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''It's a Credit Union Bank. I do my banking inside. This is the only Credit Union Bank in the city near me.''

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Chicago, IL


''Great place to bank, Margie has been exceptionally helpful on several occasions. Thanks and keep up the great service.''

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''Debbie was very instrumental in solving my issue regarding a card dispute. To assist me in avoiding this problem in the future she shared valuable information about the card keeper. I appreciate her time and patience. Job well done.''

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CU1 is Recognized as a Chicago Tribune Top Workplace 2021

A great culture is important to Credit Union 1 and our culture is made up of much more than a great salary, benefits package, and paid time off. This is the first year CU1 has participated in the Chicago Tribune Top Workplace survey.

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Credit Union 1 Becomes Official Banking Partner of Notre Dame Athletics

Notre Dame Global Partnerships, the multimedia rightsholder for the University of Notre Dame Athletics Department, today announced a new multiyear Championship-level partnership with Credit Union 1 to become the Official Banking Partner of Notre Dame Athletics.

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Credit Union 1 Actions to Address Coronavirus

I am writing to inform you of actions Credit Union 1 is taking to address the Coronavirus (COVID-19). First and foremost, please take the necessary precautions to ensure the health, safety and well-being of your families during this unprecedented time; there is no higher priority.

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Holiday Hours

The CU1 branches will be closed in observance of the following 2019/2020 federal holidays. Thanks to convenient services such as Digital Banking and ATMs, Credit Union 1 never actually closes. You can deposit funds, withdraw money, make transfers and more!

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Credit Union 1 & UIC Poised to Strengthen Partnership with Naming Rights Agreement

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The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) and Credit Union 1 have reached an agreement in principal that would grant naming rights to the UIC Pavilion. Under the terms of the agreement, which remains subject to review and approval by The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois, the facility will be renamed Credit Union 1 Arena.

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