BALANCE Financial Fitness is a program paid for by Redwood Credit Union to provide our Members free access to tools and tips for better money management. Whether you're interested in creating a budget, developing a workable spending plan, getting out of debt, understanding and improving your credit report, buying a home, or planning for your financial future, Redwood Credit Union, and our trusted partner BALANCE, are here to help.

BALANCE is a confidential financial education and counseling service committed to helping individuals and families nationwide take control of their finances and reach their goals. On the BALANCE website, you’ll find information about what they do, who they are and how they can help you master your money. To speak with a BALANCE representative call 1 (888) 456-2227, toll free.

Whether you have a history of overdraft or non-sufficient funds charges or you just want to know how to best manage your first checking account, this module will give you the tools and information needed to become and remain a successful checking account holder. This 5-page program - with an optional quiz to ensure understanding - will relate key components of wise checking account management, including:

  • Checking Account Fundamentals
  • Deposits
  • Withdrawals
  • Keeping Your Account in Good Standing
  • Protecting Your Account

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