You can begin saving for your child's future at any time; some parents even choose to open a savings account the moment they discover they're expecting a child. The hardest part about savings is determining which method is right for you. The good news? You have options.Read More
You can begin saving for your child's future at any time; some parents even choose to open a savings account the moment they discover they're expecting a child. The hardest part about savings is determining which method is right for you. The good news? You have options.
This week’s employee spotlight is Kara Baughman, the Assistant Branch Manager for our Oregon City branch. Kara started working at OnPoint in July 2008; she has been a strong contributor to the OnPoint team in all of her many roles. Here is what Kara had to share about her life and experiences at OnPoint.
If you're carrying a balance on your card that's a bit too high for comfort, you're in good company. The average card balance in Oregon was $6,012 in 2017. Carrying the average balance on your card from one month to the next can add to your debt load. One strategy to help get debt and escalating interest fees under control is to use a balance transfer credit card. Here are three situations where a balance transfer credit card makes the most sense.
This week’s employee spotlight is LeeAnn Baker, our Assistant Branch Manager for our Gresham branch. LeeAnn started working at OnPoint in Aug. 2011 and has been advancing her career with us ever since. Here is what LeeAnn had to share about her life and experiences at OnPoint.
When you start your career, retirement can seem far-off and maybe even irrelevant to your current lifestyle. If this is the case, you’re not alone. Saving for retirement seems to be a low priority for many, but putting off your retirement savings is a mistake that can cost you dearly in the end. Here are five retirement savings essentials you need to know to begin building a strong foundation for your retirement.
OnPoint is hosting its annual Teachers Rock social media contest from May 2 – May 21. It’s a social campaign that allows our community to answer the question: what makes a great teacher? At the end of the contest, we will give away a new 13.3” MacBook Air to one lucky winner. The randomly selected winner can either keep the prize or gift it to their favorite teacher.
This week’s employee spotlight is Jason Hinkle, one of our Mortgage Loan Officers. Jason rejoined OnPoint in January 2018. In his prior work at OnPoint, Jason’s successful career path lead him through a variety of positions including Teller, Member Service Representative, Member Relationship Officer, Member Services Team Lead, Assistant Branch Manager, and Branch Manager. Here is what Jason had to share about his life and experiences at OnPoint.
The first time you do anything will oftentimes not be your best attempt. You'll make mistakes, and you'll learn from them. The same is true when buying a house for the first time - and that's okay. Luckily, you can learn from the millions of people who came before you. Here are three mistakes many first-time homebuyers make, and how you can avoid them.
This week’s employee spotlight is Ramiro Cortes, one of the Member Relationship Officers at our Cherry Park branch in Troutdale. He started working at OnPoint in 2015. Here is what Ramiro had to share about his life and experiences at OnPoint.
For most of us, tax day has come and gone. For those who have already received, or are still expecting a refund, you might be contemplating how you’ll spend it. Your tax refund can reduce stress throughout the year, and it can even help set you up for future financial success (which is a goal worth indulging). Here are four financially smart ideas about what to do with your next tax refund.