Financial Counseling

Helpful Tools From Marine Credit Union

In addition to working with you one-on-one when you visit your local Marine Credit Union branch office, we are pleased to present additional resources to help you manage your finances and make informed decisions about your money. These resources are paid for by Marine Credit Union and free for all members to use.

The first is a set of powerful financial education tools on this website. Lots of common questions can be answered here. The courses cover checking account management, budgeting, understanding credit and more. These courses cover the basics of personal finance, plus strategies to manage your money more effectively.

The second resource is live personal financial counseling.

Sometimes You Need Personal Help

That’s why we’ve arranged for your immediate access to a financial counselor through Balance InfoLine. These experienced counselors can answer a wide variety of financial and credit related questions and send you additional information if you need it.

Ways to Talk With a Financial Counselor

  • Pick up the phone Call 888.456.2227
  • Email Remember, you shouldn’t email any sensitive information including your account numbers or social security number
  • Chat online Go now. Click the talk icons for an instant message connection

Financial Counselors Are Available During These Hours:

Monday through Thursday, 7am – 10pm
Friday, 7am – 7pm
Saturday, 10am – 7pm

Wondering If You Should Call?

If it’s related to finance and is something you want to know, the counselors can help. Here are some of the questions people call with:

  • How can I design a realistic budget to achieve my financial goals?
  • I just got notice that my wages will be garnished. What can I do?
  • What are my options for getting out of debt?
  • How can I get a copy of my credit report?
  • How can I remove inaccurate information from my credit report?
  • I want to buy a home in the next few years. How can I prepare for that?
  • I am getting a divorce. Who is responsible for bills and how will this affect my credit?
  • I’m having trouble paying my bills and I can’t get a consolidation loan. What can I do?