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Financial Wellness 

UFCU Partnership

The University of Texas at Austin and University Federal Credit Union (UFCU) have come together with forward-thinking financial solutions tailored to the needs of University faculty and staff. Through this partnership, employees will have access to a wide range of products to help make better-educated financial decisions and increase their financial literacy and wellness. Visit UFCU’s landing page to learn more.

Financial Wellness Series by UFCU

Join us for the monthly UFCU Financial Wellness Series! By participating in our monthly series and leveraging the resources provided through our UFCU partnership, you'll have the knowledge and tools to confidently navigate your financial journey. Register on UTLearn.

  • April 16: Understanding your Credit Score In this seminar, you’ll learn how your credit score is determined, how to improve your credit, and how to avoid hurting your credit score.
  • May 21: Budgeting 101 This session offers tips and tricks for creating and managing budgets and staying in control of your finances. 
  • June 18: Creating an Effective Retirement Plan Learn how to plan for the future from UFCU's Wealth Management team.
  • August 20: Building Financial Resilience It's important to build a strong financial foundation to weather any storm. This seminar includes tools and strategies to help you prepare, including budgeting, goal-setting, emergency savings, and insurance.

Financial Well-Being

Our goal is to provide you with various carefully chosen resources to enhance your financial stability and success. From practical budgeting and helpful planning tools to valuable insights that can improve your financial literacy, this carefully curated hub offers a variety of resources to support your financial well-being. Visit the Financial Well-Being webpage for resources. 

Employee Perks Programs

Logging into Care.com

Care.com provides 24/7 access to 1 on 1 expert support for all of life’s distractions and major decisions. Areas of services include childcare, eldercare, and petcare. 

Step One: Begin enrollment on the website here. 

Step Two: Follow the prompts to create your account.

Step Three: Use the Care.com homepage moving forward to access your benefits.

Already enrolled? Be sure to navigate to the top left corner of the login page to Sign In.

Employee Discount Program

The University of Texas Austin provides different options for employees seeking discounts and affordable rates on a variety of services and products and also provides access to value-added services like finding childcare through our partnerships.

LifeMart for Discounts

LIfeMart is the home for all of the University’s discount offerings for employees featuring a wide variety of options from food delivery, to car rentals, cell phone services, car buying, and home security. Add offers to your “favorites” to easily find them again when you need them in the future. LifeMart is powered by Care.com. To access LifeMart, you must first register with Care.com 

Commuter Subsidy Program

In recognition of the challenges posed by the rising cost of living in Austin and the surrounding areas and its impact on the financial well-being of some employees, the University has established an annual Commuter Subsidy program for eligible employees.

Colleges, schools, and units (CSUs) identify eligible employees in their areas to receive a subsidy of $200 in the November paychecks. You can find out more information here.