For so many students, the lessons learned in high school activities last a lifetime. It’s important to stick with something, even when it may be challenging. Sometimes you’ll win, and sometimes you’ll lose, but good sportsmanship is always important. High school activities can also teach students how to balance their extracurricular activities with their academic pursuits.Read More
For so many students, the lessons learned in high school activities last a lifetime. It’s important to stick with something, even when it may be challenging. Sometimes you’ll win, and sometimes you’ll lose, but good sportsmanship is always important. High school activities can also teach students how to balance their extracurricular activities with their academic pursuits.
This week’s employee spotlight is Alex Fischer, Operations Specialist II at the Montgomery Park headquarters. Alex joined our team in 2015, and for the last two years she has taken on a leadership role in her department as a Peer Mentor. As a mentor, Alex helps her teammates learn the ins and outs of operations and become more efficient and effective in their roles.
Here is what she had to share about her life and experiences at OnPoint:
Banking today can be incredibly simple, especially with the help of technology. We use our smartphones and tablets to deposit checks, transfer funds, check account balances and pay bills. Mobile banking is convenient and quick, but it's important to stop and ask: Is mobile banking safe?
Small Business Saturday was first observed in 2010, and Little Boxes has expanded this tradition into a full weekend event. This Portland-wide program encourages residents to shop at participating businesses. From November 23 through 25, holiday shoppers have the opportunity to discover the quality and variety offered by the local shopping scene. Find out more here.
This week’s employee spotlight is Brian Boehne, Commercial Relationship Manager. Brian joined our team earlier this year and brought a unique set of skills and high level of energy to his position as a Commercial Lender. In his relatively short time with OnPoint, Brian has already taken advantage of our several employee volunteer opportunities and has proven to be a great fit within OnPoint’s culture. We couldn’t be happier to have him as a part of our team.
No matter what stage you're at in life, setting aside some of your income is always a good idea. In an age of economic improvement and job growth, it’s a prime time to begin bolstering your savings account. When evaluating how you can save money, there are a few different approaches: just begin saving; save by spending less, or maximize savings using helpful tools. Learn more here.
This week’s employee spotlight is Aimee Ten Eyck-Schaffer, Organization Effectiveness Specialist at the Montgomery Park headquarters. In the years before joining OnPoint, Aimee worked as a contractor for Child Services, a Bank Teller and served in the United States Air Force as an Airborne Linguist. Here is what she had to share about her life and experiences at OnPoint:
Having a savings account allows you to work toward financial goals while taking advantage of savings dividends. These accounts are also ideal for separating your savings from your everyday checking account, keeping your hard-earned cash protected against impulse buys. Here are the details you need to know about using multiple accounts.
This week’s employee spotlight is Alounny Donnerberg, Mortgage Loan Officer at the NW 27th and Vaughn branch. Alounny joined our Mortgage team in 2016. She has a strong passion for overcoming challenges and helping people get the financing they need for their next home—continually showing her commitment to the community by often staying in touch with members well after the loan has been delivered.
Identity fraud isn't a new problem, but the tactics criminals use to obtain sensitive information is constantly evolving. It can be hard to keep up with the latest tactics scammers use to collect personally identifying information (PII). Here's what you can do to avoid scams and protect yourself.