Money Managing

It’s time to take control of your money. Save it, budget it, keep it in check. With these great tools you could be on your way to a better financial future.

 

 

 

Members Choice is pleased to announce the member benefit – GreenPath.

As a valued member of Members Choice FCU, we are committed to serving you.  And as a benefit to you, we are providing you with free access to money management and financial education services.

Members Choice has teamed up with GreenPath in order to bring you GreenPath Financial Wellness, a financial education and counseling program.  Through comprehensive education and exceptional service, GreenPath has been assisting individuals for more than 50 years.

As a member of Members Choice FCU, you can receive assistance with:

  • Personal and family budgeting
  • Understanding your personal credit report and how to improve your score
  • Personal money management
  • Debt repayment (fees may apply)
  • Avoiding bankruptcy, foreclosure, and repossession

GreenPath can give personalized answers to your individual needs.  For issues ranging from a proactive savings plan to saving a home from foreclosure, advice is only a phone call away.

GreenPath counselors are available Monday through Thursday 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. (EST), Friday 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. To use this valuable service, simply call 1-877-337-3399 or visit them on the web at www.greenpathref.com.

Introducing…..BudgetSmart! BudgetSmart is a new and exciting software program now available on our website. This easy-to-use software tool uses simple graphics, “pop-up” boxes and bar charts to help you manage your money more effectively. Use the program to:
  • Establish a budget
  • Track spending
  • View tips for improving areas of overspending or inadequate saving
  • Experiment with “what if” scenarios to determine how a major purchase or change in income would impact your budget
Click on the budget smart logo to download the program to your computer FREE of charge, and you’re on your way to creating your own personalized budget!logo

CheckRight is a web-based checking account management education module designed to teach you how to manage a checking account. Use CheckRight if:
  • You are looking to open a checking account for the first time or
  • You have had difficulty handling an account in the past.
Among other things, CheckRight will help you learn how to:
  • Open an account
  • Write checks
  • Make deposits
  • Maintain a check register
  • Reconcile an account
  • Create a spending plan
CheckRight is a self-study program that allows you to learn at your own pace. Once you have read through the chapters, you will be directed to a quiz that will test your knowledge on checking accounts. You will be able to view the results and you have the option to send the results to the credit union via e-mail. Click the logo below to try CheckRight.checkright_logo