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Community First is coming to Jefferson!

Posted 3 weeks ago

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We are excited to announce that Community First Credit Union will be opening a new branch in Jefferson, Ohio, in the early part of 2021 to serve your borrowing, saving, and banking needs.

In this Digital Age, many organizations are relying upon electronic tools and services to meet consumer demands, but losing that personal touch in the process. Branches are closing or in person service has slowed down.

At Community First, we believe in providing consumers with all the latest electronic tools for convenience AND still be available to you for in-person service and a personal touch. Therefore, we will be expanding our physical presence into Jefferson to provide easier access to county residents in middle and south county.

Community First Credit Union has the tools, the time, and the personal touch that you deserve to meet your banking needs.

More details of our future opening will be coming soon.

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Free Financial Counseling is available for all members

Posted 1 year ago

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Community First has three Certified Financial Counselors to help you develop a financial plan, pay down debt, and build wealth. Patti, Rene, and Gail are certified by the Credit Union National Association's Financial Counseling Certification Program (FiCEP).

We can help you find a way out of financial trouble, or assist you in creating a solid financial strategy.

We help with:

• Household budgeting

• Debt management

• Credit repair

• Financial problem-solving

Our Certified Financial Counselors can help you in a professional, caring, and confidential manner.

This is a no-cost, no obligation service to all members.

Call 440-997-5919 to schedule your free consultation or read more on our Financial Counseling page.

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A Holiday Loan can help make this year special

Posted 2 months ago

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We can help you with bills, gifts, travel and other holiday expenses with an affordable Holiday Loan.

Apply now for a Community First Holiday Loan. You can get up to $2,500 to spend on anything you want to create an unforgettable season.

And as our gift to you, you do not have to make your first payment for 90 days!

Contact us for a low rate. Our loan officer will work with you to create a low monthly payment that fits your budget. And Community First serves everyone in Ashtabula County, so if you aren't a member yet, you can join just by verifying your eligibility and opening a savings account.

Call us today at 440-997-5919, visit our office, or Apply Online Now.

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New partnership with Electronic Merchant Systems helps businesses take payments

Posted 1 year ago

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We are also proud to announce to our community that we have formed a new partnership with Electronic Merchant Systems, a Cleveland-based merchant services provider.

Established in 1988, Electronic Merchant Systems is a leading provider of payment processing and merchant services. EMS manages and safeguards many types of electronic payment transactions including all major credit cards, debit cards, electronic benefits transfer (EBT), stored-value, and electronic check services. No matter what type of small business you run, EMS can provide innovative solutions to help you securely accept payments.

Community First Credit Union members can enjoy the following benefits from this new partnership:

Local service backed by Electronic Merchant Systems

Innovative payment solutions

A dedicated relationship manager to help your business grow

Unmatched 24/7/365 live customer support

For more information on this new partnership or our services, please contact us.

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We can help finance your education with affordable college loans

Posted 3 years ago

Community First can help you finance college or other education.

In partnership with Sallie Mae, we offer the The Smart Option Student Loan to members. This loan features three repayment options, competitive interest rates, and no origination fees.

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We are proud to serve members like Perry Schools Superintendent Jack Thompson

Posted 3 years ago

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At Community First, you are not a number, you are a member!

Perry Schools Superintendent Jack Thompson is a member. He has pursued greater heights in his life and career. Over a career of 29 years spanning seven school districts, Jack has only needed one Credit Union – Community First Credit Union.

He obtained his loan digitally, never had to come in to sign, and he has always received great service – so why change? Thank you, Jack!

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Refinance your auto loan and get up to $150 Cash Back with No Payments for 90 Days

Posted 2 years ago

Refinance your auto loan from another lender and you first payment isn't due until the weather is warm! Plus, get a low rate, a low monthly payment and no payments for 90 days.

Auto loan rates are now as low as 1.79% APR* for a 35-month term and as low as 2.75% APR* for a 59-month term.

Refi today and get:

• Rates as low as 1.79% APR*

• No Payments for 90 Days

• Up to $150 Cash Back

• No processing fees

• No application fees

• Financing options up to 72 months

• No prepayment penalties

• Automatic payroll deduction is available

Visit our office, call 440-997-5919, or apply online now.

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