The Gift of Savings

From our friends at OnPoint Community Credit Union The holidays are upon us, and it’s a busier time than ever for parents as we do our best to make the holidays special amidst unprecedented challenges. If 2020 taught us anything, it’s that we must prepare for the unknowns ahead, and one of the best ways …

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Kid-friendly Finances

Michelle lives in Southwest Portland with her husband and daughter. When she's not working, Michelle is watching gymnastics class or basketball practice, and checking the Kids Calendar for a new activity to explore.
Michelle Carew
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Opening a first savings account at OnPoint Community Credit Union I remember opening a savings account when I was a kid—I particularly remember my blue passbook and feeling proud and grown-up. So I was excited when my 8-year-old daughter Maggie grew interested in a savings account. It was about time since Maggie had been hiding …

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Adulting: Estate Planning, Demystified

Erin Bernard
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Yes, you’re young and still growing that nest egg — but there’s much to be gained from cinching your estate plan now. We break down the how and the why.          Even if you don’t (yet) possess the cash-money of Kim Kardashian or the purse strings of Beyoncé and Jay-Z, your family …

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Estate Planning For New Parents

For new parents especially, estate planning assures that your children will be taken care of—physically, emotionally and financially—should something happen to you.

The Yard Sale Play Date

Yard sale shopping is the kind of frugality that will actually increase your popularity with your children.

Apps We Love: Easy Allowance

Julia Silverman
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Raise your hand if this has happened to you: It’s late on a Sunday after a packed weekend, and your kid looks up and reminds you that you’ve forgotten to give them their allowance … again. And it’s been six weeks, actually, so now you owe $12. Per kid. Cash only, please. But really, who …

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