Banking Advice

Tips and tools to own your financial future.

When you join USC Credit Union, you’re more than a member. You’re an owner in a not-for-profit cooperative founded to help you achieve your financial dreams. As your credit union, we’re 100% committed to your financial wellbeing – and the role financial literacy plays in enhancing it. We pulled together these resources to boost your financial literacy on a wide range of topics, so you can manage your money with confidence.

Banking Advice Articles

Business Accounts at Credit Unions vs. Banks

Choosing the right financial partner for your business isn't always easy. Many traditional banks come with high fees, rigid rules, and one-size-fits-all services that might not fit your business needs. Business credit unions, like USC Credit Union, shine by offering competitive business bank accounts that often have better terms and more flexibility than traditional banks!

Financial Wellness

Your money goals matter, and the financial counselors at GreenPath can help you reach them. Our financial partner and a trusted national nonprofit since 1961, GreenPath can help you pay down debt, improve your credit score, explore student loan options and make the best housing choices for your budget. Added bonus: Your first financial counseling session is free, just for being a USC Credit Union member.

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Calculators

How much do you need to retire? How much do you need to set aside for college loan payments? How much new home can you afford? What will your payments be if you refinance your mortgage? How much can you grow your savings with a share certificate? Should you buy or lease your new vehicle? How long will it take to pay off your credit card? Find out with one of these financial calculators:

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IRAs

It’s never too early to plan your retirement, and an Individual Retirement Account (IRA) lets you save for the future safely and securely at your pace. Which IRA is right for you? Explore the features and benefits and talk to us for more details.

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Student Checking & Savings Accounts

Managing your money shouldn’t be as hard as your homework. Open a student account that fits you and your campus life. No monthly service charge. Free ATMs. Mobile banking.

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Student Savings

Share Certificates

Lock in our best yields on your terms. Share savings earn you a guaranteed return and let you choose how much to deposit amount and for how long.

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I’ve been with USC Credit Union over 20 years as my main banking source. It just feels like a supportive community-based location to handle all of my financial needs.

-Marco

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