United Federal Credit Union voted favorite financial institution for fifth year

ST. JOSEPH, MI (August 16, 2016) — United Federal Credit Union (UFCU) is proud to announce it has been voted Best of the Best in the bank/credit union category of the annual Leader Publication’s Readers’ Choice Awards. UFCU also won a second place award in the Best Place to Work category.

More than 860 voters cast ballots for their favorite businesses, service providers, personalities and employers in more than 100 categories of the competition. This is the fifth consecutive year UFCU has received the top distinction in the financial services category, and the second year it has been named a Best Place to Work, having come in third in that category last year.

“I want to thank everyone who voted for United. We appreciate being named the number one financial institution in the area because we work hard to earn our members’ trust,” said UFCU Midwest Market Vice President James Knight. “It is also gratifying to hear that our employees named us one of the area’s best places to work. Both designations reflect our philosophy of putting people first.”

UFCU has four branches in southern Berrien County. Two are located in Niles, and there is one each in Buchanan and Berrien Springs.

Leader Publications issues the Niles Daily Star, Dowagiac Daily News, Cassopolis Vigilant, Edwardsburg Argus, and Off the Water.

About United Federal Credit Union

United Federal Credit Union has served its Members since 1949 by helping them to build a sound financial future. United consists of more than 186,000 Member/owners worldwide and manages assets in excess of $3.8 billion. Its corporate offices and main branch are in St. Joseph, Mich., with additional branches in Arkansas, Indiana, Michigan, Nevada, North Carolina, and Ohio. Federally insured by NCUA. Equal opportunity lender. Equal housing lender. For more information visit


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Phone: (888) 982-1400 ext. 1473


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