Protect Yourself: Connex Credit Union Hosts Free Fraud Prevention Workshop on April 10

Hamden, Conn. (March 24, 2014) – Connex Credit Union, a North Haven-based credit union with branches throughout greater New Haven, hosts a series of free financial education workshops throughout the year as part of its ConnexCares initiative. The workshops are designed to help educate consumers on various financial topics.

The next workshop is entitled “Fraud Prevention,” and will be presented by Mike Savenelli of BCI Financial Corporation. This workshop will cover various forms of fraud including identity theft, credit card fraud, telephone scams and phishing. This workshop will help to raise awareness and inform individuals on what they can do to protect themselves.

The workshop will take place Thursday, April 10, from 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. at Connex’s Hamden branch. The branch is located at 2100 Dixwell Avenue in the Hamden Plaza. Anyone interested in attending must call 1-800-CR-UNION (1-800-278-6466) to register. The workshop is open to members and non-members of the credit union.

About ConnexCares:

ConnexCares is Connex Credit Union’s charitable and philanthropic program. The mission through ConnexCares is to promote financial literacy, well-being and understanding to our members and the greater communities Connex serves.

About Connex Credit Union:

As the Unbank, Connex Credit Union is one of Connecticut’s largest credit unions serving more than 47,000 members at 7 branches throughout greater New Haven. Headquartered in North Haven, Connecticut, Connex is a full-service member-owned credit union that offers members a full-range of financial services and products, including savings and loans, Unbank Checking, Smart Score credit score range, free online and mobile banking and more. Membership is open to anyone who lives, works, attends school or worships in New Haven, Hartford or Middlesex Counties. Connex Credit Union helps guide and improve members’ financial lives through the Connex Advocacy Promises: We will always work in your best interest; we will work with you to understand your goals, identify your financial needs and provide solutions to improve your life; and we will be responsive to you and make your experience simpler, faster and friendlier. It’s time to Unbank! For more information please call 1-800-CR-UNION or visit www.connexcu.org.


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