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Adopt-a-Bear!

Celebrating 13 Years of Adopt-a-Bear!

Mid Oregon Credit Union is happy to announce their continued support of Healthy Beginnings Adopt-a-Bear campaign. In 2004, Mid Oregon’s CEO, Bill Anderson, and Healthy Beginnings Executive Director, Holly Remer provided a perfect solution to a fundraising dilemma with a creative campaign called “Adopt-a-Bear”. This year, Mid Oregon and Healthy Beginnings are celebrating 13 years of …

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The Credit Invisibles: 4 Challenges Beyond Credit Accessibility

The Credit Invisibles: 4 Challenges Beyond Credit Accessibility

This article, “The Credit Invisibles: 4 Challenges Beyond Credit Accessibility”,  is written from the perspective of teachers or parents of teens or young adults. Much of the information also translates into actions for the reader as well. 3/8/2017 By: Kimberly Roy, National Endowment for Financial Education® (NEFE®). I met a teacher at a conference recently …

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Your Life Goals Are Our Life Goals

Your Life Goals Are Our Life Goals

If there’s ever a time that “millennials” need cooperatives, it’s now. The last ten years have been quite transformational for this generation of young adults. Younger millennials just graduating college likely saw their parents lose jobs, benefits and pensions while bank executives lost nothing. According to a study by Filene Research Institute, millennials make about …

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