Financial Education


 

Websites for Financial Resources

At Mid Carolina Credit Union, we believe that helping our members make smart financial decisions is part of our job. That’s why we have online tools to help guide you in making the best financial decisions possible for you and your family.


Banzai Direct for Members
Mid Carolina Credit Union is proud to bring you Banzai, the financial literacy program used by millions of teachers and students around the country, to you and your home, for FREE. Experience real-world financial literacy in a fun, safe way.

Program curriculum includes three different programs that the whole family can learn from and enjoy: Banzai Junior (ages 8-12), Banzai Teen (ages 13-18), or Banzai Plus for adults.  You pick the content level when you enroll. Also included for free is an online library with in-depth articles to help you master your finances. Topics include budgeting, insurance, retirement, buying a house, taxes, life changes, borrowing and credit, smart living, starting a business and more! Ready to start your financial adventure?

Mid Carolina Credit Union is a strong advocate of financial literacy.  We believe that when kids learn about money and saving at a young age they will grow up to be financially savvy! For this reason we have a free version for educator’s, to learn about Banzai for Teachers, click here.

Financial Resource Center
Get information on Auto buying, saving & investing, retirement planning, talking to your children about money and more!

Pocket Cents
Financial education for teens, adults and seniors.

SC Consumer Affairs
The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs is the state’s consumer protection agency.  Among other things, they serve as an educational portal for consumers and businesses alike; informing the public on effective ways of preventing and mitigating identity theft situations.

Identity Theft Resource Center
The ITRC is a non-profit organization established to support victims of identity theft in resolving their cases, and to broaden public education and awareness in the understanding of identity theft, data breaches, cyber security, scams/fraud and privacy issues.

Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
The FTC protects consumers by stopping unfair, deceptive or fraudulent practices in the marketplace. They have educational information and programs for consumers and businesses.

Annual Credit Report
Review your Credit Report Annually. Annualcreditreport.com is the only authorized online source for you to get a free credit report under federal law. You may also receive your free credit report by calling 1-877-322-8228.

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (cfpb)
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) regulates the offering and provision of consumer financial products or services under the federal consumer financial laws and educates and empowers consumers to make better informed financial decisions. They have financial education materials that go from childhood through retirement.

National Association of Unclaimed Property
Start a free search for money that might be due you.

NADA

Information on new and used car prices and values.