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Greater Alliance Federal Credit Union announced it has reopened its branch lobbies to members.

As of Monday, July 22, Greater Alliance Federal Credit Union announced it has reopened its branch lobbies to members.The credit union has 3 branches located in Paramus, Hackensack and Paterson and while the branches are open, members should expect a different way of doing business than before the pandemic. In a statement, President/CEO Glenn Guinto said, “The health and well-being of our members and employees remain a top priority. The branch experience will feel quite different than before, but our…

Greater Alliance is Expanding Its Benefits

As an active business member of the credit union, you can now offer your employees additional incentives benefits through Greater Alliance Federal Credit Union’s Bank@Work Program at NO Cost  to the business. Once you become a part of the program businesses can offer programs that help both the business and the employees. Whether it’s financial literacy or volunteering opportunities, the Bank@Work program is ready to work with you. Employees can take advantage of Financial literacy programs including understanding your credit…

Launch of New Website

We are excited to announce the unveiling of our new and improved website. We’ve worked diligently to craft a site that reflects our mission to guide our members on their financial journey, wherever that may be. Highlights of our new Web site include: • Guided Content – Product pages have been redesigned to provide relevant content including articles, videos, interactive tools and educational content to better surface information. • Search Tool – The new search tool is now located on…

Our New, State of the art, Hackensack Branch coming soon

Last week, the first official shovels went into the ground to mark the ground breaking of Greater Alliance Federal Credit Union’s flagship branch. The new state-of-the-art Hackensack branch is being designed and built by PWCampbell, a fourth generation, locally owned design/build firm. “Simply put, we are outgrowing our current facilities,” said Glenn Guinto, president/CEO of the $200 million credit union. “It’s a good problem to have. Today, our talent team is spread out among several different offices, and those that…

President’s Message – Fall 2019

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Dear Valued Members: I hope you had a wonderful summer and had a fun time with your families and loved ones. As we prepare for the season change, we’re looking forward to what autumn brings – the colors of fall foliage, the cooler temps and of course, pumpkin-spice latte. At Greater Alliance, we are busy preparing for a new location to serve you better.  As I mentioned in our previous newsletter, our lease at our 359 Main Street (Hackensack) location…

International Credit Union Day

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Come celebrate International Credit Union (ICU) Day®  with us. ICU day celebrates the spirit of the global credit union movement. The day is recognized to reflect upon the credit union movement’s history, promote its achievements, recognize the hard work and share member experiences. International Credit Union (ICU) Day® has been celebrated on the third Thursday of October since 1948. The ultimate goal is to raise awareness about the tremendous work that credit unions and other financial cooperatives are doing around…

Summer Events

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We will be participating in your community this summer, stop by our table to learn more about what’s happening at the Credit Union. Hackensack Summer Events Thursday, 25th July @8:00 pm – 10:30 pm – Incredibles 2 – Movies Under the Stars Wednesday, 31st July @7:30 pm – 9:30 pm – Coriolanus – Shakespeare in the Park Thursday, 29th August @8:00 pm – 10:30 pm – Avengers: Infinity War – Movies Under the Stars All Hackensack Movie events will take…

Greater Alliance Helps Restock Local Food Pantries for 2018

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Hoping to restock food pantries for 2018, employees and members at Greater Alliance Federal Credit Union have been working together. Beginning on Nov. 1, 2017, food collection bins were placed at each branch. All were welcome to donate non perishable items through the end of December. “Our members and employees never cease to amaze me,” said Glenn Guinto, Greater Alliance FCU CEO. “When we see a need in the community, they are always eager to contribute.” During the first week…

Adopt A Kid for the Holidays

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Employees of Greater Alliance Federal Credit Union recently worked with St. Theresa church of Paterson to adopt parish children for the holidays. The children ranged in age from 5 months to 17 years old. Greater Alliance employees either donated cash between $15 to $20 or gave a gift wrapped toy. Greater Alliance received the age and the gender of the child and the present were bought accordingly for them. Ana Suarez, Greater Alliance FCU- Business Development Officer was instrumental to…

Thank You for a Being Part of the Greater Alliance Family

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Greater Alliance Federal Credit Union recently celebrated 80 years serving the community. To celebrate this milestone, GAFCU gave back to its members with a week-long celebration. Each day, the three branches put out treats for the members to enjoy as well as scratch offs where they could win $5, $10 or $20 and there were even some big prizes in the mix like an Apple watch, Apple TV or a Kindle Fire HD 8. “We pride ourselves on treating our…