New Horizons Credit Union listed as one of America’s best regional financial institutions in Newsweek

MOBILE, AL (February 12, 2024)New Horizons Credit Union is proud to announce it has been recognized as one of America’s Best Credit Unions 2024 by Newsweek.  

New Horizons Credit Union, headquartered in Mobile, AL, was included in a list of the 500 top banks and credit unions in the United States. This ranking was the result of a study conducted by Newsweek and Plant-A Insight Group which examined 9,440 banks and credit unions across the nation.

Each financial institution was analyzed using factors indicating financial health, current operational performance, and metrics indicating long-term stability.  In addition, the study examined such areas as customer service, checking/savings accounts, credit card offerings, mobile and online banking, and fees.

Edith Franklin, President and CEO of New Horizons Credit Union, said, “The ranking is a testament to the Credit Union’s commitment to excellence in delivering professional member service. We are very proud to be ranked amongst some of the nations largest financial institution which proves we are a very strong financial institution.” 

“The Newsweek survey was conducted to evaluate and affirm the importance of regional banking systems and credit unions delivering exceptional financial services to consumers in today’s demanding and complex technological environment,” according to Nancy Cooper, Newsweek’s Global Editor-in-Chief.

Plant-A Insights Group produces independent, unbiased company rankings across a variety of industries, categories, and sectors through extensive market research and analytics.  All research projects are independently administered and performed to high standards of neutral and transparent research methods.

About New Horizons Credit Union

New Horizons Credit Union is a not-for-profit financial cooperative established in 1950 serving members that live, work, worship, and attend school throughout southeast Alabama and northwest Florida with many full-service branches, free worldwide ATM service through Allpoint, and free 24/7 Online and Mobile account access at  New Horizons Credit Union offers its members, Solutions for the Real World. New Horizons CU is federally insured by the NCUA and is an Equal Housing Lender. For details on all services and membership information, visit or call 251-316-3240. 


Patty Veal, VP of Marketing & BD
(251) 316-3141

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