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How do I change my mailing address?
When you move it is very important to contact the NYU Federal Credit Union.

  • To change your mailing address, you can fill out our Address Change Form and after completing the form, print and send your request to us.
  • If you don't have access to the Internet or are experiencing technical problems, just send a signed and dated letter requesting your change of address, via fax 212-995-4582 or regular mail to NYU FCU, 14 Washington Place, New York, NY 10003, Attn: Member Services. Please be sure to include your new mailing address, telephone number, and email address.

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How do I reorder checks?
To access printable copies of the check reorder form, please complete the reorder application and fax it to NYU FCU at (212) 995-4582, or mail it to us at:

14 Washington Place
New York, NY 10003
ATTN: Member Services.

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What’s a Credit Union?
A credit union is a cooperative, not-for-profit financial institution organized to promote thrift and provide credit to members. It is member-owned and controlled through a board of directors elected by the membership. The board serves on a volunteer basis and may hire a management team to run the credit union. The board also establishes and revises policy, sets dividend and loan rates, and directs certain operations. The result: members are provided with a safe, convenient place to save and borrow at reasonable rates at an institution which exists to benefit them, not to make a profit.
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Who owns a credit union?
Most financial institutions are owned by stockholders, who own a part of the institution and intend on making money from their investment. A credit union doesn't operate in that manner. Rather, each credit union member owns one "share" of the organization. The user of credit union services is also an owner, and is even entitled to vote on important issues, such as the election of member representatives to serve on the board of directors.
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What is the purpose of a credit union?
The primary purpose in furthering their goal of service is to encourage members to save money. Another purpose is to offer loans to members. In fact, credit unions have traditionally made loans to people of ordinary means. Credit unions can charge lower rates for loans (as well as pay higher dividends on savings) because they are nonprofit cooperatives. Rather than paying profits to stockholders, credit unions return earnings to members in the form of dividends or improved services.
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Are savings deposits insured?
Yes. All savings accounts are federally insured up to $100,000 by the NCUA, the National Credit Union Administration, an agency of the federal government.
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