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DEBIT CARD - PARTIAL DOWNTIME

Alternatives' VISA Debit Card will be restricted to in-store or ATM usage only on August 24 from midnight to 8:00 a.m. No online purchases will be allowed during this time. We apologize for the inconvenience.

BACK ON TRACK LOAN

Unexpected expenses can be tough. We're here to help! If you can document emergency medical, dental, veterinarian, home, or auto repairs, we offer a loan at a much lower rate than most credit cards.

MOBILE BANKING APP - NOW LIVE!

Mobile Access is our new mobile banking app for your smartphone. The conveneniece of transactions, transfers, loan payments, BillPay, and more are right at your fingertips!

NEW ATM LOCATION

We're very happy to be on the Cornell campus, at Martha's Cafe in the Martha Van Rensselaer building. We look forward to students and faculty using our services in the coming semesters! 

SUMMER NEWSLETTER

A lot of updates and goings-on at the credit union - check out our latest newsletter.

AIR CONDITIONING ASSISTANCE

If you are low income and have a medical condition that is exacerbated by the heat, you could be eligible for a free air conditioner through NY State's HEAP program.

VERIFIED BY VISA

Learn how registering with Verified by VISA will help protect your online purchases!

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2014.08.28 Alternatives Board of Directors Meeting - .

2014.09.01 Labor Day - CLOSED

2014.09.10 Internet Marketing Workshop Series - Fall, 2014! 9-week Internet marketing intensive course. Wednesday evenings, Se...

2014.09.16 Getting Down to Business - 9-week small business intensive course, Tuesdays evenings. September 16 - Novem...

Belle Sherman Elementary School Students

On a Tuesday afternoon, students in the Cornell Cooperative Extension's directed SIFE (Students with Interrupted Formal Education) program at Belle Sherman Elementary can be found hard at work learning about money and getting hands-on banking experience depositing money into their Student Credit Union accounts at Alternatives. The students, all refugees from Burma, range in age from 2nd to 5th grade. more»

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