Credit Union 1 of Anchorage, Alaska has been serving its members for more than 32 years, currently from 14 locations. It is classified as a state-chartered natural person credit union. By number of members, it is the 2nd largest in Alaska and it has the fastest growing membership in Alaska. It also is the second largest in the state by assets. It has the 6th 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 and prepaid debit cards are available.
For members needing to establish credit, the credit union offers a credit builder program, and share-secured credit cards. Financial counseling, financial education and financial literacy workshops are available.
In addition to car loans and other types of credit, CU 1 can do real estate loans and has a first time homebuyer program. Conveniences include international remittances, low-cost wire transfers and money orders. CU 1 members may also take advantage of bilingual services, in-school branches, student scholarships and loans based on expected tax refund.
Business and professional services include business share accounts and business loans. Individuals with other financial, savings, and investment needs will appreciate individual development accounts and insurance/investment products that are offered.
The "virtual branch office" can be accessed via web based banking, automated telephone access and smartphone. From home, you can apply to join the credit union, apply for a loan, inquire into your account, order checks, open a new share account, pay your loan, view account history, make share account transfers, bill payments, download your account history, view statements and make deposits remotely.
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