Financial Education

At Stanford Federal Credit Union, we want to empower you with the knowledge to make better financial decisions. That’s why we provide the necessary information and tools to support your financial goals. Browse our resource center to find articles, videos and calculators to assist your needs. Get started below by learning more about the topic that matters most to you. And remember, our team is here to help you every step of the way.

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Balance financial resources

Stanford FCU members have access to a toll-free hotline (888.456.2227) for money management questions, to schedule appointments for free budget counseling, or to request information on a wide variety of financial issues. Our partner, Balance, can also provide special help with housing issues from first time home buying to foreclosure prevention.



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Check out the latest articles from our newsletter. We publish new content and helpful tips on a regular basis to educate our members.

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Financial Fitness

Stanford FCU can get you on the right path to financial wellness. Take advantage of one-on-one counseling, seminars, checking and loan programs that are sensitive to credit challenges. We help you get back into financial shape.


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