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First Time Homebuyers Seminars
First Federal lenders, together with a local realtor and escrow officer, provide tips on buying your first home.
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- My Money
- Financial education help from more than 20 different federal websites in one place.
- Money Smart
- Instruction tool available in English and Spanish.
- Smart About Money
- Collaboration of free materials from several organizations.
- Practical Money Skills for Life
- Pamphlets, podcasts, news reports and helpful tips.
- Retirement calculators, planning and strategies.
- Choose To Save
- Simple savings tips, such as saving money on your utilities and more.
- Frequently asked questions about deposit insurance.
- Information on the types, benefits and risks of annuities.
- Home Smart Oregon
- Budgeting, saving, down-payment assistance programs and safe financing options.
- Homebuyer Education PDF
- Find a homebuyer education course in your area.
- Regional Housing Center
- Local resources to help low and moderate income families rent and purchase affordable housing.
- A Consumer's Guide to Mortgage Refinancing
- Along with the potential benefits to refinancing, there also are costs. Learn what you need to know about refinancing your home.
Protect Yourself From Identity Theft
- Identity Theft Protection Act
- Download a brochure on how the Identity Theft Protection Act can help you.
- Oregon Department of Justice
- What to do if you are a victim of identity theft.
- Federal Trade Commission
- Learn how to avoid identity theft and what to do if your identity is stolen.
- Identity Theft Quiz
- Find out how vulnerable you may be to identity theft.
- Money Smart for Older Adults
- Lessons on preventing financial exploitation, how to manage finances in advance, and how to make informed financial decisions.
- Teen Merchant and Entrepreneur Resources
- Online resources in business, finance and economics.
- Cornerstone On Demand
- A business start-up guide for entrepreneurs.
Get Smart About Credit
- CBM Credit Education Foundation, Inc.
- Easy to read online primer for understanding your credit.
- My FICO
- What's in your FICO credit score and how to improve it, plus tips on how to responsibly manage credit over time.
- What's My Score
- Provides free credit score estimate and tips on building solid credit.