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Upcoming Workshops

We believe it's important to teach financial literacy to as many people as possible, to empower you with the information you need to address every day concerns, such as:

•  Money management •  Identity theft solutions
•  Credit basics •  Understanding how to buy a house
•  Financial goals •  Dealing with credit card debt
•  Retirement planning •  Estate and trust planning

 

We'd love for you to join us!

You're invited to attend any or all of MSGCU's free workshops. But registration is required; so, after you decide which topics you'd like to learn more about, please select from the available the links below and submit the registration form.
 


Youth Checking and Lending

Does your teen know how to handle his or her finances in the real world? We invite you both to join us for an educational workshop on the proper usage of checking and lending products. (This workshop is geared toward teens aged 16 and older.) After this session, qualified teens will be able to open a checking account and apply for a low-interest, low-limit credit card with parental consent.

Register for Youth Checking And Lending


Homebuyers Workshop

Are you thinking of buying a new home? Our Mortgage Experts will walk attendees through the entire process, step-by-step. Learn the secrets of successful home buying, including budgeting, prequalification, inspection, closing, and other valuable home purchasing tips. This free interactive session is great for both first-time buyers and those looking to step into the market again. Bring your questions!

Register for Homebuyers


Estate Planning Basics

Learn about the basics of estate planning — medical & general powers of attorney; differences between a will and trust; proper beneficiary designations for your situation; and how to avoid probate. A lawyer will be on hand to help you decide the best ways to plan for your family.

Register for Estate Planning Basics


Social Security: 7 Ways to Optimize Benefits

Are you taking full advantage of what Social Security offers? Industry experts will share seven keys to enhancing social security benefits, including understanding the basics of social security, working in retirement, and taking the next steps.

Register for Social Security


Elder Law: Private Pay vs. Medicaid

Are you faced with caring for the elderly members of your family? At this workshop, you'll learn about the options you have regarding Medicare, long-term planning, guardianship, and retirement.

Register for Elder Law


Preparing to Save for College

This workshop focuses on proactively savings for your child’s higher education.  Learn multiple options available such as a MET, 529 Plan, and Coverdell Education Savings Accounts where time and money work to your advantage. 

Register for Preparing to Save for College


 

Other Topics We Cover

Marriage & Money

What Every New Couple Needs to Know! Attend this workshop to learn about establishing a budget for your wedding, first home or simply getting started to meet your mutual goals:  plan to eliminate debt and reach your retirement goals. You will also learn about how to avoid probate, why every couple needs to begin their estate plan, and the importance of advance directives.

Understanding Your Credit Report

This workshop will teach you what a credit score is, how a credit score is calculated, how to read a credit report, and how to dispute a problem on your report. Visit annualcreditreport.com to pull your free credit report, bring it with you to the workshop, and have your questions answered.

Roadmap to Retirement

Ready to help prepare for your journey toward retirement? Join us for a workshop detailing important mile markers from your 40s through 70s to help you most effectively reach your retirement destination.

Building a Basic Budget

This workshop teaches how to set up a spending plan, track spending, find ways to save, and meet financial goals.

Raising a Financially Literate Family

From allowance guidelines to first credit cards, learn ways to incorporate financial education early in a child’s life to help them make smart money choices.

Power Over Debt - Break the Debt Cycle

Build a more secure financial future through identifying spending habits, the benefits and costs of credit, steps to tackle your debt, and how to improve your credit score.

Identity Theft

This workshop provides valuable information on how to reduce the risk of falling victim to the fastest growing crime in America and what to do if you become a victim.

Online Services

Would you like to utilize technology to manage your MSGCU accounts and save time? MSGCU's Virtual Service Specialists will teach you how to customize our online services to fit your needs. See how you can set up your online accounts and use various functions such as creating alerts, using our smartphone app, setting up Bill Pay, and accessing eStatements and tax documents.

 

Holiday Closings

MSGCU takes great pride in being available to serve our members' needs. Still, there are a few days, each year, when even we take a holiday.

While our branches and call center may be closed, you can access your accounts 24/7 through online banking and mobile banking. You can also withdraw and deposit funds at any MSGCU ATM, as well as withdraw cash from almost 30,000 surcharge-free ATMs nationwide.

Holidays scheduled for 2017*

  • Monday, January 2 (New Year's Day observed)
  • Monday, February 20 (Presidents' Day)
  • Monday, May 29 (Memorial Day)
  • Tuesday, July 4 (Independence Day)
  • Monday, September 4 (Labor Day)
  • Monday, October 9 (Columbus Day)
  • Thursday, November 23 (Thanksgiving Day)
  • Monday, December 25 (Christmas Day)

 


*No payments are processed (scheduled, sent, or paid) through our Bill Payment service on these dates. Additionally, direct deposits, checks, and electronic transactions will not post on holidays that we are closed. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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