Educational Seminars

Thank you for your interest in our seminars!  We are dedicated to offering the right tools and resources to help our members make the best financial decisions. As part of this commitment, we offer a series of free financial seminars that provide good sound financial advice, without the worry of a sales pitch. The 2017 schedule is listed below.

All of our seminars will be held in on the 2nd floor of the Corporate Center – 1641 N. First St. at Sonora Ave. Light refreshments will be served. Reservations are required. For your convenience, you can register below. If you are unable to attend a seminar you have registered for, please email Marketing  as seating is limited. Members will receive priority registration.

Not a member?  Learn how you can join us.


The New Member Experience
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 – 5:45 pm to 7:15 pm or
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 – 5:45 pm to 7:15 pm

Your membership at County Federal is much more than an account…It’s a Relationship! You are invited to our New Member Experience. This is a special event to introduce our newer members (or re-introduce our tenured members) to the financial services designed to meet your needs, at every stage of life.

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Life Skills: Resume Building
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 – 5:45 pm to 7:15 pm

Your financial future can all start with a good résumé. Need to polish your résumé or need to get started writing your first one? Join us for best practices for developing and formatting résumés, how employers use and screen résumés, and many helpful tips!

Don’t forget to print out and bring your current résumé to share and receive professional feedback.

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Life Skills: Interviewing Basics
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 – 5:45 pm to 7:15 pm

This is an essential workshop to help boost your interviewing skills. Are you getting interviews but no job offers? Do you feel nervous or even terrified of interview? Do you want to know what your “body language” is saying about you and master that critical first impression? In short, do you want to feel relaxed, enthusiastic and confident about your next interview and have it turn into a bonafide job offer?

This interview workshop will give you an opportunity to have your questions answered and be part of an open discussion about today’s job search climate and what it takes to ace the interview process and be offered the right job, for you.

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Home Buying 2017: The Changing Market
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 – 5:45 pm to 7:15 pm

Homeownership…it’s the American dream. But not everyone knows the realities of buying a home or how to get started. This informative seminar will take you through the step-by-step process of buying a home.
Discover the answers to these questions:

  • Which online resources should you use?
  • What type of loans are available to you?
  • Aren’t all Real Estate Agents the same?

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Identity Theft
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 – 5:45 pm to 7:15 pm

Your wallet is missing. Thousands of dollars have been charged to your credit cards, your checking account is empty and loans you never took out appear on your credit report. What happened? You’ve been a victim of identity theft. Fortunately, there are preventive measures you can take to substantially reduce the chance of identity theft occurring, as well as steps to recover from any damage if you are a victim.

You’re invited to join us for this free seminar where we will discuss the following items:

  • Common identity theft practices
  • Tools for preventing identity theft
  • Specific steps to take to minimize damage

Also, don’t forget about our raffle for a heavy duty paper shredder!

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Solving the Mysteries of Credit Reports
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 – 5:45 pm to 7:15 pm

In today’s credit-oriented society, it’s important to have a good credit record. The information contained in your credit report can affect your ability to receive credit, rent an apartment, buy life insurance, or even obtain employment. If you have wondered how credit reporting works, you won’t want to miss this presentation.

The following items will be discussed:

  • Learn how the credit bureaus compile information about you
  • Learn how to obtain a copy of your credit report
  • Discuss credit reporting regulations and your rights under the Fair Credit Reporting Act
  • Learn how to raise your credit score and correct inaccurate information
  • What is a FICO Score?
  • What to watch for on your credit report

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Estate Planning and Other Issues Part 1
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 – 5:45 pm to 7:15 pm

Over the last two decades, the popularity of Living Trusts has dramatically increased. No longer considered a financial resource solely for the rich, Living Trusts are one of the most popular planning tools in use today.

This presentation will cover the pros and cons of wills and living trusts. Learn how Probate works, and how you may be able to avoid Probate. Also, learn how you may be able to minimize your estate taxes.
The following items will be discussed:

  • What is Conservatorship
  • Avoiding Conservatorship
  • Long Term Care Planning
  • What is Medi-Cal
  • Some Medi-Cal Planning Options

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Estate Planning and Other Issues Part 2
August 30, 2017 – 5:45 pm to 7:15 pm

In Part 2 the following items will be discussed:

  • What is Medi-Cal
  • Medi-Cal Planning Options
  • Special/Supplemental Needs Trust

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Psychology of Spending
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 – 5:45 pm to 7:15 pm

There are several forces that govern our consumer behavior and cause us to make decisions that are not necessarily rational or in our best interest. This workshop examines why we buy, what we buy, and to help participants make wise spending decisions in the future.

You’re invited to join us for this free seminar where we will discuss the following items:

  • Advertising and Credit
  • Spending Habits
  • Retail Therapy
  • Influence of Money

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The New Member Experience
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 – 5:45 pm to 7:15 pm

Your membership at County Federal is much more than an account…It’s a Relationship! You are invited to our New Member Experience. This is a special event to introduce our newer members (or re-introduce our tenured members) to the financial services designed to meet your needs, at every stage of life.

Register Now