Financial Education – Take Charge of Your Life

Financial decisions, large and small, occur at every stage throughout life.

RTN offers free financial seminars as part of its focus to give you the tools you need to make smart financial decisions. Financial education is part of our mission as a Credit Union to help our members be financially successful.

We host seminars in branches, at workplace locations of our Select Employee Groups (SEGs), and in partnership with community organizations. Our branch seminars are open to the public, and refreshments are served.
Along with our great products and services, our financial seminars reflect our commitment to connect with you, and each of our members, as a trusted resource for your financial needs.

Sign up for our Financial Ed eNews to get dates and times of our upcoming seminars.

Registration is recommended for all seminars as space is limited. RTN is offering the following free seminars:

Be Money Smart For The New Year

This seminar will teach you how to develop a smart budget and get control of your financial situation.

Thursday, January 26, 6 to 7 pm
Waltham Branch
600 Main Street, Waltham, MA 02452

Register for Be Money Smart For The New Year

Basics of Money Management

Teens attending this seminar can learn the ABCs of money management, including types of bank accounts and tips on saving and spending wisely.

Tuesday, February 7, 5 to 7 pm
Waltham Boys & Girls Club
20 Exchange Street, Waltham, MA 02452

Sponsored by RTN GoodWorks Foundation.

Register for Basics of Money Management

How to Sell Your Home

Careful planning and preparation are key to selling your home. Learn how to market your home to attract the right buyer.

Wednesday, February 8, 6 to 7 pm
Danvers Branch
29 Andover Street, Danvers, MA 01923

Saturday, April 1, 9 to 10 am
Waltham Branch
600 Main Street, Waltham, MA 02452

Presented by RTN Realty Advisors, LLC. View our affiliated business disclosure information at rtnrealty.com.

Register for How to Sell Your Home

Ten-Hour, First-Time Home Buyers†

RTN partners with Massachusetts Affordable Housing Alliance (MAHA) to offer a comprehensive ten-hour, first-time home buyers seminar. Those completing all four classes become eligible for a certificate that may help them qualify for a mortgage at many financial institutions or assist with down payments and closing costs.

Tuesday, February 28 (class 1), Tuesday, March 7 (class 2), Tuesday, March 14 (class 3), Tuesday, March 21 (class 4) — 6 to 8:30 pm
Waltham Branch
600 Main Street, Waltham, MA 02452

Register for Ten-Hour, First-Time Home Buyers

Two-Hour, First-Time Home Buyers†

Learn how to find a home, why good credit is important for financing and what types of first-time home buyer programs are available.

Thursday, March 9, 6 to 8 pm
Dorchester Branch
1205 Adams Street, Dorchester, MA 02124

Wednesday, March 15, 6 to 8 pm
Frohsinn Club
25 North Quinsigamond Avenue, Shrewsbury, MA 01545

Wednesday, March 22, 6 to 8 pm
Amesbury Public Library
149 Main Street, Amesbury, MA 01913

Wednesday, March 29, 6 to 8 pm
Waltham Branch
600 Main Street, Waltham, MA 02452

Jueves, 30 de marzo, 6 to 8 pm
Presentación en Español
Oficina de Waltham
600 Main Street, Waltham, MA 02452

Para más información acerca de esta clase, por favor llame a Brian as 781-736-9864.

First-time homebuyers who complete these courses receive a $250 closing cost credit when taking a mortgage at RTN.

Register for Two-Hour, First-Time Home Buyers

All About Social Security*

Learn how to manage your benefits, set up an income stream and find out about the future of Social Security.

Wednesday, April 26, 6 to 7 pm
Tewksbury Branch
345 Main Street, Tewksbury, MA 01876

*Presented by the RTN Financial & Retirement Group.

Register for All About Social Security

Teaming Up With Your Financial Advisor*

Discover how your financial advisor can help you achieve your financial goals. Find out tips for retirement, paying for college, taxes and estate planning.

Thursday, May 11, 6:30 to 7:30 pm
Dorchester Branch
1205 Adams Street, Dorchester, MA 02124

*Presented by the RTN Financial & Retirement Group.

Register for Teaming Up With Your Financial Advisor

Preventing Identity Theft

Learn how to safeguard your personal information and to recognize scams.
Tuesday, May 23, 6 to 7 pm
Brookline Branch
365 Boylston Street, Brookline, MA 02445

Register for Preventing Identity Theft


For more information about our seminars, contact Maria Thomasian at financialeducation@rtn.org or by calling her at 781-736-9887.

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*Securities sold, advisory services offered through CUNA Brokerage Services, Inc. (CBSI), member FINRA/SIPC, a registered broker/dealer and investment advisor. CBSI is under contract with the financial institution to make securities available to members. Not a deposit of any financial institution. Not NCUA/NCUSIF/FDIC insured. May Lose Value. No Financial Institution Guarantee. Not a deposit of any financial institution.