Stanford Federal Credit Union of Palo Alto, California has been serving members for more than 55 years, currently from 5 locations. Its type of membership is a primarily education field common bond.
Checking services include no cost share drafts, share certificates with low minimum balance requirements, bill pay services, overdraft protection and overdraft lines of credit. Debit cards, ATMs with no surcharges and prepaid debit cards are available.
For members needing to establish credit, the credit union offers share-secured credit cards. Financial counseling is among the capabilities they offer.
In addition to vehicle and personal loans and other types of credit, Stanford FCU can do real estate loans, has a first time homebuyer program and can grant interest only or payment option first mortgage loans. Convenience services include check cashing, low-cost wire transfers and money orders. Stanford FCU members may also take advantage of bilingual services, in-school branches and tax refund loans.
Business and professional services include business share accounts, business loans, mortgage processing and the credit union is an approved mortgage seller. Individuals with other financial, savings, and investment needs will want to consider health savings accounts and insurance/investment products that are offered.
The "virtual branch office" can be accessed via web banking, bank by phone and smartphone. Electronically from anywhere, you can apply for membership, apply for a loan, inquire into your account, order checks, open a new share account, loan payments, check previous transactions, make share account transfers, bill payer service, download your account history, view electronic statements, do remote deposits and make payments via smartphone.
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