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Holiday Gift Guide

The 2021 Central Coast Holiday Shopping Guide

Looking for a little inspo for the perfect gift (or maybe even your own wish list)? Small Business Saturday is officially observed on November 27 this year, but we recommend shopping small and looking local the whole holiday season (and year-round). Check out our handy Central Coast holiday shopping guide: Shop Local Shopping locally puts… Read more »

2021 Year in Review

2021 Year in Review

As we enter the new year, we’re reminded of the many GOOD things that happened in 2021.  Your Favorite Credit Union Is… Now More Digital & Accessible Opened a new branch at Cal Poly campus serving students, faculty and staff. Introduced Video Banking, where members can meet with us face to face online. Added SESLOC Reward point totals… Read more »

Decedent Accounts

FAQ: How Do I Manage the Accounts for a Deceased Member?

It can be difficult to know where to begin when you’re handling someone else’s financial affairs. Below you’ll find the answers to the most frequently asked questions, and we’re here to help in the branches or at (805) 543-1816 during this challenging time. We also recommend you contact your legal advisor for assistance, as needed…. Read more »

Give Joy

Thank You for “Giving Joy” This Holiday Season

A special thanks to all who supported The Family Care Network and their Give Joy campaign, which helped children and youth in foster care, as well as families struggling with homelessness and unhealed trauma in San Luis Obispo and Northern Santa Barbara Counties this holiday season. Together, SESLOC members and employees raised $7,188 to help supply warm winter clothing, gifts and toys, groceries and… Read more »

Money Resolutions

5 Ways to Make Money Resolutions That Stick

The New Year is a time for new beginnings. Are you ready to make money resolutions that stick? Eliminating debt, learning new spending habits, or building savings are choices that can change your life. They can affect your entire well-being from stress levels, to physical and mental health. When considered as one big New Year’s… Read more »

SESLOC Rewards for the New Year

10 SESLOC Rewards for the New Year

New year, new you? No matter what your New Year’s resolution is, you can redeem your SESLOC debit and Visa® Signature Rewards card points for merchandise, gift cards, and more to help you meet your goals. Check out the top 10 SESLOC Rewards that you can claim to help you start the new year off… Read more »

From the CEO

From Your CEO — Winter 2022

As 2021 comes to a close, we are looking back at the many accomplishments of our credit union and community. We launched Level Up Member Benefits¹, and I am pleased to see so many of you taking advantage of not just your Everyday Member Benefits, which we’ve always offered, but new benefits including discounted rates on… Read more »

2022 Financial Tips

10 Steps to a Financially Brighter 2022

Kick off the new year with this 10 step financial wellness action plan. The best part? It’s easy! 1. Download Your Annual Free Credit Report Credit report errors are more common than you might think, and errors negatively impact your credit score. A study by the Federal Trade Commission found that after addressing errors, one… Read more »

2022 Medicare Premiums

What Will You Pay for Medicare in 2022?

ASK A FINANCIAL PLANNER   Medicare premiums, deductibles, and coinsurance amounts change annually. Here’s a look at some of the costs that will apply in 2022 if you’re enrolled in Original Medicare Part A and Part B. Medicare Part B Premiums According to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), most people with Medicare… Read more »

2022 Retirement Plan Limits

Retirement Plan Limits on the Rise in 2022

ASK A FINANCIAL PLANNER   Many IRA and retirement plan limits are indexed for inflation each year. Although the amount you can contribute to IRAs remains the same in 2022, other key numbers will increase, including how much you can contribute to a work-based retirement plan and the phaseout thresholds for IRA deductibility and Roth… Read more »

Spotlight Lumina Alliance

SESLOC Spotlight: Lumina Alliance

SESLOC Spotlight highlights local organizations that make the Central Coast the best place to live. Today we’re shining the spotlight on the Lumina Alliance, a merger of RISE and Stand Strong — San Luis Obispo County’s two most trusted organizations dedicated to ending sexual and intimate partner violence. Stacy Salame, Director of Communications & Events,… Read more »