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Happy International Credit Union Day!

21st October is International Credit Union Day, the theme is 'Building Financial Health for a Brighter Tomorrow'. Advance Credit Union is one of 300+ credit unions in the UK, and part of a global network of credit unions and financial cooperatives serving millions of...

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Christmas Loans

 Thinking about Christmas already? To help our members who want a Christmas loan top up, with effect from Monday 4th October members may top up their loan if the outstanding balance is £300 or less (increased from £200). Login to internet banking to check your...

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Covid-19 Guidelines

Covid-19 restrictions have eased, however Covid is still spreading rapidly in our region and can have serious health effects. If you haven't yet been vaccinated, or received your 6-month booster, you can book this online on the NHS website. Some of our customers may...

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Provident closing – credit union could help

Do you, your friends or family borrow from Provident Financial? As Provident doorstep lending is closing, they are recommending customers join their local credit union.  Recommend Advance Credit Union and we will do what we can to help. Find out more here. ...

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New City Centre branch

Big day for us last week, we finally have the keys to our new branch on Corporation St in Birmingham city centre! Over the next few weeks we'll be fitting it out, recruiting additional staff and opening our doors to many more new credit union Members. Erdington branch...

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Birmingham Forward Steps

  Presentations today with Birmingham Forward Steps and our partners The Illegal Money Lending Team and Thrive Together Birmingham. Understanding financial poverty and how Advance Credit Union can support families with...

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0.5% Dividend Paid

This year's dividend was agreed at the AGM on 27th February and has now been credited to Members' credit union savings. 0.5% - that's a better return than most high street banks!      

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Members AGM 27th February 2021

Members AGM 27th February 2021

Thanks to all our Members who joined us on Saturday for our first virtual Annual General Meeting (AGM). The documents for the meeting are now available online to view and download here.   

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Covid-19 Lockdown update 5th January 2021

From Tuesday 5th January we are again under tighter restrictions to contain the Covid-19 pandemic. The customer service counter will be closed from Tuesday 5th January, customer service will continue by webchat, email and phone with staff being home-based. Do please...

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Christmas Club withdrawals 2020

Congratulations to all our Christmas Club savers - more than 300 of our Members have saved £113,000 this year towards Christmas, another record! Christmas Club withdrawals are now open from Friday 1st November until 31st December. Due to Covid-19...

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