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Get the tools you need to make the right financial decisions by attending our free financial education seminars.

These seminars are free and open to the public.

Call First Northern at 888-328-8677, ext. 531 with questions or to register for any of our seminars. Please be specific on seminar name and location.

Most seminars will last around one hour and there will be time after to ask the presenter questions.

Space is limited so it's important to save your spot today. We look forward to seeing you there!

Upcoming Seminars:

On the Road to Riches: The Basics of Saving and Investing

Investing is one of the smartest things consumers can do to secure a brighter future.  Every investor has different goals, risk tolerance, and cash flow, which will impact savings and investment choices.  Participants will learn about savings strategies and tactics, investment tools, and how to develop an investment portfolio that works with their lifestyle and budget.

YWCA Evanston/North Shore, Room 207
Wednesday, August 15
1215 Church St.
10:00 - 11:00am

Questions? Contact David Tognarelli



Past Seminars:

Protect Yourself From Identity Theft
Do you have concerns about the recent Equifax breach?  Join First Northern Credit Union for a seminar on Identity Theft! In this seminar we will discuss ways to protect yourself and your personal information, so you won’t become a victim of identity theft. For people already impacted, we’ll also explain the steps to resolving the issue and precautions to prevent it from happening again.

Margs, Chips, & Mortgage Tips
Learn about a variety of loan products, first time homebuyer grants, and other down payment/closing cost assistance programs that are available to fit your needs.  We'll also touch on the benefits and reasons to refinance your current home. 

Teaching Teens Credit and Savings
This seminar is for students of all ages and their parents.

Identity Theft
Identity theft is the fastest growing white-collar crime in the U.S. and millions of Americans become victims each year. Knowledge is our best defense.  In this seminar, learn what ID theft is, how it can happen to you, tips to avoid it, and what to do if you ever become a victim.

Home Buying 101 - Get on the path to homeownership
Learn how to purchase and finance a mortgage.  In this seminar, you will learn the benefits of buying a home, how to improve your credit, and how to evaluate a home and make an offer.

Home Buying 101 for Veterans
Veterans learn about the purchasing and financing of a VA loan.  Whatever your needs are, First Northern Credit Union wants to be your one stop shop for all things mortgage! In this seminar you will learn the financial reasons to buy a home, options for improving your credit, and how to evaluate a home and make an offer.

Take the Wheel, Get the Best Car Deal
Buying a car is sometimes a difficult and frustrating process - so let First Northern help! In this seminar, you will learn how to negotiate with dealers for the best price, decipher the financing and warranty options, and determine how much car you can afford and need. Plus, we will give you a car inspection and test drive checklist.