Workshops and More

You are invited to attend any or all of Michigan Schools and Government Credit Union's free workshops.  Registration is required. Please call 586.263.8800 or 1.866.MSGCU4U or e-mail workshops@msgcu.org.

Click HERE for a printer-friendly list of workshops. 

Note: Due to the remodeling of our Main and Troy Offices, our workshops will be held at the following locations until further notice:

Macomb Intermediate School District (MISD): 44001 Garfield Rd, Clinton Twp., MI
Troy Community Center: 3179 Livernois Rd, Troy, MI
Chesterfield Library: 50560 Patricia Ave., New Baltimore, MI

Road Map to Retirement    Youth Checking and Lending
The retirement journey begins with saving for the future, and then travels through asset allocation, consolidation, protection, and, finally, drives to retirement income and wealth transfer. To help you prepare for your journey toward  retirement, join us for a conversation facilitated by Financial Advisor George Johnson, detailing important “mile markers” from your 40s through 70s to help you most effectively reach your retirement destination.

Wednesday, Sept. 17


6 p.m.

MISD, Room 207B

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  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.) 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.

Wednesday, Sept. 24

6 p.m. 

Troy Community Center, Room 303

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 Social Security: Seven Keys to Enhancing Your Benefits   Understanding Your Credit Report
 Social Security continues to play a critical role in retirement strategy. Is yours taking full advantage of what Social Security offers? Financial Advisor George Johnson will share seven keys to enhancing social security benefits, including understanding the basics of social security, working in retirement and taking the next steps.

 Wednesday, Oct. 22

6 p.m.

Chesterfield Library

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   Whether you are buying a car, renting an apartment, or purchasing your first home, all of these actions rely on a single number: your credit score. But what exactly is this powerful number and what factors determine your credit score? MSGCU is here to help. Join us to learn the ins and outs of your credit report. If you like, visit annualcreditreport.com to pull a free copy of your credit report and bring it to the workshop.

Wednesday, Oct. 29 

6 p.m.

Chesterfield Library

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Youth Checking and Lending   Financial Aid
You will learn about choosing a checking account, selecting a debit card, balancing a checkbook, using a credit card, and building your credit history. Bring one of your parents along and you may be eligible to open a checking account (the initial $5 deposit is on us) and apply for a low-interest, low-limit credit card with parental consent. This workshop is designed for 16-17
year olds.  

 Wednesday, Nov. 12
6 p.m.

Location TBD

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  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.

Wednesday, Nov. 19
6 p.m.

Location TBD

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Routing Number: 272480173
40400 Garfield Road • Clinton Township, MI 48038 | 586.263.8800