Thank you for coming to our website to learn more about your local credit union. By you investing and banking with Freedom First we, as a Community Development Financial Institution, are able to reinvest in your local communities.

If you decide to bank with Freedom First, we look forward to many years of financial freedom with you.

What is Freedom@Work?

Freedom First's Freedom@Work Program will bring financial expertise, knowledge, and services directly to your workplace as a benefit to your employees.

How does it work?

A Freedom@Work Advocate will work with you and your employees on an ongoing basis to discover how to best address your individual financial needs.
Studies show that personal finance issues are cited as one of the leading causes of stress in the workplace.

Whether that be keeping up with bills, juggling dependent or elder care, tackling medical or student loan debt, saving for retirement, or simply addressing questions about personal finance - Freedom@Work can help empower your employees to achieve financial wellness.
  • Free financial education and educational newsletters

  • On-site events featuring our free ice cream truck, Scoop for your employees

  • Free confidential, judgment-free one-on-one financial counseling sessions through the Roanoke Financial Empowerment Center (in English, Spanish, or with the assistance of an interpreter for other languages)

  • $350 lender credit towards closing costs on your first mortgage with Freedom First

  • Business banking with federally insured deposits up to $250,000 by the NCUA, a U.S. Government agency

Interested in joining Freedom@ Work?