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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... read more

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... read more

Member Survey 2019 is now closed

Thanks to everyone who has completed this year’s great big Member Survey, the survey is now CLOSED! Two years ago we had a fantastic response, so we are really looking forward to seeing this year’s results and reading Members’ comments. Advance... read more

Can credit union beat your bank?

Loans from Advance Credit Union are more competitive than you might think for any value up to £8,000. Holiday, debt consolidation, new vehicle, or household expenses – give us a try! Borrow £3,000 – £8,000 from just 9.4%APR Borrow £1,000 –... read more

JICYMI – BBC Moneybox on credit unions

Just in case you missed it – BBC Radio 4 Moneybox did a programme about credit unions on 5th June, featuring the great work of ClockwiseCU in Leicester, Robert Kelly CEO of ABCUL and Dr Paul A. Jones, Head of the Research Unit for Financial Inclusion at... read more

Bank Holiday Opening

Our office will be closed on the Bank Holiday Monday 27th May. Benefits due on Monday will be processed on Friday 24th May.   Note that share withdrawal requests made after 4pm Friday will not be processed until the following Tuesday.  Share Tweet Email... read more

We are Hiring!

Advance Credit Union are looking to recruit a Strategic Business Development Partner and a Senior Customer Services Officer. Two new roles that will be instrumental in helping Advance to deliver an ambitious programme of growth to increase our membership and... read more

Easter Opening

Our office will be closed over Easter, opening hours are below. Note that share withdrawal requests made after 4pm Thursday 18th April will not be processed until Tuesday 23rd April.  Thursday 18th April Open 9.30-4pm Good Friday 19th CLOSED Saturday 20th April... read more

1% dividend Paid

This year’s dividend has been credited to Members’ credit union savings. 1% – that’s a better return than most high street banks! Join       Share Tweet Email... read more

Members AGM 2nd March 2019

Our best attendance ever! Thanks to everyone who attended our Annual General Meeting (AGM) today, Saturday 2nd March 2019. 33 members is a new attendance record! Thanks also to Oikos Cafe on Erdington High Street for providing our venue. We are pleased to confirm... read more

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