO Box 261209, San Diego, CA 92196-1209
P: (858) 597-2504

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