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AVANA CUSO is proud to work with the best financial credit unions across the nation

Twelve of AVANA CUSO’s credit union partners were recently recognized by Forbes as “America’s Best Credit Unions In Each State.” In collaboration with market research firm Statista, Forbes surveyed nearly 25,000 U.S. customers for opinions on their current and former financial institution relationships. Each of the best financial credit unions was scored based on overall recommendations, customer service satisfaction and five subdimensions: trust, terms and conditions, branch services, digital services and financial advice.

AVANA CUSO congratulates the following 12 partners for their excellence:

1st MidAmerica Credit Union

Bethalto, IL

Founded in 1934, 1st MidAmerica Credit Union makes it easy and simple for anyone to open an account, apply for a loan, obtain retirement planning assistance, receive a credit card report and more.

OneAZ Credit Union

Phoenix, AZ

OneAZ Credit Union, which was founded in 1951, ensures all of its services are available through mobile apps for banking on the go. The proprietary app enables you to set travel notices, control your card, set financial goals and more.

Canvas Credit Union

Lone Tree, CO

Established in 1938, Canvas Credit Union has given more than $22.6 million back to its customers in deposit interest and dividends in a single year.

Commonwealth Credit Union

Frankfort, KY

Commonwealth Credit Union, which was created in 1951, has an extensive student assistance program complete with student loans, student Smart cards, on-campus branches and more.

Community First Credit Union

Appleton, WI

Since its inception in 1975, the Community First Credit Union has been providing expert financial advice and insurance coverage to all its member-owners.

Community First Credit Union of Florida

Jacksonville, FL

Formed in 1961, Community First Credit Union of Florida offers its member-owners a variety of services ranging from online banking and loan options to investments and financial wellness programs.

First Entertainment Credit Union

Hollywood, CA

First Entertainment Credit Union, which was originally founded in 1967 by Warner Bros. Studios employees, is the financial ally for creators of entertainment. To meet eligibility requirements, members must be employees, family members or retirees of companies served by the credit union.


Auburn Hills, MI

Started in 1964, Genisys has offered a high-interest checking account, ensuring every customer can earn interest up to 4.07%, plus debit rewards.

Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union

Kailua Kona, HI

Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union, which was formed in 1936, treats its customers like family members, offering personalized services, low fees and higher interest rates than other financial institutions in the area.

Langley Federal Credit Union

Newport News, VA

Established in 1936, Langley Federal Credit Union offers personal and business financial services including commercial and SBA loans, business credit cards, refinancing and mortgages.

Redwood Credit Union

Santa Rosa, CA

Redwood Credit Union, which was organized in 1950, ensures every member-owner is financially secure with its financial wellness programs, complete with blogs and videos about planning, borrowing and saving.

Travis Credit Union

Vacaville, CA

Travis Credit Union has been operating since 1951, providing California with a variety of banking options, from personal to business. This financial institution assists customers through loan applications and investment planning.



Established in 1998 and headquartered in Simi Valley, CA, AVANA CUSO offers competitive and collaborative commercial loans. We partner with credit unions and connect them to investors across the United States. Additionally, we uniquely support and guide our partners through the entire full lifecycle of the loans, from application to approval. AVANA CUSO is a proud member of the AVANA Family of Companies.