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Our Medina Branch has moved one mile East to 3303 Medina Rd.

Posted 3 months ago

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We have a new branch for the new year! Our Medina Branch has moved one mile east to 3303 Medina Rd. (across the street from the ALDI grocery near I-71).

Our same friendly staff is ready to serve you in our new office and at the drive-thru. At this time, you can use the ATM at our previous location. Please stop in to see our new branch and say 'Hello'!

Join us at our new location in the new year!

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Bauer Financial gives MedFed its highest 5-Star Superior Rating for 103 consecutive quarters

Posted 11 months ago

Bauer Financial, the nation’s leading independent bank and credit union rating and research firm, has again recognized Medina County Federal Credit Union as one of the strongest financial institutions in the nation with a Five-Star Superior Rating.

Bauer has recommended MedFed for 103 consecutive quarters. Less than 8% of the nation’s banks can claim the distinction of this level of repeated 'Recommended' status.

To earn Bauer’s Five-Star Superior Rating, MedFed must excel in areas of Capital Adequacy, Return on Assets, Return on Equity, Delinquent Loan Levels, Profitability and other criteria of stability and success.

"We are proud of our continued Superior ratings, especially because they recognize the value that MedFed delivers to our member/owners in Medina County," said President/CEO Pete Grimm. "As a cooperative community credit union, our 'profit' is returned to our members in the form of better rates and improved services. Our staff and board of directors work very hard to provide a secure place in Medina County for loans, savings and financial services."

Only 58 percent of credit unions in Northeast Ohio are recommended, according to Bauer Financial.

Among the 109 credit unions in Northeast Ohio that were evaluated, 36 percent have the top five-star rating for financial strength, and 22 have a four-star rating. Bauer considers those to be "superior" and "excellent," and recommends them to consumers.

It should be noted that Bauer didn't rate 32 percent of the credit unions in Northeast Ohio, either because they have less than $1.5 million in assets or are privately insured, instead of being insured by the National Credit Union Administration.

"One of the great benefits of being a credit union member is that you are also an owner," Paul Mercer, president of the Ohio Credit Union League, told The Cleveland Plain Dealer. "Credit unions are undoubtedly safe and sound. And, the beauty of the member-owner model is that if a member is curious about the financial well-being, they are empowered to inquire with the CEO or a volunteer board member at any time."

BauerFinancial, of Coral Gables, Florida, the nation’s leading independent bank and credit union rating and research firm, has been reporting on and analyzing the performance of U.S. banks and credit unions since 1983. No institution pays BauerFinancial to rate it, nor can any choose to be excluded. Consumers may obtain star-ratings by visiting www.bauerfinancial.com.

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Credit Unions earn highest marks ever received by an industry in new Consumer Reports Buying Guide

Posted 1 year ago

Medina County Federal Credit Union is proud to note that America's credit unions received among the highest marks for service that Consumer Reports has ever given to an industry in the magazine’s recent financial services series “Bank & Credit Union Buying Guide.”

The magazine recommends consumers use their local credit unions for auto loans, checking, savings and many other financial services.

“Credit unions are among the highest-rated services we’ve ever evaluated, with 93% of their customers highly satisfied, on average, vs. 69% for the four biggest national banks,” said Jeff Blyskal of Consumer Reports. “That satisfaction is driven by good customer service, not surprising when you consider that credit unions are owned and managed by their members."

Consumer Reports was clear in recommending credit unions for your next auto loan: "Choose a credit union for a car loan, because those institutions often offer the lowest rates--another good reason to join one. Get prequalified before you shop."

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MedFed helps you get into your dream car (or truck)

Posted 1 year ago

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These two Truck Guys were so happy with the auto loans they got at MedFed, they wanted to show off their new trucks in front of our office. Our loan officer worked with them to finance their new trucks at a low rate and with monthly payments that fit their budgets. We are always happy to help members make their dreams come true!

If you have a dream car (or truck) in mind, visit MedFed or apply online and let us help you get behind the wheel! And if you are as happy as these guys, share a photo with us!

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Download the free Shared Branching App to find 5,300+ locations

Posted 1 year ago

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Did you know we have more than 5,300 branches across the country that you can use just like your home branch? With Shared Branching, your credit union travels with you everywhere!

We belong to the CO-OP Shared Branching Network, which means you can use thousands of credit unions to deposit checks, withdraw cash, make loan payments, and make balance inquiries like you do here. And there is almost never a cost.

Shared Branches are convenient when you are driving around town, traveling for work or vacation, or even if you go off to school or move away. Using a Shared Branch is easy: You only need the name of your home credit union, your account number, and a photo I.D. to verify your identity.

Finding a credit union branch that participates in Shared Branching is also easy. The best way is to download the free CO-OP Shared Branching Locator app on your smartphone. It uses your GPS to find locations near you wherever you are. You can also search for locations near specific addresses.

Download the free app now by scanning the QR code above or visit www.SharedBranchingMonth.com. You can also search for it on the iTunes or Google Play stores.

Shared Branching is unique to credit unions. You probably know that we are a not-for-profit cooperative credit union. You and the rest of our member/owners work together to save and borrow at fair rates. The credit union motto is “Not for profit, not for charity, but for service.” Credit unions work with each other in the same cooperative spirit to serve our members nationwide. The credit unions in the Shared Branching network agree to serve each others' members, which helps everyone!

So while banks compete with each other to earn more profits, credit unions are working with each other to serve our members... you! In fact, we have more branches nationwide than all but two of the largest megabanks! And Shared Branching adds a new branch every day!

Download the free app now at www.SharedBranchingMonth.com, or search for it on the iTunes or Google Play stores.

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Congratulations to our 2015 Scholarship Winners

Posted 1 year ago

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Medina County Federal Credit Union has selected Kaitlyn E. Mollohan and Matthew J. Bolton as winners of the credit union's 2015 scholarships.

Kaitlyn E. Mollohan won the 2015 Bernard R. Spechalske Scholarship. Kaitlyn is a senior at Medina High School and her career goal is to be a deaf education teacher for elementary school children. Kaitlyn has been on the student council all 4 years of high school, volunteers to babysit for the schools’ PTO staff events and is also involved in VOFT and the Latin Club. Kaitlyn is active in her church, going on mission trips travelling to different areas helping repair houses. She is also active with the Girl Scouts and one of her current hobby is theatre. Kaitlyn has received many awards and is excited that she will be receiving this scholarship.

Matthew J. Bolton won the 2015 Medina County Federal Credit Union Memorial Scholarship. Matthew is currently attending Ohio University where he is pursuing a Mechanical Engineering degree. He previously graduated high school with a 3.8 GPA. He has been involved with the Bobcats Building a Better World club. The club sends students overseas to help repair villages. Matthew is also involved with Ohio University’s intramural soccer, basketball, volleyball and also, Habitat for Humanity. He has many notable achievements including invitations to Pi Tau Sigma Honors Society and Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society, Epsilon Iota Chapter.

Best wishes to the winners in their studies, and thanks to all he members who entered this year.

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Congratulations to the winner of MedFed's Auto Loan Payoff

Posted 2 years ago

Congratulations to Kevin P. Hughes, the winner of Medina County Federal Credit Union's Auto Loan Payoff! Kevin has received a $20,000 payment on his vehicle loan.

Hundreds of MedFed members entered the Loan Payoff Promotion by transferring their auto loans from another lender to MedFed. In addition to better loan rates and local personal service, each member who transferred his or her loan was automatically entered to win a payoff up to a maximum $20,000.

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