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We’ve Reached a Major Milestone. Get To Know the 200,000th Member

We’ve Reached a Major Milestone. Get To Know the 200,000th Member

May 07, 2019

On April 19, 2019, Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union reached a major milestone: the celebration of its 200,000th member. Jennifer Nagel from Crystal was the milestone maker, after she opened her account at the New Hope branch with Member Advisor Chioma Ejimkonye.  Read More...

Tips to Manage Your Finances in Celebration of Earth Day

Tips to Manage Your Finances in Celebration of Earth Day

April 22, 2019

The first Earth Day, was held in 1970 in the United States. Did you know that Earth Day is considered the world’s largest environmental movement? There are many ways you can go green, whether that means planting a tree, recycling products, or reusing what you already have for a new purpose. 

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Caribou Coffee breach: We’ve got you covered!

January 02, 2019

Affinity Plus is working with VISA and our other partners to proactively protect your information.

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Technology Updates: What an amazing journey it's been

Technology Updates: What an amazing journey it's been

December 13, 2018

In 2016, Affinity Plus set out to make technology improvements to the credit union. We knew the project would be big – our biggest in the past 20 years, if not ever. That turned out to be true!

This journey culminated in early October 2018 as we completed the seventh and final system implementation.

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Getting Better For You

August 31, 2018

To do that, we need to upgrade numerous internal systems beginning at close of business Friday, Sept. 28, through Monday, Oct. 1.

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Membership Benefits You

August 16, 2018

Need a refresher on why you love your credit union membership? Check out these benefits passed on to you, simply for being a member at Affinity Plus!

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Building a new savings habit is easy when you don’t have to pay attention

Building a new savings habit is easy when you don’t have to pay attention

July 16, 2018

“Savings is an imperative – an absolute must,” said Abby G. 

She learned from her parents at an early age the importance of saving. She said she tries to have three months’ worth of expenses saved up, but – like so many others – she acknowledges, “It’s hard!”

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Amanda’s secret to savings success: “Make it feel untouchable”

Amanda’s secret to savings success: “Make it feel untouchable”

July 09, 2018

Amanda C. is in a stage of life that is familiar for a lot of people in their 20s and 30s: a growing family and a new house. Changes that lead to real-world expenses, many of which are unexpected! Over the last few years, Amanda has enrolled in two savings programs through Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union – Stash Your Cash and Savings Accelerator – to make it easier to build a nest egg for her family.

 

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In 2018, Affinity Plus is investing in the credit union, and investing in you!

In 2018, Affinity Plus is investing in the credit union, and investing in you!

June 22, 2018

We are in the midst of significant upgrades and improvements, including our “core processing system.” 

“The core” is the main system our employees use when interacting with you. It plays a key role in the running of our credit union. We’ve used these systems since 1998 – and it’s time to upgrade our technology.

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Update to Equifax data breach

September 12, 2017

The Equifax data breach continues to be a hot topic in the news and updated information has been shared since last week. Based on new information and questions we've heard from you, we've included some information here.  Read More...

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