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Credit Card Rates and Fees

Annual Percentage Rate (APR) for:
• Purchases
• Cash Advances
• Balance Transfers
Visa Classic

10.90%, 12.90%, 14.90%, 15.90%, 16.90%, or 17.90%
when you open your account, based on your creditworthiness.

Visa Secured
Penalty APR and When it Applies

Visa Classic

Visa Secured

This APR may be applied to the entire balance on your account if you:
    - Make a late payment

How Long Will the Penalty APR Apply? If your APRs are increased for this reason, the Penalty APR will apply until you make six (6) consecutive minimum payments when due.

How to Avoid Paying Interest on Purchases Your due date is at least 25 days after the close of each billing cycle. We will not charge you interest on purchases if you pay your entire balance by the due date each month.
For Credit Card Tips from the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau To learn more about factors to consider when applying for or using a credit card, visit the Web site of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau at


Annual Fee

Transaction Fees

Balance Transfer Fee
Cash Advance Fee
Foreign Transaction Fee

Penalty Fees

Late Payment Fee
Up to $10.00
Returned Payment Fee
Up to $25.00

How We Will Calculate Your Balance.

We use a method called "average daily balance (including new purchases)."

Application of Penalty APR.

Your APR may be increased to the disclosed Penalty APR if you are 60 days late in making a payment.

Effective Date

Rates current as of and subject to change.

Other Disclosures

Late Payment Fee
$10.00 of amount or the amount of the required minimum payment, whichever is less, if you are four (4) or more days late in making a payment. In the event you fail to make a payment on time in any of the six (6) billing cycles following the violation, you will be charged $10.00 or the amount of the required minimum payment, whichever is less.
Returned Payment Fee
$25.00 or the amount of the required minimum payment, whichever is less.
Emergency Card Replacement Fee
PIN Replacement Fee


How do I tell what rate I qualify for?

When you apply for a credit card we consider credit score, debt ratio, employment and other factors in order to approve you. Once you are approved, the rate you receive is based on credit score. Six credit tiers are available, for the following credit ranges: 730+, 729-670, 669-640, 639-610, 609-580, and 579-549. The higher your score, the lower the rate you will qualify for.

The rates and application form above shows the range of available rates. Once we receive and process your application, we will be able to determine the rate for which you qualify. All loans on approved credit. Rates and terms subject to change.

Share Secured Visas: The rate on your share secured visa is not based on creditworthiness. Your credit line is equal to a deposit on hold at the credit union. Share secured cards are a good way to build/rebuild credit.

What about cash advances?

There is no fee for a cash advance and it can be done by calling or visiting the branch.

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