Welcome to STCU Teens!

Making smart financial decisions in your teens can have a lifelong impact. Want to be a millionaire by the time you’re 30? Save up for that awesome car? Know how to pay for college? It all starts with knowing the ins and outs of making savvy financial decisions.

Teddy Roosevelt partied here

By: Dan We think it’s special whenever STCU opens a branch. One branch, which opened in March 2014, is extra special because it’s in downtown’s historic Hutton Building. Sure, there are plenty of Spokane buildings that were constructed even earlier than the Hutton...

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What do you do, STCU?

By: Keith Adam Enterprise Communications Administrator, STCU What do you do at STCU? I help with communication. My responsibilities are in the management and programming of STCU’s phone system. I also help with the planning and implementation of phone system upgrades....

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The value of a medal

By Dan You’d be awfully proud if you won a gold medal at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games. And you might be able to make a lot of money appearing in television commercials and on cereal boxes. But the medal alone probably wouldn't make you rich. If this year’s medal were...

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Money saving tips for Valentine’s Day

In 2013, the average couple was projected to spend over $250 celebrating Valentine’s Day. That buys a whole lot of chocolate, cards, teddy bears, and flowers. But as The Beatles famously said, money doesn't buy love. So if you’re looking to save a few bucks and still...

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Silverwood bound

Last month, STCU celebrated Youth Week by offering fun incentives such as free membership, cash prizes, and Silverwood ticket giveaways. Vanessa of Athol, and Tyler of Spokane, are the two lucky Silverwood ticket winners, each awarded four tickets to the theme park....

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What is STCU?

By: Keith As a community development officer for STCU, part of my job is to talk to students about smart money management. I make it a point to ask each class a simple question: “Does anyone know what STCU, stands for?” More often than not, not one student can guess...

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What’s this ticket going to cost me?

By: Keith When a driver receives a traffic ticket, there’s a fine to pay. But more often than not, the expense doesn't stop there. It could also affect your auto insurance payment. Auto insurance is required by law to operate a car or truck on public roads. Insurance...

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Where did the dollar sign come from?

By: Keith You see the dollar sign “$” everywhere. It’s painted on car windshields at auto dealerships, printed in homework worksheets, and written in newspaper and magazine articles. Heck, the dollar sign even gets its own keyboard button. In the United States it is...

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Waste not, want not

By: Marya New Year’s resolutions are pretty common in this neck of the woods. I don’t force myself to come up with one, but I do like to think of ways to improve myself year round. This year, inspiration struck at the perfect time to call this goal my New Year’s...

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The dollars and cents of dogs

By: Keith I love dogs. Our family’s first dog was Country, an English springer spaniel who was always up for chasing anything you threw. Then there was Husker, a golden retriever who couldn’t be kept from the water. And now Hoosier, another golden retriever, is a...

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Hundred Dollar Project

We think you can change the world, brighten a life, start a movement, or launch an innovation with just $100. Get us your ideas by October for the chance to win $2,500.

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Credit 2 Kids

Credit 2 Kids is a program recognizing teens for their great work in our community. Presented in partnership with KREM2 news.

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Money Camp

Learn how to avoid getting ripped off, and even become a millionaire by the time you’re 30.

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Money Live

Money Live is a real-life, hands-on simulation designed for high school students.

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