GreenPath Financial WellnessLearn About GreenPath
BECU partners with GreenPath to offer free, confidential and personalized financial counseling and debt management services to BECU members. GreenPath is a national nonprofit, dedicated to helping people lead financially healthy lives. GreenPath's certified experts can help with managing a variety of financial challenges.
If you're not yet a member, join us to experience the full benefits of membership.
- Get free financial advice on managing debt.
- Consolidate debt into one simple payment.
BECU members enjoy free, exclusive access to these financial services:
- Budget review
Receive comprehensive budgeting and money management advice, including ideas for increasing income and reducing expenses.
- Credit report review
Work with a financial expert who can help you evaluate your credit report, dispute inaccurate information and take action to improve your credit score.
- Debt counseling
An expert can help you understand your financial situation and options while helping you set goals to overcome debt.
- Debt management plan
If you're dealing with collection calls and late fees, choose this service to get help developing a structured repayment plan to bring your accounts current.
- Student loan counseling
Get help evaluating student loan repayment options and strategies, including personalized payment plans.
- Housing counseling
GreenPath is approved by HUD to assist with pre-purchase home buyer preparation, reverse mortgage counseling and foreclosure prevention.
- Learning lab
You'll get access to a collection of online courses, videos, games, articles and more to help manage money effectively.
Plan Ahead for Your GreenPath Call
All sessions are conducted over the phone and will last for about 45 minutes. When you call, you'll reach a financial wellness expert immediately - no wait times. So, it's important before you call to make a list of questions and goals, and gather financial paperwork and information that will be helpful during your call.
No prep work is required, but one of the first things a counselor will do is put together a budget. Having an idea of one's income and expenses is helpful. If you have billing statements handy, even better.
The first session takes between 45 minutes to an hour. However, the time it will take will also depend on your unique situation.
Yes, all sessions are delivered via phone. In-person appointments are not available for GreenPath Services in partnership with BECU. GreenPath does not have local offices in the state of Washington.
No appointment is necessary. There will be immediate access to a financial wellness expert when you call.
No, GreenPath pulls a credit report free of charge. They cannot provide you with your credit score. However, BECU offers you access to your FICO credit score for free through your online banking profile. Or, visit www.annualcreditreport.com if you would like to access your credit score.
All information is secure and confidential. GreenPath will not share information with anyone without permission. They do not report to the credit bureaus.
Yes, GreenPath is accredited by the Council on Accreditation (COA), a member of the National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC), a member of the Financial Counseling Association of America (FCAA), and a national housing counseling intermediary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
Monday - Thursday: 5 am - 7 pm PST
Friday: 5 am - 5 pm PST
Saturday: 6 am - 3 pm PST
BECU also offers a free Financial Health Check to members looking to get a better understanding of their financial health and get real-time help utilizing effective money management practices and tools to save and avoid debt.