7 New Years Savings Tips that Work - CCCU
 January 16th, 2020 11:41 am    by CCCU

New Year's Savings Tips to Save You Money in 2020

Make the New Year a chance to start fresh and set a goal to make a few positive changes to your money habits. Read how to set a practical and eff...
What’s a Christmas Club or a Holiday Savings Account? - CCCU
 January 10th, 2020 8:48 am    by CCCU

The Benefits of Opening a Holiday Savings Account at a Portland Credit Union

A holiday savings account–or Christmas Club account–lets you save money and releases it at the start of the holida...
10 Important Credit Card Terms Explained - CCCU
 January 9th, 2020 9:07 am    by CCCU

Credit Card Education: Credit Card Terms You Need to Know

What’s APR and what’s a grace period? Whether you’re a seasoned card holder or applying for the first time, it’s important to kno...
Why Credit Union Credit Cards Are Better - CCCU
 January 6th, 2020 8:57 am    by CCCU

Credit Card Education: The Benefits of Using a Credit Card from a Portland Credit Union

Getting a credit card from a credit union like CCCU means lower APRs, better access to rewards that earn yo...
What is a good APR on a Credit Card?
 January 3rd, 2020 8:53 am    by CCCU

Credit Card Education: What is a Good APR on a Credit Card?

What is a good APR on a credit card? What does APR mean? Consolidated Community Credit Union answers common questions around Annual Per...
Fraud Alert: Fraudsters Impersonating Credit Union Employees in Calls to Members
 December 20th, 2019 8:54 am    by CCCU

NCUA is reporting fraudsters impersonating credit union employees in calls to members.

There have been several instances of fraudsters reaching out to members from a phone number that appears to...

5 Simple Ways to Save Money for the Holidays - CCCU
 December 18th, 2019 8:43 am    by CCCU

How to Save for the Holidays the Right Way in PDX

Our Portland credit union is here to guide you through the process of saving money for the holidays. Here are 5 easy tips to help you manage, sav...
6 Helpful Strategies to Rebuilding Your Credit - CCCU
 December 10th, 2019 8:30 am    by CCCU

6 Strategies Oregonians Should Take to Rebuild Their Credit

Rebuilding your credit doesn’t have to be daunting. Learn how Consolidated Community Credit Union is helping its Portland, Oregon mem...
What is the Difference Between a Fixed-rate and an Adjustable-rate Mortgage?
 December 4th, 2019 10:43 am    by CCCU

What is the Difference Between a Fixed-rate and an Adjustable-rate Mortgage?

Consolidated Community Credit Union is here to guide you through the differences between an Adjustable Rate Mortgage (...
6 Things to ask yourself before making big purchases - CCCU
 November 1st, 2019 10:02 am    by CCCU

Questions to ask yourself before making a big purchase

Making big purchases and investing in your future become a part of life. At some point, you’ll need to decide what, when, and how to buy...
Security Deposit Loan
 October 31st, 2019 11:33 am    by CCCU

Security Deposit Loan:

Removing Financial Barriers for Workforce Housing

We'll help you cover the deposit and get your foot in the door!

In partnership with the Northwest Credit Union...
When to open your child's first checking account - CCCU
 October 28th, 2019 9:49 am    by CCCU

We’re Ready to Help Open Your Child's First Checking Account

Is your child ready to open up their first bank account? Here’s everything you need to know about starting a new checking account at...
How to consolidate or refinance student loans - CCCU
 October 16th, 2019 8:21 am    by CCCU

Consolidate or refinance your student loans: What's right for you?

The most common student loan repayment options are consolidating and refinancing your loans. So, what’s the difference between...
How to pay off your student loans after graduating - CCCU
 October 1st, 2019 8:15 am    by CCCU

How to start paying off student loans after graduation

Looking for information on how you can start paying off your student loans after graduation? Here are the inside tips on when you need to ma...
How can I get the best deal on a car? - CCCU
 August 19th, 2019 8:04 am    by CCCU

How to Get the Best Price on a Car Without Haggling at the Dealership

If you’ve purchased a car before, the thought of going through the process again might make you want to start riding a bik...
Should you pay off your credit card every month? - CCCU
 August 8th, 2019 2:09 pm    by CCCU

Credit Card Facts to Help Manage Your Credit Score

Paying off your credit card monthly will increase your credit score and build trust with your lenders. CCCU is here to make managing your credit...
What’s a Cash-Out Refinance? - CCCU
 August 7th, 2019 9:37 am    by CCCU

Is a Cash-Out Refinance Right for Me? 

How does a cash-out refinance work? Simply put: a cash-out refinance is a method of refinancing your mortgage while borrowing money if you have equity on y...
Is 2019 a good year to buy a home in Portland? - CCCU
 July 16th, 2019 9:31 am    by CCCU

What you need to know about Portland real estate in 2019

Consolidated Community Credit Union is here to provide helpful information around Portland, Oregon’s 2019 buying and selling season. Lea...
Should I rent or buy a house in Portland, Oregon? - CCCU
 July 11th, 2019 9:16 am    by CCCU

Renting vs. buying a home in Portland, Oregon

Should you rent or buy a home in Portland, Oregon? Whether you’re just moving to the City of Roses or are a PDX native, you might be wondering if b...
How to get pre-approved for a mortgage in Oregon - CCCU
 June 24th, 2019 2:30 pm    by CCCU

5 Steps for getting a mortgage pre-approval in Oregon

If you’re new to residential real estate, you might be wondering about the mortgage pre-approval process in Oregon. Take these steps to get...