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Pocket Sense is about your life and your money. Information about the value of money, how money is used around the world and what it can mean to your future.

MyCreditUnion.Gov shows you how credit unions can help you get where you want to go, from getting favorable interest rates on your next purchase to saving for the future.

The Mint asks, “What things do you love to do? Go shopping? Watch movies? Play video games? Listen to music? Go out to eat with friends? Give money to people in need? Or maybe someday, would you like to drive your very own car? To do a lot of things we love, we almost always need to use money”.

The Gen i Revolution includes fifteen Missions in which players attempt to help people in financial trouble. Join the Gen i Revolution, strategically select your Operatives and begin to explore and earn points as you work to complete each Mission.

Kids.gov is the official kids’ portal for the U.S. government. It links to over 2,000 web pages from government agencies, schools, and educational organizations, all geared to the learning level and interest of kids.

Federal Student Aid’s core mission is to ensure that all eligible individuals benefit from federal financial assistance—grants, loans and work-study programs—for education beyond high school. The programs we administer comprise the nation’s largest source of student aid.


Financial Information and Tools for Adults

MyBalance so you can take control of your money. By creating a spending plan, you’ll break the debt cycle and use your money for what’s most important to you – retirement, a dream vacation, a down payment for a house…Whatever your goal, a strong spending plan is the foundation for reaching it.

BalanceTrack is a personal finance education program brought to you by Members Choice. These education modules will guide you through the core aspects of personal financial management. By completing these courses, you are moving toward financial success and well being.

Balance is a financial fitness program that makes it easy for our members to stay on top of their current financial situations. One of the most popular features of Balance is the credit report review. Good credit is important – Balance and Members Choice can help.

Free Financial Counseling Members Choice has partnered with BALANCE to give you access to certified financial coaches that can assist you in taking control of your financial health. BALANCE coaches are available to answer questions, review your credit report, assist with pre purchase education, and offer guidance to allow you to overcome financial difficulties. All of which are absolutely free.

Free Monthly Webinars Live webinar series will help increase your knowledge on a variety of financial topics. Learn the basics of financial planning and create a future of security, and opportunity with a new topic each month. Enjoy!

Fraud!org The mission of the National Fraud Information Center is to give consumers the information they need to avoid becoming victims of telemarketing and internet fraud, and helping them get their complaints to law enforcement agencies quickly and easily.

MyCreditUnion.Gov shows you how credit unions can help you get where you want to go, from getting favorable interest rates on your next purchase to saving for the future.

The Mint believes that “financial security for tomorrow begins today”. This site has good information for all ages, including activities that can get families started on the road to financial awareness and financial security.

Children’s Online Privacy is an important concern. The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) was passed to give parents increased control over what information is collected from their children online and how much information is used. The Federal Government has created a website aimed at educating both parents and children about the dangers of the internet and how to browse safely. The FTC website regarding COPPA may be accessed by clicking here.

AnnualCreditReport.com is where you can get your free credit report under Federal law. Beware of the other “free credit report” offers; this link is to the real deal. Beware of imitators!

Twitter Members Choice tweets for members that want info on savings, updates on services and other financial security tips; no ads, only good information.

OnGurdOnline.gov provides practical tips from the federal government and the technology industry to help you be on guard against Internet fraud, secure your computer, and protect your personal information.

MyMoney.gov is the U.S. government’s website dedicated to teaching all Americans the basics about financial education.

Fighting Back Against Identity Theft is the Federal Trade Commission’s one-stop web page to learn about the crime of identity theft.

 

USA.gov says that the best way to fight internet fraud is to learn how to avoid becoming a victim. However, if you become a victim, there is help available. This site contains a list of official government web resources to help you report and learn about internet fraud.

The Council for Economic Education offers many programs promoting economic literacy in the United States and across the globe. All of the Council for Economic Education’s programs fall into three core areas, EconomicsAmerica®, EconomicsInternational®, and EconomicsExchange®.

StopFraud.gov contains resources on how to protect yourself from mass marketing, mail, wire, telephone and internet fraud. A powerful resource.

Since 1935, Members Choice Federal Credit Union has been a member owned, not for profit financial institution. As one of the oldest and most trusted financial institutions in Central Texas we welcome the opportunity to serve you. Our hope is that you’ll appreciate the difference that our not for profit financial cooperative can make for you, your family and friends.