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Sharonview Federal Credit Union’s Partnership with Visa® Offers Perks and Rewards to Members in the Carolinas and New Jersey

Sharonview Federal Credit Union’s Partnership with Visa® Offers Perks and Rewards to Members in the Carolinas and New Jersey

In a Nutshell: With so many options for obtaining lines of credit in the bank-heavy Carolina market, it’s important that your card issuer offer competitive rates and terms that meet your specific needs. Whether you carry a balance from month to month or you’re looking to build up a stockpile of rewards points to put toward a sizeable purchase, Sharonview Federal Credit Union’s offerings feature top-shelf interest rates and reward options not found at many competing institutions. ... read more »

Star One Credit Union’s ‘Using Credit Cards Wisely’ Educational Workshops and Podcasts Primes Consumers for Good Credit Habits

Star One Credit Union’s ‘Using Credit Cards Wisely’ Educational Workshops and Podcasts Primes Consumers for Good Credit Habits

In a Nutshell: Credit cards are valuable tools in building your credit profile, however common traps exist that can allow these pieces of plastic to damage your financial reputation. To further the cause of financial literacy education among members and non-members alike, Silicon Valley-based Star One Credit Union partnered with nonprofit BALANCE in 2013 to offer a series of free workshops and podcasts that cover the essentials of personal finance and how to choose credit cards... read more »

Alliant Credit Union’s Cashback Visa® Signature Credit Card Earns Our Editor’s Choice™ Award for 2017’s Best Credit Union Cash Back Card

Alliant Credit Union’s Cashback Visa® Signature Credit Card Earns Our Editor’s Choice™ Award for 2017’s Best Credit Union Cash Back Card

In a Nutshell: Tailored to serve members who charge more than $50,000 each year to credit, the Alliant Credit Union Cashback Visa® Signature credit card stands out in its class for providing a superior 2.5% flat-rate cash back on up to $10,000 spent each billing cycle. With an APR starting at 11.24%, the card doesn’t have the inflated interest rates common among many other cash back cards. This combination of generous cash back and low interest rates is why the Alliant Credit Union... read more »

Redwood Credit Union Takes a Practical Approach to Educating More Than 290,000 Members in California

Redwood Credit Union Takes a Practical Approach to Educating More Than 290,000 Members in California

In a Nutshell: Bay Area-based Redwood Credit Union serves nearly 300,000 members and has strong roots in one of the nation's most competitive banking communities. While Redwood has all of the free and low-cost services you’d expect from a not-for-profit credit union, the institution also offers competitive rates and rewards on credit and debit cards. Financial education is a key component of Redwood’s community service, as online interactive modules provide knowledge on... read more »

Coastal Credit Union: Embracing a Philanthropic Culture as the Institution Celebrates 50 Years of Member Profit Sharing

Coastal Credit Union: Embracing a Philanthropic Culture as the Institution Celebrates 50 Years of Member Profit Sharing

In a Nutshell: Coastal Credit Union was founded by eight IBM employees who shared a collective vision to bring the financial benefits of a credit union to family, friends, and North Carolina communities. What began as the IBM Raleigh Employees Federal Credit Union in 1967 has since grown to have more than $2 billion in combined assets. Set to celebrate its 50-year anniversary on August 31, Coastal has become an institution that not only caters to its members’ financial needs, but... read more »

Bellco Credit Union’s 80th Anniversary: Community Support Leads to Record-Breaking Year

Bellco Credit Union’s 80th Anniversary: Community Support Leads to Record-Breaking Year

In a Nutshell: Now in its 80th year in the banking business, Bellco has a longstanding history of customer satisfaction, award-winning service, and community support. This Colorado-based credit union has built up its reputation through charitable works and event sponsorship. In 2015, Bellco saw its greatest year ever, breaking records in membership, deposit growth, net income, and more. With 21 branches (and a new one opening soon), this company is constantly growing to better... read more »