Poughkeepsie, NY – December 22, 2008
Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union (HVFCU) announced today that MaryKay Murray has reached her 20 year milestone practicing financial planning in the Hudson Valley. Ms. Murray is a Financial Consultant at HVFCU Financial Services, working at the credit union’s Beacon office on 324 Main Street. She provides members with comprehensive financial planning assistance in order to help them achieve their personal financial goals.
Ms. Murray graduated with a bachelor’s degree from the University of California at Berkeley. She completed the College of Financial Planning – CFP Certification Professional Education Program and passed the rigorous national Certified Financial Planning exam. In order to become a Certified Financial Planner, a certificant must demonstrate broad knowledge in the general principles of financial planning, insurance planning, retirement planning, estate planning, investment planning, employee benefits planning and income tax planning.
Jeff Thatcher, HVFCU Financial Services Director, stated, “As a long time fixture of financial planning in the Hudson Valley, MaryKay can help members interpret the market, review their portfolio and create a new strategy.”
As a member of the Financial Planning Association of Hudson Valley (FPA), Ms. Murray and all FPA members are dedicated to supporting the financial planning process in order to help individuals, families and businesses make wise financial decisions to achieve their life goals.
Ms. Murray is a registered representative with and offers securities, insurance products and advisory services through LPL Financial and its affiliates Member FINRA/SIPC.
HVFCU is a community chartered credit union offering personal financial services to more than 200,000 members. The credit union has nearly $2.5 billion in assets. HVFCU currently serves its members through 12 branch locations in Dutchess, Ulster and Orange Counties, four branches at IBM facilities in Dutchess County, a nationwide network of about 70,000 surcharge-free ATMs, Internet Banking, online bill payment, and 24-hour account access by telephone.