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News for members of Unitus Community Credit Union | First Quarter 2018

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Unitus Community Credit Union

Building community at home and around the world

As a not-for-profit financial cooperative, our priority is to serve our members and communities. Last year we saw exciting expansion in both areas.

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Overcoming Obstacles and Building a Happy Life: Gregg’s Story

How a 30-year Unitus member overcame remarkable adversity and built the life of his dreams.

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Board Nominee Announcement and Annual Meeting Date

Nominations for the Unitus Board of Directors are now closed. The nominees are Sue Iggulden and Tiffini Mueller. Details about them will be posted online, or you can call 503-227-5571 for more information. The number of candidates is the same as the number of openings, so nominees will be confirmed by acclamation at the Annual Membership Meeting Tuesday, March 20, 5:15 p.m. at the Unitus Plaza building in Portland. We look forward to seeing you at the meeting!

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Unitus employees made a difference in our communities in 2017

  • Unitus employees collectively volunteered 1,699 hours together throughout 2017. That’s equal to 10 months’ worth of 8-hour days donated to our community partners!
  • Unitus employees together gathered more than 5,100 donations for kids in need through the Holiday Drive, including warm clothes, blankets and hygiene products.
  • We delivered 50 educational financial seminars to the community, furthering our mission to improve the financial well-being of our membership.
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Dreams do come true

Our Dream Come True program, a partnership with Oregon State University Football that benefits children with serious illnesses, was recognized with the 2017 Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility and Community Service Award. We are thrilled to expand the program to men’s and women’s Beaver Basketball this year!

Watch this heartwarming video of young Silas with Beavers quarterback Jake Luton.

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Housing Market: 4 helpful things to consider right now

What is wire fraud? What are lender affiliate programs and why does it pay to take a keen interest in them? Is it still a seller’s market? Why is now a good time to refinance?

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Todd Micciche: 4 New Year’s resolutions to get yourself in shape (financially, at least)

I may not become a bodybuilder this year, but I can still get my finances in great shape with some techniques old and new.

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Students: Unitus has increased individual scholarships to $2,500!

To support bright, young motivated students in our communities, we have increased our individual scholarship awards to $2,500. Apply and you could be one of six students awarded this year!

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Why a balance transfer could be your best holiday hangover remedy

The holidays are often a time of excess, especially when it comes to spending, so the new year is a great time to improve your financial health. Transferring your high interest credit card balances to a lower rate card can be a smart first step to help you relax.

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Save when you file taxes this year with TurboTax

As a Unitus member, you can save up to $15 on TurboTax® — the #1 best-selling tax software. With TurboTax, you’ll get your taxes done right and your biggest possible refund — plus a chance to win $25,000! To be automatically entered to win, just try TurboTax Online for FREE (and provide your email address) by February 15th.* Start TurboTax today for free!

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Seminars

Home Buying
Thursday, February 1, 6:15 p.m. | Clackamas | Register now
Thursday, February 8, 6:15 p.m. | Peterkort | Register now
Thursday, March 1, 6:15 p.m. | N Williams | Register now
Thursday, March 8, 6:15 p.m. | Beaverton | Register now
Thursday, March 22, 6:15 p.m. | Salem | Register now
Thursday, April 12, 6:15 p.m. | Mall 205 | Register now

Understanding Your Credit
Thursday, March 29, 6:15 p.m. | Unitus Plaza | Register now


Be Happier Hour

National Bagel Day: Friday, February 9 | 2:30p.m. – 4:30p.m. | All Unitus branches


Holiday Closures

Presidents Day Monday, February 19


Branch Locations

For a complete listing of our branch locations click here.


Our new branch opens for business in Multnomah Village

Thursday February 1, 2018, 9:00 a.m.

7717 SW Capitol Hwy, Suite 103
Portland, OR 97219

Visit our new branch, meet the team, and for a limited time get $200 back when you open a checking account at the branch!


Grand Opening Event for our Multnomah Village branch

Thursday March 14, 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

7717 SW Capitol Hwy, Suite 103
Portland, OR 97219

We have partnered with local businesses to offer tons of prizes, cash giveaways and more!


Our Annual Meeting, open to all members

Tuesday March 20, 5:15 p.m. at Unitus Plaza

Hear remarks from the CEO, Board Chair, and Audit Committee Enjoy light refreshments and welcome 2018 board members.

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