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Long Term Care: Change is Coming to Washington State Residents and What You Need to Know

A webinar presented by BECU Investment Services and Bret Edensword, Financial Advisor, LPL Financial 

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Date

Wednesday, January 27, 2021
1:00pm to 2:00pm
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Location

Online Webinar

Description

You're working for it. You're planning for it. You deserve the retirement of your dreams. Don't let unexpected health care costs put your assets at risk. Even careful planners are faced with life's surprises. It's important to understand how life changes affect your health care coverage and your financial goals. Join us in this webinar as we address and inform about the realities of Long Term Care in Washington State as new changes undergo and what you need to know about Long Term Care today.

There is no assurance that the techniques and strategies discussed are suitable for all investors or will yield positive outcomes. This material was created for educational and informational purposes only and is not intended as ERISA, tax, legal or investment advice. If you are seeking investment advice specific to your needs, such advice services must be obtained on your own separate from this educational material. The purchase of certain securities may be required to effect some of the strategies. Utilizing an ESG investment strategy may result in investment returns that may be lower or higher than if decisions were based solely on investment considerations.

BECU and BECU Investment Services are not registered broker/dealers and are not affiliated with LPL Financial.

Securities and Advisory Services offered through LPL Financial, a Registered Investment Advisor, Member FINRA/SIPC. Insurance products offered through LPL Financial or its licensed affiliates. BECU and BECU Investment Services are not registered broker/dealers and are not affiliated with LPL Financial.
Not NCUA / NCUSIF Insured Not Credit Union Guaranteed Not Obligations of BECU May Lose Value

The LPL Financial Registered Representatives associated with this site may discuss and/or transact securities business with residents of all 50 states.

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5 Ways Technology Will Change How You Age

A webinar presented by BECU Investment Services and Kent Gorman and Joe McIntyre of Hartford Funds

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Date

Thursday, February 4, 2021
1:00pm to 2:00pm
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Location

Online Webinar

Description

Retirement for this generation will look nothing like the ones that came before it. With these technological advancements and innovations, a majority of which are already available and accessible, many aging Americans can live independently, in their own homes, for many more years. With these considerations in mind, it's critical to decide whether you're going to engage in this on-demand, digital economy. This webinar will help to become more familiar with what's available, the more comfortable you'll be integrating this new technology into your, or your loved ones, life as retirement begins.

BECU and BECU Investment Services are not registered broker/dealers and are not affiliated with LPL Financial. Kent Gorman, Joe McIntyre, and Hartford Funds are not affiliated with BECU Investment Services or LPL Financial

Securities and Advisory Services offered through LPL Financial, a Registered Investment Advisor, Member FINRA/SIPC. Insurance products offered through LPL Financial or its licensed affiliates. BECU and BECU Investment Services are not registered broker/dealers and are not affiliated with LPL Financial.

Not NCUA / NCUSIF Insured Not Credit Union Guaranteed Not Obligations of BECU May Lose Value

The LPL Financial Registered Representatives associated with this site may discuss and/or transact securities business with residents of all 50 states.

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Protecting Yourself Against Fraud

In today's high-speed world it is important that we be vigilant in our fight against fraud. Sometimes it can feel overwhelming to know how to protect oneself with so many different types of scams trying to take your money. In this webinar you will learn how to spot the most common scams trending, learn what happens when you fall for a scam, understand how you can avoid being a victim of fraud and learn how to report fraud.

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Tips - Teaching Kids Financial Responsibility

This webinar will help you teach your kids 10 important financial tips to enhance their knowledge about financial responsibility from the importance of savings to smart shopping.

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Maintaining Resilience and Energy In a Virtual World

A webinar presented by BECU Investment Services and Dr. Tim Ursiny and Zach Ursiny, Founders of Advantage Coaching & Training

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Date

Thursday, March 4, 2021 
1:00pm to 2:00pm
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Location

Online Webinar

Description

In a period of rapid change, we must learn how to deal with stress and build resilience.  While we understand logic, we are emotionally engaged in every decision we make. The effect of emotions on financial decisions and retirement planning at difficult times like these are challenging. And while building emotional intelligence is not easy in today's information age, it is a key to reducing financial stress. Join BECU Investment Services, Dr. Tim Ursiny and Zach Ursiny, Founders of Advantage Coaching & Training, discuss building proactive mindsets and habits to leverage day to day and in your retirement planning.


There is no assurance that the techniques and strategies discussed are suitable for all investors or will yield positive outcomes. This material was created for educational and informational purposes only and is not intended as ERISA, tax, legal or investment advice. If you are seeking investment advice specific to your needs, such advice services must be obtained on your own separate from this educational material.

BECU and BECU Investment Services are not registered broker/dealers and are not affiliated with LPL Financial. Dr. Tim Ursiny, Zach Ursiny, Carl Platou, Advantage Coaching & Training, and Capital Group are not affiliated with BECU Investment Services or LPL Financial.

Securities and Advisory Services offered through LPL Financial, a Registered Investment Advisor, Member FINRA/SIPC. Insurance products offered through LPL Financial or its licensed affiliates. BECU and BECU Investment Services are not registered broker/dealers and are not affiliated with LPL Financial.

Not NCUA / NCUSIF Insured Not Credit Union Guaranteed Not Obligations of BECU May Lose Value

The LPL Financial Registered Representatives associated with this site may discuss and/or transact securities business with residents of all 50 states.

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Estate Planning: What Everyone Needs To Know

Presented By: BECU Trust Services

Dates

Tuesday, August 25, 2020 
5:00pm - 6:00pm
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Tuesday, September 22, 2020 
5:00pm - 6:00pm
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Tuesday, November 17, 2020
5:00pm - 6:00pm
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Location

Online webinar

Description

Creating or updating an estate plan is one of the most important things you can do for your loved ones. It's never too early to start planning, but it can be too late. In this webinar, Senior Trust Officer, Rachelle Czaplinski, and VP & Senior Trust Officer, Linda Davenport, will discuss the basics of estate planning and share insights on why a will is not the only way to prepare for your financial future. Key takeaways include:

  • Who needs a trust and why
  • Common trusts and the problems they solve
  • What happens if you die without a plan in place
  • Choosing wisely when selecting a trustee

The BECU Trust Services team follows the credit union philosophy of People Helping People. With an average of 15 years' experience, our team knows it's not just about money. It's about relationships with the people you care about.

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Estate Planning What Everyone Needs To Know Presented By BECU Trust Services

Presented By: BECU Trust Services

Description

Creating or updating an estate plan is one of the most important things you can do for your loved ones. It's never too early to start planning, but it can be too late. In this webinar, Senior Trust Officer, Rachelle Czaplinski, and VP & Senior Trust Officer, Linda Davenport, will discuss the basics of estate planning and share insights on why a will is not the only way to prepare for your financial future. Key takeaways include:

  • Who needs a trust and why
  • Common trusts and the problems they solve
  • What happens if you die without a plan in place
  • Choosing wisely when selecting a trustee

Go to Webinar: Estate Planning: What Everyone Needs To Know
Date Recorded: September, 3, 2020

The LPL Financial Registered Representatives associated with this site may discuss and/or transact securities business with residents of all 50 states.

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Managing Your Finances During a Crisis

In an informative video, BECU Financial Educator Stacey Black shares her tips for Managing Your Finances During a Crisis. Use her insights to navigate financial uncertainty.

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Facing a Layoff, VLO or Furlough: What are the Considerations?

A webinar presented by BECU Investment Services 

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Description

This is a time when you may be seeking advice on what to do with your VIP, pension and other retirement plans from a previous employer. Join us in this webinar with BECU Investment Services Financial Advisors as they educate on layoff, VLO, and furlough options, the CARES Act and how that may help you, and possible options on your existing retirement plans.

Go to Webinar: Facing a Layoff, VLO or Furlough: What are the Considerations?
Date recorded: Thursday, May 14, 2020

There is no assurance that the techniques and strategies discussed are suitable for all investors or will yield positive outcomes. This material was created for educational and informational purposes only and is not intended as ERISA, tax, legal or investment advice. If you are seeking investment advice specific to your needs, such advice services must be obtained on your own separate from this educational material.

BECU Investment Services and LPL Financial are not affiliated.

Securities and Advisory Services offered through LPL Financial, a Registered Investment Advisor, Member FINRA/SIPC. Insurance products offered through LPL Financial or its licensed affiliates. BECU and BECU Investment Services are not registered broker/dealers and are not affiliated with LPL Financial.

Not NCUA / NCUSIF Insured Not Credit Union Guaranteed Not Obligations of BECU May Lose Value

The LPL Financial Registered Representatives associated with this site may discuss and/or transact securities business with residents of all 50 states.

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Making Government Benefits Work For You: Social Security Deep Dive

A webinar presented by BECU Investment Services with Michael Graci, Director of Practice Management & Investment Education Specialist BlackRock

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Description

As you approach retirement, it is more important than ever to understand the role that Social Security benefits can and should play in your overall retirement income plan. 

Join us for an overview of:

  • How do Social Security benefits work for you and your spouse?
  • When and how to start receiving Social Security benefits? 
  • Opportunities to increase your benefits throughout retirement?

Go to Webinar: Making Government Benefits Work For You: Social Security Deep Dive 
Recorded Date: July 30, 2020

There is no assurance that the techniques and strategies discussed are suitable for all investors or will yield positive outcomes. This material was created for educational and informational purposes only and is not intended as ERISA, tax, legal or investment advice. If you are seeking investment advice specific to your needs, such advice services must be obtained on your own separate from this educational material.

BECU Investment Services, Michael Graci, BlackRock, and LPL Financial are not affiliated.

Securities and Advisory Services offered through LPL Financial, a Registered Investment Advisor, Member FINRA/SIPC.Insurance products offered through LPL Financial or its licensed affiliates. BECU and BECU Investment Services are not registered broker/dealers and are not affiliated with LPL Financial.
Not NCUA / NCUSIF Insured Not Credit Union Guaranteed Not Obligations of BECU May Lose Value

The LPL Financial Registered Representatives associated with this site may discuss and/or transact securities business with residents of all 50 states.

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Social Security Decisions

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Description

In this webinar, you'll learn the  background of Social Security and important terms to understand, changes to the Social Security system, planning strategies to maximize Social Security income, and how to forecast the health and future look of the Social Security system. A seminar presented by Kyle Max, BECU Investment Services and Dhamandeep S. Judge, Columbia Threadneedle

Go to Webinar: Social Security Decisions
Recorded Date: August 17, 2020

There is no assurance that the techniques and strategies discussed are suitable for all investors or will yield positive outcomes. This material was created for educational and informational purposes only and is not intended as ERISA, tax, legal or investment advice. If you are seeking investment advice specific to your needs, such advice services must be obtained on your own separate from this educational material.

BECU Investment Services, Dhamandeep S. Judge, Columbia Threadneedle, and LPL Financial are not affiliated.

Securities and Advisory Services offered through LPL Financial, a Registered Investment Advisor, Member FINRA/SIPC.Insurance products offered through LPL Financial or its licensed affiliates. BECU and BECU Investment Services are not registered broker/dealers and are not affiliated with LPL Financial.
Not NCUA / NCUSIF Insured Not Credit Union Guaranteed Not Obligations of BECU May Lose Value

The LPL Financial Registered Representatives associated with this site may discuss and/or transact securities business with residents of all 50 states.

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Market Outlook: Powering Forward with Ryan Detrick

A webinar presented by BECU Investment Services and Ryan Detrick, Chief Market Strategist from LPL Financial

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Description

Should we be optimistic or pessimistic?  What is the latest Covid-19 news?  What could we expect with a new Administration? The economy continues to recover slowly from the virus shutdown earlier in the year, and the Fed appears to be on hold for years to come, which are just a couple of issues presenting challenges to investors. Join Ryan Detrick, Chief Market Strategist of LPL Financial, as he provides an update on the current economy and what to expect in 2021. Topics will range from the outlook for growth in the U.S. and abroad, how new policies may affect the market, an update on COVID-19 over the coming months, and whether we should have an optimistic or pessimistic market outlook for the coming year.

Go to Webinar: Market Outlook: Powering Forward with Ryan Detrick
Date recorded: January 14, 2021

There is no assurance that the techniques and strategies discussed are suitable for all investors or will yield positive outcomes. This material was created for educational and informational purposes only and is not intended as ERISA, tax, legal or investment advice. If you are seeking investment advice specific to your needs, such advice services must be obtained on your own separate from this educational material. The purchase of certain securities may be required to effect some of the strategies. Utilizing an ESG investment strategy may result in investment returns that may be lower or higher than if decisions were based solely on investment considerations.

BECU and BECU Investment Services are not registered broker/dealers and are not affiliated with LPL Financial.

Securities and Advisory Services offered through LPL Financial, a Registered Investment Advisor, Member FINRA/SIPC. Insurance products offered through LPL Financial or its licensed affiliates. BECU and BECU Investment Services are not registered broker/dealers and are not affiliated with LPL Financial.

Not NCUA / NCUSIF Insured Not Credit Union Guaranteed Not Obligations of BECU May Lose Value

The LPL Financial Registered Representatives associated with this site may discuss and/or transact securities business with residents of all 50 states.

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10 Tips to Reduce Debt

Do you want to be free of oppressive debt? Start on the path of financial freedom and learn how to prioritize your debts, establish a payment plan; identify spending issues and behavior change. These ten tips can help you manage the debt and pay it off.

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Budgeting Tips Tricks and Tools

This webinar will give you an overview of various approaches to budgeting, including BECU's Money Manager tool. We'll also discuss best practices and how to make your money work for you. You'll have the opportunity to follow along using your Money Manager tool on your phone or on your computer.

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Better Budgeting

Do you want to fine tune your spending, reduce your debt or save more money? This seminar teaches principles, practices and skills of good money management that will make your financial life easier and help you reach your goals. Come and learn how to create your personalized spending plan.

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Building Credit

Credit has a powerful impact on our lives! It affects our ability to rent an apartment, get a job, attain car insurance, and even purchase a home. This informative presentation teaches participants about credit reports and credit scores, the benefits of having good credit, and ten keys to effective credit building.

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In-Person Seminar

First Time Home Buyer

Become a well-informed home buyer. This seminar covers it all: How to prepare your credit, develop a budget, and apply for a mortgage, as well as presenting your offer, the appraisal and inspection, and other useful tips.

First time homebuyers who have attended a Live Seminar, Two Part Webinar, or a First Time Home Buying Self-Paced Course will be rewarded with a $250 coupon* which can be applied to your closing costs on a BECU home loan. Limit one coupon per loan.

At this time, in-person seminars are available in Western Washington.

*$250 coupon will only be offered for first time home buyers who have attended a Live Seminar, Two Part Webinar, or a First Time Home Buying Self-Paced Course. Limit one coupon per loan. Loans are subject to credit approval and other underwriting criteria. Certain restrictions apply. Home Loan program rates, terms and conditions subject to change without notice. This special offer may be used only by the primary borrower and will be credited toward closing costs upon the completion of your new BECU home loan. This offer cannot be combined with any other offer, including the BECU First-Time Home Buyer Grant Program, and is available only by presenting the coupon at the time of application for a new mortgage loan. This offer cannot be used in connection with any loan modification. Offer valid for new home loans that close within 120 days of course completion date. Good only for purchase of a first home. Home must be the primary residence of the borrower. Closing cost credit cannot exceed the amount of the closing costs charged.

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First Time Home Buyer - Part One

Part one of our First Time Homebuyer course is designed to help you become a more informed homebuyer. Topics include: How to prepare your credit, maintain a budget, and how to apply for a mortgage.

First time homebuyers who have attended a Live Seminar, Two Part Webinar, or a First Time Home Buying Self-Paced Course will be rewarded with a $250 coupon* which can be applied to your closing costs on a BECU home loan. Limit one coupon per loan.

*$250 coupon will only be offered for first time home buyers who have attended a Live Seminar, Two Part Webinar, or a First Time Home Buying Self-Paced Course.  Limit one coupon per loan. Loans are subject to credit approval and other underwriting criteria. Certain restrictions apply. Home Loan program rates, terms and conditions subject to change without notice. This special offer may be used only by the primary borrower and will be credited toward closing costs upon the completion of your new BECU home loan. This offer cannot be combined with any other offer, including the BECU First-Time Home Buyer Grant Program, and is available only by presenting the coupon at the time of application for a new mortgage loan. This offer cannot be used in connection with any loan modification. Offer valid for new home loans that close within 120 days of course completion date. Good only for purchase of a first home. Home must be the primary residence of the borrower. Closing cost credit cannot exceed the amount of the closing costs charged.

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First Time Home Buyer - Part Two

Part two of our First Time Homebuyer course covers helpful information such as: presenting your offer, the appraisal process, getting an inspection, and a timeline of events from offer to closing.

First time homebuyers who have attended a Live Seminar, Two Part Webinar, or a First Time Home Buying Self-Paced Course will be rewarded with a $250 coupon* which can be applied to your closing costs on a BECU home loan. Limit one coupon per loan.

*$250 coupon will only be offered for first time home buyers who have attended a Live Seminar, Two Part Webinar, or a First Time Home Buying Self-Paced Course.  Limit one coupon per loan. Loans are subject to credit approval and other underwriting criteria. Certain restrictions apply. Home Loan program rates, terms and conditions subject to change without notice. This special offer may be used only by the primary borrower and will be credited toward closing costs upon the completion of your new BECU home loan. This offer cannot be combined with any other offer, including the BECU First-Time Home Buyer Grant Program, and is available only by presenting the coupon at the time of application for a new mortgage loan. This offer cannot be used in connection with any loan modification. Offer valid for new home loans that close within 120 days of course completion date. Good only for purchase of a first home. Home must be the primary residence of the borrower. Closing cost credit cannot exceed the amount of the closing costs charged.

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How to Read Your Credit Report

Learn how to use free credit reports to learn what's behind your credit rating, how to correct misinformation, and prevent fraud and identity theft.