Credit Union Joins Armed Forces Financial Network

(N. CHARLESTON, S.C.) – May 6, 2011 – South Carolina Federal Credit Union recently joined the Armed Forces Financial Network (AFFN) ATM network.

“Becoming a part of the Armed Forces Financial Network gives our members access to over 500,000 ATMs worldwide,” said South Carolina Federal Board Chairman Major Kelvin Brown. “This partnership is especially important because it allows our military members overseas greater access to their accounts.”

AFFN provides the U.S. military community with ready access to their funds through ATM and POS terminals located at or near U.S. military bases worldwide, with over 26 years of service to the military, defense and civilian communities worldwide.

This new network will also provide South Carolina Federal members with worldwide fee-free convenient access to ATMs within the AFFN network. To view a list of these fee-free ATM locations visit

Fee-free access is not guaranteed for all ATMs in the Armed Forces Financial Network.  The decision to charge or not charge a fee is left up to each financial institution.  To ensure that an ATM is fee free, always look for both the AFFN symbol and the CO-OP symbol.

About South Carolina Federal

South Carolina Federal Credit Union is headquartered in North Charleston.  More than 144,000 members own and belong to the not-for-profit financial cooperative, which has over $1.3 billion in assets. South Carolina Federal is a community-chartered credit union. Anyone who lives, works, worships or attends school in Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester or Georgetown counties, and most of the Columbia area, is eligible to join. South Carolina Federal has 17 branches, and more than 75 ATMs throughout Charleston, Columbia and Georgetown.  In 2008, South Carolina Federal, for the second consecutive year, was voted one of the Best Places to Work in the state.  More information about South Carolina Federal can be found at or on the SiMPLE CENTS blog at


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