Financial Education

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Here you will find information on credit unions and financial tools and resources. This website was created by the NCUA as a resource for consumers.

GreenPath Financial Wellness

Your Path to a Bright Financial Future Begins Here…   

Dannemora Federal Credit Union has partnered with GreenPath to give you free access to money management and financial education services.

GreenPath is a non-profit company that partners with you to achieve your financial goals.

You can receive assistance with:
• Personal and family budgeting
• Understanding your credit report and how to improve your score
• Money management
• Debt repayment
• Avoiding bankruptcy, foreclosure and repossession

CALL TOLL- FREE 877-337-3399 TODAY

 

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

CheckRight 

CheckRight 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

CheckRight is a self-study program that allows you to learn at your own pace.  Once you have read through the chapters, you will be directed to a quiz that will test your knowledge on checking accounts.  You will be able to view the results and you have the option to send the results to your financial institution via e-mail.

Pathways

Pathways, GreenPath’s monthly newsletter, offers personal finance advice, tips and relevant news updates.

In Pathways, you’ll read about new ways to save money, meet some of our clients through feature stories, and gain a better understanding of your personal finance.  You'll also find news stories on debt management, debt negotiation, budgeting and other pertinent topics.

September 2015

Money and Real World Stuff