9 February 2023
A series of free financial webinars with the Serve and Protect credit union is available to Derbyshire Police Federation members this month.
The online sessions have been specifically tailored for police officers and are designed to provide information, guidance and advice on tackling the cost of living crisis.
Webinars addressing financial resilience and cost of living support are being held on Thursday 9 February and Thursday 23 February with both sessions running from 2pm to 3pm.
Serve and Protect business development manager Rob Lovesey will give insights into the financial challenges faced by members and explore ways in which they can improve their financial resilience.
The webinars will cover cost of living challenges, budgeting, the dangers of problem gambling, accessing affordable credit and the importance of checking personal credit profiles.
Members who are approaching retirement are being urged to put their names down for a 90-minute session entitled ‘Police Pension: The ‘87 Scheme Explained and Remedy Update’ which is being held on Monday 27 February and starts at noon.
It will be led by financial adviser and former West Midlands Police Federation secretary Steve Grange who will give a talk on the ‘87 police pension scheme, a remedy update and host a live Q & A.
The final event of the month takes place on Tuesday 28 February and explores budgeting and spending.
Rob will take the session which focuses on improving financial resilience, budgeting techniques and spending habits.
All the webinars are free and members who want to attend can reserve a place via the booking site.