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Redwood Credit Union Presents Free Financial Wellness Seminar with Personal Finance Author Jean Chatzky

“Managing Your Money for Success” at Napa Valley College, Sept. 12th

Jean ChatzkyNapa, Calif.
— Redwood Credit Union (RCU) and the Redwood Credit Union Community Fund are offering “Managing Your Money for Success,” a free financial wellness seminar with author, TV personality, and personal finance expert Jean Chatzky on Tuesday, Sept. 12th, from 7 to 8 p.m. at Napa Valley College’s Performing Arts Center, 2277 Napa-Vallejo Hwy., Napa, Calif. The event is free, but reservations are required and can be made by visiting or calling 1 (800) 479-7928.

Known for her straightforward personal finance tips, Ms. Chatzky will discuss topics including understanding credit and managing debt, setting and achieving financial goals, and saving and investing for your future. RCU is offering the event free as part of its ongoing effort to promote financial literacy in the communities it serves.

“Like Redwood Credit Union, Jean Chatzky has made it her mission to help individuals and families find a path to long-term financial wellness,” said Brett Martinez, President and CEO of RCU. “Jean has valuable knowledge to share, and we’re excited that she has partnered with us in support of RCU’s commitment to providing valuable money management education and resources to our community.” 

RCU provides a variety of financial education events for workplaces and community groups throughout the North Bay and San Francisco, including money management events for teens. In addition, RCU provides an array of educational resources, including budgeting tools, financial tips for all stages of life, podcasts, and other helpful learning tools on its website at

About Redwood Credit Union

Founded in 1950, Redwood Credit Union is a full-service financial institution providing personal and business banking to anyone living or working in the North Bay or San Francisco. As a financial cooperative focused on people not profit, RCU offers complete financial services including checking and savings accounts, auto and home loans, credit cards, online and mobile banking, business services, commercial and SBA lending, investment and financial planning services and more. The Credit Union also offers a variety of insurance products and discount auto sales through their wholly-owned subsidiary. RCU currently has over $3.5 billion in assets and serves more than 285,000 Members with full-service branch locations from San Francisco to Ukiah, more than 30,000 fee-free network ATMs nationwide and convenient, free online and mobile banking. For more information, please call 1 (800) 479-7928 or visit  

About the Redwood Credit Union Community Fund

The Redwood Credit Union Community Fund was created to raise funds for financial literacy and community programs; support financial education for people of all ages to learn essential money management skills; support financial wellness including local job and economic vitality programs in our communities; and raise funds for emergency disaster relief efforts. The RCU Community Fund supports a variety of programs in the North Bay and San Francisco including Bite of Reality teen financial fairs, seminars and workshops on a variety of financial topics for all ages, North Bay Leadership Council’s Teen Academy, and other financial wellness efforts.

About Jean Chatzky

Jean Chatzky is a renowned financial expert and journalist. She is the financial editor for NBC's “Today” show, has been featured on “Oprah,” and has written for publications including Newsweek and Money magazine. She is the bestselling author of several books on money and finance, including “Money Rules.” Learn more about Jean Chatzky at


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