Author Archives : the DOCO team


10 Retirement Savings Myths That Won’t Go Away

Discussing retirement savings is almost like speaking in a different language, especially if you’re unsure about your current savings plan or have little knowledge about investments. If you’re confused about the different retirement investment vehicles or don’t know how to save for retirement in general, it’s important that you do your research. When doing your research, however, […]


What is “Good” Credit?

What is considered “good” credit? To help you better understand credit and your credit score, we’re hosting a four part, blog series. Part three: What is “Good” Credit? When borrowers are said to have good credit, it means they’re considered low lending risks and are likely to pay debts on time. Credit scores are a measure […]


Lessons in Financial Stability

Staff from DOCO Credit Union gave a few helpful tips on finance management to seniors at Albany High School Thursday morning. This is part of a plan to help all seniors in the Dougherty County School System understand the importance of money management and keeping a good credit score. Since the students are graduating and […]


Teach Your Children Financial Independence

Are your kids on the right track to financial independence? For many of today’s young adults, the weakest link lies in learning the basics. According to a 2014 survey conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of Junior Achievement USA (2014 Teens and Personal Finance Survey), 40% of teens do not have a savings account, checking […]


Monkey See, Monkey Do

We’d be “lion” if we said saving was easy. Teach children how to save for their goals and they’ll have one of the most difficult aspects of finance under their belt by the time they’re teens—being consistent savers. Here are a few ideas to help your cubs get Wild About Saving: * Have young children—preschool […]