Tips & tools
Financial tips and tools
Make better, more informed financial decisions with these helpful credit union resources.
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Below are links to informative and educational resource sites we’ve compiled to help you – whether you and your family are just learning how to manage money or you’d like help budgeting, saving and investing.
Resource for answering common financial questions and new Education Center
Our new Education Center has self-contained learning modules that you can use to design your own financial education curriculum. The center has more than 25 modules on topics ranging from checking and savings accounts to investment strategies and loans. Start today and build your financial future. Learn more.
The below articles provide as a quick reference for completing common financial tasks.
If your tax bill is larger than you can pay comfortably, and you are uncomfortable applying to the IRS for a payment plan, you still have options.
Make sure you haven’t made one of these very common tax-filing mistakes.
Buying a home is an exciting experience. In the Spring edition of the homepage is an article that shares some tips to make it easy.
Perhaps you’ve noticed a little logo on the back of your debit or ATM card that says “CO-OP Network.” But are you taking full advantage of the benefits it provides?
Retirement planning: four key steps to “no regrets” retirement — When you retire, will you look back and regret or be satisfied with the planning decisions you make, or avoid making, today? Consider that 57% of retirees expressed regret about decisions they’d made while still working (Consumer Reports National Research Center, 2011). Alternatively, 28% of retirees were “highly satisfied” with their retirement preparations.
Giving you a place to start when thinking about your retirement dreams.
Opening an account at Oregon State Credit Union is simple.
With ever-rising tuition, it’s important to start saving for college today.