Credit Union 1 is a full-service financial institution known for its low-cost loans, unique rewards program, financial education and variety of money management tools. We help members achieve financial goals through excellent service and value. In addition, our philanthropic efforts throughout Alaskan communities promote social advancement.
Credit Union 1 FAQ
How can you/your business help moms in the area?
Credit Union 1 offers a variety of money management tools and affordable lending options to help Alaskan moms achieve their financial goals. We also know that good habits start young, which is why we’re here to help your little ones learn to save while having fun! Our Dollar Dog Kids Club is designed for children 12 and under, and it is a perfect way to teach children how to save and spend wisely. For all members of your family, we offer cutting edge electronic services that provide instant, on-the-go access to funds. Plus, our spending and saving products are tailored to each of our members’ unique lifestyles and needs. At Credit Union 1, you’re not just a number; you and your family are co-owners of our cooperative.
What services does CU1 offer?
Credit unions offer the same financial products as banks – checking accounts, debit and credit cards, online banking, home loans, auto loans and much more – but because we’re not-for-profit, we often offer better rates than banks. Plus, all income generated at CU1 is recycled back into low cost loans, products and services for our member-owners!
Who is eligible to join CU1?
Anyone who lives or works in Alaska is eligible to join Credit Union 1. Your membership begins with a $5 deposit, which establishes your share as a co-owner of our organization. Credit Union 1 is a member-owned, not-for-profit cooperative that provides full financial services to help you achieve your goals and dreams.
What are the special benefits of CU1 membership?
Credit Union 1 values responsible, accessible lending as one of our most vital community services. We’re proud to offer quality loans to match our members’ diverse personal circumstances, and our many electronic services represent the cutting edge of personal money management at your fingertips.
Our credit union is also committed to improving our members’ lives by supporting the communities in which they live and work. We do this through volunteering, fundraising for local causes and more. Each year, Credit Union 1 employees volunteer over 1,000 hours of community service to Alaskans. We also provide free financial education classes statewide.