Community First Credit Union (CFCU) of Appleton, Wisconsin has been serving members for more than 39 years, currently from 23 locations. Its type of membership is a state-chartered natural person credit union. By number of members, it is the 6th largest in Wisconsin. It also is the sixth largest in the state by assets. It has the 7th fastest growing assets in Wisconsin.
Checking services include no cost share drafts, bill pay services and overdraft protection. Debit cards and prepaid debit cards are available.
For members needing to establish credit, the credit union offers a credit builder program, share-secured credit cards and small dollar loans. Financial counseling, financial education and financial literacy workshops are among the capabilities they offer.
In addition to vehicle and personal loans and other types of credit, CFCU 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. Community First CU members may also take advantage of bilingual services, in-school branches, student scholarships, income tax preparation assistance and tax refund loans.
Business and professional services 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. Individuals with other financial, savings, and investment needs will want to consider health savings accounts, certificates of deposits 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, 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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