Educate Yourself

Accel Members Financial Counseling

Accel Members Financial CounselingPioneer Federal Credit Union is pleased to announce the newest member benefit – Accel Members Financial Counseling.

As a valued member of PFCU we are committed to serving you. As a benefit of your membership, we are providing you with free access to financial education and counseling services.

PFCU has teamed up with Accel, a financial counseling program. Through comprehensive education and exceptional service, this organization has been assisting individuals for more than 44 years.

Through our partnership with Accel, you will enjoy unlimited access to financial counselors without paying – it’s free!

As a member of PFCU you can receive assistance with:

  • Personal and family budgeting
  • Understanding your personal credit report and how to improve your score
  • Personal money management
  • Debt repayment
  • Avoiding bankruptcy, foreclosure, and repossession

Accel can give personalized answers to your individual needs. For issues ranging from a proactive savings plan to saving a home from foreclosure, advice is only a phone call away.

Accel counselors are available Monday through Thursday 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. (EST), Friday 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. To use this new service, simply call 1-877-33ACCEL (332-2235), or for Spanish use, 1-866-772-2235, or visit them on the web at www.accelservices.org

MyMoney.gov

MyMoney.gov is the U.S. government's website dedicated to teaching all Americans the basics about financial education. Whether you are buying a home, balancing your checkbook, or investing in your 401(k), the resources on MyMoney.gov can help you maximize your financial decisions. Throughout the site, you will find important information from 20 Federal agencies and Bureaus designed to help you make smart financial choices.

Home & Family Finance Resource Center

Home & Family Finance Resource Center

A resource for families that covers key financial topics, including automobile, credit, retirement, housing, small business, saving and investing, insurance and more. Includes articles, calculators, video clips, radio segments, interactive surveys and other tools.

Money Mix

Money Mix

For Generation Y, ages 18 - 30 it features videos, articles, checklists, budgeting tools, and blogs.

Googolplex

GoogolplexEver wonder: If the U.S. could run out of money? Who's taking money out of your paycheck?

You'll find the answers to these and a googol of other questions by reading Googolplex, PFCU’s guide for student moneymakers.

Googolplex contains stories, games, and puzzles for elementary, middle, and high school students. It's all about money—getting it, saving it, spending it, borrowing it. It'll show you how business and the economy work and how you can take control of your financial future. And it'll make you laugh.

Read Googolplex today, and come back regularly. You'll find something new each month.