News

ARECU’s Annual Meeting scheduled for April 8, 2020 has been postponed due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19). 

As a precaution due to the coronavirus (also known as COVID-19), Alabama Rural Electric Credit Union will offer limited access to our branch. This is for protection of both our membership and staff.

Please read this news article for more information. 

Federal Tax Day has been moved back from April 15 to July 15. 

The FTC is warning the public of scammers taking advantage of the coronavirus pandemic, claiming to be with the CDC or WHO. Here's what to do. 

After receiving multiple reports from members not receiving security codes to open their Mobile or Online Access, the Credit Union addressed the issue with the vendor and made some changes.

We have been made aware of a potential scam on Facebook.  Individuals are being asked to apply for a loan and send funds electronically through Walmart Pay, Cash App and/or other electronic means. Click to read more.

We made an exciting announcement during our Annual Meeting on April 10- ARECU’s accounts are now covered through both the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) and now Excess Share Insurance (ESI) for up to a combined $500,000.00. Read here to find out what that means and how your accounts are covered.

Effective January 1, 2019 ARECU will only accept large quantities of coins in coin rolls. Thank you for your business! 

Alabama Rural Electric Credit Union is aware of the unusual amount of credit and debit card fraud activity. Here at the Credit Union, our system is constantly recording your normal spending patterns. When a charge hits your account that is out of the normal spending pattern it is reported as a possible fraud.