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Welcome to the America First Newsroom, where you can learn more about our products and services, maintaining financial health, and how your membership benefits you. You also have access to press releases about what's going on at your credit union and in your community.

August 9, 2016 | Press Release

America First Credit Union. Utah's Largest Credit Union, Opens Traverse Mountain Branch Location

Riverdale, UTAH – Utah’s largest credit union, America First Credit Union, adds another service location in Utah Valley with the opening of its Traverse Mountain branch location in Harmons Grocery Store at 1750 Traverse Parkway, Lehi, Utah 84043. The location marks the sixth branch … Read More


July 1, 2016 | President's Message

Heroic Story from World War II Inspires & Humbles

By John B. Lund, President and Chief Executive Officer One of the things I appreciate most about America First is the people with whom I am privileged to work, such as Thayne Shaffer, our senior vice president & controller. Thayne shared with us the story of his grandfather, who served during W … Read More


July 1, 2016 | News Article

Get the Card that Gives You More

When you choose Visa® Platinum from America First, getting a lot is just the beginning. You can take advantage of: · 1% cash back on every purchase · one rewards point for every dollar you spend · one of the country’s best rates -- as low as* 6.99% APR! And you … Read More


July 1, 2016 | News Article

Reward yourself this Summer

Don’t put it off until next year.  Get the  motorhome, ATV, boat or motorcycle you’ve always dreamed of owning with an affordable loan from America First.  We offer:  • Rates as low* as 3.50% variable APR  • Flexible terms … Read More


July 1, 2016 | News Article

Security Update: Stay Alert for Identity Thieves

Cyber criminals are always busy in the summer months, attacking consumers around the globe. According to experts, no one is immune to this phenomenon and, while we are all vulnerable, there are steps you can take to minimize your risk: • Be overly careful about clicking on links and attachmen … Read More


June 23, 2016 | Press Release

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! americafirst.com/summer Riverdale, Utah –  Summer is upon us and Utah’s largest credit union, America First Credit Union, is sizzli … Read More


June 6, 2016 | Press Release

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 fi … Read More


June 2, 2016 | News Article

Hot Loans, Cool Giveaways

Our low-rate loans are the perfect way to kick off an unforgettable, fun-filled sunny season.  And with a chance to win some seriously sweet prizes, your summer is about to go from better to best!  Enter by: • Taking advantage of our affordable financing • Becoming a member … Read More


June 1, 2016 | President's Message

The Innovation Center is our New & Interactive Service Experience

By John B. Lund, President and Chief Executive Officer We’re excited to introduce our new Innovation Center, located in the heart of downtown Salt Lake’s City Creek destination. The America First Innovation Center will not function as a traditional branch; rather, it will be an engaging … Read More


June 1, 2016 | News Article

Security Update: Let Us Know, Before You Go

It’s that time of year: family vacations, weekend excursions, maybe even the trip of a lifetime to Europe or Asia. And there’s no better way to pay for these opportunities than with your America First Visa® credit and debit cards.  But before you leave, it … Read More

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