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Education Podcasts

WaunaTalk is Wauna Credit Union's financial education podcast. Through interviews with staff, partners, and community members, we'll give updates on what is happening at the credit union, but more importantly give tips and advice on how people can improve their financial well-being.Most episodes are 5-15 minutes long, and packed full of useful financial advice, whether you're a WCU member or not.

WaunaTalk is Wauna Credit Union's financial education podcast. Through interviews with staff, partners, and community members, we'll give updates on what is happening at the credit union, but more importantly give tips and advice on how people can improve their financial well-being.Most episodes are 5-15 minutes long, and packed full of useful financial advice, whether you're a WCU member or not.

Location:

United States

Description:

WaunaTalk is Wauna Credit Union's financial education podcast. Through interviews with staff, partners, and community members, we'll give updates on what is happening at the credit union, but more importantly give tips and advice on how people can improve their financial well-being.Most episodes are 5-15 minutes long, and packed full of useful financial advice, whether you're a WCU member or not.

Twitter:

@waunacu

Language:

English


Episodes

Life is Good

12/18/2020
The final WaunaTalk of 2020, we look back at the year, and towards 2021 with a lot of optimism.

Duration:00:07:18

It's Hard When You're Young

12/2/2020
It's our second visit from Hannah, who works in our Scappoose branch. Learn more about what lenders look for when extending credit, and people can prepare themselves when they are just getting their financial lives started.

Duration:00:15:35

If You Seek Amy

11/25/2020
Amy Grubb is the Member Services Manager of our Scappoose branch. In this edition of WaunaTalk she talks about why she loves that the MSM job is 24/7, her love of Scappoose and what WCU does for business members.

Duration:00:21:11

Eye of the Tiger

11/17/2020
Laura Brajcich from our Operations team talks about what to look for to prevent fraudulent activity on your accounts, and how scammers are using the pandemic to take advantage of people.

Duration:00:26:08

People Help the People

3/30/2020
Under the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the resulting economic impact, Michael Murdoch joins us to talk about credit union advocacy, and how the credit unions teamed up to help our members at the local, state, and federal levels.

Duration:00:10:22

Amber is the Color of Our Energy

11/26/2019
Amber joins us to talk about Wauna Credit Union's Credit Cards, and how she feels representing her home town of St. Helens. For more information on Wauna Credit Union's 2019 Winter Credit Card promotion go to https://waunafcu.org/loans/credit-cards.shtml

Duration:00:11:37

Sweet Home Astoria

7/17/2019
Ashleigh joins us to talk about the virtual branch, and how the team there has come together to help serve our members over the phone, video teller machines, and online chat.

Duration:00:12:40

Going to California

7/7/2019
Nichole Klopp is leaving the Virtual Branch to seek her fame and fortune in California, but that does not mean she is leaving Wauna Credit Union behind. Nichole joins WaunaTalk to discuss the CoOp Network, and how it will enable her to be a WCU member for life.

Duration:00:09:37

Video Helped the WCU Member

7/7/2019
Sarah from the Virtual Branch talks about what it's like to be on the other side of the screen of our Video Teller Units (ITM/TIM), and how she's a real person, who loves helping members every day.

Duration:00:18:42

Lidia, How Can You Understand Mortgages

4/25/2019
Lidia, a real estate loan processor on our mortgage team, joins WaunaTalk to discuss the misconceptions about getting a mortgage, and her journey from Member Service Representative to Virtual Branch Member to the Mortgage team.

Duration:00:07:43

In Love With U-Banking

4/10/2019
Josh Rein and Michael Murdoch discuss all the improvements Wauna Credit Union's new ubiquitous banking platform allows our members to manage their financials wherever is easiest for them.

Duration:00:06:32

Get This Job and Love It

4/10/2019
Ian Wiggins of Wauna Credit Union's HR team discusses all the opportunities at the credit union, including the new Video Teller Units.

Duration:00:12:30

Just a Small Town Girl

4/10/2019
Heidi, a Member Consultant in the Clatskanie branch, talks about what working at a credit union has taught her about her own finances, and how she can help her friends and neighbors.

Duration:00:07:51

Marky Mark and the Funky Mortgage

4/10/2019
Real Estate Loan Officer Mark Crandall discusses the way getting a mortgage through Wauna Credit Union is better than using a bank or broker

Duration:00:07:42

Hey Joe

4/10/2019
Joe Talamantez talks about how Wauna Credit Union's opened it's new Long Beach branch because it saw an area where a credit union could make a difference. Learn about Joe's roots in the area, and how he can help businesses and people build their financial health.

Duration:00:19:39

The Jeannie Genie

4/10/2019
Jeannie, a Member Consultant out of our Clatskanie branch talks about what working at the credit union has taught her about managing her own finances, and how the credit union can help people build their credit.

Duration:00:07:12

Help Us Maintain

4/10/2019
Chris and Jeremy from Wauna Credit Union talk about what it takes to keep the credit union running smoothly.

Duration:00:08:30

Party in the WCU

4/10/2019
Hannah Woodbury, a Member Consultant in the St. Helens branch talks about the promotions Wauna Credit Union to help people grow their savings.

Duration:00:08:38

Give it Away

4/10/2019
Michael Murdoch joins us again to talk about our annual Power of Giving tradition. Each credit union employee gets $25 to give out however they see fit. All part of our history of giving back to the community.

Duration:00:11:19

When the Credit Unions Roll

4/10/2019
Michael Murdoch joins us again to revel in his appointment as a Credit Union Rockstar, and explain the difference between credit unions and banks.

Duration:00:24:21