Online Resources

Get the information you need to make the right financial moves.

Life can come at you from all different angles. You might need to deal with job loss, natural disaster or a debt issue. You might need to know more about buying a home, planning for retirement or investing money. The best way to make good decisions is to collect information and tap into insights from helpful experts. We hope this list of online resources gets you headed in the right direction.

  • Request a Credit Report: offers a fast and convenient way to request, view and print your free credit report in a secure online environment.
  • Credit Report and Score Toolkit: Life events don't come with an instructional manual. Steer through difficult events with this Credit Report and Score Toolkit from BALANCE.
  • Calculators: These calculators provide you with the tools to make important financial decisions and reach financial goals.
  • NCUA Share Insurance Calculator. This resource about share insurance gives a detailed explanation of insurance coverage. Complete information about NCUSIF insurance can be found on the NCUA website
  • Balance Track Financial Education Center: These educational modules will guide you through the core aspects of personal financial management.
  • Natural Disaster Financial Toolkit: Few things can wreak havoc on your finances like a natural disaster, but financial stability is within reach. Prepare for or recover from the financial impact of a catastrophe with these resources.
  • Unemployment Toolkit: Losing your job can upend your life. But you have options for taking back control. Use this toolkit to help keep your financial life on track during this time of transition.
Dealing With Money Matters Can be Difficult

It’s hard to have all the answers. That’s why, at Empower FCU, we make it easy to talk to professionals who have years of expertise helping people like you. For insight on everything from debt relief and savings plans to credit scores or money management: 

  • Empower FCU offers free, powerful financial education tools through Balance. Many common questions can be answered using this online resources.
  • The Balance organization has its own roster of experienced counselors. To contact one, call 888.456.2227, email or chat now online.

Empower Federal Credit Union is a full-service financial institution serving members throughout New York State.