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Money Smart Financial Wellness Program Planned for Brewerton

Oswego, NY – The financial wellness program entitled “Money Smart” is being offered for the first time at the Brewerton Public Library at 5437 Library Street in Brewerton, New York.

The program, which combines the resoures and expertise of Pathfinder Bank, SUNY Oswego and SUNY SIFE, will cover a host of topics to help people better manage, plan and spend their hard-earned dollars. The curriculum accompanies the Money Smart Computer Based Adult Education Program offered through the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC).

Upcoming Money Smart courses include: Monday, July 16th, 6:00-7:30 pm, Checking Accounts and Debit Card Usage  & Internet Banking/Bill Pay; Monday, July 30, 6:00-7:30 pm, Setting Financial Goals; Monday, August 6th, 6:00-7:30 pm; How to Pay for College; Monday, August 13th, 6:00-7:30 pm, Keeping Safe in an Electronic Word; and Monday, August 20th, 6:00-7:30 pm, Pay Yourself First.

To enroll please call the Brewerton Public Library at (315) 676-7484 or Pathfinder Bank at 343-0057, extension 8014. The program is free to the public but class sizes are limited so make sure you call and register for a session soon. For additional information or to take the classes online in either Spanish or English visit www.pathfinderbank.com/moneysmart.

Pathfinder Bank is a New York State chartered savings bank headquartered in Oswego, whose deposits are insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.  The Bank has eight full-service offices located in Oswego, Fulton, Mexico, Lacona, Central Square, and Cicero.

Shown pictured recently at the Brewerton Public Library are from left to right: Deborah Spector, Teen Librarian; Rhonda Hutchins, Money Smart Instructor; and Craig Fitzpatrick, Money Smart Instructor.