FLINT, Mich. -- To offer a more practical understanding of wisemoney management, Security Federal Credit Union has teamed up withan organization to make it happen for children and adults.


The $243 million credit union has partnered with Standing onSolid Ground Inc., a Michigan-based nonprofit organization, to takepart in a "Building Your Financial Future" program. The program isdesigned to help people gain a practical understanding of financialprinciples and the importance of using money wisely. Class topicswill cover spending habits, identity theft, credit unions, budgetbasics, savings plans, goal-setting and understanding credit.


Susan Thomas, vice president of membership development atSecurity Federal, will teach classes on credit unions and how toprevent identity theft. There are separate classes for adults andfor youth ages 12 and older, which are set to start in October.


Standing on Solid Ground provides job training and personal andcareer development services at little or no cost to individualsfrom all walks of life as they work toward achievingself-sufficiency, according to the organization.

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