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All LSCU locations will be closed on Monday, May 28th, for Memorial Day. 

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Financial Wellness

GreenPath is a non-profit company that partners with you to achieve your financial goals. With GreenPath, you have free access to money management and financial education services. They provide assistance with:  

  • Personal and Family Budgeting   
  • Debt Counseling & Management 
  • Credit Report Counseling
  • Housing Services
  • Bankruptcy Counseling 
  • Student Loan Debt Counseling

Your path to a bright financial future begins here

GreenPath, Inc. --- also known as GreenPath Debt Solutions --- is a non-profit, credit counseling organization that has been helping people get out of debt since 1961. They deliver licensed services throughout the United States over the Internet and telephone, and also offer in-person services at their McKinney and Plano locations.

GreenPath is fully bonded, licensed and registered to serve consumers in all 50 states. GreenPath is accredited by the Council on Accreditation (COA), whose standards are the most rigorous in the industry. GreenPath is a member of the National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC), the Association of Independent Consumer Credit Counseling Agencies (AICCCA) and a partner of the Homeownership Preservation Foundation - each of which hold members to high standards for quality and ethics. GreenPath is an official U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) housing counseling intermediary.

GreenPath provides a wide variety of free financial education tools and resources, including Pathways, a monthly newsletter, the CheckRight program, and BudgetSmart software.

CheckRight

A checking account is an important money management tool. Whether you are looking to open a checking account for the first time or you have had difficulty handling an account in the past, CheckRight is designed to teach you how to manage your checking account. The program will help you learn how to:

  • Open an account
  • Write checks
  • Make deposits
  • Reconcile your 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 find a quiz that will test your knowledge on checking accounts. Visit checkright.org to get started today.

BudgetSmart

Each month, most people spend 10 percent more money than they make. BudgetSmart, an easy-to-use budgeting software, is a free tool designed to help you manage money more effectively. 

  • Determine how you want to spend your income
  • Track how you actually spend your money 
  • Learn how to adjust areas where you are overspending
  • Experiment with "what if" scenarios to determine how a major purchase or change in income would impact your budget

Download BudgetSmart

(software compatible with windows XP & earlier)