Benefits

Financial education seminars

Learn how to better control your money by attending a free financial education seminar presented by our two credit union partners, Inspirus and WSECU. Seminars are offered at various UW locations, usually over the lunch hour. And if you’re interested, learn how you can join a credit union.

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 scores may differ, find out how to get a free report, and learn five easy steps to a better score. Presented by Washington State Employees Credit Union.

April 19, 2017
Noon – 1 p.m.
UW Tacoma
July 19, 2017
Noon – 1 p.m.
Seattle, South Lake Union

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 (formerly School Employees Credit Union).

April 12, 2017
Noon – 1 p.m.
UW Bothell
April 13, 2017
Noon – 1 p.m.
Seattle, Health Sciences

 

July 18, 2017
Noon – 1 p.m.
Seattle, UW Tower

Register: Financial Yoga

Scams, Shams & Identity Theft

Identity theft is a continual threat that catches people unaware. Learn how it happens, how to prevent it from happening to you, and ways to protect yourself from scammers. For those who have been affected by fraud or identity theft, learn steps for making a full recovery and restoring your good name. Better protect yourself, your money, and your personal information! Presented by Washington State Employees Credit Union. 

May 17, 2017
Noon – 1 p.m.
Seattle, South Lake Union
June 21, 2017
Noon – 1 p.m.
Seattle, Health Sciences

 

July 6, 2017
Noon – 1 p.m.
UW Bothell

Social Media & Your Child’s Future

Social media can help or hurt your child’s chances of getting into college, landing a job, and gaining financial independence. Focusing on Facebook, you’ll learn effective strategies for your child and the top 10 social media mistakes to avoid. Presented by Inspirus Credit Union.

May 11, 2017
Noon – 1 p.m.
Seattle, UW Tower
June 15, 2017
Noon – 1 p.m.
Seattle, Harborview

Register: Social Media & Your Child’s Future