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Talk Money Week 18-22 November

Talk Money week is next week. We will be teaming up with Birmingham Council and others so come along and see us to talk about money and find out more about Advance Credit Union. 

Monday 18th November 10am – 3.00pm at Newtown Shopping Centre 

Tuesday 19th November 9.30am – 12.30pm at Falcon Lodge Community Hub and 1.30pm – 4.00pm at The Perry Tree Centre, Dovedale Road, B23 5BX 

Plus we will be talking to Hafsha on UnityFM’s Get Families Talking

Christmas Club withdrawals 2019

Congratulations to all our Christmas Club savers – £90,000 saved this year! Our best ever!

Christmas Club withdrawals are now open from Friday 1st November until 31st December.

Three ways to withdraw your Christmas Club savings:

  1. Login to internet banking, select ‘Christmas’ in Share Withdrawals
  2. Download the withdrawal form here.
  3. Pick up a withdrawal form from our office

There is no fee charged for Christmas Club withdrawals.

Need to topup your Christmas Club savings with a Christmas loan? That’s OK, Members can apply for a loan until Saturday 14th December, applications received after that date may not be processed in time for Christmas.

Our loans start from £300, interest rates range from 9.4%APR to 42.6%APR. see our loans.




Solihull Council Staff 14th October 2019

Solihull Metropolitan Borough CouncilGreat to meet with everyone at the Solihull Borough Council Employee Wellbeing roadshow yesterday at Bluebell, Chelmsley Wood. If you missed it, you can still find out more here.

How can Advance Credit Union help?

Solihull Council staff and SCH staff can save regularly as a Payroll Saver. A great way to grow your savings with no effort. Simply join online, select the option to save from your payslip and we will do the rest.


Need some money for home improvements? car purchase? debt consolidation? household expenditure? Solihull Council staff and SCH employees can borrow up to £8,000 and able to make loan payment straight from your payslip. See our Life Events to see how we could help you. You can apply now, no need to save first. 

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Christmas Loans 2019

Christmas presentIt will soon be Christmas, so don’t miss out on our Christmas top tips to help you get the most for your money this Christmas.

Not a credit union member? the last date to apply for a Christmas loan is Saturday 30th November 2019. You can join as a member and start saving with us at any time. Find out how to join credit union.

To help members who want a Christmas loan top up, with effect from 1st October members may top up their loan if the outstanding balance is £300 (increased from £200).

Credit union member? the last date to apply for a loan before Christmas will be Saturday 14th December.  Be sure to upload your 3-months bank statements to enable us to make your loan offer. If we have your correct email contact details on file then we will send your loan agreement with instructions to E-sign your loan if possible.

Our loans start from £300, interest rates range from 9.4%APR to 42.6%APR. see our loans.


Christmas Loan Deadlines

Non-members: Saturday 30th November 2019

Members:  Saturday 14th December 2019







Bank Holiday Opening

Our office will be closed on the Bank Holiday Monday 26th August. Benefits due on Monday will be processed on Friday 23rd August. 

 Note that share withdrawal requests made after 4pm Friday will not be processed until the following Tuesday. 

Fairbanking 5 Star award

Big news for us today! We’ve been awarded 5 stars by the Fairbanking Foundation for our loan products. The award is based on an independent assessment of our loan products plus positive feedback from our Members. 

Improving our customers financial well-being and treating our Members with dignity are core to what we do so we are delighted that this has been independently verified by the Fairbanking Foundation. 

Chamber of Commerce Networking lunch 3rd July

Thanks to everyone who came along to the Chamber of Commerce Networking lunch at Cookes Furniture in Erdington Wednesday 3rd July. We are proud to be the event sponsor for our first Birmingham Chamber event. We thoroughly enjoyed meeting everyone and looking forward to meeting more Midlands businesses. Congratulations to prize-draw winner Angela at Centrepoint Print

Visit our Business page for our services for business in Birmingham and Solihull Borough. 

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