Credit Union in Des Moines

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  1. CarlHungus

    CarlHungus Well-Known Member

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    I'm looking to open an account at a credit union in and/or around Des Moines. I was thinking of going with Community Choice Credit Union (despite their lame commercials). Are there any others you can give a good recommendation on? Is Community Choice a good place to bank with?
     
  2. cyclone1975

    cyclone1975 Well-Known Member

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    I have had good luck with Veridian.
     
  3. capitalcityguy

    capitalcityguy Well-Known Member

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    I would imagine they are all pretty comparible....though leave room for someone to correct me.

    I'm looking at switching banks and have the credit unions on my radar. To me a big consideration is location of their branches and if one is convenient to where I am most often(home and/or work). Premier Credit Union has a location on the skywalk so that would be convenient for me and thus one I want to consider. Veridan has a branch close to home, so I'm considering them too.
     
  4. JP4CY

    JP4CY Well-Known Member

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    Have a truck loan and mortgage thru CCCU. Been pretty happy with their service.
     
  5. chadly82

    chadly82 Well-Known Member

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    Veridian all day....theyre great
     
  6. JY07

    JY07 Well-Known Member

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    I have a business account with veridian and have been happy with them; I believe their personal accounts are a pretty good setup as well

    I'd recommend setting up a savings account as well and link the two accounts together.. at that point you can keep all of the money in the savings account (with a higher rate) and the money will be pulled into the checking account whenever needed.
     
  7. mkadl

    mkadl Well-Known Member

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    Greater Iowa= Great Banking

    [h=2]Greater Iowa Credit Union= Great Service[/h]
     
  8. Tony

    Tony Member

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    Nothing against any other credit unions, but I have personally been extremely happy with Veridian.

    I would suggest comparing rates for a few of the same lines of products between any you are considering, in the event you do ever get a loan for something, pretty good indication of how competitive they are.
     
  9. MNCyGuy

    MNCyGuy Well-Known Member

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    I'll throw out another vote for at least checking out Veridian. I've been with them for about 4 years now and have always had good rates and great service.
     
  10. kcdc4isu

    kcdc4isu Well-Known Member

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    I have accounts at Financial Plus and have had a car loan with Veridian and both have been great to work with
     
  11. Bader

    Bader Well-Known Member

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    Have had an account with Veridian for about 6 months now (used to use Wells Fargo) and have been happy so far, their money market savings rates are very competitive.
     
  12. dmclone

    dmclone Well-Known Member

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    I've been happy with Premier except their website blows.
     
  13. azepp

    azepp Well-Known Member

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    Financial Plus has historically had better deposit rates than many of the others.
     
  14. st8cydr

    st8cydr Member

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    As an important part of your decision, The Financial Plus CEO is a big ISU fan, though Community Choice has its share of ISU fans/alum on staff. Veridian, I don't know.
     
  15. isufbcurt

    isufbcurt Well-Known Member

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    I use Greater Iowa and like them alot.
     

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