Category Archives : Youth


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. Only 35% of teens know how to balance a checking account or manage credit cards. During the past several years, a decline in overall financial knowledge is especially pronounced among 18-year-olds, […]

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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 union. […]


College Scholarships

Over the past 9 years, DOCO Credit Union has awarded over $25,000 in scholarships to our area.  As part of DOCO Credit Union’s commitment to the youth in our communities, we are giving away two $1,500 college scholarships.  These scholarships are for graduating high school seniors.  For complete rules and to obtain an application visit […]

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First Year Experience: Financial Planning

Our PR Director, Becky Belcher was asked by Darton State College to participate in a personal finance video for freshman students. Answering questions such as, what should college students know about managing their finances? What should college students know about saving their money? What should college students know about credit? As a financial expert, Becky […]