Can You Buy a Home without a Mortgage?

Is it possible to purchase a home today in the U.S. without relying on a mortgage? Yes. About 23% of U.S. homebuyers pay cash, according to Zillow’s Consumer Housing Trends Report 2018. It IS possible to buy a home without a mortgage. Difficult But Could Be Worth Your...

Financial Tips for New Parents

Are you starting a family or maybe just thinking about it? As a new parent, you want to make sure you can provide your children with a safe, secure home. In addition to getting baby gates and corner bumpers, it’s important to get your finances in good order and keep...

Budgeting for College Expenses

Are you planning for college? Getting a college degree is great investment, but it does come at a significant cost. In addition to tuition, there are a few other expenses you’ll have to plan for. While it may seem daunting, don’t let the cost prevent you from getting...

Save on Groceries by Growing Your Own Fruits and Veggies

As the price of fresh, unprocessed food continues to rise, you’re probably looking for ways to stretch your grocery money. You can save on groceries by growing your own fruits and veggies you love. A small garden can provide fresh food for your family and save you...

Tidying Up Your Finances

Tidying Up Your Home Clutter You’ve probably seen or at least heard about the show “Tidying Up with Marie Kondo” which aims to help people clear the clutter from their homes. Marie asks participants to assess each item and determine whether it “sparks joy” for them...
Financial Advice for New Graduates

Financial Advice for New Graduates

Are you a recent college graduate, or going to get your diploma this Spring? Or, do you have a new college graduate in your family or as a close friend. If so, this financial advice for new graduates my be important for you or those who are close to you… For the...

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Free Document Shredding on April 20th!

Free Document Shredding on April 20th!

Safely Dispose of Old Tax Records Mid Oregon Credit Union and Secure Shred, a division of Bend Garbage & Recycling, have teamed up to help Central Oregonians stay protected from fraud and identity theft. We are offering safe disposal of sensitive documents to our...

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6 Tips For Managing Money As a New Couple

6 Tips For Managing Money As a New Couple

Managing Money as a New Couple Did you find “the one” and have decided to get married? Congratulations! Here’s a little financial advice to help your marriage start off on a good footing. Hopefully, you’ve already talked about your respective finances and how you...

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