Financial Education

Community Financial Education



Is your group looking for information on building a budget, understanding your credit score, raising financially smart kids, financing college, or funding retirement? Redstone wants to alleviate some of those financial worries by providing free financial education for your group.

Financial Education classes:

  • Ranges from general financial education to courses on specific issues for life’s demands
  • Available for both youth (kindergarten to college) and adult audiences
  • Tailored to your group

Ready to set up a class for your organization? Contact us today at FinancialEducation@redfcu.org!

BALANCE Financial Education



Are you 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? We want to help. That’s why we’ve provided access to free and confidential financial counseling and education through BALANCE.

BALANCE Core Programs

  • Debt and Budget Coaching
    If the bills are starting to pile up, a counselor can review your options, and even provide a structured repayment plan.
  • Credit Report Review
    A counselor will review your report with you, making sure you know your rights. BALANCE can even provide a low-cost credit report.
  • Student Loan Coaching
    Borrowing to pay for college is the easy part. Repaying the debt is much harder. To know which options are best for you, your career prospects and your budget.
  • Homeownership Coaching
    Buying a home is one of the biggest financial commitments you’ll ever make. A counselor can help you make a plan.
  • Rental Coaching
    Develop a personalized spending plan and get advice for building credit, saving money, increasing income, and reducing debt.
  • Bankruptcy Coaching
    Get help keeping up with bills and prevent spiraling out of control with debt that seems impossible to repay, plus get required pre-filing and pre-discharge education and counseling.
  • BalanceTrack
    BalanceTrack is an online personal finance education program that will guide you through the core aspects of financial management.
  • Pathways to Homeownership
    Buying a first home is exciting, but can feel overwhelming too. Through preparation and understanding the home buying process, you can achieve your dream.
  • My Balance
    Create a spending plan to break the debt cycle and use your money for what’s most important to you.
  • Get In Balance
    Complete a self-paced course to learn the fundamentals of checking accounts and how to manage it wisely.

Call 888-456-2227 or click here for FREE financial counseling.

 

Must an RFCU member to participate in the BALANCE Program.  Must be eligible for membership and open a share savings account to become a member. A minimum balance of $5.00 is required to open share savings account and must be maintained in share savings account at all times. Fees and other restrictions may apply.

BALANCE Financial Fitness Program is offered to RFCU® members through a partnership between RFCU® and BALANCE. RFCU does not warrant, guarantee, or insure products or services offered by or through BALANCE. RFCU and BALANCE are separate entities.

Personal Finance Education

Balance Track
Self-guided courses designed to help
you gain an understanding of the
essential elements of personal finance.

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Would you like to speak with a counselor?

Just call 1-888-456-2227
Monday - Thursday: 7am - 10pm CST
Friday: 7am - 7pm CST
Saturday: 10am - 7pm CST