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Workshops and More
You are invited to attend any or all of Michigan Schools and Government Credit Union's free workshops. Unless noted, all workshops will take place at 6:00 p.m. in the Main Office Community Room. Registration is required. Please call 586.263.8800 or 1.866.MSGCU4U or e-mail email@example.com.
Youth Checking and Lending Workshop
SEVERAL DATES AVAILABLE
Thursday, July 18 – Main Office Community Room 6 p.m.
Thursday, September 12 – Troy Office Community Room 6 p.m.
Thursday, November 7 – Main Office Community Room 6 p.m.
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 to 17.)
We will walk your teen through the process of balancing a checkbook and cover the benefits and pitfalls of ATM and credit card use. 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.
WILLS AND TRUSTS WORKSHOP
Tuesday, July 23 – Troy Office Community Room 6 p.m.
At this workshop, learn about the benefits of using wills and trusts. Join us to find out about wills, types of trusts, estate taxation, and more.
HOME BUYER'S WORKSHOP
Wednesday, August 21– Main Office Community Room 6 p.m.
Looking to purchase a new home? Learn the secrets of successful home buying, including budgeting, pre-qualification, inspection, closing, and other valuable purchasing tips.
SCAMS AND FRAUD WORKSHOP
Thursday, October 2 – Main Office Community Room 6 p.m.
This workshop will cover various forms of scams and fraud, how they occur, how to protect against them, and what to do if you are a victim, along with reviewing Michigan Schools and Government Credit Union’s identity theft preventative measures.
COLLEGE FINANCIAL AID WORKSHOP
Thursday, December 12 – Main Office Community Room 6 p.m.
This workshop will cover common questions relating to financial aid for college, including the types and sources of aid, the basis for determining financial need, the financial aid application process, information about student loans, and cautions on scholarship scams.