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Certified Financial Counseling

Helping members gain control of their financial future.

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We know that from time to time everyone can experience difficulties with money. Don’t worry, we’re here to help.

Plus, as part of Thrive, our free suite of financial education tools, you can now access free, confidential and no-obligation financial counseling through our partnership with GreenPath Financial Wellness. With one-on-one advice from a financial expert, you can learn how to achieve your goals and prepare for a more successful future.

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    Debt Management Services

    We may be able to help you lower your high credit card interest rates so you can pay off debt faster.

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    Credit Report Review

    We’ll help you understand your personal credit report and create a plan to improve your score over time.

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    Mortgage Loan Services

    Take advantage of foreclosure prevention services, home buyer preparation assistance, and reverse mortgage counseling.

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    Student Loan Counseling

    We’ll review repayment options that can delay or lower your payments. Understand each strategy and decide which is best for you.

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Warning Signs of Financial Stress

  • Are you often late paying bills or relying on grace periods?
  • Do you tap into savings to meet regularly monthly expenses?
  • Do you stress about a potential auto repossession or home foreclosure?
  • Are you working overtime or a second job to make ends meet?
  • Are you near or over your available credit limit?
  • Do you only pay the minimum payment on credit cards?
  • Do you need to borrow for items that you used to pay for with cash?
  • Are you regularly charged overdraft fees on your checking account?
  • Do you worry about money regularly?

How We Can Help

If any of these questions describe your situation, or you’d just like some trustworthy advice from a local partner, our financial counselors and GreenPath can help. You have access to free, one-on-one financial counseling, and debt counseling delivered by caring, certified experts. They’ll help you understand your situation, learn about options, and make a plan to meet your goals.

Financial Counseling

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    Certified Experts

    Baton Rouge Telco members have access to designated Certified Credit Union Financial Counselors (CCUFC) at every location.

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    Customized Plans

    Our counselors will help you navigate through tricky financial situations and develop a plan for future success.

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    And It’s Free

    Best of all, there is no cost to utilize Telco’s financial counseling services. Just another way we say yes to our members.

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Lauren was so professional, friendly, warm, and 100% relatable. Telco has finally opened my eyes to what real banking truly looks like and what should be expected, from not just a credit union, but also its financial advisors. Thank you for all your help. As a new resident in the area, you seamlessly put my concerns to rest and now I can focus back on transitioning from my recent move, having had trust and security instilled in me by Telco.

Damian K., New Member

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Online Financial Education

Take the stress out of managing finances with Thrive. This free, online financial education program helps you learn and improve your financial health. All at your own pace.

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Secured Personal Loan

Use money from your savings, certificate or money market account as collateral. It’s a great option if you’re just starting to build credit or trying to repair past money mistakes.

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Free, Confidential and No Obligation

GreenPath’s NFCC-Certified Counselors are available to meet with you today!

Monday – Thursday, 7am – 9pm CST
Friday, 7am – 7pm CST
Saturday, 8am – 5pm CST

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