First Northern Credit Union has been selected by the City of Evanston to lead a series of free weekly financial wellness education workshops (held via webinar until further notice). 

Members and non-members are welcome to attend these no-hassle, no obligation workshops. 

First Northern Credit Union teaches the industry-leading BALANCE curriculum, providing our members free access to expertly-crafted financial education and resources to help with your fiscal matters. . For all your financial life stage changes and more, we—in partnership with BALANCE—are here to help.

Register for workshops below or call 847-332-0240 x421 or x454.

A link to the webinar will follow prior to the event so you can join from the comfort of your home. 


Due to health and safety concerns, all current workshops will take place via webinar each week and last approximately 1-1.5 hours.

Webinar link and information to follow shortly before the event.


Wednesday, July 8, 2020

1:00pm to 2:30pm

Money Skills: Preparing For Financial Independence 

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

1:00pm to 2:30pm

Eight Steps to Financial Success

Before you know it, you’ll be in charge of your own finances. Don’t worry, this workshop outlines financial fundamentals like setting goals, making a budget, paying bills and other real-world skills to prepare you for financial independence. 


What does it take to achieve financial success? (Hint: it's not wealth). Learn the simple but important steps that can set you on the path to mastering your money. 

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

1:00pm to 2:30pm

Start Being Money-Smart


1:00pm to 2:30pm


If you spend money as quickly as you get it, then this workshop is for you. Using helpful charts and worksheets, learn how to prioritize your spending and start saving for the purchases that matter most.
From buying a car to getting a job, credit is key to achieving many of life’s milestones. Find out how to use credit responsibly, calculate your credit score, and the effects it all has on your financial life.


Wednesday, August 5, 2020

1:00pm to 2:30pm

Paying For College


The cost of college is steep and getting steeper. Learn how financial aid, grants, student loans and more can relieve your financial burden.




View past webinars here: 

April 8, 2020: Are You Financially Healthy? Click here.
April 22, 2020: Understanding Credit. Click here
April 29, 2020: Ten Steps To Financial Success. Click here.
May 7, 2020: Are You A Financially Healthy Senior? Click here
May 14, 2020: Retirement Planning Later In Life. Click here. 
May 21, 2020: Identity Theft Prevention. Click here
May 28, 2020: Financially Savvy Seniors. Click here
June 3, 2020: Are You Financially Healthy? Click here
June 10, 2020: Finances For New Families. Click here.  
June 17, 2020: Planning For Money Milestones. Click here
June 24, 2020: Raising A Money Smart Kid. Click here
August 5, 2020: Paying For College (Youth). Click here