Seminars

Member One FCU offers free financial seminars for members. It’s part of our commitment to helping every member build a stronger financial future.

All of our presentations can be customized to fit your specific needs and audience. Seminars vary in duration and include a workbook for each participant.

Adult Seminars

Build a Better Budget.  Are you having trouble making it to the next paycheck? Do you wonder where your money goes? Creating and maintaining a household budget is an important part of managing your money. During this presentation, learn how to start a budget and strategies that will help keep you in control of your money.

Understanding Credit Scores. Credit affects your ability to borrow, so good credit can mean lower interest rates and big savings over the life of your next loan. Learn what affects your credit score and why it should matter to you.

Protect Yourself from Identity Theft. Identity theft is one of the fastest growing crimes in America. During this presentation, learn some of the most common ways in which identity theft occurs, how you can tell if you have been a victim, and ways to keep your sensitive information private.

Managing Debt. Debt is a way of life for many Americans, but it doesn’t have to be. Learn the difference between debt management, debt consolidation, and debt counseling. This presentation will also help you learn a debt elimination plan that will start you down the road to financial freedom.

The 12 Steps to Home Ownership. Buying a home can seem daunting, but recent government regulations have standardized the process for purchasing a home. Let a Member One home loan originator break down the steps so you can be confident and ready to purchase a home.

Get a Grip! Use Technology to Tame Your Financial Records. Are your finances out of control? The solution may be as easy as getting organized. Learn 8 tips that will help you tame your financial records. By taking advantage of technology, you could lower banking costs, minimize the risk of identity theft, and take control of your money.

Parent-Student Seminars

Prepare your High School Student to be Financially Responsible. Independence is coming (maybe sooner than you want), so this seminar is intended for parents and students to take together. The presentation will provide suggestions and online resources to help you and your teen get ready for the future!

Youth Seminars*

Personal Finance 101. It’s never too early to learn how to manage money. This overview presentation will help young adults realize they can start planning for the future even before they’re old enough to vote. Whether saving money to go to the movies, to college or for retirement, good money management is a valuable skill.

What is Credit? Getting off on the right financial footing is important. As young adults approach the age of independence, it’s important they understand how financial decisions can impact their future. This seminar will introduce students to the financial term ‘credit’: what it is, how they get it, and what it means for their future ability to buy and save.

Identity Theft: What’s it All About? Identity theft continues to be one of the fastest growing crimes in America, and even minors can be victims. Help young people understand how to protect themselves now and in the future when they become financially independent.

Avoiding Debt. Debt has become a way of life for many Americans. Provide young adults the opportunity to learn how to avoid a problem that denies financial freedom to many adults. This seminar will help young adults understand why it’s smarter not to spend now and pay later.

Decision Time. This engaging session puts participants in charge of making important decisions about the future for Jack, a national high school senior. Member One education specialists will guide the discussion as your students work through the solutions.

Request a Seminar

To request a seminar for your organization, please contact our team at businessdevelopment@memberonefcu.com.

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