Science Agrees: It’s Tough to Save

We can teach our kids to save—and maybe start a new habit for ourselves—during Credit Union Youth Month. The Science of Saving Saving your money isn’t always easy, especially when you don’t have a lot to spare. After paying all your usual expenses, there may be very...

Adopt-A-Bear Gives Local Kids a Healthy Start

Catching Issues Early Helps Children Thrive When a child has an unaddressed health or developmental concern, it can affect many areas of his or her life—especially when it's time to start school. Research shows that nearly 40% of children enter kindergarten with some...

What 4 (Productive) Things Can You Do With Money?

The Best Ways to Use a Few Hundred Dollars So, you have some money coming in for which you didn't plan. Maybe you're getting a tax refund? Or you finally had that garage sale? Possibly you received a bonus at work? From whatever the source, you have a decision to...

Build Your Own Spending Plan–Free Workshop

If you have trouble following a budget, our free workshop can help you through the steps to build a spending plan you can live with.

Are you expecting a tax refund? Make it count!

If you’re expecting a tax refund, you could put that extra cash to work to reach your financial goals.

Put Yourself in the Drivers Seat!

Put Yourself in the Drivers Seat!

Need a car? Learn to drive away with the best deal If you’re ready to buy a car, do you know where to start? Many consumers find the process stressful and intimidating, but car buying doesn’t have to be that way. Join automobile industry veteran Tom Collier, of...

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Avoid Costly Home Loan Mistakes

Avoid Costly Home Loan Mistakes

Looking for a New Home? Thinking about buying a home? Depending upon your stage in the process, you have done your research. If you've recently moved to Central Oregon, you've been seeing the challenges in finding homes which are where you want to live, and are...

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Emergency Fund—Start Small, Think Big

Emergency Fund—Start Small, Think Big

Strategy- Start Small, Think Big! Many people wonder how they can build an emergency fund when they’re trying to pay off their debts. It isn't as hard as you might think. The strategy is to start small, change a few habits, and change your mindset. If you're starting...

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