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AHCU is excited to introduce our new integrated Mobile Deposit function, coming soon to your TouchBanking App! Effective November 1st, our Remote Deposit Capture and TouchBanking mobile app will become one, making mobile deposit more convenient for you!
What is mobile deposit? Mobile Deposit allows you to make a deposit directly into your checking or savings account using the TouchBanking App on supported iPhone and Android mobile phone devices. It allows you to submit photos of your check, making depositing your checks safe, quick, and easy!
For members using an Android – After November 1st, the Remote Deposit Capture feature will be available within your TouchBanking app. Please enroll in Remote Deposit Capture to begin using this feature. If you aren’t already using TouchBanking, you may download and begin using the account access and transfer functionality immediately. (The Associated Healthcare CU unique app code is: goahcumobile)
If you are currently using our AHCU Mobile Deposit app, please continue to do so until November 1st. After this date, the Remote Deposit Capture feature will be available within your TouchBanking app.
Introducing CO-OP ATM & Shared Branching Network
From coast to coast, you’re welcome at branches and ATMs wherever you see the CO-OP logos. That covers a lot of territory – whether you’re across town, or traveling far from home for business or pleasure. Your AHCU membership means you can:
- Use nearly 30,000 surcharge-free ATM locations – more than some of the biggest banks offer!
- Take advantage of surcharge-free ATMs at convenient places like 7-Eleven, Costco and Walgreens
- Visit over 5,000 convenient branch locations and more than 2,000 self-service locations covering all 50 states – simply have your credit union name, account number, and government ID and you’ll have access to your accounts
- Easily locate ATMs and branches through any of our locator tools – including phone, mobile app or internet
Scholarship Contest Open Now Through Nov. 30
The Minnesota Credit Union Foundation Scholarship contest is now accepting applications under its new timeline - September 1 through November 30, with recipients being awarded in December. This year there are two $2,000, and eight $1,000 scholarships, and any AHCU member pursuing post-secondary education in the fall 2018/spring 2019 OR is a high school senior graduating in 2019 is eligible.
Applicants are asked to write a brief essay. This year's question is: "Community service is an integral part of credit unions. Share an experience when you contributed your time and/or talents in the community. What did you learn from that experience?"
With questions about the scholarship program, contact the FSC.
New Brochures Online
Fresh from our marketing department! We've got an AHCU Loan brochure and an AHCU Services brochure. We're proud of the rates and benefits we're able to offer our members. Download more information about our Loans and Services today, and see how you can save with AHCU!
Love My Credit Union Rewards
Our members can now receive exclusive discounts and benefits from trusted partners who believe in the credit union movement. The more offers you take advantage of, the more you save. Start saving today!
Financial Wellness Starts at AHCU
We wanted to know just how much we were helping our members save versus our competitors — so we commissioned a study and found out that our members saved a total of over $3.2 million! Click here to learn more.
5 Ways to Raise Your Credit Score
Having a good credit score not only affects your loan interest rates but it can also mean the difference in getting that job you’ve applied for or moving into your perfect apartment.
CUInsight.com just posted a terrific article explaining the importance of a good credit score, and how you can raise yours. Click here to learn more.
Spread the Word about AHCU
If you're happy with the competitive rates and friendly service you receive at AHCU, spread the word! Send us a testimonial or refer a co-worker or family member. Share the savings you'll earn by banking at a not-for-profit cooperative. Download a Member Referral Card.
Equifax Data Breach
By now, you probably know that on September 7, 2017, Equifax announced a cybersecurity incident involving consumer information.
The information accessed primarily includes names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses and, in some instances, driver’s license numbers. Criminals also accessed credit card numbers for approximately 209,000 U.S. consumers, and certain dispute documents with personal identifying information for approximately 182,000 U.S. consumers.
Equifax found no evidence of unauthorized activity on their core consumer or commercial credit reporting databases. In addition, they have found no evidence that this cybersecurity incident impacted Equifax’s core consumer or commercial credit reporting databases, including, ACRO, Workforce Solutions, including The Work Number payroll data, NCTUE, IXI and CFN.
For more information,please visit the dedicated website www.equifaxsecurity2017.com:
- To see if you are potentially impacted, you can click on the Potential Impact Tab
- To enroll in complimentary identity theft protection and credit file monitoring services and how to find out if your personal information may have been impacted, you can click on the Enroll Tab.
- To learn more about the complimentary offering, you can click on TrustedID Premier Tab. TrustedID Premier provides you with copies of your Equifax credit report; the ability to lock your Equifax credit report; 3-Bureau credit monitoring of your Equifax, Experian and TransUnion credit reports; Internet scanning for your Social Security number; and identity theft insurance.
To speak to someone directly, Equifax has also established a call center at 866-447-7559, available every day (including weekends) from 7 a.m. – 1 a.m. EST, for individuals to ask questions.
Below are links to each credit bureau for placing identity theft blocks and freezes on credit reports: