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10 Tips to Reduce Debt

Do you want to be free of oppressive debt? Start on the path of financial freedom and learn how to prioritize your debts, establish a payment plan; identify spending issues and behavior change. These ten tips can help you manage the debt and pay it off.

Date Location Time Status Action
May 22 Online 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM OPEN Register

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Better Budgeting

Do you want to fine tune your spending, reduce your debt or save more money? This seminar teaches principles, practices and skills of good money management that will make your financial life easier and help you reach your goals. Come and learn how to create your personalized spending plan.

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What to Consider When Starting a New Business

Thinking of starting a small business? This webinar will help you understand: what constitutes a marketable idea, what it takes to launch a business in today's world, the type of support you'll need to successfully operate your business, and other useful tips.

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Building Credit

Credit has a powerful impact on our lives! It affects our ability to rent an apartment, get a job, attain car insurance, and even purchase a home. This informative presentation teaches participants about credit reports and credit scores, the benefits of having good credit, and ten keys to effective credit building.

Date Location Time Status Action
May 31 Online 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM OPEN Register

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Car Buying Basics

Nothing smells better than a new (or new to you) car, but the process of sorting through options, figuring out what you can afford, arranging financing, and then negotiating can be complicated and nerve-racking. To make the process easier it helps to have a plan for selecting and financing your new set of wheels.

In-Person Seminar

First Time Home Buyer

Become a well-informed home buyer. This seminar covers it all: How to prepare your credit, develop a budget, and apply for a mortgage, as well as presenting your offer, the appraisal and inspection, and other useful tips.


First time homebuyers who have attended a Live Seminar, Two Part Webinar, or a First Time Home Buying Self-Paced Course will be rewarded with a $250 coupon* which can be applied to your closing costs on a BECU home loan. Limit one coupon per loan.


At this time, in-person seminars are available in Western Washington.


*$250 coupon will only be offered for first time home buyers who have attended a Live Seminar, Two Part Webinar, or a First Time Home Buying Self-Paced Course.  Limit one coupon per loan. Loans are subject to credit approval and other underwriting criteria. Certain restrictions apply. Home Loan program rates, terms and conditions subject to change without notice. This special offer may be used only by the primary borrower and will be credited toward closing costs upon the completion of your new BECU home loan. This offer cannot be combined with any other offer, including the BECU First-Time Home Buyer Grant Program, and is available only by presenting the coupon at the time of application for a new mortgage loan. This offer cannot be used in connection with any loan modification. Offer valid for new home loans that close within 120 days of course completion date. Good only for purchase of a first home. Home must be the primary residence of the borrower. Closing cost credit cannot exceed the amount of the closing costs charged.

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Webinar

First Time Home Buyer - Part One

Part one of our First Time Homebuyer course is designed to help you become a more informed homebuyer. Topics include: How to prepare your credit, maintain a budget, and how to apply for a mortgage.


First time homebuyers who have attended a Live Seminar, Two Part Webinar, or a First Time Home Buying Self-Paced Course will be rewarded with a $250 coupon* which can be applied to your closing costs on a BECU home loan. Limit one coupon per loan.


*$250 coupon will only be offered for first time home buyers who have attended a Live Seminar, Two Part Webinar, or a First Time Home Buying Self-Paced Course.  Limit one coupon per loan. Loans are subject to credit approval and other underwriting criteria. Certain restrictions apply. Home Loan program rates, terms and conditions subject to change without notice. This special offer may be used only by the primary borrower and will be credited toward closing costs upon the completion of your new BECU home loan. This offer cannot be combined with any other offer, including the BECU First-Time Home Buyer Grant Program, and is available only by presenting the coupon at the time of application for a new mortgage loan. This offer cannot be used in connection with any loan modification. Offer valid for new home loans that close within 120 days of course completion date. Good only for purchase of a first home. Home must be the primary residence of the borrower. Closing cost credit cannot exceed the amount of the closing costs charged.

Webinar

First Time Home Buyer - Part Two

Part two of our First Time Homebuyer course covers helpful information such as: presenting your offer, the appraisal process, getting an inspection, and a timeline of events from offer to closing.


First time homebuyers who have attended a Live Seminar, Two Part Webinar, or a First Time Home Buying Self-Paced Course will be rewarded with a $250 coupon* which can be applied to your closing costs on a BECU home loan. Limit one coupon per loan.


*$250 coupon will only be offered for first time home buyers who have attended a Live Seminar, Two Part Webinar, or a First Time Home Buying Self-Paced Course.  Limit one coupon per loan. Loans are subject to credit approval and other underwriting criteria. Certain restrictions apply. Home Loan program rates, terms and conditions subject to change without notice. This special offer may be used only by the primary borrower and will be credited toward closing costs upon the completion of your new BECU home loan. This offer cannot be combined with any other offer, including the BECU First-Time Home Buyer Grant Program, and is available only by presenting the coupon at the time of application for a new mortgage loan. This offer cannot be used in connection with any loan modification. Offer valid for new home loans that close within 120 days of course completion date. Good only for purchase of a first home. Home must be the primary residence of the borrower. Closing cost credit cannot exceed the amount of the closing costs charged.

In-Person Seminar

Retirement Investment Strategies-Managing Your Investments During Retirement

This seminar will help you understand some of the major financial decisions you'll be facing at retirement. You'll learn Sound strategies that may help you improve your financial situation to sustain the retirement lifestyle you've always dreamed of. This workshop will provide you guidelines for investing during retirement and how to plan ahead for income and taxes.


Investors should discuss tax-related strategies with a qualified tax advisor. There are risks associated with investing in securities markets including loss of principal. Mutual funds and variable annuities are sold by prospectus. Investors should carefully consider the investment objectives, risks, charges, and expenses carefully before investing. The prospectus, which contains this and other information about the mutual fund or the variable annuity contract and the underlying investment options can be obtained from your financial professional. Be sure to read the prospectus carefully before deciding whether to invest.


Financial Advisors are with Securities, Advisory Services offered through LPL Financial, a Registered Investment Advisor, Member FINRA/SIPC. Insurance Products offered through LPL Financial or its licensed affiliates.  BECU and BECU Investment Services are not registered broker/dealers and has a brokerage affiliate arrangement with LPL Financial. LPL Branch office located BECU, 12770 Gateway Drive, Tukwila, WA 98168. Investments are:
NOT NCUA INSURED
NOT CREDIT UNION GUARANTEED
NOT OBLIGATIONS OF BECU
MAY LOSE VALUE


BECU, BECU Investment Services and LPL are separate entities


A seminar hosted by Michael Dukes, BECU Investment Services Department
Check the background of investment professionals associated with this site on www.brokercheck.finra.org 


Tuesday, June 12, 2018 from 5:45 pm to 7:15 pm PST
Tuesday, August 14, 2018 from 5:45 pm to 7:15 pm PST

RSVP with link below. For questions, contact 206-439-5720 or financialplanning@becu.org.

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In-Person Seminar

Social Security 101 Workshop

Everything you wanted to know about Social Security:

  • Retirement benefits and eligibility requirements
  • What early retirement does to your benefits
  • How to qualify for Disability, Survivor, and Spouse benefits
  • How to use your my Social Security online account and other online services
  • What is the future of Social Security?
  • Understand how to get the most from your benefit

Please Note – You should create your my Social Security Account before attending the class and printout your Social Security Statement.  Go to www.ssa.gov/myaccount.


Securities and Advisory Services offered through LPL Financial, a Registered Investment Advisor, Member FINRA/SIPC. Insurance products offered through LPL Financial or its licensed affiliates. Investments are:
NOT NCUA INSURED
NOT CREDIT UNION GUARANTEED
NOT OBLIGATIONS OF BECU
MAY LOSE VALUE


BECU, BECU Investment Services and LPL are separate entities and has no affiliation with Social Security Administration


Seminars hosted by Mike Rackner and Priscilla Suhre, BECU and presented by Kirk Larson, Western Washington Public Affairs Specialist for the Social Security Administration
Kirk has worked with the agency for over 20 years in both technical and supervisory roles. Kirk has presented Social Security information in both the Seattle and San Francisco Regions. He has had several articles published, and has appeared on TV and radio shows to discuss Social Security issues.


Kirk Larson is not affiliated with LPL Financial, BECU Investment Services or BECU


Monday, July 23, 2018 from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm PST

RSVP with link below. For questions,  contact 206-439-5720 or financialplanning@becu.org.



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Webinar

How to Read Your Credit Report

Learn how to use free credit reports to learn what's behind your credit rating, how to correct misinformation, and prevent fraud and identity theft.