Financial Wellness


Financial Education Center

Kentucky Employees Credit Union works to empower members to be their financial best self. We see a financial-stress free future for all of our members, and we’re happy to extend the tools to help you take control. We’ve also partnered with GreenPath to provide additional free resources below.

GreenPath Learning Lab

Want to know more about budgeting? Car buying? How to improve your credit score? We’ve got you covered. Please note:  Your name, email and quiz score will be shared with your financial institution if you complete and submit the quiz at the end of each course.

Credit Reports and ScoresCredit Reports and Scores

Your credit score is a key factor in qualifying for a home mortgage, auto loans, credit cards and more. This course will help you understand how your credit score is calculated and reported to lenders.

 

Budgeting BasicsBudgeting Basics

The path to a brighter financial future begins with a realistic budget.  This course will give you some tips for developing a budget and tracking your spending.

 

Preparing to Buy Preparing to Buy

Are you thinking about buying a home?  This course will help ensure you are ready before you begin the home buying process

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. You can 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 BudgetSmart logo or here to download the program to your computer free of charge, and you’re on your way to creating your own personalized budget!

CheckRightCheckRight 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

Financial Focus

What’s the deal with store cards? What’s an IRA, exactly, and why should I consider one? What do I need to know about cyber-security? We work to address random, burning questions about banking and more on our blog, Financial Focus.


RealTalk

Kentucky Employees Credit Union is hosting a series of free seminars & workshops at our main office throughout the 2018 year to empower you with knowledge & know-how needed to tackle your financial goals!

Our seminars are free to anyone who wishes to participate – membership is not necessary. See upcoming events here and register to attend.


Service Hours (ET)

8 AM – 10 PM Monday – Thursday

8 AM – 7 PM Friday

9 AM – 6 PM Saturday

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