TOOLS & RESOURCES
NASA FCU continuously seeks ways to educate members to help them make informed financial decisions and achieve a brighter financial future.
Money Management Resources
- BALANCE is a financial education and counseling service committed to helping you take control of your finances and reach your goals.
- Building Wealth is a beginner’s guide to securing your financial future. Get introductory help with budgeting, saving, investing and more with this interactive educational website.
- Home & Family Finance is your one-stop financial information center for up-to-the-minute news on pertinent financial topics.
- Practical Money Skills provides free educational resources, including personal finance articles, games and lesson plans.
- What's My Score tells you everything you need to know about your credit, understanding your credit history and improving your credit score.
Should you lease or buy a car? How much car payment you can afford? Use our auto loan calculators to find out.
Preparing for homeownership is a big step. Whether you’re a first-time homebuyer or looking to refinance, our mortgage calculators can tell you exactly what you need to know about buying a house and getting a mortgage.
Are you on track to meet your investment goals? What is your strategy to build your wealth? Start planning ahead now with our investment calculators.
How much do you need to save to ensure a comfortable? With our retirement calculators, you can figure out how much you need now for the lifestyle you want later.
Use our savings calculators to put together a realistic savings plan that lets you know how much you can expect with various instruments.
For a small business owner, knowing how much your business is worth, what your breakeven point is and if you should consolidate debt is important. Our free online calculators can help you answer these types of questions.
Young Adults & Kids
- The NASA Space Place is the place for fun games, amazing animations, crafty projects, and cool facts about Earth, space and technology.
- For Kids Only! Learn about the total Earth system and the effects of natural and human-induced changes on the global environment at this NASA Earth Science Enterprise site designed specially for students (and teachers, too!). There are games and stories-plus, you can get involved in exciting Earth Science programs and projects!
- NASA Kids' Club features animated, colorful, entertaining and educational activities for future explorers in kindergarten through fourth grade. Interactive games include exploring and learning about space, building and launching rockets, exploring Mars, keeping airplanes on schedule and helping a comet travel through the solar system.