A year after winning the OnPoint Prize for Excellence in Education, we talked with Janine about what the experience meant to her and what advice she has for other educators interested in the OnPoint Prize.Read More
A year after winning the OnPoint Prize for Excellence in Education, we talked with Janine about what the experience meant to her and what advice she has for other educators interested in the OnPoint Prize.
A year after winning the OnPoint Prize for Excellence in Education, we talked with Lucas about what the experience meant to him and what advice he has for other educators interested in the OnPoint Prize.
This week’s employee spotlight is Cijay Koler, Teller Coordinator at our NW 27th and Vaughn Branch. In 2018, Cijay joined OnPoint as a Teller, and within her first year was promoted to her current position. Cijay has a strong dedication to team success—likely a carryover from her years of competitive softball—and we’re happy to have her as a part of the OnPoint family.
When you have money in motion, it can be easy to feel overwhelmed, confused or unsure of what to do. Here are six common money in motion questions where scheduling a meeting with a financial advisor can help determine your best path forward.
This week’s employee spotlight is Amanda Godfrey, Member Service Representative at our Oak Grove branch in Milwaukie. Amanda joined OnPoint as a Teller in 2004, when we were still Portland Teacher’s Credit Union. She subsequently served as a Vault Teller and took on her current role as a Member Service Representative in 2009. Day-in and day-out, Amanda continues to make a huge impact within our community and we’re grateful to have her as a part of our family.
Having debt can be stressful, but there are ways consumers can manage the amounts they owe. The most important thing is to determine the best way to pay off debt for your unique situation. Most of the time that means making regular, on-time installments and dedicating more than the minimum payment each month to the bill. In some rare instances, though, quickly paying off debt may not be your best option. Here are a few situations that may warrant smaller debt payments.
Having debt isn't necessarily a bad thing as long as you manage it the right way and have a plan to pay it. Two popular strategies of debt repayment are the snowball and avalanche methods. Each has a unique structure and benefits, but they both are based on the concept of choosing one debt to pay down at a time. Learn more about which is best for you.
This week’s employee spotlight is Monica Almroth, our new Assistant Branch Manager for the NW 27th and Vaughn Branch. In 2009, Monica joined OnPoint as a Member Services Specialist and has worn many hats since then, including Loan Closer, Indirect Relationship Officer, Member Services Team Lead, and Member Services Trainer. We’re all looking forward to her taking on her new role as Assistant Branch Manager. She deserves it!
Loans provide people a means to make large purchases, then pay off the expense in installments over time. Common types of loans are student, home, business, and auto loans, though not all loans fall into these categories. In fact, if you're looking at options to make a major purchase or complete a long-term project, a personal loan could be a smart option.
Setting a New Year's resolution is a tradition commonly discussed but uncommonly acted upon. Fewer than half of Americans set resolutions, and those who do often cast them away before Valentine's Day.
This year, take a different approach by creating a New Year financial resolution and setting yourself up for success. Here are five great financial resolutions to make this year, and tips on achieving them.