Tongass Federal Credit Union of Ketchikan, Alaska has been in service for more than 51 years, currently from 5 locations. Its field of membership is a community credit union. By number of members, it is the 8th largest in Alaska and it has the 4th fastest growing membership in Alaska. It also is the eighth largest in the state by assets. It has the second fastest growing assets in Alaska.
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 a credit builder program, share-secured credit cards, short term small amount loans and micro consumer loans. Financial counseling and financial education is available.
Besides automobile loans and other kinds of borrowing, Tongass FCU can do real estate loans and has a first time homebuyer program. Conveniences include check cashing, low-cost wire transfers and money orders. Tongass FCU members may also benefit from bilingual services, student scholarships and loans based on expected tax refund.
Services to businesses and professionals include business share accounts, business loans, merchant processing services/payment processing, micro business loans, mortgage processing and the credit union is an approved mortgage seller. People having other financial, savings, and investment needs will appreciate health savings accounts and insurance/investment products that are offered.
Available electronic access includes Internet account access, bank by phone and wireless phone apps. From home, you can take out a loan, look at your balance, order share drafts, setup a new share account, loan payments, view account history, transfer money, online bill pay, download your account history, view statements and make payments via mobile devices.
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