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Truliant to Host Building a Better Budget Workshop

Truliant to Host Building a Better Budget Workshop

Release date: 2/16/2012

Winston-Salem, N.C. (February 17, 2012) – Truliant Federal Credit Union will host its no cost Building a Better Budget workshop on Wednesday, March 14 at the Fred J. Sarda Pavilion at 3200 Truliant Way in Winston-Salem from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The workshop will be presented by Truliant and feature a money management expert from the BALANCE Financial Fitness Program. The workshop is free and open to the public.

“Truliant is committed to helping our member-owners through interactive and educational workshops that can enhance their financial lives,” commented Marjorie Rorie, director of community services. “It’s one of the ways we not only give back to our members, but to the communities we serve.”

BALANCE is a nationwide financial education and counseling service committed to helping consumers take control of their finances and reach their goals. By partnering with organizations to assist them in promoting their services to millions of Americans, BALANCE develops and implements financial solutions to empower individuals and families to avoid bankruptcy, make informed spending choices, increase savings and reach goals including home ownership, running a business, funding college education, retirement and more.

The Building a Better Budget workshop will cover the key concepts of identifying short, mid, and long-term goals, and designing realistic spending plans that will enable attendees to live within their means while saving for the future. Included in the presentation will be a discussion of how to become and remain debt-free and how to stay motivated. “We feel that a well-constructed budget is the backbone of sound financial management,” said Rorie.