At LifeCU, your financial well being is a priority. One of the most important things we do is to connect you with valuable resources to help you solve the money questions of life.
How do you like to learn? We have quick tutorials, live/recorded webinars, podcasts, in-person events and free financial counseling available by phone, and more. Explore the many ways to grow your financial knowledge!
Through Life CU’s partnership with BALANCE℠, you have access to free and confidential financial counseling sessions. Also, there are lots of free resources to check out, like podcasts, videos, toolkits, articles and more.
Get started on the road to financial balance! Explore the website or see some of the featured resources below.
Ready to watch one of our recorded webinars?
View our growing library of available webinars to help answer questions and build your financial knowledge.
Interactive Tools & Resources
When Buying a Car
In this quick article, get an overview of the basics of buying a car, financing, and how monthly payments are calculated. (5 minutes) For a more in-depth tutorial, go to our learning module entitled, “Driving Away Happy.” (login required, but free access)
Financial First Aid
Many circumstances in life can derail even the best money management plans. This learning course covers a five-step plan for handling a financial crisis and getting back on your feet. (9-15 minutes, or at your pace) (login with free access.)
Choose a Budget Tool
Use MyBalance to create a budget plan that helps you achieve your financial goals, then monitor your real-time spending with our free My Money management tool in online banking.
Learn the basics of personal finance with the BalanceTrack educational modules. Register for a free user account or log in to get started.
Start smart with the ultimate financial starter kit! Learn how to create a plan, manage your money, understand and establish credit, plan ahead and reduce debt. This starter kit will help you make better money decisions.
Emergency Savings Calculator
Learn how much to set aside money for emergency expenses so that you are prepared for the unexpected. If you would like to learn how to jump start your emergency fund, read this article to get started.
Your Credit Score
Learn how to borrow wisely. This module covers the core concepts of credit usage, using credit to your advantage and deleting your debt. Watch a quick video about credit score (2 minutes) then begin the learning module at your pace. (login with free access)
Planning for Life
Dedicating time to financial planning can help you protect the assets you have now and increase your wealth in the future. This module covers the basic elements of financial planning including investing, tax, insurance and estate planning. (login with free access)