FITCHBURG, Mass. — With rising consumer debt, ever-increasing numbers of bankruptcy filings, and growing numbers of predatory financial services, IC Federal Credit Union has teamed up with the BALANCE to arm its members with comprehensive education and counseling from a trusted resource.


San Francisco-based BALANCE provides financial education and counseling programs to partnering credit unions nationwide. Services include money management and housing counseling, a debt repayment plan, credit report review, and a toll-free information line–all free to members.


In addition to helping members improve their financial situation, IC Federal CU believes the BALANCE partnership will result in reduced losses and an increase in member loyalty.

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