Although we’re not even midway through 2018, the Mid Oregon team is pausing to reflect on some significant growth milestones we’ve achieved together. 30,000 Members, One Billion Dollars Loaned We’re happy to report that our total membership has passed the 30,000 mark. In addition, we crossed another threshold recently—granting a total of $1 billion in […]
An allowance gives you the opportunity to give your child some experience with money. It allows him or her to see how choices have consequences and plan for the future. And perhaps most importantly, it gives kids a chance to make mistakes while the stakes are relatively low.
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 little “fun” money at the end of the […]
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 sort of barrier to success. “Often they act out because they don’t […]
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 make. To be productive, you […]