Do you and your family spend hundreds or even thousands of dollars on holiday gifts, entertainment, lights, food and decorations each year? If so, you’re not alone. Many Americans feel the financial burden of holiday spending well into the New Year. If you love to celebrate the holidays but don’t love the financial stress you experience afterward, we have several great tips for celebrating that will help you avoid overspending this holiday season.Read More
Do you and your family spend hundreds or even thousands of dollars on holiday gifts, entertainment, lights, food and decorations each year? If so, you’re not alone. Many Americans feel the financial burden of holiday spending well into the New Year. If you love to celebrate the holidays but don’t love the financial stress you experience afterward, we have several great tips for celebrating that will help you avoid overspending this holiday season.
Since 1948, International Credit Union Day has been celebrated annually on the third Thursday of October. Each year, the event affords the opportunity to remember credit unions’ proud history and promote awareness of and support for the credit union difference. This year, on October 15, 2015, OnPoint invites our members to join us and credit unions around the world in celebrating International Credit Union Day.
October has arrived! The weather is becoming pleasantly cool and crisp, leaves are changing to vibrant colors, and every pumpkin-flavored product imaginable is hitting the shelves. Another little-known but vitally important October theme in America is a month-long focus on cyber security education and awareness. Since 2004, October has been designated as National Cyber Security Awareness Month.
The United Way of the Columbia-Willamette recently rolled out the red carpet to celebrate their 2014-15 fundraising campaign at their annual “Spirit of Generosity” (a.k.a. “Genie”) Awards. OnPoint was honored to be part of this celebration and we are excited to share that we took home a Campaign Chair’s Award that recognized OnPoint for the investments we make in the greater community, our involvement with United Way and the staff members who managed our employee fundraising efforts
It’s the perfect time for a mid-year financial check up! Have you been progressing towards your savings goals? If not, OnPoint’s 52-week money challenge is a great way to help you save money. We’re over halfway through the challenge, but it’s never too late to join in.
It’s time to buy a new car and perhaps you are feeling a blend of excitement and unease. Between the complexity of the process and the fear of paying more than you need to, car buying can be uncomfortable for many people. But it doesn’t have to be. The key is preparation before you start your search.
Ah, summer! Sunshine, the lake, baseball and iced tea…and back to school? Summer is quickly coming to an end and fall is just around the corner. That means pencils, markers, crayons, glue sticks, rulers, paper, shoes, maybe even a new
Summer’s not nearly over yet! Enjoy the weeks before school starts with these fun summer events sponsored in part by OnPoint!
The weather’s nice, school is out and it’s time for a much needed vacation. But how can you make the most of your leisure time without breaking the bank? Keep these tips in mind for stress-free fun in the sun.
According to the American Psychological Association (APA), individuals stressed over their finances report higher incidences of sleep disturbances, anxiety, migraines, ulcers and even heart attacks. These are just some of the more serious conditions linked to how stressing over your finances can affect your overall health and wellness. Knowing that financial stress can take a toll on your health probably isn’t comforting, but there are steps you can take to improve your finances, while also slowly eliminating your stress.