Free Seminars

Robins Financial Credit Union is committed to member and consumer financial education. We host free seminars covering various financial topics throughout the year.

How to Weather a Bear Market

  • Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at 6:00pm EST

When the market dips, what do you do? How do you react? Without a plan, reacting based on your instincts could hurt your long-term financial goals. Learn steps you can take now to prepare to weather the next bear market.

Attend a valuable virtual seminar, “How to Weather a Bear Market.” You’ll learn the answers to questions, including:

  • What is a bear market?
  • How does behavioral finance affect decision-making?
  • How do overreaction and bad decisions compromise long-term financial goals?
  • How do I weather a bear market?

Reserve your virtual seat

Space is limited so please make your reservations today. Contact your Robins Investment Retirement Services Coordinator, Beverly Scarborough, at 478-929-7943 or beverly.scarborough@cunamutual.com with any questions.

This workshop is educational only and is not investment advice. If you need advice regarding your financial goals and investment needs, contact a financial advisor. CUNA Mutual Group is the marketing name for CUNA Mutual Holding Company, a mutual insurance holding company, its subsidiaries and affiliates. Annuities are issued by CMFG Life Insurance Company (CMFG Life) and MEMBERS Life Insurance Company (MEMBERS Life) and distributed by their affiliate, CUNA Brokerage Services, Inc., member FINRA/SIPC, a registered broker/dealer and investment advisor, 2000 Heritage Way, Waverly, IA, 50677. CMFG Life and MEMBERS Life are stock insurance companies. MEMBERS® is a registered trademark of CMFG Life. Investment and insurance products are not federally insured, may involve investment risk, may lose value and are not obligations of or guaranteed by any depository or lending institution. All contracts and forms may vary by state, and may not be available in all states or through all broker/dealers. MGA-3013564.1-0320-0422 © 2020 CUNA Mutual Group

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Social Security and Your Retirement

  • Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at 6:00pm EST

Regardless of when you plan to retire, Social Security will likely be an important part of the road ahead. But do you know the rules of the road when it comes to Social Security? Determining when to begin benefits could be one of the biggest financial decisions you face, and there are key issues to consider.

During this session, you’ll learn:

  • What are the rules for starting your Social Security benefits?
  • How do spouses coordinate their benefits?
  • Are there different routes to take that could potentially increase your benefits?
  • How do you decide where Social Security fits within your retirement plans?

Reserve your virtual seat

Space is limited so please make your reservations today. Contact your Robins Investment Retirement Services Coordinator, Beverly Scarborough, at 478-929-7943 or beverly.scarborough@cunamutual.com with any questions.

This workshop is educational only and is not investment advice. If you need advice regarding your financial goals and investment needs, contact a financial advisor. All guarantees are based on the claims-paying ability of the issuer. CUNA Mutual Group is the marketing name for CUNA Mutual Holding Company, a mutual insurance holding company, its subsidiaries and affiliates. Annuities are issued by CMFG Life Insurance Company (CMFG Life) and MEMBERS Life Insurance Company (MEMBERS Life) and distributed by their affiliate, CUNA Brokerage Services, Inc., member FINRA/SIPC, a registered broker/dealer and investment advisor, 2000 Heritage Way, Waverly, IA, 50677. CMFG Life and MEMBERS Life are stock insurance companies. MEMBERS® is a registered trademark of CMFG Life. Investment and insurance products are not federally insured, may involve investment risk, may lose value and are not obligations of or guaranteed by any depository or lending institution. All contracts and forms may vary by state, and may not be available in all states or through all broker/dealers. Asset allocation and diversification do not guarantee a profit or prevent a loss. See your prospectus for details about your investment options and refer to the fund prospectus for information on specific investment objectives. Variable annuities are sold by prospectus only. You can obtain a prospectus by contacting your financial advisor or the insurance company. Read it carefully. MGA-3052356.1-0420-0522 © 2020 CUNA Mutual Group

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Three Transitions to Retirement: It's about more than just the money

  • Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at 6:00pm EST

Are you ready to retire? You might be prepared for the financial transition, but you’ll experience lifestyle and emotional transitions as well. We can help you understand these upcoming changes and provide the information you need to better prepare for this exciting season of your life. Working together, we’ll gain clarity and confidence about your path to retirement.

During this session, you’ll learn:

  • How to confidently address the financial, lifestyle and emotional transitions to retirement?
  • How to guard against risks and manage those that are inevitable?
  • Whether you are ready for retirement?

Reserve your virtual seat

Space is limited so please make your reservations today. Contact your Robins Investment Retirement Services Coordinator, Beverly Scarborough, at 478-929-7943 or beverly.scarborough@cunamutual.com with any questions.

This workshop is educational only and is not investment advice. If you need advice regarding your financial goals and investment needs, contact a financial advisor. All guarantees are based on the claims-paying ability of the issuer. CUNA Mutual Group is the marketing name for CUNA Mutual Holding Company, a mutual insurance holding company, its subsidiaries and affiliates. Annuities are issued by CMFG Life Insurance Company (CMFG Life) and MEMBERS Life Insurance Company (MEMBERS Life) and distributed by their affiliate, CUNA Brokerage Services, Inc., member FINRA/SIPC, a registered broker/dealer and investment advisor, 2000 Heritage Way, Waverly, IA, 50677. CMFG Life and MEMBERS Life are stock insurance companies. MEMBERS® is a registered trademark of CMFG Life. Investment and insurance products are not federally insured, may involve investment risk, may lose value and are not obligations of or guaranteed by any depository or lending institution. All contracts and forms may vary by state, and may not be available in all states or through all broker/dealers. Asset allocation and diversification do not guarantee a profit or prevent a loss. See your prospectus for details about your investment options and refer to the fund prospectus for information on specific investment objectives. Variable annuities are sold by prospectus only. You can obtain a prospectus by contacting your financial advisor or the insurance company. Read it carefully. MGA-3055100.1-0420-0522 © 2020 CUNA Mutual Group

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Women and Investing: Steering toward retirement

  • Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at 6:00pm EST

There’s no denying the facts: Women tend to earn less and live longer than men. If you’re a woman who would like to retire one day, you may need to save more and invest more than men. Here’s an opportunity to attend a valuable, virtual seminar on this important topic.

During this session, you’ll learn:

  • Key investment principles every woman should know
  • Important opportunities like asset allocation
  • Understanding investor behavior
  • Differences between financial products like mutual funds and annuities

Reserve your virtual seat

Space is limited so please make your reservations today. Contact your Robins Investment Retirement Services Coordinator, Beverly Scarborough, at 478-929-7943 or beverly.scarborough@cunamutual.com with any questions.

This workshop is educational only and is not investment advice. If you need advice regarding your financial goals and investment needs, contact a financial advisor. All guarantees are based on the claims-paying ability of the issuer. CUNA Mutual Group is the marketing name for CUNA Mutual Holding Company, a mutual insurance holding company, its subsidiaries and affiliates. Annuities are issued by CMFG Life Insurance Company (CMFG Life) and MEMBERS Life Insurance Company (MEMBERS Life) and distributed by their affiliate, CUNA Brokerage Services, Inc., member FINRA/SIPC, a registered broker/dealer and investment advisor, 2000 Heritage Way, Waverly, IA, 50677. CMFG Life and MEMBERS Life are stock insurance companies. MEMBERS® is a registered trademark of CMFG Life. Investment and insurance products are not federally insured, may involve investment risk, may lose value and are not obligations of or guaranteed by any depository or lending institution. All contracts and forms may vary by state, and may not be available in all states or through all broker/dealers. Asset allocation and diversification do not guarantee a profit or prevent a loss. See your prospectus for details about your investment options and refer to the fund prospectus for information on specific investment objectives. Variable annuities are sold by prospectus only. You can obtain a prospectus by contacting your financial advisor or the insurance company. Read it carefully. MGA-3055135.1-0420-0522 © 2020 CUNA Mutual Group

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The Return of Conservative Investing

  • Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at 6:00pm EST

Market volatility. Low interest rates. Retirement risks. All of these headwinds are making it tougher than ever to know where to invest your retirement savings. In this virtual seminar, you’ll learn how conservative investments like certificates of deposit (CDs) and annuities can help get your financial plan back on track.

During this session, you’ll learn:

  • How can conservative investments help you face today’s economic risks?
  • What are the differences between CDs and annuities?
  • What are the different types of annuities?
  • How do you decide which conservative investment is right for you?

Reserve your virtual seat

Space is limited so please make your reservations today. Contact your Robins Investment Retirement Services Coordinator, Beverly Scarborough, at 478-929-7943 or beverly.scarborough@cunamutual.com with any questions.

This workshop is educational only and is not investment advice. If you need advice regarding your financial goals and investment needs, contact a financial advisor. There are distinct differences between annuities and certificates of deposit. Most certificates of deposit are short-term investments. Some of the products featured in this workshop are annuities and are sold by prospectus. Annuities are long-term insurance products designed for retirement purposes. Many registered annuities offer four main features: (1) a selection of investment options, (2) tax-deferred earnings accumulation, (3) guaranteed lifetime payout options, and (4) death benefit options. Before investing, you should consider the annuity’s investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses. The prospectus contains this and other information. Please read it carefully. To obtain a prospectus, contact your advisor, log onto membersproducts.com or call 888.888.3940. CUNA Mutual Group is the marketing name for CUNA Mutual Holding Company, a mutual insurance holding company, its subsidiaries and affiliates. Annuities are issued by CMFG Life Insurance Company (CMFG Life) and MEMBERS Life Insurance Company (MEMBERS Life) and distributed by their affiliate, CUNA Brokerage Services, Inc., member FINRA/SIPC, a registered broker/dealer and investment advisor, 2000 Heritage Way, Waverly, IA, 50677. CMFG Life and MEMBERS Life are stock insurance companies. MEMBERS® is a registered trademark of CMFG Life. Investment and insurance products are not federally insured, may involve investment risk, may lose value and are not obligations of or guaranteed by any depository or lending institution. All contracts and forms may vary by state, and may not be available in all states or through all broker/dealers. MGA-3040863.1-0420-0522 © 2020 CUNA Mutual Group

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How to Weather a Bear Market

  • Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at 6:00pm EST

When the market dips, what do you do? How do you react? Without a plan, reacting based on your instincts could hurt your long-term financial goals. Learn steps you can take now to prepare to weather the next bear market.

During this session, you’ll learn:

  • What is a bear market?
  • How does behavioral finance affect decision-making?
  • How do overreaction and bad decisions compromise long-term financial goals?
  • How do I weather a bear market?

Reserve your virtual seat

Space is limited so please make your reservations today. Contact your Robins Investment Retirement Services Coordinator, Beverly Scarborough, at 478-929-7943 or beverly.scarborough@cunamutual.com with any questions.

This workshop is educational only and is not investment advice. If you need advice regarding your financial goals and investment needs, contact a financial advisor. CUNA Mutual Group is the marketing name for CUNA Mutual Holding Company, a mutual insurance holding company, its subsidiaries and affiliates. Annuities are issued by CMFG Life Insurance Company (CMFG Life) and MEMBERS Life Insurance Company (MEMBERS Life) and distributed by their affiliate, CUNA Brokerage Services, Inc., member FINRA/SIPC, a registered broker/dealer and investment advisor, 2000 Heritage Way, Waverly, IA, 50677. CMFG Life and MEMBERS Life are stock insurance companies. MEMBERS® is a registered trademark of CMFG Life. Investment and insurance products are not federally insured, may involve investment risk, may lose value and are not obligations of or guaranteed by any depository or lending institution. All contracts and forms may vary by state, and may not be available in all states or through all broker/dealers. MGA-3013564.1-0320-0422 © 2020 CUNA Mutual Group