Alliant Credit Union

A financial institution created by members, for members.

You come first at Alliant

When you join Alliant, you are not just an account number. Alliant Credit Union is a not-for-profit financial cooperative, which means that all of our members are also owners.

Our members-first philosophy has served us well over the years. Since our founding in 1935, Alliant has grown to serve more than 335,000 members nationwide and manage over $9.3 billion in assets. That makes us the 8th largest credit union in the United States.

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Our Mission

Consistently superior financial value through high returns on deposits and low rates on loans. Friendly, efficient and personalized service.

The Alliant service philosophy

Personal service that puts you in control

We know your money is important. It lets you live the life you want and take care of the people you love, so we take a personal interest in bringing a level of member care and service that exceeds your expectations. Because at Alliant, members always come first.

Alliant's Service Mission is to

  1. Provide members with an opportunity to take control of their economic future

  2. Promote financial well-being among members and our community

  3. Create a source of credit at a fair and reasonable rate of interest

Four Principal Values of Financial Success

Safety and security

First and foremost, we provide a safe and secure place for savings. Our strong capital reserve balances, superior examination rating, federal savings insurance, and conservative investment practices provide financial transparency and stability.

High-rate dividends

This is the cornerstone of our success. The $5.6 billion in member savings demonstrates our members’ trust and our competitiveness in the marketplace.

Cost efficiency

We are able to provide higher-than-average dividends and low loan rates through prudent expense control and self-supporting products, services, and activities.

Competitive products, professional service

Great rates and efficient, courteous service. We know that’s what you want and will continue to focus on convenience and competitive pricing.

Alliant History

  1. October 26, 1935

    A small group of United Airlines employees came together to organize a credit union. Originally founded as the United Airlines Employees’ Credit Union, this tight-knit group of employees had a vision of providing a safe place to save and get loans at fair rates. By year end, the credit union had grown to:

    146

    Members

    $5,088

    In Assets

    38

    Loans

    $4,210

    Loan Totals
  2. Alliant Through the Years

    From this modest start, Alliant expanded its products and services to include those of more contemporary financial institutions. Through the decades, we continued to grow through innovation and responsive, personal member care and service.

    That success is due, in part, to our strong focus on member benefits. Potential offerings are evaluated by a Board of Directors based on overall benefit to the membership and impact to earnings. New products and services must meet strict criteria of quality, competitive pricing, and the ability to enhance credit union earnings and “giveback” to members.

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  3. Alliant Today

    Alliant ranks as the 7th largest credit union in the nation, serving more than 335,000 members worldwide with over $9.3 billion in assets. Our fiscally conservative policy and prudent management has enabled Alliant to disburse over $117 million to members in the form of financial benefits and capital reserves now exceeding $670 million with a "well capitalized" over 11% net worth ratio. This impressive amount of reserves is a key indication of financial strength.

    335,000

    Members

    $9.3 billion

    In Assets

    $5 billion

    Loan Totals

Financials

2015 Annual Report

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