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VACU Helps Consumers with Financial Confidence


(Richmond, VA, April 5, 2017) – Virginia Credit Union is offering financial check-ups, free seminars, informational resources and budgeting tools to help consumers increase savings, reduce debt, and better understand their financial situation during Financial Confidence Month in April. 

“Knowledge is the key to assessing your situation and making positive choices,” said Virginia Credit Union financial education director Cherry Dale. “We’d like to help members and the community gain greater confidence by gaining control of their finances.”

A few simple tips can help anyone improve their knowledge and sense of control. The recommendations include how to get a free copy of your credit report, preparing a budget, setting up an automatic savings program, attending a free financial education workshop and using automated services that help you keep tabs on accounts and avoid fees. 

Learn more about Financial Confidence Month, including information about seminars, online videos, financial tips and chances to win prizes.*

*No purchase necessary. See 
official rules.


A financial cooperative serving more than 254,000 members, Virginia Credit Union offers a variety of affordable banking services, loans, mortgages, and free financial education resources, with a focus on helping people be more confident with their finances. Virginia Credit Union is an equal housing opportunity lender and is federally insured by NCUA. 

Media Contact: Glenn Birch | glenn.birch@vacu.org | (804) 560-5664