A Free Benefit for Your Employees

As a benefit of membership, the RTN Federal Credit Union offers free one-hour financial education seminars to employees of our sponsor groups. Seminars are held at the workplace, often during the noon hour, so employees can lunch and learn.

To schedule a seminar or for more information, contact Maria Thomasian at FinancialEducation@rtn.org or by calling her at 781-736-9887.

Financial Education Seminars

All About Social Security

We’ll discuss the “rules of the road” for receiving Social Security benefits, the possible routes to take to maximize benefits, the future of Social Security, and the challenge of setting up a retirement income stream.

Banking Basics

Learn about the different types of bank accounts, which ones are best for you, and how to understand costs and fee structures.

Car Buying 101: Used Vs. New

Discover the benefits of new vs. used vehicles, what to ask a used car dealer, items to look for on a test drive, and how to get the most value.

Credit Reports and Credit Scores

Find out how information in your credit report affects credit terms and interest rates.

Estate Planning

We’ll cover trusts and life insurance, key tax basics, and strategies to plan for incapacity.

First-Time Home Buyers Seminar (two hours)

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

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.

Keeping Debt Under Control

Find out how to identify the warning signs of overwhelming debt and ways to reduce your debt.

Managing Income and Expenses

Wise financial management requires a series of daily choices. Learn to create a spending
plan to help you stay on the right track.

Money Smart

This financial education seminar will teach you how to develop a smart budget and credit management plan.

Mortgage 101

Get an overview of what you should know about purchasing a home or refinancing an existing mortgage.

Planning for a Successful Retirement

This seminar will review how to plan for your retirement; the steps to estimate the amount of money you’ll need in retirement to meet your goals; and how to supplement fixed income sources, such as Social Security and an employer pension, with your retirement savings.

Preventing Identity Theft

Learn how to protect your identity to avoid being a victim of this fast-growing crime.

Put Your Debt on a Diet

Do you want to get out of debt faster? This program teaches you how to use the fast-track payoff plan and to free up additional money by using the step-down budgeting plan.

Saving for a College Education

We’ll review the cost of a college education, different tax-advantaged ways to save, and the role of financial aid.

Setting Goals and Priorities

Find out how to set achievable goals that will help you reach your financial objectives.

Understanding IRAs

Discover how to best utilize your IRA, the difference between Roth and Traditional IRAs, and how to avoid pitfalls that may cut away at your savings.