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
Finding Happiness With Your Money: An Emotional Analysis of Spending
5/24/2023 by Katie Armstrong
Is it possible to know which expenses will ultimately bring joy ahead of time? Or if acquiring things can create lasting happiness at all? You’re about to find out.
When to Use Credit (and When to Avoid It)
5/10/2023 by Katie Armstrong
If used carefully, credit can be a helpful financial tool. Keep a healthy balance with your credit.
How to Plan for Financial Emergencies
4/26/2023 by Katie Armstrong
Wouldn’t it be nice to adapt to change easily and gracefully? To offset the wallet-shock an unexpected life change can bring? You can.
Ideas for Vacationing on a Budget
4/12/2023 by Katie Armstrong
You can have a fantastic vacation for a fraction of the price if you do some research and take advantage of offers and deals.
High Prices Leaving You Feeling Broke? Read These Tips to Save
6/8/2022 by Cayla Hittmeier
High Prices Leaving You Feeling Broke?
Read These Tips to Save
Payment Apps: What are they and I should I know about them?
4/22/2022 by Katie Salogga
Payment Apps have turned our phones and devices into wallets! Learn how you can use payment apps and which is right for you.
For our Spanish-speaking community:
¿QUE ES UNA COOPERATIVA DE CREDITO? HACER CLIC AQUI
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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.