SBSI Speaker Series

Join us for informational talks covering financial wellness, community and more! Our speaker series is free to attend and open to the public. 

Stressed Out About Your Finances? We can help!

Please join us for the kick-off of our SBSI Speaker Series

Money, Stress and Anxiety: How Financial Concerns Impact Mental Health

Financial uncertainties can lead us into a spiral of stress and anxiety. Avoidance may seem like a good solution but this only offers temporary respite. 

Rebecca Wing, a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, will lead a discussion on money, stress and anxiety, addressing the complex dynamics between financial stress and emotional well-being.

  • Date: Wednesday, April 17, 2024
  • Location: Thornton Academy, 438 Main Street, Saco
  • Schedule:
    • 5:00 PM - Welcome & Refreshments 
    • 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM - Presentations
    • 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM - Q&A

At this event, you will learn:

  • The process of stress reactivity and how it impacts one’s ability to think clearly and learn effectively
  • Techniques for maintaining calm in the face of financial anxiety
  • How to respond consciously to money worries head-on, allowing for more choice and control instead of fear or avoidance. 
  • Key benefits of budgeting, effective ways to save for your future and how to ask for help

Rebecca Wing LCPC 

Rebecca Wing is a licensed clinical professional counselor specializing in mindfulness-based approaches for anxiety and depression. With over 30 years of experience, she has offered in-house trainings for businesses, universities and school systems throughout New England. Co-founding the Mindfulness Center of Maine in 2000, Rebecca sees private clients, teaches group trainings, and hosts retreats and workshops at her center in Saco.



Joe Reardon, SBSI Retail Banking Manager

Since joining the bank in April 2006, Joe has progressed through numerous retail roles, including Teller, Head Teller, Customer Relationship Associate, Customer Relationship Officer, Assistant Branch Manager and Branch Manager. In addition to spending nearly 12 years working at our Old Orchard Beach branch, he has worked at our Westbrook, South Portland and Portland locations.



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