SESLOC Spotlight Literacy for Life

SESLOC Spotlight: Literacy for Life

SESLOC Spotlight highlights local organizations that make the Central Coast the best place to live. Literacy for Life is a nonprofit that offers free, one-on-one English literacy programs to adults in San Luis Obispo County. Bernadette Bernardi, Executive Director, explains how volunteer tutors support literacy in our community: Literacy for Life Industry: Nonprofit Serving the… Read more »

Student Loans

Student Loan Payment Pause Extended Through January 2022

  On August 6, 2021, the U.S. Department of Education announced an extension of the pause on federal student loan payments to January 31, 2022. The payment moratorium, currently in effect for millions of federal student loan borrowers, was set to end on September 30, 2021. The Department noted that this extension would be the… Read more »

SESLOC Rewards for Wedding Gifts

10 SESLOC Rewards You Can Claim as a Wedding Gift

Wedding season is just around the corner. Whether you’re celebrating virtually or in person, you can redeem your SESLOC debit and Visa® Signature Rewards card points for a memorable wedding gift. Check out the top 10 SESLOC Rewards that you can claim as a wedding gift to celebrate the newlyweds. Not registered? Head over to… Read more »

Dorm room

Do’s & Don’t’s of Dorm Room Shopping

Dorm life is an exciting milestone for many incoming college students, but preparing to move in can be a little daunting (and costly). It’s easy to get caught up in the excitement and overspend on items you don’t really need. So before you start shopping, consider these do’s and don’ts: Do: Review Dorm Move-In Info… Read more »

SLO County Housing Trust Fund

SESLOC Spotlight: San Luis Obispo County Housing Trust Fund

SESLOC Spotlight highlights local organizations that make the Central Coast the best place to live. The San Luis Obispo County Housing Trust Fund is a nonprofit that works with developers, other nonprofits, and government agencies to increase the supply of affordable housing in San Luis Obispo County. Directors Tom Sherman and Vivian Krug Cotton explain… Read more »

SESLOC Returns to Cal Poly

Credit Union to Provide On-Campus Retail Banking SESLOC Federal Credit Union (SESLOC) has been selected to provide retail banking and ATM service on the Cal Poly campus with a new branch in the Julian A. McPhee University Union. Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) manages and operates the University Union and worked with Cal Poly’s Strategic Business… Read more »

I ♥ CU Day

Thank You For Joining Us For “I Love My Credit Union Day!”

Friday, July 30 was the first I Love My Credit Union Day, where we asked you, our loyal members to tell us what makes SESLOC so special. We are humbled! Thank you for the kind and heartwarming messages left on Facebook, Instagram and on the wall in each branch. Congratulations to seven winners, who each walk… Read more »

Back to school

Tips for Tackling Back-to-School Shopping

Back to school shopping season is already here, and experts are predicting spending to increase this year. Preparing for the new academic year doesn’t have to break the bank. Plus, involving your child in planning and budgeting is a great way to teach them about money through example. Here are 5 tips for tackling back-to-school… Read more »

Financial Checkup

Mid-Year Is a Good Time for a Financial Checkup

ASK A FINANCIAL PLANNER The first half of 2021 is behind us. As life emerges from the pandemic to a “new normal,” a mid-year financial checkup may be more important than ever this year. Here are some ways to make sure that your financial situation is continuing on the right path. Reassess Your Financial Goals… Read more »

Social Media Scams

Social Media: Five Scams that Work

Platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn and many others can help us connect on a personal and professional level with friends, family, business associates, and causes that allow us to make new connections with others with shared interests. And participation is free to everyone, which has led to an unprecedented use of social media…. Read more »