The Community Tour was a great way to promote and celebrate all types of cooperatives in the local area. The atmosphere was upbeat and encouraged the community to come out and support the Tour initiatives. More than 1,000 attendees were at the event to support cooperatives and the credit union difference. CommonWealth One was able to spread the word about local credit unions and the credit union movement. The event mimicked the credit union philosophy of “people helping people” reach their goals.
About CommonWealth One Federal Credit Union
Since 1944, CommonWealth One Federal Credit Union, headquartered in Alexandria, VA, has grown to become one of Washington, D.C. and Northern Virginia’s top credit unions with more than $300 million in assets serving more than 36,000 members. CommonWealth One is a full-service, member-owned, not-for-profit financial cooperative committed to being the lifetime financial institution of its members. It provides its members with lower fees and loan rates, plus higher savings rates. Excess earnings are returned to members in the form of higher dividend rates, lower interest rates on loans and low or no fees.
CommonWealth One has branches in downtown Washington, D.C., Alexandria, VA, and Harrisonburg, VA (one branch is located on the James Madison University campus). Members can access their accounts through Online Banking, Mobile and Text Banking, plus a network of over 4,000 shared branches and 40,000+ transaction-