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Webinar for the Win

Featuring a $1,000 GRAND PRIZE for one lucky attendee of BALANCE's free webinar series!

Santa Cruz Community Credit Union and BALANCE are excited to announce the 3rd Annual “Webinar for the Win” contest!

Back by popular demand, attend a free BALANCE webinar and get the financial guidance you need.

One lucky attendee will win the $1,000 GRAND PRIZE!

The rules are simple. To enter, just register and attend a free BALANCE webinar in February, March or April (and stay for the whole thing). Webinars are live, online sessions that let you learn from and interact with an expert on today's most popular financial topics. 

(Pro tip: Attending additional webinars earns extra entries into the contest.)

How to Enter

  • Must complete the BALANCE webinar registration form for each webinar attended.

  • Be sure to include a BALANCE provider (Credit Union, Employee Group, etc). For our members and non-members in the community, include SCCCU.

  • Consumers must attend at least one session in our free webinar series.

  • Each completed webinar earns them an additional entry into the contest.

  • Attendees must stay for the entire webinar to receive entry.

Click here to view official rules of the contest.

Webinar Topics

FEBRUARY: Solving the Mystery of Credit Reports

Credit report scores hold a lot of power—they can help buy that first home but can also take away financialopportunities. This session provides an overview of credit bureaus, credit scoring, guidance to dispute inaccuracies, improving credit scores, and dealing with identity theft and fraud. Register here.

  • Tuesday, February 9, 2021, 10:30am – 11:30am PST
  • Thursday, February 18, 2021 5:30pm – 6:30pm PST

MARCH: Women and Money

Whether it’s having children, career advancement, divorcing, or becoming a widow, there are certain pivotal times in women’s lives that can occur. This session addresses special considerations for budgeting, credit, and insurance. Register here.

  • Tuesday, March 9, 2021 10:30am – 11:30am PST
  • Thursday, March 18, 2021 5:30pm – 6:30pm PST

APRIL: Building Your First Budget (Youth Webinar)

The webinar is designed for a teen audience. A smart budget helps you cover your expenses and still buy some of the things you want. Find out how to make—and maintain—a budget based on your needs. Register here.

  • Tuesday, April 13, 2021 10:30am – 11:30am PST
  • Thursday, April 22, 2021 5:30pm – 6:30pm PST


Yes. Earn an additional entry with every completed webinar.
The winner will be selected at random.
January 28, 2021 – April 22, 2021. The first Webinar is Tuesday, February 9th.
BALANCE’s free webinars are available at no cost to consumers through SCCCU. Lead by financial
experts, they cover different topics spanning a variety of life events, financial situations, and current
consumer trends.
Contestants must be at least 13 years old.
 WEBINARS: February
Webinar Tuesday, 2/9/2021 at 1:30pm
Solving the Mystery of Credit Reports
Register here
Webinar Thursday, 2/18/2021 at 8:30pm
Solving the Mystery of Credit Reports
Register here
   WEBINARS: March
Webinar Tuesday, 3/9/2021 at 1:30pm
Women and Money
Register here
Webinar Thursday, 3/18/2021 at 8:30pm
Women and Money
Register here
   WEBINARS: April
Webinar Tuesday, 4/13/2021 at 1:30pm
Building Your First Budget (Youth Webinar)
Register here
Webinar Thursday, 4/22/2021 at 8:30pm
Building Your First Budget (Youth Webinar)
Register here