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Balance Transfer Promotion

June 11, 2018

We’re kicking off our summer of savings with a special credit card offer! This is a great opportunity to save big if you have high interest rates on another credit card or loan.

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Birmingham’s #1 Best Place to Work

May 22, 2018

America’s First was recently named Birmingham’s #1 Place to Work in Birmingham Business Journal’s “More Than 250 Employees” category.

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Holiday Closing – Memorial Day

May 21, 2018

Just a friendly reminder that all of our branches will be closed Monday, May 28 in observance of Memorial Day.
Don’t forget you can use your America’s First ATM or debit card to make withdrawals at any Walgreens™ ATM in Alabama with no surcharge fees!

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Scam Texts in Oxford, Talladega Areas

May 18, 2018

Some of our members in the Oxford and Talladega areas are receiving text messages from the sender “AODFCU” with a message about a temporary card cancellation and a call back number. This message is a scam. It is not from America’s First. If you receive it, you should not call the number or respond in […]

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Text Message / Email Scam

May 7, 2018

We have been made aware from some members, that someone posing as America’s First is sending text messages and emails. These messages tell members to call a phone number to confirm fraud, or tell them their card is closed and they are no longer enrolled in autopay. This is a scam!
Please remember that America’s First […]

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Rising Star Scholarships

May 2, 2018

We are excited to announce the recipients of the 2017-2018 Rising Star scholarships!

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Money Matters: Auto Loans

April 23, 2018

Thinking about buying a new car? Learn about your different payment options and other auto loan basics in this month’s Money Matters module!

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2017 Annual Report

April 19, 2018

The 2017 Annual Report is now available for viewing.

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Charity Sporting Clays

April 4, 2018

Join us for our 2018 Community First Charity Sporting Clays Tournament on Friday, May 25, 2018 at Selwood Farm!

Proceeds from year’s tournament benefit:
▪️ Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Alabama
▪️ Greater Birmingham Humane Society
▪️ Laura Crandall Brown Foundation

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Hoover Branch Grand Opening Celebration

March 20, 2018

Join us in celebrating the opening of our beautiful, new Hoover branch!

Wednesday, April 4 – 11:00am-1:30pm

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Job Fairs

March 14, 2018

Don’t miss our upcoming job fairs!

Two dates and locations, with on-site interviews (resume required).

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Calendar Photo Contest

March 12, 2018

We are now accepting submissions for our annual Calendar Contest!

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Card PIN transaction issue with some cards.

March 4, 2018

Sunday March 4, 2018
We understand that some members are unable to successfully use their debit card as a PIN transaction, either at a merchant or an ATM. This appears to be related to the outage we experienced last Thursday evening. We continue to work closely with VISA and our processor to identify the cause of […]

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Call Center open Sunday 3/4/18

March 2, 2018

Our local call center will be open from 10am until 5pm tomorrow, 3/4/18.
205-320-4000 or toll-free 1-800-633-8431

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Message from CEO

March 2, 2018

Click “Learn More” to read a message from Bill Connor, our President & CEO, regarding our recent card processing problem.

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RESOLVED Card Processing Problem

March 1, 2018

America’s First Federal Credit Union would like to thank everyone for their patience. All cards are active now.

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New Hoover Branch

February 26, 2018

Our new Hoover branch is open! Come experience our new building and drive-thru ITMs!

3312 Old Columbiana Road
Hoover, AL 35226

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2018 Community First Recipients

February 20, 2018

Our employees have spoken, and we’re excited to announce that our 2018 Community First recipients are:

 Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Alabama
 Greater Birmingham Humane Society
 Laura Crandall Brown Foundation

Stay tuned for ways you can help us support these amazing organizations this year!

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Phone Call Scam

February 15, 2018

We have been made aware from some members, that someone posing as an America’s First employee is calling and offering a special loan rate and asking for sensitive information. This is a scam!
Please remember that America’s First will never call you and ask for sensitive information over the phone.

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Holiday Closing: Feb. 19

February 12, 2018

Just a friendly reminder that all of our branches will be closed Monday, Feb. 19 in observance of Presidents’ Day.

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New Share Certificate Specials!

February 1, 2018

Take advantage of our current Share Certificate specials!

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Money Matters: Saving

January 22, 2018

Is saving money one your New Year’s resolutions?
Learn about the different kinds of savings accounts to help you achieve your goals in this month’s Money Matters module!

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Birmingham Boat Show

January 19, 2018

Join us this weekend at the Birmingham Boat Show!
January 18-21 at The BJCC

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UPDATE: Thursday 1/18

January 15, 2018

Our Talladega branch will open today at 11:00 AM due to weather conditions in the area.
All other branches are open.

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Closed Jan. 15

January 8, 2018

We will be closed Monday, January 15 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Remember you have 24/7 access to your accounts with online & mobile banking!
Also, America’s First members can use their ATM or debit cards to make withdrawals at any Walgreens™ ATM in Alabama with no surcharge fees!

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Hoover Branch

January 2, 2018

Our Hoover Branch is back open for normal business hours. Thank you for your cooperation and understanding!

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Closed New Year’s Day

December 19, 2017

All America’s First offices will be closed Monday, Jan. 1 for New Year’s Day.
Don’t forget America’s First members can use their ATM or debit cards to make withdrawals at any Walgreens™ ATM in Alabama with no surcharge fees.

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Branches Closing at Noon Today – 12/8/17

December 8, 2017

Due to the weather conditions all of our branches (with the exception of Mobile) will be closing today at noon.

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Traveling out-of-state this holiday season?

November 20, 2017

If you’re traveling out of the state over the holidays, help avoid credit card interruptions by letting us know your travel dates.

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Holiday Closings: Thanksgiving

November 17, 2017

All America’s First offices will be closed Thursday, Nov. 23 and Friday, Nov. 24 for the Thanksgiving holiday.
Don’t forget America’s First members can use their ATM or debit cards to make withdrawals at any Walgreens™ ATM in Alabama with no surcharge fees!

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11 Month Share Certificate Special

November 15, 2017

Take advantage of our current Share Certificate special!

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Holiday Loan Now Available

November 1, 2017

Lighten up your holiday stress with a Holiday Loan!

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2018 United Way Pacesetter Campaign

October 17, 2017

America’s First employees have pledged $67,312 to United Way Agencies serving all of the counties in which we have branches. That is an increase of 146% over last year and makes our company one of the premier pacesetters for United Way!

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Christmas Club

October 11, 2017

Members with Christmas Club accounts will receive funds on Sunday, October 15, 2017.

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$25,000 presented to Community Partners at Charity Golf Tournament

September 26, 2017

Proceeds from this year’s tournament go to our 2017 Community Partners: Make-A-Wish Alabama, Kid One Transport, and Crisis Center. We are so honored to be able to present checks for $25,000 to Make-A-Wish Alabama, Kid One Transport, and Crisis Center at our Charity Open Golf Tournament!

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Equifax Data Breach Information

September 13, 2017

You have no doubt heard about the recent data breach at Equifax, one of the three major credit reporting agencies in the United States. Like us, you are understandably concerned that your information has been compromised. To get additional information, or to determine if your personal information may have been included in this breach, […]

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UPDATE: Golf Tournament Rescheduled

September 13, 2017

Our 2017 Charity Open Golf Tournament has been rescheduled to Monday, September 18, 2017.

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Postponed – 2017 Charity Open Golf Tournament

September 9, 2017

Due to Hurricane Irma, the 2017 Charity Open Golf Tournament is postponed to a future date TBD.
 

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Money Matters: Identity Protection

September 8, 2017

Do you know how to protect yourself from consumer fraud and identity theft?
Explore ways to protect your information and more through our Money Matters module about Identity Protection.

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Closed Labor Day

August 31, 2017

Just a friendly reminder that all America’s First offices will be closed Monday, September 4 for Labor Day.
Don’t forget that you have 24/7 access to your accounts via online banking and our free mobile app!
Need cash? Use your America’s First ATM or debit card at any Walgreens ATM in Alabama with no surcharge or other […]

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Money Matters: Investments

August 28, 2017

No matter where you are in life, there is an investment option to help you grow your money.

This month’s Money Matters module covers topics like interest and all of the various investment options out there.

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Fraudulent use of our routing number

August 16, 2017

We have been made aware that there are a number of videos on the internet claiming our routing number can be used to access a secret account tied to an individual’s social security number.
This information is false, and we have contacted federal law enforcement regarding this issue.
Please know that this matter presents no danger to […]

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Community First Items for Sale

August 15, 2017

We are selling tumblers & t-shirts for Community First!
☕️ Tumblers: $10
👕 T-shirts: $15
Come into any branch to get yours!

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2017 Best Companies to Work for in Alabama

August 7, 2017

A huge thanks to our employees for making us one of Business Alabama Magazine’s 2017 Best Companies to Work for in Alabama!

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2017 Family Favorite Winner

July 26, 2017

Thank you to our members for selecting us as a Birmingham Parent magazine Family Favorite winner for 2017.

This makes 3 years in a row we have received this award!

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Corporate Citizen Award

July 10, 2017

America’s First is honored to have been awarded the “Corporate Citizen Award” by the Birmingham Business Journal!

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CLOSED: Tuesday, July 4

July 3, 2017

All America’s First offices will be closed Tuesday, July 4 for Independence Day.
Need cash? Use your America’s First ATM or debit card at any Walgreens ATM in Alabama with no surcharge or other fees.

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Credit Union of the Year Award

June 26, 2017

America’s First is honored to receive The League of Southeastern Credit Unions “Credit Union of the Year Award” in the $500+ million asset category. The award was based on operational performance, community engagement, and our contributions to the growth and development of the credit union movement.

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Member Appreciation Days 2017

June 7, 2017

WE APPRECIATE YOU! Pop into your branch this summer for Member Appreciation Days!

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Introducing Popmoney®

May 23, 2017

The Popmoney personal payment service lets you send money to friends, family or almost anyone. All you need is their name and email address or mobile telephone number to move money from your bank account to theirs.

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UPDATE: Bill Pay Conversion

May 16, 2017

Bill Pay will be unavailable from Monday, May 22 at 2:00 pm until the end of the day on Tuesday, May 23. During this time, we will be converting to our new, improved bill pay service.

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Online Banking Profile

May 15, 2017

Beginning Monday, May 15, you will be prompted to update your Online Banking profile when you log in. Please provide your current address, phone number, and email address. Updating this information will help us better communicate with you about information concerning your accounts. Thank you!

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Rising Star Scholarship Winners Named

May 8, 2017

We’re excited to announce the recipients of this year’s $5,000 scholarships: Jacqueline Wood (Homewood HS), Michaela Slocum (Oneonta HS), Armeen Barghi (Oak Mtn. HS), and Lauren Mims (Chelsea HS).

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America’s First Money Matters

May 4, 2017

We’re excited to offer our new financial education program, America’s First Money Matters! It’s a free series of online modules that cover topics such as saving, credit, mortgages, and identity protection.

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UPDATE: CheckFree Bill Pay Conversion

April 19, 2017

Bill Pay will be unavailable from Monday, May 22 at 2:00 pm until the end of the day on Tuesday, May 23. During this time, we will be converting to our new, improved bill pay service.

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Sporting Clays Tournament: May 26

April 11, 2017

Join us May 26 at Selwood Farm for our 2017 Sporting Clays Tournament! This year’s tournament benefits Crisis Center, Kid One Transport, and Make A Wish Alabama.

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Tear Down Your Debt

April 3, 2017

Transfer your balances to an America’s First credit card and receive a special offer!

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Calendar Photo Contest

March 20, 2017

Do you love taking pictures? We want to feature your photos of Alabama landmarks, nature, and landscape in our 2018 calendar!

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2017 Community First Recipients

March 13, 2017

We’re excited to announce that this year’s Community First campaign recipients are Make-A-Wish Alabama, Crisis Center, and Kid One Transport!

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Member Survey

February 21, 2017

We need your feedback! Let us know how we’re doing by taking our Member Survey.

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Holiday Closing: Feb. 20

February 13, 2017

All America’s First locations will be closed Monday, Feb. 20 in observance of President’s Day.
Don’t forget about remote check deposit and surcharge-free Walgreens ATMs!

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Meet our ITM

January 19, 2017

Interactive Teller Machines are now available in our Bessemer and Vestavia Hills location drive throughs!

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Use our cards with mobile wallets!

December 21, 2016

We are very excited to announce that America’s First credit and debit cards can now be used with Apple Pay, Android Pay, Samsung Pay and Microsoft Wallet. To start using a mobile wallet, just download the mobile wallet app and enter your card information.

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2016/2017 Holiday Closing Schedule

December 1, 2016

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Traveling out-of-state this holiday season?

November 8, 2016

Let us know your travel dates to avoid card interruptions.

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Holiday Loan now available!

November 1, 2016

Need a little extra cash this holiday season? Save stress and spread cheer with a Holiday Loan!

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Community First Campaign Raises more than $75,000 for Local Charities

October 19, 2016

America’s First Federal Credit Union is proud to present the Autism Society of Alabama, Red Mountain Park, and Alabama Institute for the Deaf and Blind (AIDB) each with checks for $25,000.

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Text Message Scam

September 29, 2016

We have been made aware of an attempt to obtain account information by way of a text message. If you receive a text message advising you to call a number to activate your debit or credit card, PLEASE DO NOT CALL THE NUMBER. This is a SCAM. America’s First will NOT contact you by text […]

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Rising Star program underway

September 19, 2016

Nominations are officially open for the 2016-2017 Rising Star program! Three $5,000 scholarships will be awarded at the end of the school year to Central Alabama high school seniors who have been nominated by their guidance counselors.

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Charity Open Golf Tournament Sept. 19

August 4, 2016

We invite you to come play a round or sponsor a hole at Oxmoor Valley in support of Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind, Autism Society of Alabama, and Red Mountain Park!

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CreditLines: Summer 2016

July 12, 2016

The Summer 2016 edition of CreditLines is now available!

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Balance Transfer Offer Extended

July 5, 2016

Tired of high credit card rates? Our special balance transfer offer has been extended through August 31, 2016!

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Closed July 4

June 24, 2016

All branch locations will be closed Monday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day. Don’t forget you can use your America’s First ATM or debit card at any Walgreens ATM in Alabama with no surcharge or other fees!

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Mobile Banking App Update

May 31, 2016

The AFFCU mobile banking app update is now available for both iPhone and Android versions.

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Closed Memorial Day

May 23, 2016

America’s First branch locations will be closed Monday, May 30 in observance of Memorial Day. Don’t forget you can use your America’s First ATM or debit card at any Walgreens ATM in Alabama with no surcharge or other fees!

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Rising Star Scholarship Recipients Named

April 29, 2016

Congratulations to this year’s scholarship recipients: Emma Hicks from Cullman High School, Jada Berry from McAdory High School, and Hannah Epperson from Pell City High school.

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Sporting Clays Charity Tournament 5/20

April 25, 2016

The 2nd annual America’s First Sporting Clays Charity Tournament will be held May 20th at Selwood Farms. This year’s tournament benefits Alabama Institute for Deaf & Blind, The Autism Society of Alabama, and Red Mountain Park.

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NEW Credit Card Balance Transfer Offer!

April 19, 2016

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Network Interruption May 3

April 19, 2016

Beginning at 7:00 PM, our ATMs and FlashTalk will be down for one hour due to network updates. We apologize for this inconvenience. Don’t forget you can use your America’s First ATM or debit card at any Walgreens ATM in Alabama with no surcharge or other fees!

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AFFCU introduces Small Business Accounts

March 31, 2016

We’re excited to now offer checking accounts and lending products to small businesses.

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NEW! Text Message Alerts for Visa® Credit Cards

March 17, 2016

America’s First Visa® credit card holders can now receive real-time transaction alerts via text message.

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2016 Community First Partners Announced

February 29, 2016

AFFCU employees will raise funds for Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind (AIDB), The Autism Society of Alabama, and Red Mountain Park during this year’s campaign.

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AFFCU is HIRING!

February 24, 2016

We are looking for service-minded people to fill several current openings.

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Holiday Closing: Feb. 15

February 9, 2016

All America’s First offices will be closed Monday, Feb. 15 in observance of Presidents’ Day. Don’t forget you have 24/7 access to your account with online banking and our free mobile app!

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Benefits of Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)

February 2, 2016

Qualified tax payers can receive up to $6,242 by Filing with the IRS

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Vestavia Hills branch OPEN

February 2, 2016

We’re excited to announce that our Vestavia Hills branch is now open for business! Stop by and see us at 1112 Montgomery Highway, Vestavia Hills, AL 35216.

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America’s First Aid Video Contest Winner Named

January 28, 2016

Congratulations to Hailey Boerema, the winner of the America’s First Aid video contest! Click ‘learn more’ to view her video.

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CreditLines: Winter 2016

January 19, 2016

Hot off the press! The Winter 2016 edition of CreditLines, our quarterly newsletter, is now available.

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Holiday Closing: Jan. 18

January 11, 2016

Just a friendly reminder that all AFFCU locations will be closed Monday, Jan. 18 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Don’t forget you have 24/7 access to your account via online banking, our free mobile app, and the Flash Talk telephone service!

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America’s First Employee Selected to “Crash” CUNA GAC

January 5, 2016

Anita Lynn, Training & Development Manager, has been selected to represent Alabama at CUNA’s Governmental Affairs Conference this February in Washington, DC.

 

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Holiday Closing

December 28, 2015

All America’s First locations will be closed this Friday, January 1. Happy New Year!

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Holiday Closing Schedule

December 18, 2015

All America’s First offices will close at 1:00 PM on Christmas Eve and will re-open on Monday, 12/28.

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Traveling out of state?

November 25, 2015

If you’re traveling out of the state over the holidays, help avoid credit card interruptions by letting us know your travel dates.

Call 1-855-341-4650. You may also set travel dates for your credit card through MyCardInfo (your online credit card account manager).

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Holiday Closings: Thanksgiving

November 20, 2015

Just a reminder that all America’s First offices will be closed Thursday, Nov. 26 & Friday, Nov.27. Happy Thanksgiving!

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Online Banking: Check Images

November 17, 2015

Check images within Online Banking will be temporarily unavailable on Saturday, Nov.11 from 6:00 P.M – 3:00 A.M.

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Harkley named Next Top Credit Union Executive

November 12, 2015

Jimese Harkley, AFFCU Philanthropy & Community Relations Manager, wins 2015 Next Top Credit Union Executive competition

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AFFCU raises more than $60,000 for local charities

November 2, 2015

AFFCU raised $63,616 for United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Birmingham, The Alabama Kidney Foundation, and the Bell Center for Early Intervention Programs through the 2015 Community First Campaign.

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CreditLines: Fall 2015 edition

October 6, 2015

It’s here and hot off the press – the Fall 2015 edition of CreditLines, the official newsletter of America’s First!

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New ‘Rising Star’ student scholarship program

September 11, 2015

We’re partnering with Fox 6 for the new ‘Rising Star’ program!

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Closed Labor Day

August 31, 2015

All AFFCU offices will be closed Monday, September 7 in observance of Labor Day.

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AFFCU named one of the ‘Best Companies to Work for in Alabama’

August 7, 2015

We ranked #6 on Business Alabama‘s Top 10 list of ‘Best Companies to Work for in Alabama’ for 2015!

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Hey, College Freshmen!

July 30, 2015

Check out this free webinar covering topics that will make your first year at college a success!

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2015 Community First Campaign

July 28, 2015

The 2015 ‘Community First’ campaign is underway! This year’s fundraising efforts benefit Alabama Kidney Foundation, The Bell Center, and United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Birmingham.

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Attention Credit Card Holders

July 14, 2015

Just a reminder to update the address for your payments to: America’s First Federal Credit Union, P.O. Box 37035, Boone, IA 50037-0035.

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CreditLines: Summer 2015

July 8, 2015

It’s here and hot off the press – the Summer 2015 edition of CreditLines, the official newsletter of America’s First!

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Holiday Closing 7/3/15

June 29, 2015

All America’s First locations will be closed Friday, July 3 in observance of Independence Day.

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Dreamland BBQ & Otis Spunkmeyer Cookie Dough for Sale, Benefits Community First Campaign

June 16, 2015

Just in time for the 4th of July! All sales benefit the Alabama Kidney Foundation, United Cerebral Palsy, and The Bell Center.

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Holiday Closing

May 21, 2015

Just a quick reminder that all AFFCU locations will be closed Monday, May 25 for Memorial Day.

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Online Credit Card Access

May 21, 2015

You can now access and manage your credit card account via America’s First online banking. To do this, log in to Online Banking, and click on the name of your credit card account (see below).

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Congratulations “First Class” Students!

April 27, 2015

America’s First and ABC 33/40 would like to congratulate the 2015 “First Class” Students of the Week and scholarship recipients!

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Barber Motorsports Race This Weekend!

April 22, 2015

Don’t miss the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama this weekend at Barber’s!

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Calhoun Co. Car Sale

April 16, 2015

Don’t miss this event – with the largest selection of vehicles with the best prices and rates of the year!

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Website Interruption

April 13, 2015

On Sunday afternoon  we experienced a brief period of technical difficulties that affected your ability to reach our website or conduct online banking during that time. We apologize for the inconvenience and have corrected the problem. Please rest assured that these issues were related to our website only and did not affect the security of […]

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CreditLines: Spring 2015

April 9, 2015

It’s here and hot off the press – the Spring 2015 edition of CreditLines, the official newsletter of America’s First!

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NEW 1% Back Offer!

April 2, 2015

An America’s First checking account + eStatements + a qualifying loan product = money in your pocket!

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NCUA Fraud Alert

March 26, 2015

NCUA Warns Consumers about “Spoofing” Scam Mimicking Agency’s Telephone

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FRAUD ALERT

March 17, 2015

The National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) warns of scammers using similar website logo, design

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Thank you for voting for us!

March 16, 2015

AFFCU named finalist in 2015 Birmingham Parents’ Picks for best financial institution

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Mobile Boat Show

March 9, 2015

Don’t miss the biggest selection of boats and fishing-related items on the Gulf Coast!

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Traveling this spring and summer?

March 6, 2015

Let us know your travel dates help to avoid credit and debit card interruptions.

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WEATHER UPDATE

March 5, 2015

All offices in the Birmingham Metro area will close today (March 5) at 11:30. This excludes our Mobile, Talladega, and Oxford branches. Check back here and our Facebook page for updated information regarding operating hours.

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Cullman Branch Closed Thursday, March 5

March 5, 2015

Due to weather and road conditions, our Cullman branch will be closed on Thursday, March 5.  All other branches are opening for normal business hours.
Don’t forget that you have 24/7 access to Online Banking, Mobile Banking, and FlashTalk.

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America’s First Want Ads

February 27, 2015

Do you need to buy or sell something? Check out our Want Ads page, right here on the America’s First website!

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Cullman Branch Closed Thursday, February 26, 2015

February 25, 2015

Due to weather and road conditions, our Cullman branch will remain closed on Thursday, February 26. All other branches are open for normal business hours.
Don’t forget that you have 24/7 access to Online Banking, Mobile Banking, and FlashTalk.

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Walgreens™ ATMs

February 17, 2015

Did you know that you can use your America’s First ATM or debit card at any Walgreens ATM in Alabama with no surcharge or other fees?

 

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Delayed Opening on Tuesday, February 17

February 16, 2015

Due to weather conditions, America’s First branches will delay opening until 10 A.M. on Tuesday, February 17.

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Closed Feb. 16 for Presidents’ Day

February 13, 2015

Just a reminder that all AFFCU locations will be closed Monday, February 16 in observance of Presidents’ Day.
Don’t forget that you have 24/7 access to your account via online banking, our free mobile banking app, and the FlashTalk telephone service!
 

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Birmingham Home and Garden Show

February 5, 2015

The Birmingham Home and Garden Show is February 12-15 at the BJCC! Stop by the America’s First booth on the Western Supermarkets Food Pavilion to get your free jar opener! To learn more about the show and to get your tickets online, visit the Birmingham Home and Garden Show website.

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Identity Theft Awareness Week

January 27, 2015

It’s Identity Theft Awareness Week, and we have 7 tips to help you prevent security threats:

Do not share personal information, such as account numbers or social security numbers, over the telephone, through the mail, or over the Internet, unless you initiated the contact or know with whom you are dealing.
Store personal information in a safe […]

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CreditLines: Winter 2014/2015

January 21, 2015

It’s here and hot off the press – the Winter 2015 edition of CreditLines, the official newsletter of America’s First!

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Bessemer Branch Under Construction: Temporary Facility On Site

January 16, 2015

Beginning Tuesday (1/20), our Bessemer branch will operate out of a temporary facility on the Bessemer site. An ATM will be available. Staff will be reduced to 3 tellers, 1 drive-thru window, and 2 lenders. During this construction process, you may want to consider visiting our Hueytown and McCalla locations. Thank you for your support […]

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Closed Jan. 19 for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

January 13, 2015

Reminder: All America’s First locations will be closed Monday, January 19 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

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44th Annual Birmingham Boat Show

January 5, 2015

Come join America’s First at the 2015 Birmingham Boat Show, January 22-25 at the BJCC!
Admission is $10 for adults and free for children 12 and under.
Show Hours:
Thursday, 1/22:   Noon – 9:00 pm
Friday, 1/23:   Noon – 9:00 pm
Saturday, 1/24:   11:00 am – 9:00 pm
Sunday, 1/25:   Noon – 5:00 pm
Visit the boat show’s website for more information.

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We will be closed New Year’s Day

December 30, 2014

All locations of America’s First will be closed on Thursday, January 1, 2015. Happy New Year!

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Thank you for your donations!

December 18, 2014

America’s First Federal Credit Union and WIAT 42 would like to thank everyone who donated to our 2014 toy drive.
Thanks to generous people like you, the Birmingham Division of Youth Services will be able to distribute toys to more than 800 families this holiday season.

L to R: Phil Boozer (AFFCU), Michelle Blackwood (AFFCU), Sherri Jackson […]

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Donate Toys for Local Children!

December 10, 2014

The America’s First Holiday Toy Drive is underway!  This toy drive is done annually, in partnership with WIAT 42 and the Birmingham Division of Youth Services.
All America’s First branch locations will be collecting new, unwrapped toys until December 12.  Toys donated at Birmingham-area branches will be distributed through the Birmingham Division of Youth Services.
So, next […]

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New Mobile Banking App Now Available!

November 26, 2014

The new America’s First Mobile App is now available for download:

iPhone users: Download the app via the iOS App Store
Android users: Download the app via the Google Play store

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Welcome to our new website

November 19, 2014

We’re excited to welcome you to the new America’s First website! While our old site served us well, we believe you will find this site to be even better! Designed with you in mind, our site features easier navigation, enhanced search capability, and a responsive design that adapts to your PC, tablet, and mobile device. […]

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Notice to Remote Deposit Capture Users

November 4, 2014

Effective January 1, 2015, all users of Remote Deposit Capture will be required to include a restrictive endorsement to reflect that the item is being deposited remotely. We are recommending that checks that are deposited by remote deposit capture state: “For AFFCU remote deposit only.” Checks that are deposited after January 1, 2015 using remote […]

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Traveling during the holidays? Let us know.

November 3, 2014

If you will be out of your home state or out of the country during the holidays, help avoid credit and debit card interruptions by letting us know your travel dates. Call Card Services at 205-320-4170.

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Introducing the Member Security Center!

September 25, 2014

Each year over 8 Million people are victims of Identity Theft in the United States. That’s why America’s First is happy to announce our newest service which will aid in protecting our members from becoming victims of Identity Theft. The Member Security Center is a new service that provides members with Identity Theft Protection and […]

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Important Information Regarding Home Depot Breach

September 15, 2014

You may be aware of recent reports in the media of an information breach at Home Depot stores in the U.S. Home Depot confirmed that they are investigating and working with security firms to determine the extent of the compromise which dates back to April 2014 and will provide additional information to their customers. See […]

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CreditLines Newsletter

June 27, 2014

Read the latest issue of America’s First member newsletter, CreditLines.

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America’s First is a Finalist in the BBJ’s Nonproft Awards

June 24, 2014

America’s First was honored to be a finalist in the Corporate Citizen category for the Birmingham Business Journal’s annual Nonprofit Awards.

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Alabama Walgreens ATMs

June 2, 2014

All Walgreens ATMs in Alabama are now free for America’s First members.
Use your America’s First ATM or debit card at any Walgreens ATM in Alabama with no surcharge or other fees.

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First Class Students

June 2, 2014

America’s First Federal Credit Union is excited to announce the 2014 First Class Student Scholarship Awards. The recipients are Laken Patterson of Thorsby High School, Timothy Guice of Cherokee County High School, and Sydney Estill of Spain Park High School. The three students each received a $5,000 scholarship to the school of their choice.
The scholarship […]

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A New Way to Pay Your America’s First Loan

December 16, 2013

Need to make an America’s First loan payment from another financial institution? We’re excited to announce that qualifying members can now make their America’s First loan payments from non-America’s First checking and savings accounts. Our call center representatives can also assist you in making same-day or next-day loan payments during our normal business hours.

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