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March 28, 2024   •   News  

SAFE Kicks Off Financial Capability Month with Free Webinars in April

Folsom, Calif. (March 27, 2024) – In the spirit of sharing useful financial tips during Financial Capability Month, SAFE Credit Union’s financial education team is offering a series of free webinars focused on helping consumers better manage their budgets and keep their financial information safe.

The webinars – ranging from planning for emergencies to avoiding scams – are one in a series of initiatives and events presented by SAFE during April.

“We look forward to sharing tips and information on how to better build one’s financial freedom during Financial Capability Month,” says SAFE Credit Union Financial Wellness Manager Hector Madueno. “These webinars are especially accessible and informative.”

Other offerings during the month of April from SAFE’s financial education team include several real-life scenario Budget Cents workshops for high schoolers throughout the Sacramento region, a to-be shared online Financial Education Tool Kit to help shoppers better budget, and weekly financial tips on SAFE’s Facebook and Instagram pages.

SAFE Budget Cents workshop at Mesa Verde High School SAFE Credit Union Financial Wellness Manager assists students during a SAFE Budget Cents workshop at Mesa Verde High School.

The credit union is also inviting high school students to enter a financial education-driven sticker design contest and will hold free talks by financial experts during America Saves Week.

The upcoming webinars are scheduled online for the following dates and times. Please visit our webinar page for links and more details.

  • Budgeting 101
    Monday, April 1
    11 - 11:45 a.m.

  • The Mindful Shopper
    Wednesday, April 3
    Noon - 12:45 p.m.

  • The Savvy Shopper: Tips When You are on a Budget
    Thursday, April 4
    Noon - 12:45 p.m.

  • Creating a Savings Plan for Any Emergency
    Thursday, April 11
    11 - 11:45 a.m.

  • Avoiding Marketplace Scams
    Wednesday, April 17
    11 - 11:45 a.m.

  • Five Ways to Maintain & Improve Your Credit Score
    Tuesday, April 23
    11 - 11:45 a.m.

  • Budgeting and Saving for a Home
    Thursday, April 25
    Noon - 1 p.m.

A not-for-profit credit union, SAFE practices the credit union cooperative principle of sharing profits within communities through financial education.

Financial Capability Month, formerly known as Financial Literacy Month, raises awareness about the importance of financial literacy education and helps consumers build a secure financial future.

For more information email [email protected].



About SAFE

SAFE Credit Union has made members an integral part of its vision since 1940. Over the years the credit union has kept the focus on what really matters, putting members first, a formula that has seen SAFE grow into a leading financial institution in Northern California with $4.7 billion in assets and about 236,000 members. SAFE crafts every cutting-edge product and sterling service with members’ needs foremost in mind. In addition to banking services conveniently available through online, chat, mobile, or phone options, SAFE offers in-person services for members and small businesses at service centers across the Greater Sacramento region. SAFE is a not-for-profit, state-chartered credit union with membership open to businesses and individuals living or working in Sacramento, Placer, Yolo, El Dorado, Sutter, Butte, Nevada, Solano, San Joaquin, Contra Costa, Yuba, Amador, and Alameda counties. Insured by NCUA.


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