Central Bank & Family Means CCCS offer financial education seminars


Residents from Osceola and the surrounding area attended Central Bank’s seminar on Financial Education to learn more about the fundamentals of creating a successful spending plan and managing their money more effectively.


Residents from the Osceola community and surrounding area visited Central Bank to attend a complimentary financial education seminar and learn successful money management skills. Classes were offered by Central Bank in partnership with Family Means Consumer Credit Counseling Service (CCCS). Facilitator, Bernie Johnson-Clark, presented the fundamentals of money management strategies and spending guidelines.

The seminar was presented as part of Central Bank’s Connect Series, a financial education initiative created by Central Bank which aims to empower families and individuals with the knowledge and skills to proficiently manage their finances and overcome financial worries.

Seminars were held from late April through the month of May at Central Bank locations in Osceola, Golden Valley and Elk River, and at the Family Means Stillwater office. The seminars focused on topics which included creating a successful spending plan, discovering where and how money was spent, and useful tips on how to build savings. Family Means CCCS is licensed in Minnesota as a Debt Management Services Provider and in Wisconsin as an Adjustment Service Company. All counselors are certified through the National Foundation for Credit Counseling.

Central Bank is committed to helping their customers and community to thrive and grow stronger through promoting financial skills and education. Visit www.centralbnk.com for more information about Central Bank’s financial education initiatives or to see future seminar dates.