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.

2019 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 Schedule
All workshops are scheduled from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Please check back frequently as schedule is subject to change. 

Date Location Workshop RSVP
9/18 Oxnard Wilson Senior Center
VCAAA's Living within Your Means
9 a.m. - 11 a.m. (English and Spanish)
10/2  Port Hueneme Office  Living Trust & Estate Planning 
10/24  Ventura Hill Road Library Living Trust & Estate Planning  Sign-up 
12/3  Ventura Hill Road Library Solving the Mystery of Credit Reports  Sign-up 

*Hosted by the Ventura County Area Agency on Aging (VCAAA). For more information on the agency, visit vcaaa.org or call 805.477.7300.

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.