Don’t Wait until Next Year!

The RV you’ve always dreamed of owning can become a reality with an affordable loan from America First.

We offer:

· Rates as low* as 3.50% variable APR
· Flexible terms
· The best in member service

Apply today.

*Annual percentage rate, on approved credit, subject to change.

Make the Exchange before your International Trip

If you’re traveling abroad, America First offers foreign currency exchange services to help you make the most of your journey.

We offer low fees, competitive rates, overnight delivery & more. Here are the details:

· $5,000 per-transaction limit
· Purchases by cash or collected account funds only
· Two-day pickups requested (orders are returned after five days)
· $10 per transaction (buying or selling)
· Additional $10 for orders under $300 U.S.
· $15 for FedEx Priority overnight express (available by noon the next business day)

This option is available at select branches — click here to find one near you.

Summer giveaways

America First Sizzles with Hot Loans, Cool Giveaways “Summer Better Than Others” Loan Campaign

Click-to-Tweet: @afcu offers hot rates and cool prizes during summer loan campaign. Members can enter to win prizes through Aug. 31!

Riverdale, Utah –  Summer is upon us and Utah’s largest credit union, America First Credit Union, is sizzling with low rates on auto, RV, mortgage and home equity loans and Visa credit cards during its “Summer Better Than Others” campaign of giveaways, running through Wednesday, August 31. Members can take advantage of loan opportunities, while also being entered to win a selection of prizes awarded each day of the promotion, to include loan payments, electronics, Disneyland vacations, and more.

Members can take advantage of low rates to make summer purchases, including RVs, automotive and home equity loans. Individuals are automatically entered to have loan payments made for a month, as well as to win a host of summer giveaways when they finance a new loan, use an America First credit card, become a member, follow America First on its social media platforms or enter via the online form on the America First website.

Prizes will be drawn daily and include Get Away Today Disneyland vacations, loan payments, BBQ grills, $300 Amazon and Wal-Mart gift cards and more.

Members can enter to win a selection of prizes via the America First Facebook page, as well as at

For more information, visit, America First Credit Union on Facebook, Twitter, @AmericaFirst on Instagram and Pinterest.

New branch location

America First Credit Union Opening New Branch Location in West Point Smith’s Marketplace

Riverdale, UTAH Utah’s largest credit union, America First Credit Union, joins in the growth in West Point City with the opening of its newest branch location on Wednesday, June 8 inside Smith’s Marketplace at 217 North 2000 West  North in West Point, Utah. As part of the first commercial retail center in the city, the Smith’s Marketplace will anchor a 19.4 acre commercial development named “The Point,” paving the way for additional jobs in the community.

The branch location marks the fifth branch opening of 2016, on the heels of the Jeremy Ranch branch opening in Park City, Utah on May 31. America First has 117 branch locations serving Utah and Nevada.

Amanda Thornton will serve as branch manager of West Point Smith’s Marketplace. An employee of America First since 2006, Thornton worked her way up through various roles within the credit union, including lead teller, assistant manager, market assistant manager, then service center manager.

A grand opening celebration will be held the week of June 13 – 18. The West Point Smith’s Marketplace branch is located at 217 North 2000 West  North West Point City, Utah 84015. Branch hours are Monday – Saturday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

For more information, visit, America First Credit Union on Facebook, Twitter, @AmericaFirst on Instagram and Pinterest.

New branch location

America First Credit Union Continues Second Quarter Growth with Opening of Jeremy Ranch Branch

Riverdale, UTAH – Utah’s largest credit union, America First Credit Union, continues its growth in second quarter 2016 with the opening of its newest branch location at 3151 W. Kilby Road. Serving members in Park City area and beyond, Jeremy Ranch welcomes members as it officially opens its doors today, Tuesday, May 31. Jeremy Ranch is the fourth America First branch to open thus far in 2016 for a total of 117 branch locations servicing Utah and Nevada.

The Jeremy Ranch branch will be led by Branch Manager, Nate Hathaway. A part of the credit union his entire life, Hathaway holds fond memories of sleeping in the manager’s office while his mother worked late shifts in the check processing department. Hired at age 16 as a student trainee, Hathaway was promoted throughout the ranks to lead teller, then loan officer. In July 2014, Hathaway was hired as a service center lead teller at the Centerville Pages Lane Branch, then in March 2015 was promoted to assistant branch manager of the Kaysville Bowman’s Branch.

There will be a grand opening celebration the week of June 6 – 11. The Jeremy Ranch  branch is located at 3151 W. Kilby Road, Jeremy Ranch, UT 84098. Branch hours are Monday – Saturday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

For more information, visit, America First Credit Union on Facebook, Twitter, @AmericaFirst on Instagram and Pinterest.

Innovation center

America First Credit Union Launches Innovation Center in Downtown Salt Lake City

Financial institution gives members a voice to shape the “branch of the future,” and the future of banking 

RIVERDALE, Utah – America First Credit Union, a leading member-owned, not-for-profit cooperative financial institution, will launch its newest venture, the America First Credit Union Innovation Center, located in the center of City Creek Center in Downtown Salt Lake City, Utah next month. The America First Innovation Center will not serve as a traditional branch, but a collaborative hub to showcase the latest innovative solutions and give members and consumers a greater voice in shaping how they want to be served in the future.  America First will test multiple channel experiences to gain real-time feedback and use this insight to implement experience enhancements across its member base and within its 116 branch locations.

Opening the Innovation Center in the City Creek Center is a strategic effort as City Creek welcomes visitors from all over the state and surrounding areas.  This will allow America First to gain a wide range of collaboration and further enhance ongoing experiences.

“This is a very exciting time for America First with the launch of our first ever Innovation Center,” said America First Credit Union President and CEO, John B. Lund. “We have maintained our position to bring relevant innovation to our members and provide the best experience possible.  This continues to propel us forward as a leader in this space.”

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77th annual meeting

America First Credit Union Holds 77th Annual Meeting, Elects New Board Members

Riverdale, Utah –  America First Credit Union held its 77th Annual Meeting on Tuesday, April 19, 2016. On the agenda was a board election and voting for new credit union board officers. Members voted to retain 3 current board members.  Board incumbents Barney Chapman, Kenlon Reeve and Michael Roden were retained by the voting membership. James Wendler will continue to serve as Board Chair, with Linda Carver as Vice Chair and Kenlon Reeve as Secretary.

Held in April of each year, the purpose of the Annual Meeting is to share the financial state of the credit union and give members the opportunity to determine the course of action by electing fellow members to serve on the Board of Directors. The dedicated and qualified individuals share their time, talents and efforts without compensation, making them part of the unique cooperative, not-for-profit structure. Incumbents were elected to the Board based on absentee ballots and votes from those in attendance joining fellow Board members as the credit union’s guiding voice.

The annual event was once again streamed live via the credit union’s Twitter account for added engagement and conversations online. Giveaways were held via Twitter to award those tuning in that were unable to make the meeting in person.

For more information, visit, America First Credit Union on Facebook, Twitter, @AmericaFirst on Instagram and Pinterest.

New branch location

America First Welcomes St. George Residents with Opening of Washington Fields Lin’s Branch

-New grocery store location is sixth branch serving Washington County-

Riverdale, UT –  America First Credit Union expands on its presence  in the St. George area with the opening of its newest location at 2928 E Mall Drive on Saturday, March 19. Located inside Lin’s Fresh Market, the branch is the second to open in St. George thus far in 2016, marking six branches in Washington County, with a total of 116 locations for the credit union servicing members throughout Utah and Southern Nevada.

Missy Shoell will serve as branch manager of the new Washington Fields Lin’s location. Shoell began her career with America First in 2006 in the American Fork area, where she quickly progressed into a leadership role and held several positions at multiple branches, mostly in Utah County. In 2012, Shoell made the move to the St. George area as a loan officer, where she later became the assistant manager of the St. George branch. Since July 2015, Shoell has served as the service center manager of the Hurricane Walmart Branch. She is currently working on obtaining a degree in Business Management through Brigham Young University Idaho.

A grand opening celebration will be held the week of March 21 – 26. The Washington Fields Lin’s branch is located at 2928 E Mall Drive St, George, Utah 84790. Branch hours are Monday – Saturday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

For more information, visit, America First Credit Union on Facebook, Twitter, @AmericaFirst on Instagram and Pinterest.


Members to Elect Board of Directors

In accordance with credit union bylaws, three America First members will be elected to the Board of Directors at the Annual Meeting on April 19, 2016 at the David S. Eccles Conference Center in Ogden, Utah. These non-paying positions are voluntary.

Incumbent directors serving three-year terms are:

• Barney B. Chapman

• Kenlon W. Reeve

• Michael W. Roden

Those interested in applying must meet the following minimum criteria: Credit union membership in good standing; legal age (18 years or older); bondable; free from any conflicts of interest; and available for all Board of Directors, Committee, and other designated meetings, unless excused.

Please submit a letter of application to the Nominations Committee, P.O. Box 9199, Ogden, Utah 84409. This should include your statement of qualification (limited to 150 words).

The application deadline is 5 p.m. on January 11, 2016 at the above address. You will be interviewed between January 12 and January 27, 2016 if you meet the criteria.

Nominations for Board positions by petition are also accepted. Those applying through this method must submit a qualification statement (the word limit is 150) and a petition signed by 500 fellow credit union members. Such applications must be accompanied by a signed certificate from the nominee stating he or she is agreeable to the process and will serve if elected. Applications for nomination by petition must be received by 5 p.m., January 11, 2016 at the address listed previously.

Each applying member receives a copy of the election instructions. Elections will be conducted by ballot at the Annual Meeting. Nominations will not be accepted from the floor.

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