February 27th, 2019
9:13 am by CCCU
Which credit union should I join in Portland?
Choosing a credit union can be a challenge. Here’s how to know what to look for depending on your needs, and how to vet your credit union for relia...
February 27th, 2019
8:49 am by CCCU
Why do I need a checking account?
Explore the benefits of checking accounts, as well as how to select the right one for your needs in our blog post. CCCU is located in Portland, Oregon and offers hi...
February 15th, 2019
9:06 am by CCCU
Should I be saving for retirement?
Knowing when it’s time to start saving for retirement can be tricky. Often, it feels overwhelming to begin, or debt keeps us from getting started. In this piece...
February 12th, 2019
10:31 am by CCCU
What is a zero percent balance transfer?
Find out more about what a zero percent balance transfer is, and whether it’s the right choice for consolidating your debt. We’ll also explain how to use...
February 11th, 2019
3:31 pm by CCCU
How to buy a house in Portland, Oregon
Buying a house in the PNW is getting tougher. Here’s what you need to know to find the right deal in the right neighborhood. We’re breaking down neighborho...
February 6th, 2019
12:57 pm by CCCU
Earn 2.00% APY on deposits up to $20,000!
Want a little help buying your first home in Oregon? Our first time buyer savings account makes saving easy with great dividends and a state tax break. Purc...
January 8th, 2019
11:05 am by CCCU
100% home loan financing.
We’ve made it easier for you! Our Community Home Loan lets you finance 100% of the purchase price of your home, plus a majorit...
Get your dream home – with no money down
January 4th, 2019
9:07 am by CCCU
The minimalist budgeting plan you
need to get back on track in 2019
If you’ve slipped up a little bit this year, you’re not alone. Nearly half of millenials feel like they’re treading wat...
December 19th, 2018
4:36 pm by CCCU
What's the difference between credit unions & banks?
Credit unions are nonprofit financial coops that pay back members at higher savings rates and lower loan rates. Banks are for-profit corporations...
December 4th, 2018
4:22 pm by CCCU
How to Budget Easily in Your 20s
Make a simple budget that reflects your lifestyle, and understand the steps to financial health. Building credit, saving money, paying off debt, and more are all...
November 28th, 2018
3:04 pm by CCCU
How to talk about money with your partner
Money conversations can feel loaded and uncomfortable. Here's how to broach the subject and navigate the conversation so you can get on the same page. With...
November 19th, 2018
4:56 pm by CCCU
How to Avoid Charity Scams
Charity scams increase during the holidays because it is the season of giving. Scammers will often use organization names that sound like reputable and real charities in o...
October 30th, 2018
4:05 pm by CCCU
What you Need to Know About Federal Student Loans
With over 71%
of students in the United States using student loans to finance their education, understanding how to borrow and repay your loans re...
October 26th, 2018
10:20 am by CCCU
Should you save or pay off student loans?
Paying off student loans feels impossible to some, and just around the corner for others. No matter where you’re at in your journey, paying off your loans...
October 17th, 2018
4:39 pm by CCCU
What you need to know about opening your first checking account
Whether you’re opening your first ever checking account, or if you’re transferring from a youth savings account to a checking acco...
October 16th, 2018
12:20 pm by CCCU
Building credit as a student can seem impossible. While you may not be able to shell out for big purchases, all those ramen noodles and books can help you make a positive impact on your credit score i...
July 31st, 2018
10:22 am by CCCU
Questions about real estate? ASK DIANE!
A complimentary Q&A for our members to have all of your real estate questions answered!
WHO IS DIANE?
With over thirteen years as a top-producing Portla...
April 17th, 2018
11:47 am by CCCU
Peak Checking – EARN 2.02% APY!
Our Peak Checking account is a great way to make your money work for you. Earning 2.02% APY on your money is easy. Simply complete 4 steps each month and you’ll ear...
April 17th, 2018
11:27 am by CCCU
The College Scholarship Application Deadline is Approaching!
Consolidated Community Credit Union Scholarship Program – DEADLINE MAY 4th!
Saving for college can be difficult and stressful; CCCU w...
February 7th, 2018
2:57 pm by CCCU
Looking to Purchase or Refinance a Home?
Lock in a low rate before they increase!
Current market trends suggest that mortgage interest rates are on the rise, while home prices will level off an...