Accel Financial Counseling
Concerned about making your consumer loan or credit card payments? We can help.
We offer members free, confidential personal finance counseling.
Free Financial Advise
As a valued member of our credit union, we provide you with FREE access to money management and financial education services. We have teamed up with Accel, a financial education and counseling program designed exclusively for credit unions with members like you in mind. You will receive free, impartial advice from experienced, professional counselors with the goal of helping you reach your financial goals.
Accel counselors are here to help you move forward in your financial life. Whether you need to put a budget together, review your credit report, manage some burdensome debt or get help with increasing your savings or buying your first home, a counselor is ready for your call.
Toll-Free Information Line
Financial counselors are to assist you 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 1 p.m. by calling 1-877-33ACCEL (332-2235) or visit them on the web at:
Members Financial Counseling
Credit Report Counseling
The program provides credit report counseling to assist you in understanding your personal credit report and credit score. Additionally, you can get a copy of your personal credit report from Accel for a nominal fee.
Debt Management Plan (DMP)
Working with you, an Accel financial counselor will contact your creditors to negotiate concessions and/or work out loan payment agreements. Typically, credit card companies will agree to lower rates, eliminate fees, and cease collection activity.
Budget Smart Software Download
BudgetSmart is a one-of-a-kind budgeting program that helps users plan and track how they spend and save their money.
This easy-to-use software tool uses simple graphics and bar charts to help you manage money more effectively. You can use the program to establish a budget, track spending habits, view tips for improving areas of overspending (or inadequate saving), and experiment with "what if'" scenarios to determine how a major purchase or change in income would impact your budget.
Look for the BudgetSmart logo and download it for free to your home computer.
Download free software, click on the budget smart logo