Budget Credit Counseling

As a valued member of our credit union, we are committed to serving you. As a benefit of your membership, we are providing you with free access to money management and financial education services.

Budget Counseling Service

US Community Credit Union has teamed up with GreenPath, a financial education and coaching program. Through the GreenPath program, you will enjoy access to financial counselors for advice on your unique situation! As a member of our credit union, you can receive assistance with:

  • Personal and family budgeting
  • Understanding your credit report
  • Money Management
  • Debt repayment

Avoiding bankruptcy, foreclosure and repossession

GreenPath can give personalized answers to your individual needs. If you would like additional information on this service, or to speak to and set up an appointment with a GreenPath financial counselor, call toll-free: 1-877-337-3399 or visit the GreenPath website at www.greenpath.com/usccu. GreenPath financial counselors are available Monday through Thursday 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. EST, Friday 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.



Interested in opening a checking account but unsure where to start?

Whether you are opening an account for the first time or you’ve had one in the past, CheckRight can help you understand how a checking account can benefit you. We’ll also explore some common checking account options, and how to best deal with challenges along the way.

What is CheckRight?

CheckRight is a web-based checking account management education module designed to teach you how to manage a checking account.

In this interactive experience, you’ll follow Veronica and Nicholas through real-life scenarios as they interact with their new accounts, deal with common challenges, and use these challenges as an opportunity to learn and grow as they work toward their long-term financial goals.

In this course, you will learn:

  • How to deal with and avoid common anxiety-causing situations such as missed due dates, overdrafts, and rejected transactions
  • The benefits of mobile account management
  • Which plastic card to use (i.e., ATM cards, debit cards, credit cards)
  • What ChexSystems and how you can overcome any roadblocks associated with it
  • How to clear items from the mystical QualiFile

Estimated time to complete: 15 min

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.