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Grow Your Financial Knowhow With Free Tools & Tutorials

At Salal we believe with the right tools and guidance anyone can achieve their financial goals. That’s why we’ve partnered with BALANCE Financial Fitness to provide you with a wealth of personal finance resources. Whether you’re a new college grad, a professional planning for retirement, or somewhere in between, BALANCE offers guidance and services to help you improve your financial literacy and achieve your dreams. And it’s all free for Salal members.

Free and Confidential Financial Counseling

Through BALANCE, we provide free access to a certified financial coach by phone at 888-456-2227. Counselors are qualified to advise you on a wide range of topics, including identity theft solutions, goal setting and budgeting, and navigating the world of student loans. On-call counselors are available:

  • Monday through Thursday, 5:00 am to 8:00 pm(PST)
  • Friday 5:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Saturday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Free Personal Money Management Tools

My BALANCE is a free and confidential online budgeting tool. Use it to create personalized spending plans to help you take control of your money and plan for a healthy future.

Specialized Calculators and Interactive Workbooks

The Financial Education section includes customizable toolkits to help you with everything from calculating how long it will take to pay off your car loan to how much money you need to be saving for retirement each month.

Helpful Videos, Webinars, Podcasts, and Articles

The BALANCE site is full of content and tutorials that will expand your financial savvy. Want to better understand your credit score? Learn how to be a smarter car shopper? It’s all in the searchable BALANCE resources section. You may also sort content by the stage you are at in your financial life so you can find resources focused on what’s important to you right now.

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We’re Here to Help

If you have a question or financial goal you’d like to talk about in person, please stop by one of our five neighborhood branches. Our knowledgeable Personal Financial Representatives are always happy to share their knowledge and help members achieve financial wellness.