Author Archives : the DOCO team


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Free Financial Webinars!

Almost weekly, we partner with GreenPath® Debt Solutions to bring you – our member – a free, financial webinar. If you’re unable to make the live session, we have great news! Now, you can view the prerecorded webinars here. Right now, take advantage of the archived videos: Unlocking the Secret to Your Credit Score Student […]


Vacation Money Smarts

Traveling with children? Here are a few money smart tips we’ve found to be helpful. 1. Souvenir budget. Set the souvenir budget before you leave home. While traveling, suggest the children start collecting souvenirs along the way – postcards, buttons, coins, pins, etc. 2. Swap the pricey attractions for the free ones. Free attractions can […]

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5 Ideas for an Inexpensive Family Vacation

Summer is in full swing and if you haven’t taken a vacation already, you’re probably dreaming of one. A dilemma most of us face is planning a summer vacation that doesn’t break the bank. After all, we all want the same thing: a getaway that’s memorable. Well we’re here to provide you with 5 ideas […]


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Money Rules

Over the last month, members of the DOCO team delivered copies of Money Rules by Jean Chatzky to graduating seniors at Albany High School, Dougherty County High School, Monroe High School, and Westover High School. We understand the importance of a strong financial foundation. That’s why we made it our goal to provide every graduating […]


We Need Your Help!

We want to hear from you. Please give us your opinion about how the economy is affecting your saving and purchasing decisions. Simply click here to complete this short survey now. The survey will be available through June 15, 2015. Your responses are completely anonymous. We appreciate your taking a few minutes to complete this survey. Thank you in advance!  

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$6000 in Scholarships Awarded

For eleven years, DOCO has been awarding college scholarships to worthy students to assist them as they strive for higher education.  The candidate pool of over 60 was required to submit an application, letter of recommendation, transcript and written essay.   Due to the caliber of students applying, along with their academics, extra curricula activities and […]