What to Do if You’re Turned Down for a Loan

Getting rejected for a loan can feel like a kick in the teeth. No way around it, rejection is painful. But a loan rejection may be a gift in disguise. All too often, borrowers get the loan they want and end up wishing they hadn’t because they can’t afford the payments. Lenders have good reasons for denying loans; they need to know you will be able to repay the amount you borrow from them. With some effort, you can turn…
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Understanding Your Credit Score [VIDEO]

Want to know what goes into your credit score? If you’d like to change your score for the better, we’ll work with you to develop a plan to improve it. Contact us today.

Preventing Elder Fraud and Financial Exploitation

Fraud Money Management

Financial loss from elderly fraud is in the billions annually. Seniors are the fastest-growing population segment in Ohio and the Scripps Gerontology Center projects more than 1 in 4 Ohioans will be age 60 and older by 2025. Unfortunately, that growth has contributed to high rates of fraud and financial exploitation targeting the elderly in our state. The national rate of elder financial abuse is also high, with 1 in 20 cases of seniors falling victim to the crime, according…
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Is a Consolidation Loan Right for Me? Your FAQs

Is a Consolidation Loan Right for Me? Here at Midwest Community, we offer a range of products and services to help our members make the most of their money and get financially healthy. One of those products is the consolidation loan. In the short video below, we tackle a few frequently asked questions to help you decide if a consolidation loan might be a smart choice for you.  

The Difference Between Being Prequalified and Preapproved

If you’re new to the idea of owning your own home, you likely have a lot of questions. Here’s the answer to one common question that will help you become a successful homeowner. What’s the difference between being prequalified and preapproved? Prequalification Prequalification simply involves a rough calculation of the mortgage payment you can afford. Your credit union lender can help you with this. Preapproval Preapproval means you’re essentially good to go. You formally apply for the mortgage and pay…
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Tips for Understanding and Improving Your Credit Score

Understanding behaviors that impact credit score is important According to a  2018 Credit Health survey by Discover, 85 percent of U.S. consumers are aware of their credit standing, a statistic that increased 12 percentage points over the previous year. Consumers across the U.S. seem to grasp the importance of the credit score – but may fall short of understanding the specific behaviors that affect it. A study from U.S. News & World Report on Americans’ understanding of credit scores suggests…
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Car Buying Tips [VIDEO]

Buying a vehicle is a big deal. For most people, your car is your 2nd-largest expense, after housing. With that in mind, Sondra & Emmi have a few tips for you before you hit the dealerships to find your next new-to-you car.

Climbing to a Great Credit Score

Building (and keeping) a great credit score can be an uphill climb, but we’re here to give you the ins & outs that will help you navigate to the top of the credit score mountain. Check out the infographic to learn more!

7 Ways to Protect Your Credit Score

When you swipe your credit card, you might not be thinking about what your creditors are doing to make sure they recover the money they just loaned you. But, as you make your next purchase, make sure to protect your credit score. Your credit score is a three-digit number that creditors use to assess how likely you are to repay your loans. A high score can help you qualify for the lowest interest rates and gives you the ability to…
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Investment Representative

The primary purpose of this position is to assist Midwest Community Federal Credit Union by delivering outstanding service to both internal and external members. A key element of excellent service is to identify the financial needs of each member and recommend an appropriate credit union solution. In addition, receives members in person and by telephone. Helps Member Investors reach financial goals utilizing our consultative sales process. In addition, responsible for ensuring that outstanding service is delivered to both internal and external members. A key component of this service is to provide proactive guidance on investment solutions via a needs-based consultative selling approach to both current and prospective Members who have placed an inbound call or referral to the Investment Representative.

For more details, please contact lfrysinger@midcomm.org.

Midwest Community Federal Credit Union is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Member Service Representative

Midwest Community Federal Credit Union is looking for a Member Service Representative to process transactions, accurately perform end of day balancing procedures, follow company policies and utilize the core data processing system and various software applications, including electronic banking services. We are seeking candidates who are punctual, honest, friendly, and have outstanding communication skills. Please see the job description for a full list of duties. Resumes may be submitted to Sondra Manon at smanon@midcomm.org.

Midwest Community Federal Credit Union is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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