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Freedom First Financial Credit Union

Freedom First Credit Union
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Commercial Lending to Preserve History

Take a sneak peek at how Freedom First's financing of the redevelopment of Fire Station #1 in Downtown Roanoke City is preserving a piece of our region's rich history.

Established in 1956, we have a mission of Helping People Prosper — Helping Communities Thrive. Learn more about what it means to Bank for Good.
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Our mobile banking app has been updated!
Now you can open additional accounts from the Freedom First Mobile App. Explore just a few of the great features available by clicking below or visit Mobile Banking to learn more and get started.
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November 9, 2021
Freedom First Expands Commercial Lending into Lynchburg Region. Read On...

September 9, 2021
Freedom First Commercial Lending Expanding into the New River Valley. Read On...

September 2, 2021
Freedom First Welcomes Eric Van Buskirk as Vice President Private Banking and Treasury Services. Read On..

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Freedom First is a not-for-profit credit union with assets of over $800M located in the Roanoke & New River Valleys and serving Southwest and Central Virginia. Our mission is Helping People Prosper - Helping Communities Thrive. The 2018-19 Impact Report tells our story.

When you bank with Freedom First, we reinvest profits directly back into your community. Plus, your deposits are insured up to $250,000 by the NCUA and backed by the full faith and credit of the United States, just like a bank.
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