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West Community to Offer Three Free Educational Seminars

West Community Credit Union (O’Fallon) is sponsoring three, free educational seminars to help people interested in financing a child’s college education, improving their credit score or investing for the future.

  • “What Parents Need to Know about Funding a Child’s Higher Education” will take place on Thursday, January 26. This program will provide helpful information including what is Cost of Attendance (COA) and Expected Family Contribution (EFC), what is considered “financial need” and when to start the financial aid process.
  • “Personalized Review: Enhancing Your Credit Score” will take place on Tuesday, January 31. This informative seminar will review why credit scores are important, who uses them and why, and ways to improve your score. After the program, seminar attendees will be able to meet one-on-one with a West Community Member Services Consultant to review their personal credit report.
  • “Invest for Life: A Road Map for Your Financial Future” will take place on Tuesday, February 7. This helpful seminar will cover the principles of investing, investment asset classes, how to set retirement goals and map a personalized strategy.

All seminars will take place at the Richmond Heights Community Center, 8001 Dale Ave. Registration begins at 6:15 p.m. and each program will start at 6:30 p.m. There will be light refreshments and door prizes too. To register, contact Lori Hudson by email or call 636.720.2402. In case of inclement weather, please call 636.720.2402 for a recorded status update.