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  • Boats, Travel & Tent Trailers and More! Your Shopping Checklist

    May 23, 2018 | Full story
    Boat out on the water. Before you get carried away dreaming about that swanky speed boat or cozy camper, review this handy checklist. Doing your homework will help prepare you to make the best possible purchase for you and your family.
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    • Products
    • Blog
  • Six Reasons to Shop Local

    Apr 27, 2018 | Full story
    Shop localIn support of Small Business Week in May, it’s a great time to shop local. According to the Small Business Administration, there are about 29.6 million small businesses in the United States creating jobs and stimulating the local economy—and many reasons to support your local ones. 
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    • Blog
    • Community
    • In the News
  • Financial Education for Everyone

    Mar 19, 2018 | Full story

    Brett MartinezA Message from the President & CEO

    As a credit union, one of RCU’s guiding principles is free financial education. That doesn’t just mean for kids, or people who have financial challenges. Financial education is for everyone. We’re committed to providing tools and resources to help you make the most of your money, regardless of how old you are or how much money you have.

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    • Redwood Review
    • CEO Message
  • Improvements to Your Debit Card - Coming Soon!

    Mar 19, 2018 | Full story
    debitcard-websiteBeginning in May, based on Members’ feedback, we’ll be making enhancements to your RCU debit card, including text (SMS) fraud alerts and more mobile wallet capabilities!
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    • Redwood Review
    • Whats New at RCU
    • Blog
  • Spring Clean Your Finances this Month

    Mar 19, 2018 | Full story
    Spring Clean Your FinancesApril is Financial Literacy Month! As you go about your spring cleaning, make a mental note to spruce up your finances too. If you do this each year, you’ll develop a healthy habit! Read on for five quick tips to get you started.
    CATEGORIES:
    • Redwood Review
    • Financial Wellness
    • Blog
  • Get the Right Rate for the Right Car

    Mar 13, 2018 | Full story
    Auto Loan Rate SaleIt doesn’t matter if it’s your first time or your fifth–dealing with auto loans and buying a car can be overwhelming. We’re here to help.
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    • Contests And Promotions
    • Financial Tips
  • 8 Tips for Buying in a Seller's Market

    Feb 23, 2018 | Full story
    Home Buying Tips
    As any hopeful Bay Area homebuyer knows, buying in a seller’s market isn’t easy.

    With an inventory shortage and steep San Francisco prices pushing buyers further afield, median prices in the North Bay won’t be dropping anytime soon – and the competition is fierce. But there are a few simple things you can do to make the home-buying process easier and get into your new home sooner. 
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    • Financial Tips
  • Here for You, Always: A Message from the President & CEO

    Dec 14, 2017 | Full story
    Brett Martinez
    More than 100 years ago, credit unions were founded on the philosophy of “people helping people,” and this is still true today. Because credit unions are community-based organizations, owned and governed by our Members, helping our Members and communities is simply core to who we are. But more importantly, we truly care about your well-being. That’s why we’re here for you, today and always.
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    • Redwood Review
    • CEO Message
  • What's New at RCU: Improvements Made to Fourth St. Branch

    Dec 07, 2017 | Full story
    Fourth St. branch remodel in Santa Rosa

    Redwood Credit Union is excited to announce the completion of our Fourth St. branch remodel in Santa Rosa! Read more to discover the exciting updates!
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  • Timely Tax Tips

    Dec 07, 2017 | Full story
    Tax Tips

    Tax day is Tuesday, April 17th, 2018. Here are some simple tips to get you through the season!

     
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    • Blog
    • Redwood Review
  • New Year. Fresh Start.

    Dec 07, 2017 | Full story
    New Year

    The new year is an excellent time to review your finances. Whether you want to create a budget, start saving money, or have your money work harder for you, RCU’s online Financial Wellness Center can help you assess your financial health and provide you with the tools you need to improve your financial life.
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    • Blog
    • Redwood Review
  • Do you have enough insurance coverage?

    Dec 07, 2017 | Full story
    Insurance Coverage
    Redwood Credit Union recommends you review your insurance coverage every year—or sooner if you’ve had significant life changes. The beginning of the year is a great time to check with your insurance agent or carrier to assess your coverage and fill in the gaps. Here are some things to keep in mind.
    CATEGORIES:
    • Redwood Review
    • Insurance Services
  • Thank You: A Message from the President & CEO

    Nov 21, 2017 | Full story
    Brett Martinez

    Our hearts go out to those impacted by the North Bay fires. Our community has come together in so many ways, and we're thankful to those near and far who have helped with fire relief support and recovery efforts. Together, we are community strong.
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    • CEO Message
    • Blog
  • 2017 North Bay Fire Resources

    Oct 17, 2017 | Full story
    Sonoma Valley

    Our hearts go out to those affected by the devastating North Bay fires. Your credit union is here for you during this difficult time, whether you need assistance or would like to help.
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    • Community
  • Financial Education Key to RCU's Community Service

    Sep 18, 2017 | Full story
    Redwood Credit Union's commitment to providing free financial education to Members was recently highlighted in an article by CardRates.com.
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    • In the News
  • Helping Members Succeed Every Day:
    A Message from the President & CEO

    Sep 11, 2017 | Full story
    Brett Martinez

    As a financial cooperative, we succeed when our Members succeed. We’re inspired by helping Members improve their financial situation, so each month I share a Member’s story with our staff as a reminder of what we’re here to do. This month, I’d like to share one with you, too.

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    • CEO Message
  • Complimentary Seminar on 10/17 – Navigating the real estate market

    Aug 29, 2017 | Full story
    Complimentary SeminarLooking to buy or sell a home? Join us for an informative discussion on staying current in our changing real estate market.
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    • Events
  • How to Stretch Your Holiday Budget

    Aug 22, 2017 | Full story
    How to Stretch Your Holiday Budget

    The holiday season will be here before you know it. And while there is still time to set aside funds for holiday spending, you can also prepare with these holiday budget tips to help you get the most from your money.
    CATEGORIES:
    • Financial Tips
  • Security Tips for Safe Online Shopping

    Aug 22, 2017 | Full story
    Online Security

    Shopping online is a great way to save time and money—especially during the holidays. It’s also a great time to ensure you're protected against fraud and scams, which can become more prevalent during the holidays. Here’s how to keep your information safe.
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    • Your Security
  • Your Voice Matters

    Jun 09, 2017 | Full story

    Brett Martinez
    A Message from President & CEO Brett Martinez

    As a Redwood Credit Union Member, you and all the other Members who bank with us share ownership of your financial institution. Our Members are the reason we exist, and we never forget that.
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    • CEO Message