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Smartcash Junior Account

Help your kids learn how to manage their money, for children aged 8 – 16 years

Muller Diamond League athletics prize draw – We have a winner!

We have a winner of our prize draw for four tickets to the Muller Diamond League athletics this Saturday at the Alexander Stadium Birmingham. Congratulations to Kirsty! She says ‘I never win anything, I’m very grateful’. We hope you and your family have an amazing day on Saturday.

Thanks to everyone who entered our draw and a BIG thank you to everyone who left a Google Review for us! We love 5star reviews, but it means even more to those who don’t know about us  – your review gives our new joiners reassurance that we can help them manage their money. 

The event is now sold out, but you can still watch on the telly – BBC1 Saturday 1:15pm. This will be a tester event for the Commonwealth Games, so a great opportunity to see our city shine on the global stage.

A big thank you to the Community Engagement Team at Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games and Birmingham City Council Financial Inclusion Partnership for providing the tickets for the prizedraw. 



Covid-19 Guidelines

Covid-19 restrictions have now been relaxed, Covid is still with us, but declining in our region. If you haven’t yet been vaccinated, or received your 6-month booster, you can book this online on the NHS website.

Our customer counter is open from 10am -1pm Monday to Friday for new Members and those who are unable to use internet banking. If you are an existing Member do please use internet banking if possible so we can keep the counter free for new Members and those unable to use internet banking. 

Some of our customers may be vulnerable and anxious about restrictions being lifted. To keep our staff and customers as safe as possible please respect our Covid-19 guidelines:

  • 2m distancing in our customer area
  • Customers must use the hand sanitiser provided at the counter

You are welcome to use our free WiFi and leaflets are now mounted in the outside lobby area, so no need to wait in the queue unless you really need to. 

If you need some help to set up and use internet banking, just ask or see our helpful video

Birmingham Forward Steps Conference

Birmingham Forward Steps logoWe are delighted to be at the Birmingham Forward Steps conference today, Monday 22nd November. In Birmingham 37% of children are living in poverty, that’s 100,000. The Covid-19 pandemic has made things worse; a 4.7% increase. So many organisations in our city working together to tackle the problems many households are facing. As a credit union, AdvanceCU supports many local families manage their money well, able to save regularly and borrow affordably when they need to.  

Find out more

Some of the leaflets we’re distributing today are free and available from MoneyHelper, the new resource from the Money Advice Service and the Illegal Money Lending Team. 

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