Education Center


Financial Counseling & Education

Whether you're interested in developing a workable spending and savings plan, getting out of debt, taking a look at your credit report, buying a home, or planning for your financial future, Postel Credit Union wants to help. That's why we've provided access to free and confidential financial counseling and education through BALANCE.


The importance of knowing your Credit Score

Your credit report can affect your ability to purchase a home, rent an apartment, buy a car, receive favorable insurance rates, or even get a new job. Further, checking your credit report regularly is a crucial step in protecting yourself from fraud or inaccurate reporting.


BALANCE can help you get a free or low-cost copy of your credit report and provide a free and confidential credit report review to ensure you have the tools necessary to maintain and protect your credit standing.


Credit report review and education include:

  • Understanding your credit score

  • Correcting inaccuracies

  • Protecting against identity theft and fraud

  • Overcoming identity theft



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