Knowledge is your greatest asset.
At BTCU, we are committed to empowering you with the knowledge you need for better financial secuirty and management. Search our resources for important tips, links and information.
Car Buying & Selling
- Auto Pricing Guide
Research the latest new car prices, deals, used car values, specs and more.
- Home Equity Lines of Credit
This comprehensive booklet, prepared by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, explains what you should know about home equity lines of credit. http://files.consumerfinance.gov/f/201401_cfpb_booklet_heloc.pdf
- Home Loans – Adjustable Rate Mortgages (ARMs)
This booklet is provided by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau about adjustable-rate mortgages.
- Home Loan Toolkit
A step-by-step guide, published by the CFPB, that can help you make better choices along your path to owning a home.
Credit & Money Management
This site is brought to you by the Office of Consumer Protection, the National Credit Union Administration’s office dedicated to protecting the rights of consumers, resolving member complaints, and promoting financial literacy.
- FICO Credit Scores
What you need to know about the most widely used credit scores, brought to you by FICO. http://www.myfico.com/Downloads/Files/myFICO_UYFS_Booklet.pdf
- Smart About Money
National Endowment for Financial Education, a non-profit foundation dedicated to helping you make sound financial decisions throughout life’s ups and downs. You’ll find practical articles, worksheets, tips and valuable resources from across the Web to help you understand and manage your money.
Fraud & Identity Theft
- Common Fraud Schemes
FBI’s list of common fraud schemes.
Tips from the Federal Trade Commission to help you stay safe and secure online.
- Fighting Back Against Identity
A one-stop national resource to learn about the crime of identity theft provided by the Federal Trade Commission.
Online & Mobile Security
- Stop. Think. Connect.
A national public awareness campaign from Homeland Security aimed at increasing the understanding of cyber threats and empowering the American public to be safer and more secure online.
- Smartphone Security Checker
This tool, by the Federal Communications Commission, is designed to help smartphone owners who aren’t protected against mobile security threats.