From May 9 – May 22, OnPoint will host its annual Teachers Rock social media contest as part of the OnPoint Prize campaign. Help us continue the conversations online about the great educators in your local neighborhood during National Teacher Appreciation Month.Read More
From May 9 – May 22, OnPoint will host its annual Teachers Rock social media contest as part of the OnPoint Prize campaign. Help us continue the conversations online about the great educators in your local neighborhood during National Teacher Appreciation Month.
On Tuesday, May 2, 2017 we’re celebrating National Teachers’ Day to honor our legacy and educational roots. National Teachers’ Day is a day for communities to come together to honor local educators and acknowledge the crucial role they play in making sure every child receives a quality education. As a credit union founded by teachers, it’s a perfect opportunity to celebrate this day with our members.
With your support, OnPoint is stronger than ever. And thanks to you and over 319,000 members, we keep helping you do great things every day.
We’ve been part of this community for over 80 years; and we’ll continue to deliver smart, affordable financial products and services for years to come. As your financial partner, we’re continuously looking for ways to provide you with unparalleled service and products.
The first step to teaching your kids about money is talking about money.
“The most effective way to teach is by having frequent discussions and don’t ever lecture,” said Ted Beck, president and chief executive of the National Endowment for Financial Education, in a recent Wall Street Journal article. “Look for teachable moments and always be willing to answer questions.”
Since 2010 the OnPoint Prize for Excellence in Education has honored innovative teachers in our community. However, we also know collaboration is at the heart of dynamic educational experiences. That’s why last year we introduced a new component to the campaign – the Community Builder award!
Buying your first home is a big step in your financial life and it may seem to be a far-off goal at times but with the right information, resources and planning, you can educate yourself and create a smart path to home ownership.
On May 24, 2016, OnPoint Community Credit Union announced that Doug Beardsley of Reynolds High School was named 2016 OnPoint Prize Educator of the Year for grades 9-12. As an Educator of the Year recipient, OnPoint paid Beardsley’s mortgage for one school year and donated $2,500 to Reynolds, located in Troutdale, Oregon, to use for resources and supplies.
It may seem like a cliché, but the New Year is a good time to refresh, review and get a handle on your finances. If you’re struggling to break down your finance goals into manageable tasks, join OnPoint’s 52-week money savings challenge.
“New Year, New You!” Did I make you roll your eyes a little? Like for many others, January 1st tends to sneak up on me. I avoid the crowded gym and keep my holiday-spending habits for just a little while longer, feeling like the Ebenezer Scrooge of New Year’s Resolutions. I tell myself that I’ll eventually make and start my 2017 goals. Despite the cliché response New Year's resolutions may trigger within you, the New Year really is a good time to refresh, review and get a handle on your finances.
20% of children in the Portland metro regions are currently living in poverty*. United Way of the Columbia Willamette works with select nonprofits in our region to connect and serve our communities. They are investing in the children of our region to help keep them out of poverty and free to reach their full potential.