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Soldotna Member Appreciation Day | March 23

Credit Union 1 is proud to serve and celebrate our members throughout Alaska – and in March, we’re celebrating at our Soldotna Branch! On Thursday March 23, from 6:30-8:30pm, join us for free hors d’oeuvres, beer and wine in honor of YOUR community on Member Appreciation Day.
Visit the Boys & Girls Clubs website to learn more about this organization

As part of the evening’s festivities, Credit Union 1 will host a silent auction to benefit the Boys and Girls Club of the Kenai Peninsula. As always, CU1 will match up to $10,000 raised during the evening, because we love helping our member communities!

For a fun night-out and an important opportunity to help your fellow community members, visit Credit Union 1’s Soldotna Branch on March 23. Everyone is welcome, and we hope to see you there!

Attend a FREE Budgeting Basics Class | March 29

Mountain View Branch

Credit Union 1 believes that education is the first step on the path to financial success, and that’s why we offer FREE Discover Financial Fitness courses online and in-person. Each class is tailored with our community in mind, and our next offering is on Wednesday, March 29 from 6-7:30pm. Pre-register today to join us online or in-person at our Mountain View Branch!

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Credit Union 1's Annual Meeting | March 30


As a member-owner of Credit Union 1, join us on March 30, 2017 at 6:00pm at our Headquarters Building for our annual membership meeting. This year, incumbent board members Steve Cavin and Jennifer Bernard are up for three year terms. The two year seat vacated by Carl Markon remains open. Director nominations may also be made by petition method. Please contact our Administration Department for more information.

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AARP Tax Preparation Assistance through April 14

Mountain View Branch

Credit Union 1 is happy to point you toward free tax assistance from AARP!* Visit our Credit Union 1 Mountain View Branch in Anchorage each Wednesday and Friday from 11am-3pm through April 14 for personalized help with tax preparation. AARP will complete and e-file taxes in our branch Community Room, which could speed up your income tax turnaround! If you’re interested in AARP tax assistance, it’s best to arrive early to snag a spot on their sign-up sheet. In the afternoon, available slots may fill by 1-2pm.

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For easy access to your CU1 tax documents, sign in to Online Access any time after January 31.

We keep your records stored in one simple place under the Accounts widget > Tax Information tab, so you have this info on hand when needed. With hassle-free access to organized records and local help from AARP, tax season is almost smile-worthy! Almost.  

*Free tax filing is based upon income bracket. Refer to this website for additional details.

We Want to Recruit You!

Credit Union 1’s volunteer Board of Directors plays a vital role in guiding and overseeing our credit union. As a member owned and operated cooperative, members like YOU help make us better each day! Currently, we’re recruiting volunteers for our Board of Directors and Supervisory Committee, and we’d be honored for you to join us.

 As a volunteer member of CU1’s Board of Directors or Supervisory Committee, you would be involved in quarterly meetings that assess the progress and direction of our credit union. You’d get to stay up-to-date on the projects we have planned, and you’d also have a say in our future goals! Full member involvement is a very unique and special aspect of what makes our credit union different from banks. We’re proud to be run by and for our members!

 If joining the volunteer leadership team of Credit Union 1 sounds like an exciting and energizing idea, we’d love for you to contact us for more information. Call (907) 339-8109 or email today!

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Drive Down Your Auto Loan Rate 

Drive down your auto loan interest rate at Credit Union 1At Credit Union 1, we’re happy to offer exceptionally low rates on auto loans.

We offer a fabulous array of savings, so we can help you find the best deal possible on a new or used vehicle. For well-qualified buyers, this could mean rates as low as 1.70% APR on your next auto loan!

How can we provide savings this LOW? Here’s our secret to a better deal on your new wheels:

We know that feeling of being frozen with glee, and we’re right there with you. But right now, it’s time to act! Apply for an auto loan online, and you could be approved in minutes! You’re in for a better experience at CU1, and it starts with deals like these. 

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(1)Best annual percentage rate on approved credit up to 36 months. For terms greater than 36 months, best annual percentage rate is 2.70% APR on approved credit. Rate subject to change without notice. Payment Example: A 36-month loan of $20,000 at 1.70% fixed APR will have 36 monthly payments of $28.55 per $1,000 borrowed. Please see a CU1 representative for details
(2)Become an e-Member and receive a .25% interest rate discount on your next loan at Credit Union 1. Not valid for refinancing of existing Credit Union 1 loans. An e-Member has a Credit Union 1 spending account, e-Statements, automatic loan payments, Online Access and closes their loan electronically via DocuSign. e-Member loan interest rate discount not valid for credit cards, Real Estate and Fresh Start loans. Credit Union 1 may cancel or amend this program at any time. Other terms and conditions apply. Speak with a credit union representative for details.
(3)Only one Rewards points interest rate discount is allowed on the life of any loan. Click here for terms and conditions of the One for All Rewards program.

Better Home Loans

Enjoy a better home loan at Credit Union 1

At Credit Union 1, we know that owning and improving one's home is important to Alaskans.

That's why we’ve enhanced our real estate team to unlock the home of your dreams in a faster and more affordable way! Enjoy speedy prequalifications, expanded equity options, locally-owned loans and more.

  • Save time. When shopping for the perfect home, time can be of the essence. CU1 loan prequalifications can now take less than 48 hours! With a prequalification letter, you’ll have added buying power in hand.

  • Enjoy extra spending money. CU1 can help you make the most of your available home equity. Cash in on your home’s value to pay for repairs, improvements or a tropical vacation! We also have non-equity options that home owners can enjoy, to help you access extra cash at a special rate.

  • Share the Alaskan pride. Our credit union is proud to own all home loans we finance. That means that by doing business at CU1, you’re helping support your local Alaskan economy and community.

Come share your home ownership dream with an expert at CU1 today!

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