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


Tuesday September 9th, 1:00 – 2:00 EST


Virtually, wherever you have an internet connection


Presentation Materials:

Homebuying 101

Get It Together, Organize Your Financial Records

Are you looking to reduce clutter and get rid of paper but don’t know which papers you should hold on to – and for how long?

Join us virtually for the Get It Together – Organize Your Financial Records Seminar: 07/01/14, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. EST.

Attend and learn:

  • How to organize your records
  • How to develop an efficient bill-pay system
  • What records to keep, where and for how long
  • How to take a home inventory and prepare a Financial Notebook


Download the presentation slides here.

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, 06/05/14, 1:00 – 2:00 p.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

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: Monday June 30 – Wednesday July 2, 8:00 – 4:30 p.m. EST

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. You can do it anywhere you have internet access.


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

The NASA Federal Credit Union Advantage Seminar

Did you know that one of your many employee benefits includes the ability to be a member of NASA Federal Credit Union?

Join us for the NASA Federal Credit Union Advantage Seminar, Wednesday, 7/2/14 at 12:00 – 12:30 or 3:00 – 3:30 EST.

Attend and learn:

  • The programs and offerings NASA Federal has to offer to promote your financial well-being
  • How NASA Federal saved its members over $8.8 million dollars in 2013 alone
  • How much money NASA Federal could save you this coming year

RSVP for 12:00RSVP for 3:00

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, Tuesday, 5/6/14 at 1:00 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