Member News

Five Star members will once again have an opportunity to visit with Santa, get a picture with him, and drop off their Christmas wish list. Jolly St. Nick will make an appearance at six of our branches. Bring your camera or your phone to grab the picture. The branches will supply the refreshments. Come enjoy [...]

In 1964, eight employees of the Great Southern Paper Company chipped in $5 apiece and started Cedar Springs Federal Credit Union out of a broom closet. Cedar Springs Federal Credit Union eventually expanded in southwest Georgia and southeast Alabama and changed its name to Five Star Credit Union in 1991. Five Star has not forgotten [...]

Branch News

Here’s the latest Branch News from Five Star – The Attapulgus branch will be closing on Dec. 31, 2018. Members that use this branch should begin transitioning their transactions to the Bainbridge branch at 1027 East Shotwell Street. By reallocating resources to other branches in the area, Five Star will be able to better serve [...]

Five Star Credit Union continues to invest heavily in the Wiregrass by opening two new branches in the coming months in Dothan. The new branches are expected to open late in the first quarter of 2019. Five Star is currently under construction with two new structures – one on 231 South near the south Wal-Mart [...]

Keep Your Debit Card Safe Debit and credit card compromises continue to rise. At Five Star, your data is important. However, you can’t always control who has access to your card. It’s smart to think about your purchases and the card that you use. Here are four purchases where cards are most often compromised. Gas [...]

Five Star has many ways for members to keep up with their account. Did you know that you can set up text and email alerts? That’s right. You can set up a variety of alerts that will help you manage your account better. Login to your online banking through fivestarcu.com. Look for “Options” on the [...]

It’s the first of the year and many are thinking about New Year’s resolutions. A popular resolution is saving money or living more frugal. But, does living frugal make you happy? The perception is that spending money will make you happy. However, it usually leads to more problems down the road; namely heavy debt. That [...]

In September, Equifax, one the nation’s three major credit reporting agencies, suffered a data breach. It was reported that 143 million Americans may have had their personal information exposed. The hackers also got personal information from some European and Canadian consumers. Many people are wondering if they have been affected and what they can do [...]

Thursday – 5 pm CT All 15 of our branches will be on normal hours on Friday. St. Simons Island will open at regular time and will also have lobby traffic for the first time this week. Five Star thanks all of its members for being patient during this tough time as Hurricane Irma disrupted [...]

Summer is packed full of weddings. Did you know that many new couples don’t talk about finances. A Fidelity survey found more than one-third didn’t even know their partner’s salary. The irony is that two-thirds of the same couples thought they communicated “very well” about financial matters. Financial experts have this advice – don’t wait [...]

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