Tag: financial

How Can the US Keep a Trillion Dollar Debt?

If you look at countries with the most debt compared to their GDP the USA is not top of the list, and we could say that’s a good thing for the country. That’s because when it seems that a country is unable to pay the money back it could lead to panic and hamper economic […]

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What makes us successful as credit unions?

What makes us successful as human beings? Is it the money that we make? The family that we nurture? Or, is success the positive impact that we have on the lives that we touch? We are credit union people. We pool our resources together, collaborate with one another, so that we can all improve our […]

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OnPoint Community Credit Union | “Taylor & Russell” Commercial (2017)

We’ve always approached our relationship as a team. It’s really about supporting one another. Community is people. Community is relationships. It’s important to support local businesses. That’s why we were drawn to OnPoint. OnPoint is local. I started off opening up a checking account and I got a loan them, a credit card and it’s […]

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How to make money on the Forex market?

In order to make money on the Forex market you have to buy low and sell high, quite simple. Let’s have a look at the example: How much money can you theoretically make by trading currencies? Let’s assume that you have 1,000 US dollars on your trading account. The current exchange rate of Euro versus […]

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How to Manage Debt

For thousands of years, people have borrowed money to buy things. It’s how the banking business started. Debt is not necessarily bad, but if you’re not reducing debt faster than you’re accumulating it, then debt can be a disaster to your financial health. Here’s a question: how much is too much debt for you? Banks […]

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Redwood Credit Union: Employee Spotlight – Marissa

My name is Marissa, and I work in Insurance Services as an Insurance Administrator. Redwood Credit Union definitely encourages us to develop. They offer a lot of classes that are just built right in that we can take at any time. You can go to school and they’ll help you pay for it. There’s just […]

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OnPoint Community Credit Union | Good Morning, Portland

We want to show our appreciation to the community with some free coffee for the morning commuters, and give them a chance to win a $500 Visa Gift Card. Yep. Downtown has been great. We’ve had a lot of members who have come in and say that they love having us here. They’re excited, they’ve […]

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Redwood Credit Union: Our Humble Beginnings

In 1950, seven employees of the County of Sonoma in California came together to form a credit union. They primarily wanted to provide bridge loans to each other to make ends meet between paychecks. The articles of incorporation were signed in January of 1950. The charter was received on February 21st of that same year, […]

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