Mid-Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union Free Checking Account Recognized as Top “Pick” by

KINGSTON, NY –, financial literacy and resources website, selected MHV Free Checking as one of their “picks” among credit unions nationally for February 2013.

Wayne Winkler, MHV President and CEO, states, “We are proud of the recognition received from for our checking accounts. While other financial institutions have done away with free checking and extra perks, we stand strong in providing outstanding value to our members.” selected their top credit union checking account picks for February by looking beyond the typical characteristics of a “free” checking account, to additional convenient and valued-added services. According to Laura Edgar, Content and Media Strategist for, “NerdWallet is committed to finding the best deals for consumers. We’ve crunched the numbers, and small institutions beat the big banks every time, especially when it comes to affordability and perks.”

MHV was noted by for providing access to over 60,000 ATM’s through their CU24 network, .25% loan interest rate discount, no per-check fees, free e-statements, and free debit card. Also noted in the article was MHV’s Perks Package; a checking account add-on product that includes discounts to both national and local retailers, dining and entertainment, and full identity theft protection for a low monthly price of $3.95.

Mid-Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union is a member-owned credit union serving individuals and businesses throughout Ulster, Dutchess and Orange counties in New York State. Since 1963, MHV has helped to make our members’ lives easier by providing complete and convenient financial solutions. As a credit union strongly influenced by technology, member experience is driven by innovation, reliable service and easy access.  MHV offers a complete array of personal and business banking solutions, low rate financing, 24/7 Personal Teller and convenient e-Services to our members. Please visit for more information. is a trusted financial resource website referred to by, CNBC, Reuters, ABC News, TIME, Fox Business, among others. To learn more about’s rigorous studies and free financial planning tools please visit

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