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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.
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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 J. Bernard is a freelance writer and editor who lives in Northeast Portland with her husband and two rather noisy and opinionated kids. They can often be found exploring the mountains and coastlines of the PNW in their trusty green Subaru.
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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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Apps We Love: Easy Allowance

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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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