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January 24, 2020
We know that stress impacts our health in various ways, but did you know the brain is also physically affected by stress? Neuroscientists at the University of California, Berkeley, have found that chronic stress triggers long-term changes in brain structure and function. And nothing spells stress like money dilemmas! Neuroscientist Dr. Sam Barnett conducted research to determine the brain’s appearance while making financial decisions. He found that the ability to make effective decisions in this area is impaired by anxiety. The complexity of some financial situations makes it difficult to...Read More
January 21, 2020
We are excited to announce the hiring of Lindsay Lammers as a Member Service Representative of the St. Paul location. Lindsay will be assisting members with their financial needs while performing accounting duties, product/service assessments and provision of quality service. She will assist all areas of the credit union operation. Rex Minert, President/CEO of Archer Credit Union, states, “We are thrilled that Lindsay is joining our credit union team. She has a high level of detail and has excellent member service skills along with superior problem-solving skills from her time at Big Iron...Read More
January 10, 2020
Our locations will be closing early on January 22, 2020 for an all staff meeting. Archer Closing at 4:30pm Central City (Lobby & Drive Thru) Closing at 4:30pm Dannebrog Closing at 4:00pm While our lobbies and drive thru will be closing early, our online and mobile banking services will still be available for your banking needs.Read More
January 9, 2020
Most of us use our checking accounts on a daily basis. Every swipe of a debit card, every bill we pay and every personal check we write takes money out of our checking account. But, how much money should we be keeping in these super-convenient accounts? Let’s find out. What’s your magic number? It’s best to have one to two months’ of living expenses in your checking account at all times. Some experts suggest adding 30 percent to that for an extra cushion. To determine your exact living expenses, track your spending over several months, including all bills and discretionary spending. Why keep...Read More
January 8, 2020
Update : Due to COVID-19 and the need to maintain social distancing, our annual meeting has been postponed until a later date. We will update our website and social pages with the rescheduled date as that becomes available. This is the official notification to members of the annual meeting and election of directors of The Archer Cooperative Credit Union to be held at the Community Room in Archer on March 24, 2020. The Nominating Committee has put forth the names of Kristen Hermansen-Ryan, Kim Ross and Tracey Hefner to fill the three available positions on the Board of Directors. A brief...Read More
January 7, 2020
ACCU, with offices in Central City, Archer, Dannebrog, and soon-to-be St. Paul, is excited to announce Kelly Zywiec as new Loan Processing Specialist. In this role, Kelly is responsible for assisting loan officers with their loan documents, processing and making loan disbursements, in addition to numerous other related duties. Kelly celebrated 5 years with Archer Credit Union on January 5. She worked almost 5 years for Great Western Bank as a Teller and later as a Personal Banking Representative before joining the ACU team as a Member Service Representative. Kelly is an active volunteer with...Read More
January 3, 2020
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) season is in full swing! Whether you’re a college student, a high school senior or you’re seeking financial aid for your child, it’s time to fill out those forms. We have all of the answers to your your questions on FAFSA here. When is my application due? There are three FAFSA deadlines to know: federal, college and state. The federal FAFSA submission has a set deadline, while each college and state sets its own separate deadline. The 2020-21 FAFSA form became available on Oct. 1, 2019. This form is for the 2020-21 award year, which runs from...Read More
December 26, 2019
Catch us at the Central City v Fillmore girls and boys basketball games on January 9 for our 3rd annual CCPS Booster Club fundraiser. During the girls and boys basketball games, we will be selling tickets for the crowd favorite Make-It Take-It Challenge! At halftime of each game, we will draw 10 tickets. Each person drawn will have the chance to make a basket. Sink a free throw to win $25 for yourself and $25 for the Booster Club. Then, one person will get 3 chances to make a half-court shot. Making the half-court shot would mean $100 in the winner's pocket and $500 donated to the Booster...Read More
November 18, 2019
Join us at our Central City location on Thursday November 21 from 5-7 p.m. for our Archer After Hours open house. Enjoy complimentary signature cocktails, wine, beer and appetizers as you mingle with friends. Those in attendance will be eligible for door prizes, too! For more information, check out our Facebook event . Don't forget to RSVP that you're going on the Facebook event for a chance to win* this amazing Grateful Gift Bundle: *No purchase necessary. Must be 18 years of age or older, and a member in good standing to participate. Contest period: Applies to all Archer Cooperative Credit...Read More

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