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Free Member Seminars

Seminars are a powerful expression of Gesa's commitment to financial education. Invite your friends, whether they are members or not, because our seminars are available to all.

Seminar Schedule

Custom Home Buying

Are you ready to build your dream home, but are unsure about the process? Gesa has partnered with the experts at Pahlisch Homes to help show you how easy custom building can be–from start to finish. Attend this seminar to learn more about site evaluations and lot selection, choosing the perfect floor plan and finding financing that fits your needs. Attend this event in a newly constructed, custom Pahlisch home.

Customized: Your Home, Your Way

Are you ready to build a home customized to your style? The experts at Gesa Credit Union and Bella Homes Washington are here to help take the mystery and stress out of the home building process. Attend this session to learn more about the benefits of new construction without a construction loan, building a new home customized to your style, and financing including 0% down options.

Customer Service: Five Ways to WOW!

Providing a customer experience that promotes loyal customers, not just satisfied customers, is more critical to business success than ever before. Loyal customers purchase more, refer others, and help grow your business. Learn five ways to WOW and turn satisfied customers into loyal customers who help grow your business. Attend this session to learn more about creating an action plan, learn the ultimate question and survey format, and how to move from customer satisfaction to customer loyalty. This presentation is presented in partnership with the Pasco Chamber of Commerce. RSVP is required.

Design Like a Parade Home Winner

Do you love the designs ideas showcased in the Parade of Homes™? Come and learn from the award-winning experts at StoneCrest Inc. Attend this session to learn more about land and floor plan selections, details to make your home design stand out, and financing - including 0% options. This session is free and will be held at a Parade of Homes™ home, with specific home location to be provided at RSVP.

Identity Theft: Road to Recovery

Identity theft is the fastest growing crime in America, wreaking havoc on personal finances and credit history. Attendees will receive step-by-step instructions on where to start, what agencies to contact and what your rights are as a consumer.

Know Your Credit Score

Your credit score is one of the most vital parts of your financial life. Credit scores follow you forever, and will play a huge role in financial situations throughout your life. Many people think that a credit score only matters when needing approval for a loan or credit card, but it goes far beyond that. Learn how your credit score impacts your life, what a FICO score is, what contributes to your FICO score, and how to improve and/or sustain your credit score.

Power of the Purse Series

Making thoughtful and informed decisions about your family’s finances is more important than ever. Learn how you can plan for a more secure financial future by attending Gesa’s Power of the Purse series. Focusing on women and mothers of all ages and circumstances, Power of the Purse provides resources for utilizing income, setting goals, budgeting, preparing for life’s unexpected changes, as well as tips for raising a financially fit family. Each session will feature a presentation from a local expert followed by a question and answer period.

Power of the Purse: Assessing Your Situation

Making thoughtful and informed decisions about your family’s finances is more important than ever. Focusing on women and mothers of all ages and circumstances, Power of the Purse sessions provides the resources for beginning a path to financial security. Attend this session to learn more about assessing your current situation, tips for successfully combining incomes, money management and creating financial goals and a spending plan.

Retirement Ready

Worrying about money shouldn't be a part of retirement. Learn how to harness the power of time, how investments can be used to reach long-term goals, and how inflation and taxes can impact your retirement fund. It's never too early or too late to prepare for your future.


Seminar Schedule

Seminars are a powerful expression of Gesa's commitment to financial education. Invite your friends, whether they are members or not, because our seminars are available to all.

Tuesday
15
Sep
Gesa Moses Lake Branch, 721 S. Pioneer Way, Moses Lake, WA 98837
Starts at: 06:00 PM
Presenter: Manuela Guajardo, Gesa Compliance Supervisor
Tuesday
22
Sep
Sunset Ridge Development, TBA, West Richland, WA 99353
Starts at: 07:00 PM
Presenter: StoneCrest Homes
Wednesday
23
Sep
Pahlisch Homes, 361 Reserve Way, Walla Walla, WA 99362
Starts at: 06:00 PM
Presenter: Pahlisch Homes
Thursday
24
Sep
Barnard Griffin Winery, 878 Tulip Lane, Richland, WA
Starts at: 06:00 PM
Presenter: Melissa Kanabrocki, Member Experience Manager 
Friday
25
Sep
Holiday Inn Express, 4525 Convention Place, Pasco, WA 99301
Starts at: 12:00 PM
Presenter: Shae Frichette

Note: Seminar dates, times and locations can change without notice. If you have not registered at least one week in advance, please call to register and verify the schedule.


Onsite Presentations

Gesa offers free financial literacy materials and workshops to high schools, colleges, clubs, businesses, and other groups. There is no cost for speakers or materials and each presentation can be tailored to suit the needs of your group or organization. Click here for a list of current topics.

Invite a credit union expert to visit your business, school, group or organization today. Simply fill out the form below and we'll follow up with you shortly to discuss your requirements. For more information contact an Education and Outreach Specialist by calling 509.378.3549.

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