Category Archives : Ways to Save


Skip A Payment today!

It’s back! Save your hard earned cash this season by skipping a payment on one or more of your personal loans at DOCO during November, December, or January with our Skip-A-Pay promotion. We’re offering members – that’s you! – the option to skip a loan(s) by making a contribution of $30 per loan payment skipped […]


Exclusive Discounts for You!

Being a credit union member gives you access to many exclusive discounts and benefits. It’s just another way we help show our members some love. Did you know you can receive limited time offers and special savings from select companies with lovemycreditunion.org? Enjoy exclusive offers from ADT, Best Buy, Buick, Chevrolet, DirecTV, GMC, Macy’s, PetCo, […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Help Us Celebrate Youth Week!

Visit DOCO Credit Union during the month of April 2015 and help us celebrate National Credit Union Youth Month™. DOCO will show youth and teens how to get wild about saving at their credit union. Stop by our lobbies for: $5 membership fees waived (for youth ages 0 – 18 years old) cool drinks and beverages […]


Sharpen Your Savings Skills

Learning to save money takes practice. By saving, you can spend money on what’s important to you—whether that’s a new video game, a trip to the movies, a used car, or even a college education. Let’s get started: Elementary school: • Ask your parents to help you open your own savings account at the credit […]