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Get a Handle on Your Personal Finances

Save more and better manage your finances by joining a local credit union like Inspirus, (formerly School Employees Credit Union or Washington State Employees Credit Union (WSECU). As UW partners, both credit unions offer full-service, nonprofit financial products and services at competitive rates, low or no fees, easy access, and a commitment to making your life easier. Inspirus and WSECU also offer the following complimentary seminars on sound money management practices.

Financial Yoga: Stretching Your Hard-Earned Dollars
In today’s tough economic climate, stretching a paycheck is more important than ever. Learn tips that will help you gain control of your finances and reduce financial stress.  Presented by Inspirus Credit Union, and sponsored by the UW Benefits Office.

June 22, Harborview
July 11, UW Tacoma
July 18, UW Tower
August 17, Health Sciences

Scams, Shams & Identity Theft
Identity theft is a continual threat that catches people unaware. This workshop will bring you up-to-date on the latest statistics, explain how identity theft happens, offer ways to prevent having it from happening to you, and educate you on ways to protect yourself from scammers. For those affected by fraud or identity theft, WSECU offers resources to help you make a full recovery and restore your good name. Come to this seminar so you can better protect yourself, your money, and your personal information. Presented by Washington State Employees Credit Union and sponsored by the UW Benefits Office.

June 21, Health Sciences
July 6, UW Bothell

Credit Reporting 101
Worried if your credit is good enough to refinance your home, or get that RV, boat or new car? Learn how the credit bureaus develop your credit score and come away with valuable tips to help you get the most from your creditworthiness. Get to know what affects your credit, learn why your credit scores may differ, find out how to get a free credit report and learn five easy steps to a better score. Presented by Washington State Employees Credit Union, and sponsored by the UW Benefits Office.

July 19, South Lake Union

August 22, Harborview

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