Discover the Benefits of Membership With Freedom First
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.
What is Freedom@Work?
How does it work?
How can this help our employees?
What are the benefits?
- Free on-site financial education sessions, seminars, and quarterly educational newsletters
- On-site events featuring our free ice cream truck, Scoop, and/or local food trucks for your employees
- A network of local partnerships with area businesses for member perks and discounts
- 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)
- Additional 24/7 financial counseling support hotline with multilingual support through our partner GreenPath Financial Wellness
- The full suite of Freedom First products and services, from everyday banking and top-rated digital banking tools to loans, auto financing, and home ownership
- Employees get paid up to two days early* with direct deposit
- Access to thousands of surcharge-free ATMs nationwide, plus a network of convenient local Freedom First branches in Roanoke, the New River Valley, and Lynchburg
- Free financial reviews with Freedom First staff anytime, retirement planning and investing through Freedom First Wealth Management, and robust free financial wellness resources
- Business banking with federally insured deposits up to $250,000 by the NCUA, a U.S. Government agency