Danbury, CT - October 14, 2014:  Judith Corprew, Vice President and Compliance Officer of Fairfield County Bank conducted a class on financial literacy at the Danbury Public Library. The class was part of United Way of Western Connecticut’s Financial Resource Center. Mrs. Corprew volunteers for United Way by teaching these educational workshops.

The class, titled “Money matters”, was taught bilingually and covered topics including: budgeting, spending habits, estimating expenses, increasing income, and other aspects of educated financial decision making. “Judi is making a significant difference by teaching financial literacy workshops as well as working one on one with low to middle income households. We are so thankful to Judi and all of our volunteer financial coaches that support financial literacy education in our communities,” said Karen Mello, Director of Financial Stability for United Way of Western Connecticut.

United Way also offers free and confidential one on one financial coaching for a more personalized instructional experience. More information on the classes can be found along with a financial coaching brochure at the United Way of Western Connecticut’s website.

Judith Corprew has more than 30 years of financial experience with a focus in risk management. She is a graduate of Rutgers University and has her Master’s degree in Business Administration (M.B.A) from Post University in Waterbury, CT. Judith is a member of the Mortgage Bankers Association and the Bank Compliance Association of Connecticut.

Fairfield County Bank is a $1.5 billion community bank headquartered in Ridgefield, CT with offices throughout Fairfield County. Visit www.fairfieldcountybank.com to find out more about the Bank.

United Way of Western Connecticut (UWWC) advances the common good, creating opportunities for a better life for all by focusing on the three key building blocks of education, income and health. UWWC is committed to ensuring that every child enters school ready to learn, every family is financially stable and every community we serve is healthy and strong. UWWC’s Volunteer Center mobilizes volunteers to meet critical needs and promotes citizen participation as the heart of a healthy community. LIVE UNITED is a call to action for everyone to be a part of the change. For more information about United Way of Western Connecticut, please visit: www.uwwesternct.org