UTICA — AmeriCU Credit Union has recently announced the certification of 12 credit union financial counselors. Certification is received upon successful completion of required examinations as provided by the Credit Union National Association’s Financial Counseling Certification Program (FiCEP), according to the AmeriCU announcement.
The counselors are available to provide AmeriCU members with personalized financial wellness guidance and counseling, and they can assist with reviewing credit reports, budgeting, navigating financial hardships, setting long-term goals, and other services, AmericCU added.
“We are proud to have AmeriCU Member Relationship Advisors who have obtained the specialized skills, knowledge, and certification as financial counselors necessary to guide members to financial security,” noted Dyana Herrig O’Neill, senior vice president of member relations. “This provides a value-added service to our membership.”
Certified Financial Counselors are currently available at the following Financial Center locations: Armory Square, Auburn, Camillus, Cortland, Cicero, Fayetteville, Herkimer, Liverpool, Lowville, Oneida, Syracuse, and Watertown. Consultations are available by stopping by one of AmeriCU’s financial centers, calling its Member Service Center at 800-388-2000 or scheduling an appointment online at www.americu.org.