Financial Tools & Tips


Directions Credit Union's FoolProof programs are composed of highly interactive, self-grading lessons called "modules." The modules teach about money, financial responsibility and the realities of the free enterprise system. The FoolProof programs are aligned to the Ohio Personal Finance Standards.  Visit http://foolproof.directionscu.org/ today!

FoolProof is free of charge. You can use one module or you can use the entire curriculum.  FoolProof provides short videos, easy to understand text, and much more! 

  • Teacher Educational Modules/High School Curriculum
  • Educate Your Kids
  • Educate Yourself
  • Workplace Curriculum
  • And much more

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Trinity Debt Management - Free Access to Financial Education and Counseling Services

Trinity Debt Management

Directions has teamed up with Trinity, a non-profit financial counseling organization. Receive assistance with personal and family budgeting, personal money management, debt repayment, avoiding bankruptcy, foreclosure, and repossession. For further information visit http://www.trinitycu.com/directionscu.

Money Ed - Educational Courses



Auto & Home Loan Calculators

Want to know if you should purchase or lease your next vehicle?  Found your dream home, but not sure if you can afford the payment?  Get informed and let Directions' help figure out what you can afford by calculating an Auto or Home Loan payment with our easy to use calculator tools.
 

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SavvyMoney Checkup!

SavvyMoney, formerly known as Debt in Focus, is a user-friendly financial tool plus it is strictly anonymous. It provides consumers with a robust, yet easy-to-understand, evaluation of personal debts, incomes, expenses, and credit scores, along with powerful suggestions on how to improve each. Results are written in a concise, conversational tone with clear instructions on how to act on them.  Get your SavvyMoney Checkup today!


 

Protect Your Identity & Security Online!

Where Members Buy Online Auto Shopping

Be aware of common fraud scams, and how you can protect yourself from becoming a victim!  Learn the latest scams and ways to protect your security online by visiting Directions Security Center.  Our Security Center page provides up to date tips and videos on ways to protect yourself.




Finances 101 - The Game of Life

Play Finances 101 OnlineThe online financial education game that teaches young people about the money demands of the real world.  Online players manage a virtual checkbook, navigate through some of life’s choices, and experience the impact their choices have on their finances.


MyLife Youth Financial Resources

Play Finances 101 OnlineAt Directions, we we'll make sure you start out on the right path!  Check out our MyLife Educational Resources specifically for our young members and young adults.

FREE Annual Credit Report

Stay on top of your credit financial history and avoid unforeseen surprises. Experts recommend that you check your Credit Report annually. By reviewing your account information against the credit report, you will be able to detect any unauthorized account activity, account history, account inquiries, early detection of identity theft activity, avoid unnecessary credit report surprises when applying for a loan, etc. Simply click www.annualcreditreport.com to begin.