- Sept. 5, 2018
-- Direct Federal Credit Union (www.direct.com)
of Needham, a federally insured credit union serving the financial needs of the region since 1953, has partnered with Volante Farms of Needham to celebrate becoming the fastest growing credit union in Massachusetts from June 30, 2017 to June 30, 2018, growing at a rate of 14%. Over the last two years, Direct Federal Credit Union has grown 33%, while welcoming thousands of new members to its market-leading deposit and loan products.
Direct Federal Credit has purchased 1,000 plants from Volante Farms and employees of the Credit Union will deliver them to homes and businesses in the Needham community as part of their "Firmly Planted in Needham" celebration. Plant deliveries will be done over five days, beginning September 10, 2018. Direct Federal Credit Union has grown 14% in assets over the past year according to the June 30, 2018 NCUA Call Report, making them the fastest growing Credit Union in the state, measured against all credit unions with more than $100MM in assets. Volante Farms is a 15-acre farm that four generations of family have owned and operated.
"We are thrilled to celebrate our growth with the Needham community. Partnering with a strong Needham business like Volante Farms made sense to us. We are both committed to the local community and have established roots in the area over many years. This initiative was created to share our success with our fellow neighbors in Needham," said Kristen Johnson, Marketing Director of Direct Federal Credit Union.About Direct Federal Credit Union
The fastest growing Credit Union in Massachusetts, Direct Federal Credit Union offers great rates, easy access and remarkable service. Named one of the 200 healthiest credit unions in the country, the progressive not-for-profit credit union re-invests their earnings in their membership. From mortgages, home equity lines, and auto loans to checking, savings, and CDs, Direct Federal provides an integrated array of products and services, all enhanced with the simplicity and convenience of the latest online and mobile technologies. Direct Federal Credit Union is located at 50 Cabot Street, Needham, MA. For more information, please call 888.2DIRECT or visit www.direct.com