Member Learning Center

MEMBER LEARNING CENTER

Whether you’re interested in developing a workable spending and savings plan, getting out of debt, taking a look at your credit report, buying a home, or planning for your financial future, Community Resource Federal Credit Union wants to help you manage your money. That’s why we’ve provided access to financial education, counseling services, calculators, and more – all free as part of your membership in the Credit Union.

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Your Path to Financial Fitness Starts Here

At Community Resource FCU, we care about your financial wellness. That’s why we’ve partnered with industry-leading BALANCE to provide you with free access to expertly-crafted financial education and resources to help with your fiscal matters. And should you need, BALANCE can assist with confidential, no-cost financial counseling services to help you develop a sensible budget managing spending and debt. For all your financial life stage changes and more, we—in partnership with BALANCE—are here to help.

  • Learn how to buy a home.
  • Learn how to save for college.
  • Learn how to improve your finances.
  • Get a credit report review.
  • Speak to a financial counselor for free.
  • Much more!

Begin here.

 

Free Webinars from BALANCE 

July – Planning for Money Milestones

There are many important financial milestones for consumers. To help prepare for a positive financial future – without sacrificing fun – we take a realistic approach to managing finances. We’ll cover SMART goals, getting financially organized, building a budget, controlling expenses, wiping out old debt and much more! 

Session 1: Tuesday, July 9              1:30 – 2:30 pm              Share link: bit.ly/2Uddk9p

Session 2: Thursday, July 25           8:30 – 9:30 pm            Share link: bit.ly/2Uddk9p

 

August – On The Road To Riches: The Basics of Saving and Investing 

Investing is one of the smartest things consumers can do to secure a brighter financial future. Every investor has different goals, risk tolerance, and cash flow, which will impact savings and investment choices. Participants will learn about savings strategies and tactics, investment tools and how to develop an investment portfolio that works with their lifestyle and budget. 

Session 1: Tuesday, August 6              1:30 – 2:30 pm              Share link: bit.ly/2HcUvd9

Session 2: Thursday, August 15           8:30 – 9:30 pm            Share link: bit.ly/2HcUvd9

 

September – FAFSA: The Key To Unlocking Financial Aid 

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is a government form that streamlines the financial aid process, which can help you reduce your student loan burden. This workshop covers FAFSA basics, as well as provides insight into the application process, how to complete the FAFSA online, federal requirements, and receiving and maintaining federal financial aid. 

Session 1: Tuesday, September 10              1:30 – 2:30 pm              Share link: bit.ly/311j1qB

Session 2: Thursday, September 19            8:30 – 9:30 pm            Share link: bit.ly/311j1qB