Identity Theft: the Silent Thief
Identity theft is running rampant in the United States with tens of millions of people being affected each year and tens of millions of dollars lost. According to FTC.org, identity theft is the fastest growing crime in America.
When we opened membership in our cooperative to serve the greater Washington community in 2013, it opened the door for us to add branches in areas our members have advocated for that were also wise investments of the money they entrust us with.
A Tour of New Market Skills Center’s Business Academy
I'm part of the Community Relations team at WSECU and the Business Academy instructor at New Market Skills Center in Tumwater. WSECU's partnership with New Market started 26 years ago with a branch located on campus to work alongside students in the classroom.
Gardening and financial planning have quite a bit in common. It may not seem that way, but it’s true. Let me give you some examples.
Navigating the Twists & Turns of an RV Purchase
If you're looking to finance your RV, I want to help along the way. I recently did a presentation at the last RV show on RV Financing 101. A few people found it so beneficial they asked if they could have copies of my presentation. I decided to write a blog and share them again.
Earthquakes: Are You Prepared?
There has been a lot of news lately focusing on the Cascadian Subduction Zone, which is the fault line located 70 miles off the Pacific Northwest Coastline, spanning from Northern California to Vancouver Island. If you haven’t heard, the experts are saying we’re 75 years overdue for an earthquake they refer to as “The Big One.”
Many of you pay bills – or eventually will – through online banking or a bill pay product. In fact, over the last year WSECU members have paid 1,371,440 bills online just with us alone. What does that mean to you and what is the best option for keeping your billers and payments organized?
How Oats Inspired a Co-op Movement
Today there are guiding principles that govern and guide cooperative endeavors.
Check out these handy tips and tricks for making the most of Online Banking's Budget Tools feature.
One of the things that I love about WSECU is how much we value member feedback and that we don’t just wait around for it.