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Simple Steps to Building Budget-Minded Kids

Simple Steps to Building Budget-Minded Kids

Children learn math, English and science skills in the classroom, but most schools have abandoned teaching basic financial literacy. Surprisingly, even institutions of higher education aren’t fulfilling the need. About 57 percent of millennials believe that college failed to teach them personal finance skills, according to a Generation Opportunity survey. [read more]

Category: Common Cents

Why should you work with a financial advisor?

Why should you work with a financial advisor?

One way to think about this question is to look at other areas of your life. If you aren’t handy, you hire licensed contractors to do maintenance or repair work on your home. If you’re not mechanical, you take your car to a certified mechanic to get it serviced. [read more]

Category: Common Cents

ECCU Promotes Three Directors to Lead Key Initiatives in 2017

ECCU Promotes Three Directors to Lead Key Initiatives in 2017

Brea, CA – February 15, 2017 – Evangelical Christian Credit Union is pleased to announce its newest directors Kay An, Director of Human Resources; Valerie Blaze, Director of Marketing and Product Management; and Heath Burke, Director of Cash Management Operations. All three were promoted within the ECCU team, now serving in lead director roles at the organization. [read more]

Category: News

Evangelical Christian Credit Union Names Rod Bollins as Vice President, Business Development

Brea, CA – February 14, 2017 – Evangelical Christian Credit Union (ECCU) announced today that Rod Bollins has joined its Executive Leadership Team as Vice President, Business Development, effective January 31, 2017. Reporting to ECCU President and CEO Abel Pomar, Bollins will oversee all aspects of the credit union’s Commercial Sales operation. [read more]

Category: News

When You Live Outside the US, It Does Matter where You Bank

Why would more than 4,000 missionaries living all around the world choose to bank with a credit union in Southern California? You may be one of those missionaries. I’m not, but as an ECCU relationship manager, I get to serve many of them indirectly by working with their sending agencies. Sometimes I even get to serve alongside them on the field on short-term trips. [read more]

Category: Missionary Minded

11 Steps to Basic Budgeting

Cold sweat. Racing heartbeat. Clammy hands. For some ministry leaders – maybe even you – this is their reaction to hearing the word, “budget.” [read more]

Category: Ministry Matters