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We’re having some work done in the customer area this morning, so if you are visiting our office please be aware that workmen will be on site.
Due to staff absence we are still struggling to answer the phones again today. Best way to contact us is by email and Facebook Messenger. Internet banking and Engage Account are functioning as usual. Please accept our apologies for this.
January is when many people struggle to pay the bills. BBC One’s Inside Out programme tonight at 7.30 is about getting out of debt featuring the work of London Community Credit Union. Catch it on BBC iPlayer
AdvanceCU will not be at Solihull Connect in Chelmsley Wood today due to staffing issues.
National Debtline has joined forces with UK credit unions to encourage households to start saving for Christmas as reported by BBC news and many others.
More than 200 of our Members have already started saving for Christmas next year – just £5 week will give you more than £200 towards the cost of Christmas. Last year our members saved £74,000 in Christmas Club; our best ever. Join now and let’s save more than £100,000 this year!
Happy new year to all our credit union members, Advance Credit Union is now open as usual from Tuesday 2nd January. Phone lines open from 10am, however these do get very busy, why not try these other ways of getting in touch with us
Happy Christmas from Advance Credit Union! Credit union staff are now taking a well-earned rest over the Christmas period. We will be open as usual on Friday 29th December. We are closed over New Year then reopen as usual on Tuesday 2nd January 2018.
|Sat 23rd Dec||close at 12.00|
|Sun 24th Dec||closed|
|Mon 25th Dec||closed|
|Tues 26th Dec||closed|
|Wed 27th Dec||closed|
|Thurs 28th Dec||closed|
|Fri 29th Dec||open 9.30 – 4pm|
|Sat 30th Dec||closed|
|Sun 31st Dec||closed|
|Mon 1st Jan 2018||closed|
|Tues 2nd Jan||usual opening hours 9.30 – 4pm|
more snow! Advance Credit Union won’t be open until 10am this morning due to the poor travel conditions. Due to short staffing, we may not be able to answer the phones. Loan applications are taking longer than usual, so we will contact you with a loan decision.
It is icy and pavements are slippy so please don’t travel to us unless safe to do so. Birmingham Mail has weather and travel updates.
Don’t forget, you can manage your credit union account with internet banking. If you need a reminder, see our internet banking page: how to register, how to log on, forgotten PIN, forgotten password. Engage Account users also have internet banking and smartphone app. We will send loan agreements for electronic signature if possible.
Don’t miss our Christmas top tips to help you get the most for your money this Christmas.
To help members who want a Christmas loan top up, with effect from 1st October 2017 members may top up their loan if the outstanding balance is £300 (increased from £200).
Credit union member? We are now closed for new loan applications; last date was Saturday 16th December to apply for a Christmas loan. If you waiting for a decision then do please bear with us; we have a higher than usual number of applications this year and we are working on them as fast as we can. We will contact you with a decision when it is available. Be sure to send in 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.
Not a credit union member? Sorry, loan applications from non-members are now closed until 2nd January 2018 due to the volume of applications we receive before Christmas. You can still join as a member and start saving with us. Find out how to join credit union.
Our loans start from £300, interest rates range from 9.4%APR to 42.6%APR. see our loans.
|Christmas Loan Deadlines
We are aware that Members’ internet banking hasn’t updated this morning for some members. We are working to correct this as soon as possible.