Buying a Home? Know where to Start? Attend Home Buying 101

Are you thinking about buying a new home but not sure where to start? Do you know how much you qualify to purchase? You may have heard rates are low but may be doing up soon, do you know how that will impact you?

Find out the answer to these questions and more at the next Financial Wellness Seminar Powered by NASA FU “Home Buying 101” Get the inside scoop from the experts as they reveal the most critical parts of the home buying process, such as:

Learn more about your options and other insights like:

  • Why getting pre-qualified helps strengthen your negotiating power
  • What are the tax benefits of owning versus renting
  • How you can get a mortgage with 0 down—pay no PMI
  • How you can refinance with just 5% down—pay no PMI
  • How you can earn up to 1% in cash rebates when you use a Credit Union approved Realtor to buy or sell


Presentation Materials:

Homebuying 101

Paying too much in interest? Get a Financial Check-Up

Think about it: Each year we make it a habit to get an annual physical or medical check-up. We even get our vehicles inspected annually. But when was the last time you had a financial check-up? Reviewing your financial affairs can pay dividends now, and later.

Join me for a 30 minute One-on-One Financial Check-Up, at any ½ hour time slot: Thursday August 21st & 28th 8:30 – 3:30 p.m. EST at the NASA FCU Branch located in Building 21.

Attend and we’ll review:

  • your financial goals
  • your recent and near-term life changes
  • organizational tips to ensure you’re on track to achieve your financial goals

We can even review your Credit Report with you if you like.* It’s always a good idea to check your report for accuracy. And we’ll be sure to recommend saving opportunities for you along the way.

Getting a Financial Check-Up with NASA Federal Credit Union is easy and free — and convenient.


*A free credit report from will be pulled with you during your Check-Up.

Why Plan for Long Term Care? Find Out Now!

Did you know that  approximately 70% of people will need long-term care at some point during their lifetime after reaching age 65*?  Every year, many Americans are impoverished by the need to pay for long-term care, but with proper planning, you can avoid having this happen to you.

Join us for Planning for Long-Term Care Protecting Your Life Savings, 07/24/14, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. EST in the Building 3 Auditorium.

Attend and learn:

  • What coverage do you need
  • Why you are hearing so much about Long Term Care Insurance
  • How to protect your family in the event of a tragedy

Presentation Materials:

Planning for Long-Term Care PPT

Planning for Long-Term Handout

*Source: National Clearinghouse for Long-Term Care Information, U.S.Department of Health and Human Services, March 4, 2013

The Psychology of Saving and Spending Seminar

Did you know, how we spend and save is rooted in a lot of areas that we are not necessarily aware of on a conscious level. According to the Credit Union National Association (CUNA), there are 5 sources in which our financial practices are rooted.

Join us for the Psychology of Saving and Spending Seminar, Thursday, 6/19/2014 in B1 Room E 100E at 12:00 p.m. EST.

Attend and learn:

  • The root causes that shape our financial practices.
  • Different types of spending cycles and how they impact goal achievement.
  • The importance of creating a spending plan.
  • Identification of “leaks” that can drain your budget.
  • How to develop your own savings and spending strategy.

Presentation Materials:

Psychology of Spending Slides

Activity 1 – One-minute financial quiz

Handout 1 – Goal Worksheet

Handout 2 – Monthly Income Worksheet

Handout 3 – Monthly Expense Worksheet

Handout 4 – Debt Worksheet

Handout 5 – Where Does Your Money Go

College Financing 101: Smart Options for Your Child’s College Financing Seminar

Have the college acceptance letters arrived?  How about the financial award letters?  Will the scholarship, grant, and federal loan cover all of your child’s college expenses?

Join us for the College Financing 101: Smart Options for Your Child’s College Financing Seminar Thursday April 15th in the Building 3 Auditorium.

Attend and learn:

  • All about the state and federal financing options
  • Standard repayment terms
  • Subsidized vs un-subsidized
  • Work-study programs
  • How much money do you really need?
  • Fixed costs
  • Flexible costs
  • Smart financing options to cover the gaps educational costs and financial aid

College Financing 101 Smart Options for Your Childs College Financing

Identity Theft Seminar

Did you know that over 13 million Americans fall victim to identity theft each year?

Join us for the Identity Theft – Who’s Got Your Number? Seminar, 05/01/14, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. EST.

Attend and learn:

  • How crooks get your personal information
  • How to minimize your risk
  • Warning signs that you may be a victim
  • What to do if you are a victim and where to get help

Presentation Materials:

Identity Theft Presentation

Identity Theft Resources

Identity Theft Activity 1 – Are you vulnerable

Identity Theft Activity 2 – Contents of wallet