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United Federal Credit Union Retains “Superior” Rating by Leading Assessor of Banks and Credit Unions

ST. JOSEPH, Mich. – United Federal Credit Union (UFCU) has been awarded a five-star Superior rating by Bauer Financial Inc. for the seventeenth consecutive year. It is the highest rating awarded by Bauer. Bauer Financial, Coral Gables, Florida, the nation’s leading independent bank and credit union rating and research firm, has been reporting on and […]

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United Federal Credit Union Enhances Payment Options with Apple Pay

ST. JOSEPH, Mich. – United Federal Credit Union (UFCU) is now offering its Members access to Apple Pay, an easy, secure and private way to conduct payment transactions with hundreds of thousands of participating retailers nationwide. When Members add a UFCU Visa® card to Apple Pay, they will be able to use their iPhone 6, [...]
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United Federal Credit Union Set to Open New Branch in St. Joseph

ST. JOSEPH, Mich. – United Federal Credit Union (UFCU) is pleased to announce its new flagship branch at 2819 S. State Street, St. Joseph, Michigan, will be open for business on Monday, February 16, 2015. The 9,600-hundred-square-foot facility is state-of-the-art. It was designed to enhance Member convenience through expanded drive-thru capabilities and to incorporate Member […]

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United Federal Credit Union’s Jeff Curry Named Volunteer of the Year by Michigan Credit Union Foundation

JOSEPH, Mich. – United Federal Credit Union (UFCU) Vice President of Operations Jeff Curry has been named the 2015 Credit Union Community Volunteer of the Year by the Michigan Credit Union Foundation (MCUF). The award recognizes a credit union employee or member who possesses a history of exemplary volunteer service outside of the credit union […]

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UFCU’s Griffith, Indiana, Branch Donates to Help Families Fight Pediatric Cancer

GRIFFITH, Ind. – United Federal Credit Union (UFCU) donated $1,000 to Northwest Indiana Cancer Kids Foundation (NICK) to assist parents and families with children fighting cancer. NICK not only provides financial assistance but connects families with similar experiences for support during a difficult time. Special services offered by NICK include home cleaning through hospital stays, […]

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UFCU CEO Gary Easterling Named Michigan Credit Union League Professional of the Year

ST. JOSEPH, Mich. – United Federal Credit Union (UFCU) President/CEO Gary Easterling has been named Credit Union Professional of the Year by the Michigan Credit Union League (MCUL). In making the announcement, the MCUL called Easterling a CEO who “lives and breathes the credit union philosophy.” The award recognizes an individual whose leadership and accomplishments […]

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United Federal Credit Union Helps Educators in Arkansas Combat Leading Causes of Poor Student Performance

FORT SMITH, Ark. – United Federal Credit Union (UFCU) is supporting education in Fort Smith, Arkansas, by providing incentives for students to regularly attend class, and by offering rewards to youngsters who meet reading goals. According to Attendance Works, a national initiative that promotes better policy, practice and research around school attendance, as many as […]

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Kylie Svorec Named United Federal Credit Union Benton Harbor Branch Manager

JOSEPH, Mich. – Kylie Svorec has been appointed to the position of Branch Manager at United Federal Credit Union (UFCU) Benton Harbor, Michigan. In her new role, Svorec will be responsible for providing operational leadership to branch staff, including staff development and retention, and growth of branch sales performance. Svorec was previously Assistant Branch Manager […]

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Charles Spilman Named United Federal Credit Union Director of Product Planning and Card Services

ST. JOSEPH, Mich. – Charles Spilman has been appointed to the position of Director of Product Planning and Card Services at United Federal Credit Union (UFCU) in St. Joseph, Michigan. In his new role, Spilman will be responsible for leading the management of the UFCU deposit, card and loan product portfolios and will oversee direction and […]

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Start Planning Today for a Happy and Prosperous New Year

JOSEPH, Mich. – If you are in debt, you are not alone. But the good news is the New Year gives you another chance to change your spending habits. There are encouraging signs that many Americans are starting to realize the urgent need to start saving for tomorrow and stop spending more than they earn. […]

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