03/30/2022: April is Financial Literacy Month


Angela Moonan, blue i marketing

Seneca Savings



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Financial Literacy Month is in April with Seneca Savings


Baldwinsville, N.Y. – April is National Financial Literacy Month and Seneca Savings spotlights through insightful series with experts, culminating with FREE BUDGETING for Financial Freedom April 27th, 2022.


Financial literacy and financial success go hand and hand. The pandemic has impacted our financial health in far-reaching ways. Learning how to streamline your efforts with your money will help the path forward go more smoothly for your family and your business.


In every time and season, Seneca Savings has been dedicated to educating our community on making smart financial decisions. Yet April has a special place in our heart.


In 2004, Congress designated April as National Financial Literacy Month to raise awareness about how to save, earn, borrow, invest and protect your money wisely. This includes educating our youth and instilling the financial skills and habits they need to build a secure future. Financial literacy is indeed focused on our youth, but here at Seneca Savings we believe it’s never too late to learn.


Throughout April in particular, we’ll be shining a light on the work we can do together, parents, teachers, business owners, and the local community to put us on an even keel and develop stronger financial skills and money mindset.


“Financial literacy and advocacy is at the forefront of our efforts here at Seneca Savings and we’re thrilled to offer vital resources and supportive partnerships to our customers and community,” states Senior Vice President Retail Banking, Laurie Ucher. Right now more than ever, families and business owners are trying to find ways to be more efficient with their dollars and budget accordingly, using helpful tools and resources. That’s why we feel the month-long financial literacy series we’re offering should culminate with our BUDGETING for Financial Freedom on April 27th at 3pm.”


Laurie Ucher will be leading the webinar with special guests, Angelo Testani, Senior Vice President of Commercial Lending, Eric Morgan, Mortgage Loan Officer, and Greg Boshart, Program Manager of Financial Quest.  The bank’s impact to date with K-12 Students is astonishing:  964 Students who have benefited from Seneca Savings’ financial education including 1795+ hours of with 6 different schools resulting in an average (+) 45% knowledge gain in their financial literacy and capabilities.


Seneca Savings has four branches including Baldwinsville, Liverpool, North Syracuse, and its’ newest branch in Bridgeport, NY with over 55,000+ Surcharge Free ATMs nationwide. Through substantial investments during the pandemic to meet customer needs including business owners, Seneca Savings now has a full, innovative suite of digital products and services. “We offer big bank technology with a local, personalized team of people who are truly committed to getting to know you and your family, your business, your goals,” says Joseph Vitale, CEO. “Helping you get from here to there, whether it’s a home equity line of credit, a refinance, a small business loan or a commercial real estate mortgage, it’s important that customers know we’re streamlined, seamless, and efficient in making local decisions right here in our branches in helping you get from here… to there. Wherever you’re at, we’re with you… For Life’s Journeys.”


Banks can’t predict the future or make your finances bullet proof. But as a local, community bank, Seneca Savings is committed to doing the next best thing by providing informed advice on budgeting for your family or your business for your financial prosperity. Financial Literacy Month in April is a simple yet powerful step in that direction.


To learn more visit: https://www.senecasavings.com


Register HERE for the FREE Webinar “Budgeting For Your Financial Freedom”

Seneca Savings is a Member FDIC, Equal Housing Lender

Contact either Laurie Ucher, Sr VP Retail Banking, Seneca Savings at LUcher@SenecaSavings.com or Marketing Department, Angela@blueimarketing.com regarding interviews, media inquiries.