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 30 days. All workshops are scheduled from 6-7:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted. 

Date  Location Workshop Topics RSVP
July 10  RiverPark Office  Drive Away Happy - Car Buying  Decisions    Reserve Seats
July 10  E.P. Foster Library 
Living Within Your Means
(VCAAA*) 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Contact VCAAA
July 18  Thousand Oaks Office Living Trusts and Estate Planning  Reserve Seats
July 19  Thousand Oaks Library  Solving the Mystery Of Credit Reports 
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Reserve Seats
Aug. 7  Ventura Office Teens and Money   Coming Soon 
Aug. 8  Oxnard Office  Living Trusts and Estate Planning  Coming Soon 
Aug. 9  Hill Road Library  Teens and Money    Coming Soon 

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

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

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.