TwinStar News

  • TwinStar staff outside of the new building
    Blog
    News

    After more than a year of planning and building, we are excited to be in our new Aberdeen branch, just across the street from our old building. The move has been a long time coming for our Aberdeen branch—one of our busiest—since it was built over 30 years ago.

  • Young woman looking at camera
    Blog
    News

    Credit Unions as we know them have been around since at least the mid 1800s, yet to some they remain complete mysteries.

  • Stock image of a young woman looking out a window
    Security
    News

    We’re seeing a rise in a new scam targeting teens and young adults in our area. This extremely damaging scam mainly works when a fraudster takes advantage of a victim’s naivety and commits fraud in the victim’s name.

  • New branch opened in Aberdeen
    News

    New branch introduces updated banking concept to Aberdeen

  • TwinStar Featured Business - Verle’s Sports Center and Marine
    Business
    Video

    TwinStar Business Member Gary from Verle's Sport Center and Marine shows us around their facility.

    Verle's is a third generation family-owned business specializing in Boating, fishing, camping, and hunting.

  • Featured Business Video - Miss Moffett's Mystical Cupcakes
    Business
    Video

    Local business owner Rachel shows us how to decorate cupcakes and challenges us to a decorating contest.

  • April is Financial Literacy Month
    Blog
    Education
    TwinStar was started by a teacher, Dewey Noblitt, in Room 107 of Olympia High School nearly 80 years ago. Since then, we’ve remained dedicated to our educational roots by helping youth learn the principals of good money management. Since April is Financial Literacy Month, it’s a great time to think about this topic.
  • Slide from the ECONorthwest study highlighting economic benefits of credit unions
    News
    Community

    A new independent analysis by ECONorthwest finds that Oregon and Washington credit unions delivered $7.7 billion in economic impact in 2016.

  • girls explore STEM careers
    Blog

    When I was young, if someone had told me I would be working with math every day in my career, I would have laughed. I’ve never felt confident with numbers, and always seem to get the same type of response: “That’s okay, girls aren’t high achievers in math and science.

  • life simulation events
    Blog

    In my work with TwinStar, I spend a lot of time in classrooms teaching students about finances. One day, I noticed a teacher who had provided store-bought pastries for her class and we got into an interesting discussion regarding students and hunger.

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