Expanded Drive-thru and Walk-up teller hours
Beginning Monday, October 19 our Drive-thru and Walk-up teller will open at 9:00am.
Join us for our upcoming Member Appreciation Days - in the lobby from 10am - 6pm.
October 16: Harvest festival
November 20; Giving thanks and philanthropy
December 18: Celebrating diversity and holiday markets
If you are interested in tabling for a specific event that is relevant to your member business, please contact email@example.com
Alternatives Federal Credit Union Announces 2015 Living Wage
How much does it cost to live in Tompkins County? According to Alternatives Federal Credit Union’s bi-annual Living Wage Study, a single person working full time would have to make $28,637.40 a year, or $13.77 per hour 40 hours a week.
On May 28, 2015 Alternatives’ Board of Directors voted unanimously to raise starting wages for Alternatives’ staff to the new Living Wage level, continuing its commitment as a role model employer for the community.
All Together Now
BusinessLoanConnection.org is a unique collaboration between Community Development Credit Unions in Central and Upstate New York.
By connecting existing and aspiring business owners to financial and skill-building opportunities, we work to cultivate successful small businesses throughout our combined service area.BusinessLoanConnection.org is brought to you by CDFI-certified Credit Unions: Alternatives Federal Credit Union and Syracuse Cooperative Federal Credit Union.
Members should be aware of an automated phone scam currently in the wild. If you receive a phone call, with a recorded message indicating that there is a hold on your M&T debit card, do not return the call, and do not provide any card information. If you have provided your Alternatives FCU card information in response to this scam, please contact Alternatives FCU immediately.
Learn more about how you can help local non-profits with this exciting new program.
We are completely honored and thrilled to receive this award! This award "honors credit unions that consistently excel in the advancement of credit union ideals, are proactive in their communities and meet the needs of their own diverse member bases."
Unexpected expenses can be tough. We are here to help. If you can document emergency medical, dental, veterinarian, home, or auto repairs, Alternatives FCU offers a loan at a much lower rate than most credit cards.
Learn how registering with Verified by VISA will help protect your online purchases.
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