Whether you believe that the best things in life are free or that money makes the world go ’round, understanding your finances is crucial to living the life that’s right for you. That’s why VCCU offers a variety of FREE educational opportunities to help you achieve your financial goals.

2018 Financial Education Workshops 

To help support greater financial literacy, VCCU partners with a variety of academic institutions, businesses and other organizations to offer free workshops for VCCU members and our community. These financial seminars cover topics such as budgeting, saving and investing, understanding credit, retirement planning, identity theft prevention and beyond.

Community Workshops
Here are our upcoming workshops for the next 90 days. All workshops are scheduled from 6-7:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted. 

Date  Location Workshop Topics RSVP
Mar. 7 Ventura  Living Trusts and Estate Planning Reserve Seats
Mar. 22 Hill Road Library Rebuilding After a Financial Crisis  Coming Soon 
Apr. 4 Ventura Retirement Planning  Coming Soon 

Check out our full workshop schedule for the year. Check back frequently as schedule is subject to change.

Financial Education

Schedule a Presentation for Your Business or Organization
Want VCCU to host a financial literacy workshop for your organization? Complete our Financial Education Request Form to get started. While we are ready and willing to present on any financial topic under the sun, some of our most common presentations include: 

  • Basics of Personal Finance
  • Budgeting
  • Rebuilding After a Financial Crisis
  • Understanding Credit
  • Financial Planning for College Students
  • Fraud/ Identity Theft Prevention
  • First-time Home Buying
  • Teens and Money (16-18)
  • Buying and Leasing Cars
  • Retirement Planning
  • Living Trusts and Estate Planning

BALANCE Financial Fitness Program

Through BALANCE, VCCU members have access to free resources such as one-on-one financial counseling, online educational tools (e.g., financial calculators, articles, quizzes, videos and more), debt management assistance, monthly webinars and more.

Not a member yet? Membership is open to all who live, work or go to school in Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties. To become part of the VCCU family, simply apply online or visit your nearest branch.

  • Equal Housing Lender
  • NCUA
Your savings federally insured to at least $250,000 and backed by the full faith and credit of the United States Government.