Thinking of opening a checking or savings account?  Read here for eight questions to ask before opening an account at a bank or credit union.

The Student Money Management Office encourages ACC students to establish a relationship with one of our amazing local credit unions.  As an ACC student, you are eligible for membership with A+ Federal Credit Union, Amplify Credit Union, and University Federal Credit Union. These member-owned institutions vary in size and in service, but what is consistent is key offerings of credit unions:

  • The mission of credit unions is to provide its members with affordable services.
  • Credit unions pass on the savings from their not-for-profit status through their entire product line. Generally, members are offered higher interest rates on savings accounts and lower interest rates on loans and credit cards.
  • According to the 2016 Bankrate Credit Union Checking Survey, 76% of credit unions do not have minimum balance requirements.
  • Credit unions have joined forces to offer its members shared ATMs and branches.

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