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 financial tools and education to support your financial goals. Browse this resource center to find interactive modules and calculators, personal assistance and special accounts to help turn you into a financial expert. Get started below by learning more about the topics that matter most to you. And remember, our team is here to help every step of the way.

Interactive Learning Modules and Calculators

Understanding Home Loans

Learn the ins and outs of mortgage loans, whether you’re a first-time homebuyer or considering a refinance.


Money 101

Take control of your money by learning the financial basics! These courses are designed to help you become financially savvy.



Financial Security

Take your financial knowledge from basic to expert with these helpful modules and tools.


Financial Calculators

Enjoy our free financial calculators to estimate your monthly budget, plan for the future, and more.



Retirement Planning

Whether you’re just starting your retirement plan, or getting ready to collect Social Security, these tools will help you take control!


Education Planning

Learn how to invest in your child’s education, save for college, refinance student loans, and more!



More Resources

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.



SFCU Newsletter

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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Get back into financial shape!

Compass Checking Account*

Compass Checking is right for you if you’re looking to re-establish a checking account after account troubles or ChexSystems records.

    • FREE checking account with NO monthly fees
    • Fee-Free access to 30,000+ CO-OP Network ATMs
    • Direct deposit required

Learn more about Compass Checking.

To open a Compass Checking Account, click Open Account below and you’ll be directed to open a Basic Checking account. Enter the promotion code COMPASS.

Open Account

*Some restrictions apply. Payroll direct deposit of $500 is required within the first 45 days of account opening. Click here for complete details.



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.


Please fill out the form below and we will contact you with more information about our program.

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