Our Online and Mobile Banking gets 4.8-5.0 Star Reviews!
Guess who's got 4.8 - 5.0 Star Reviews? Our Online Banking & Mobile Banking system! It's simple to use with the latest features you desire. Make ASCU's mobile or online banking portal your personal…Read More
Teen Finance: Should My Teen have a Checking Account?
SHOULD MY TEEN HAVE A CHECKING ACCOUNT? The short answer is YES! About the time they become interested in buying larger items, even as young as 11, 12 or 13, you should consider opening…Read More
Credit Cards and How They Affect Your Credit Score
There is a lot of hype about credit card rewards or low interest credit card that can entice you into purchases. If you choose to use a credit card, it is important to understand…Read More
Arizona Based Credit Union Opens 2022 With Donation To EAC’s Foundation
L-R: Ron Curtis, ASCU Director of Commercial Lending; Jay Williamson, ASCU CEO and President; David Udall, EAC Foundation Executive Director; Ryan Rapier, EAC Foundation Director of Alumni Relations and Development [EAC – Submitted photo].…Read More
Donation to Cochise Education Foundation
American Southwest Credit Union believes in and supports higher education. Representative Kristin Gray from American Southwest Credit Union (ASCU), presents a check for $1,000 to the the Cochise Education Foundation. Foundation board member Eric…Read More
Contactless Debit & Credit Cards are Now Available at ASCU!
We are rolling out our new contactless debit and credit cards which include the latest Tap-To-Pay technology. New accounts opened Dec. 16th 2021 or later will receive contactless cards. Existing account holders will receive their…Read More
Audio Blog: Relationships and Money
Episode 002 Relationships and Money Relationships: Building Growth & Stability w/ your Partner Through Financial Health & Communication Explore the importance of financial health in relationships for dating couples, newly engaged or already long-term…Read More
How Can a Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC) Help You?
With more people working from home, families are struggling to find ways of upgrading their home offices or converting a garage or an unfinished basement into a useable space to get their work done.…Read More
Financial Mistakes: What are they really costing you?
We all make financial mistakes at one point or another. Whether it’s jumping on to a bad investment, missing a payment deadline, or simply succumbing to a “Keep up with the Jones’s” mentality that…Read More
Can Refinancing Your Car Help Your Overall Financial Health?
When someone is looking into refinancing a car, there is always a financial reason behind the decision. They are usually looking for lower monthly payments to improve monthly cash flow, reduce interest rates to…Read More
Pitfalls and Perks of the Zero-Interest Credit Card Offers
Zero percent interest credit card offers are constantly being dropped in our mail boxes and email accounts. But they are not always the best way to assist you with your finances. People may think…Read More
Donation to American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Our local community is really working hard to bring awareness and compassion to those suffering. Join the walk for awareness on October 23rd. More information at: OutoftheDarknessWalkRead More
Landlords: Squeezed between missed rent and bills?
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Green Valley Sahuarita Chamber of Commerce Podcast
Randy Graf from the Green Valley Sahuarita Chamber of Commerce talks about his time in the area and gives us an inside look into developing the GVS Chamber into an information resource and support…Read More
PPP Loan Application Assistance March12th, March 13th & March 16th
LIVE at American Southwest Credit Union Dates: Friday March 12th, and Saturday March 13th @ SIERRA VISTA BRANCH Date: Tuesday March 16th @ GREEN VALLEY/SAHUARITA BRANCH *Friday March 12th Session Start times: 4PM and…Read More
History of Credit Unions – Why They Were First Started
As a member of American Southwest Credit Union, you know that credit unions are always striving to serve their members and community in as many ways as possible. We value each member’s input as…Read More
$10,000 Donation to Chiricahua Community Health
ASCU proudly supports the communities where we serve. During this pandemic, we wanted to assist with health related issues revolving around COVID-19. Our donation will go to directly assist for testing, and distribution of…Read More
$5,000 Donation to the Chaplain’s Tithes and Offerings Fund
This donation goes out the the Army Chaplain's Tithes and Offerings Fund, which provides food and clothing to those in our immediate area who are in need this holiday season. Thanks for all you…Read More
$5,000 Donation Check Presentation for Salvation Army
It's the annual Red Kettle Kick Off and we are proud to be the first to put money into the kettle! Watch the live presentation on the Salvation Army page!Read More
Did you know you can pre-qualify for an auto loan?
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ASCU 2020 Annual Meeting
2020 Annual Meeting Information Date: September 19, 2020 View Livestream Video of Annual Meeting: https://youtu.be/jl6K1PkLH8c BOARD REPORTS Chairman's Report During CY2019, ASCU continued to operate in a fiscally sound and conservative manner. In spite…Read More
Video Blog: Does a Credit Score Really Matter?
How much does a poor credit score really cost you. Meet three people who ended up paying different prices for items based only on their credit scores. [video poster="https://ascu.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/poor-creditb.jpg" width="1920" height="1080" mp4="https://ascu.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/Cost-of-Poor-CreditFinished-1.mp4" autoplay="true"][/video]Read More
Audio Blog: Getting the Best Deal on Your Next Auto
Episode 003 Financing Your Auto Find your best financing deal for your next auto. Listen in for strategies to reduce your stress about car buying and give you some negotiating power. Ready to check…Read More
Newlyweds: Don’t Let Financial Stress Take The Cake
There are so many things to think about when you are in a serious relationship and thinking about marriage or moving in together. No one would rate finances as the most exciting thing to…Read More
Social Media Influencers: Laws to combat deceptive ads
If you're a social media influencer and accept material or monetary goods with the brand you are representing, you have a responsibility to tell your readers of this connection. The Federal Trade Commission is…Read More
How Can You Get The Most Out Of Your Investment In Your Home?
I want to increase the value of my home this summer. What can I do? Regular home maintenance is essential to protecting your largest investment. Before you worry about luxury amenities like a swimming…Read More
Choosing An Equity Loan In A Rising Rates Environment
Q: I'd like to take out a loan against my home's equity, but I've heard that interest rates are expected to climb soon. What are the differences between a home equity line of credit…Read More
Plan For The Payoff When You Plan Your Student Loans
Planning ahead for college is not just a matter of getting good grades and accumulating a list of extracurricular activities and awards. It’s also a process of understanding how to pay for tuition and…Read More
20 Ways To Celebrate Father’s Day — Without Breaking The Bank!
We all want to show our dads that we care on Father’s Day. Many people panic and run straight for the ties. But unless your father is a necktie aficionado and you can land…Read More