Credit Union Presents Student Loan Debt Relief Seminar

WENTZVILLE, Mo. – Nov. 11, 2016 – 1st Financial Federal Credit Union is hosting a Student Loan Forgiveness seminar on Wednesday, Nov. 30 in Clayton. The free seminar will be presented by Andrew Hall, a financial educator for the Foundation for Financial Education (F3E), a local non-profit organization dedicated to providing free educational resources to the public.

Federal Student Loan Forgiveness programs are currently available to qualifying federal, state, and local government employees; 501 c3 non-profit employees; emergency management personnel; and other special non-profits. Hall will discuss what programs are available, how it works, and what it takes to qualify.

“Student loans can be a big burden for college graduates, particularly for teachers and non-profit employees,” said Tracy Verner, Community Development Manager for 1st Financial Federal Credit Union. “At 1st Financial we’re focused on providing the community and our members with the financial education and tools to help them achieve their goals. We know that this seminar could help so many people!”

The Student Loan Forgiveness seminar will be held at the Sheraton Clayton Plaza Hotel on Wednesday, Nov. 30 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. and is free and open to the public. Attendees will enjoy complimentary refreshments and be entered to win an attendance prize.

For more information about this seminar or to sign up for the event, visit, call 636-916-8300, or email

About 1st Financial Federal Credit Union

Like all credit unions, 1st Financial is a member-owned, financial cooperative. 1st Financial Federal Credit Union was chartered on September 3, 1968 as District 837 Credit Union by the International Association of Machinist members employed by McDonnell Douglas. Today, with over 30,000 members and over $220 million in assets, 1st Financial is a St. Louis metro area financial institution dedicated to helping members achieve their financial dreams. For over 45 years 1st Financial has provided members with a full line of dependable financial products and services which returns profits to the members in the form of lower rates on loans and higher savings yields. The cooperative nature of credit unions enables 1st Financial to provide products and services at very reasonable rates.

1st Financial Federal Credit Union serves those who live, work, worship, attend school, or regularly conduct business in St. Louis City, St. Louis County, and St. Charles County, Missouri and a wide array of companies throughout the St. Louis metropolitan area. 1st Financial is a member-owned, not-for-profit financial organization committed to providing quality services to the membership while demonstrating safe and sound business practices. Deposits are federally insured by the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA), an agency of the U.S. Government.