LLCU Financial Counseling
Our guiding mission at LLCU is to provide our members education and tools to achieve financial success. To do this, we provide FREE financial counseling to our members – meet one-on-one with one of our Certified Financial Counselors to get on track with budgeting, saving, paying bills, improving credit scores, and so much more! Additionally, we provide FREE Financial Literacy Workshops to organizations or places of employment. Let us help you provide an invaluable benefit to your staff or group through an educational workshop about ways to improve their financial well-being.
LLCU Learn & Earn Financial Wellness Reward Program
The LLCU "LEARN & EARN" program is designed to help certain community members who may have found themselves unable to obtain certain banking services, such as a checking account or a loan. If you have found yourself in this situation, you may qualify for enrollment. This program will guide you through a series of Financial Education modules that will arm you with the knowledge and guidance to get back on track. Additionally, you'll earn money for completing the education modules!
Financial Education Blog
Eight Awesome Alternatives to Binge Shopping
9/12/2023 by Katie Armstrong
No matter the cause, purchases made on feelings instead of frugality can be rough on your bottom line. Here are a few ways to soothe yourself without draining your funds.
Meal Plans: A Valuable Tool for Healthy Savings
6/21/2023 by Katie Armstrong
Here are some tips for creating a successful plan to boost your financial (and personal) health.
Strategies for Talking to Elderly Parents About Their Finances
6/7/2023 by Katie Armstrong
The advice below is designed to give you tools and techniques to make essential talks go smoothly from an emotional perspective.
LLCU Podcast - Bank on Learning More
This podcast was created to bring listeners information and resources on money-related topics that we each face on a daily basis and/or throughout the various stages of life. Join hosts, Cayla Hittmeier & Katie Armstrong, as they bring you financial facts & tips. Listen below or search "Bank on Learning More" wherever you listen to podcasts!
Also, subscribe to our YouTube channel to see regular videos offering financial advice!
FINANCIAL EDUCATION through BALANCE™
Keeping your balance in the world of finance can be challenging. That's why Land of Lincoln Credit Union has partnered with BALANCE™, a financial fitness program that provides information to help you achieve your goals. The program is designed to provide Land of Lincoln Credit Union members with comprehensive, professional assistance with ALL aspects of personal finance.
Answer any financial question you might have like the following:
- How do I build a budget to reach my goals?
- What are my options for getting out of debt?
- I want to buy a home in the next few years. How can I prepare for that?
- How can I get a copy of my credit report?
- Should I take advantage of a credit card balance transfer?
- I've maxed out my 401k program. What else can I do to save?
You can access free, confidential financial counseling services six days a week. Just call a BALANCE™ counselor toll-free at (888) 456-2227 and let them know you're a Land of Lincoln Credit Union member. Or visit the BALANCE™ website for hundreds of articles at your fingertips and start learning now.
For our Spanish-speaking community:
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