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Hardship Assistance

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We'll Help You Get Back on Your Feet

Working in the entertainment business isn't always easy, and sometimes you could use a hand. We've got you covered with a number of Hardship Assistance programs:



Take advantage of your good standing at First Entertainment with Skip-A-Pay and gain the flexibility and freedom to skip a monthly loan payment without impacting your credit rating. Skip-A-Pay gives qualified members the convenience of deferring a monthly payment on their First Entertainment Auto or Personal Loan.*

Learn More About Skip-A-Pay!


Stretch Loans

These short-term emergency loans can help you make ends meet as a simple, fast, and low-cost alternative to payday loans.

Learn More About Stretch Loans!


We've Got You Covered

If you're a First Entertainment member experiencing a financial hardship as a result of the pandemic, and you'd like more information, you can reach us via Secure Message or by calling 888.800.3328, during normal business hours.


GreenPath Financial Wellness


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GreenPath's mission makes them different. GreenPath set a bold goal to build a new financial culture and system to work for everyone. Their guiding principle is to put people at the center of everything they do. GreenPath offers free, one-on-one financial counseling, debt management services, and financial education tools for First Entertainment members.#


Get Started with GreenPath Financial Counseling


* A minimum of six (6) consecutive, timely loan payments must be made prior to the first allowable Skip-A-Pay. If approved, and once fee is collected, the payment due date is advanced one month. The regular monthly payment amount remains the same. The next scheduled payment will include interest for two (2) months, the interest due for the month skipped plus the currently monthly accrued interest.

 #  Information is provided by GreenPath Financial Wellness and is not associated with, or guaranteed by, First Entertainment Credit Union.