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Choosing a College That’s Right for You

College. For most teenagers, it is the biggest decision of their lives. Choosing a college to attend is a process often riddled with stress, confusion, or both. Choosing a College Can Be Fun Mitch Warren, director of the Office of Admissions at Purdue University, understands why students worry, but he believes choosing a college doesn’t […]

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Free Family Saturdays at the High Desert Museum-2015

Free admission to the High Desert Museum, courtesy of Mid Oregon Credit Union, is scheduled for two Saturdays, January 24 and February 21, 2015. The “Free Family Saturday” complimentary admission program supports the educational mission of Mid Oregon Credit Union by providing the community with the opportunity to explore wildlife and living history right in […]

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Keep Financial Resolutions This Year.

Bust the Mid-Winter Blues and Keep Financial Resolutions This Year. I always spend part of the last day of the year trying to come up with a great New Year’s resolution. While I know most of them won’t be kept for a full 12 months, I like to state some kind of goal for myself. […]

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Meeting Needs

Raising Grandchildren Can Lead to Financial Challenges

Increasing numbers of grandparents are becoming primary caregivers to their grandchildren, a new role. Many have found raising grandchildren can lead to financial challenges. Don’t Take On New Debt Because many grandparents are in their 50s or older, it’s important to avoid taking on new, large debts or willingly sacrificing retirement savings plans—there’s not enough […]

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Staying Secure

To Avoid Scammers Be Wary of the Phone

While scams keep changing, the targets stay the same. Seniors continue to be the marks of a variety of low-risk crimes that prey on their sense of duty and exploit their fear of cognitive loss. We advise seniors, to avoid scammers, be wary of the phone. FTC Data Tells The Story The Federal Trade Commission’s […]