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Getting Ready For College Is Easier With Directions

It’s never too soon to start planning for college. Whether you are just getting started with a college savings plan or if you are ready to send a child off to school with their first debit card or credit card, Directions is here to help.

With tuition and fees on the rise and federal aid limits remaining relatively low, you may need some help filling the gap. Student Choice Lending can help by providing you access to supplemental loans to meet the need when federal student aid falls short.

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Sometimes saving for college requires the help of an expert. The Directions Credit Union Investment and Insurance Service Center partners with broker/dealer CUSO Financial Services, LP. Speak with a financial expert to ensure you can make a plan that will help you reach your savings goals.

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Money is tight for students, which is why Directions has free checking and savings account options that are perfect for those tight student budgets. Enjoy zero minimum balance and zero monthly fees.

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Having access to money when you need it is critical for students away from home. First-time credit card holders can get an introductory credit limit of $500 and enjoy no annual fee with a Rewards VISA credit card.

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Our First-Time Auto Loan is designed for young adults, borrowing for the first time, who may have little or no credit history. With a discounted loan rate* establishing credit has never been so smart!

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*Subject to credit approval. Earn .25% rate discount by successfully completing our online course. To begin click MoneyEd: Auto Loan Finance. Must correctly answer 7 of the 10 questions (70% grade) to receive a “passing grade” and receive the discount on the auto loan rate.

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Money Management?

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