Calling all Consumers – Be Aware of Phone Scams

Most of the time, unsolicited calls (like those from telemarketers) are simply annoying, but it’s important to recognize when the call is a scam. Recently, there have been an increasing number of illegal calls with a scam artist or even “robocaller,” a recorded voice, on the other end trying to get consumers to answer “yes” …

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Extra Layer of Mobile Banking Security Coming Feb. 14

Your security is important to us.  To help keep your online banking as secure as possible, on February 14, the security questions will be replaced with a security code, two-step authentication. With today’s social networking and information that is shared on these channels, security questions are not as secure as they used to be. How …

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Griffins Advance to the Central Division Finals

Following an impressive 3-game series sweep of the AHL central division champion Milwaukee Admirals, the Griffins have advanced to the second round of the Calder Cup Playoffs for a franchise-record fourth consecutive year and will now take on the Lake Erie Monsters in the best-of-seven Central Division Finals. In achieving four-straight seasons of playoff success, …

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Low Mortgage Rates = More $$ In Your Pocket

If you’re in the market to buy your first home or next home, now is the time to make your move! Interest rates are at a two-year low, presenting a great opportunity to buy a home or refinance your current mortgage to save money. Michigan First Mortgage is here to walk you through the home …

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Michigan First Celebrates 90th Anniversary

We have been helping our members save money, buy cars, purchase homes and more for nine decades! We’re proud to celebrate our 90th anniversary this April. Here are some of our memorable moments: 1926 – Nine teachers from a sociology class at the Detroit Teachers College form Detroit Teachers Credit Union. 1941 – Detroit Teachers Credit …

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Refinance Your Auto Loan With Us and Save

Happy New Year! As you’re gathering your documents to file your taxes, pull out the auto loan agreement you have with another lender, check the rate and give us call. If you refinance your auto loan with us, we may be able to offer you a lower interest rate which means lower payments. Why pay more …

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Board of Directors Election Information

In accordance with the credit union’s bylaws, the Nominating Committee has nominated the following individuals for three-year terms on the Board of Directors: Shelia Anderson Richard LeMoyne Nadine Tibbs-Stallworth Also nominated for three-year terms on the Supervisory Committee: Lola Foster Yvonne Willis As stated in the bylaws, Michigan First members in good standing may place …

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EMV Chips Coming to a Michigan First Card Near You

If you have an ATM, debit, or credit card with Michigan First, you’ll be receiving a replacement card by this summer. The new cards have an EMV chip embedded on the face of the card which enhances security. While magnetic stripe cards are still considered secure, smart chip technology is the next step to providing …

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Michigan First is an Award-Winning Credit Union

Once again, Michigan First is proud to share we’ve received awards for being a top workplace! Our 2015 awards include: Detroit Free Press as Detroit’s Top Work Place – 6th year Corp! Magazine as a Best & Brightest Company – 7th year CU Journal’s Best Credit Unions – new award this year and we’re on the …

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Thank You for Making 2015 One of Our Best Ever

A special thanks to each of our members for helping make 2015 a very special and memorable year at Michigan First. Since we first started as a credit union in 1926, the mission has been to serve people at the highest possible level. We have not wavered from that mission, knowing that serving people well …

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