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Financial Wellness

Financial education is an important piece of Listerhill's mission of improving lives.

Balancing a budget, buying a home or car, and planning retirement are just a few of the important financial decisions most of us have to make at some point. As a credit union, we understand the importance financial education has in making the best decision for you and your family. That's why we have initiated several financial wellness programs to empower our members and the community to to become more financially secure and establish good habits for wise spending and saving.

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School Events

On high school and college campuses across throughout our community, Listerhill host events such as our popular Game of Life event where students go through a simulation of "real world" budget building. At the end of the game, each student gets a one-on-one debrief with one of our Financial Wellness experts. This gives students a peak into what their financial life may look like after school while reinforcing the importance of saving and spending responsibly.

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In the Classroom

In classrooms across northwest Alabama and south central Tennessee, Listerhill is teaching high school and college students the financial basics and the importance of good money management in a fun a relevant way. Whether it's a simple 1-hour course or a week long study, we can provide the tools and expertise needed to engage students in financial wellness.

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In the Workplace

Give your employees the peace of mind they need. We can provide the tools and information your employees need to achieve financial success. Contact us to schedule a workshop with your organization or company.

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Balance: Financial Fitness Program

We’ve partnered with industry-leading BALANCE to provide you with free access to expertly-crafted financial education and resources to help with your fiscal matters. And should you need, BALANCE can assist with confidential, no-cost financial counseling services to help you develop a sensible budget managing spending and debt.

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Meet our Director of Financial Wellness
Zachary Rose

Zach Rose is Listerhill's Director of Financial Wellness and Branch Manager for The Hill, Listerhill's full service branch on the campus of the University of North Alabama.

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  • Which loans are eligible for Skip-A-Pay?

    Auto loans, recreational loans, and personal loans are all eligible for Skip-A-Pay. This includes boat loans, RV loans, 4-wheeler loans etc. However, home loans, Christmas loans, credit cards, and other lines of credit are not eligible.


  • When should I request Skip-A-Pay?

    In order to have your Skip-A-Pay request processed before your loan payment is due, please submit your skip request five (5) business days in advance of the scheduled payment date.

    Example: If your next loan payment is due on June 20th, you would need to submit your request no later than June 12th.

  • How do I request Skip-A-Pay?

    Click here to request Skip-A-Pay, agree to do business electronically, and fill out the online form. You must also provide payment for the $25 fee before your loan payment can be skipped. This fee can be transferred from your Listerhill checking or savings account or paid from an outside account.

  • What is Skip-A-Pay?

    Skip-a-Pay is a service by Listerhill Credit Union which allows members to request to skip a monthly payment. The payment is instead added to the end of a loan, essentially extending the life of the loan by one month. This can be a valuable tool in your financial tool belt.

  • What loans are not eligible for Skip-A-Pay?
    1. Real Estate Loans (1st and 2nd Mortgage and Home Equity Lines)
    2. Business Loans
    3. Lines of Credit (Kwik Kash, Anytime Credit, Overdraft Protection, and Credit Cards)
    4. Christmas Loans
    5. Single Pay Term Loans
    6. Loans with Less than 6 Monthly Payments
    7. Loans Currently Past Due More than 10 Days
    8. Loans that Received Maximum Extensions (six skip pays and/or extensions allowed during the term of the loan)
    9. Workout Loans or Troubled Debt Restructuring (TDR)
    10. Accounts in Bankruptcy
    11. Charged-Off Loans
    12. Loans on Accounts with a Negative Checking or Savings Balance
    13. Accounts with Bad Addresses