7 Steps Toward Purchasing an Auto Insurance Policy

Are you in the market for a new auto insurance policy? Look no further than Oregonians Credit Union! We’ll help you get the maximum protection for your investment at the best possible price.  Read on for your guide to purchasing auto insurance in 7 easy steps.  Step 1: Choose a way to purchase your policy  You…

5 Ways to Pay Off a Loan Early

If you’re like most Americans, you owe money toward a large loan. Whether that means carrying thousands of dollars in credit card debt, having a hefty mortgage in your name or making car loan payments each month, loan debt is part of your life. This means you’re looking at hundreds of dollars in interest payments…

7 Signs You’re Living Beyond Your Means and How to Fix Them

In the age of plastic spending and mobile payments, it’s easier than ever to buy stuff you can’t pay for right away while supporting a lifestyle you can’t really afford.  Let’s take a look at seven red flags that might mean you’re living beyond your means and the steps you can take to get back…

Spring Cleaning Hacks

The sun is shining, the birds are chirping, the flowers are blooming—and your cluttered closets are calling. Time to roll up your sleeves and whip your home into shape. And yes, this means you! It’s been a long winter and you’ve let the clutter grow, all over your garage, across your basement and up into…

Why Choose a Credit Union Over a Bank?

Do you belong to a credit union or a bank? Are you thinking of switching to a credit union? As a credit union ourselves, we believe that there are numerous advantages! Because credit unions are member-owned and not-for-profit, they are more attuned to the needs of their members. Meaning you, as a member, will receive…

Creative Ways to Save on Energy Costs

We’ve all heard it before: Close the vents in rooms you don’t use, regularly replace your AC filters and vacuum the coils on your fridge. But what if you’re following all the conventional energy-saving tips and your summertime electricity bill is still astronomical? Here’s where we come in! You know how much we at Oregonians…

What the Palessi Experiment Means for Shoppers

Payless ShoeSource pulled the ultimate stunt on shopping influencers and their followers last month—and the results still rankle.

The prank was part of a viral advertising campaign dreamed up by marketing company DCX Growth Accelerator. The goal of the gimmick was to reclaim the bargain brand’s vanishing place in the world of affordable fashion, but the event’s wild success is a hard wakeup call for shoppers everywhere.

Steer Clear of 2019 Tax Scams

Each year, the IRS publishes the “Dirty Dozen,” a list of 12 scams that are rampant during that year’s tax season.

This year, the IRS is cautioning taxpayers to be extra vigilant because of a 60% increase in email phishing scams over the past year. This is particularly disheartening, since it comes on the heels of a steady decline in phishing scams over the previous three years.

Feeling Stuck in Your Car Loan? Might Be Time to Shop Around!

Bills are a lot like bad weather. They’re going to come anyway, so you might as well not try to fix them, right? For some bills, that’s the case. For others, though, you can make a big difference in your monthly budget with a little legwork. One of the bills you can change is your…

Combating the Financial Mistakes of Our 20’s and 30’s

People starting out in their careers often focus on the here and now while ignoring the future when it comes to finances. As you climb the ladder of success, you tend to think that the raises and promotions will endlessly continue. It can seem like you have forever to plan for the future. As millions…