Who is SunWest Federal Credit Union

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Finding the right financial institution to fit your everyday banking needs can be stressful—especially when most now charge a fee for every little thing. Here at SunWest, we understand how frustrating this can be, which is why we are proud to be the straightforward alternative to banking.

As a not-for-profit institution, we don’t believe in ridiculous fees and impersonal customer service. Instead, we structure our daily operations around our members to provide an affordable, hassle-free experience. Nobody wants to feel like they’re just another number so leave the fees behind and become a member of a financial institution that makes you feel like part of a family.

Who We Are
Founded in 1937, SunWest Federal Credit Union has over 78 years of experience in the financial industry and is committed to serving those who live, work, worship or attend school in either Maricopa County or the City of Tucson.

SunWest is a very strong and federally insured credit union with the stats to prove it.

  • We continue to have one of the highest net worth ratios for credit unions in Arizona with assets of $100 million or more¹. This is a key indicator of credit union health.
  • Ranked by BauerFinancial as a 5-star credit union², the highest ranking given to credit unions, as well as listed on their credit union “Recommended Reports”.
  • A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau

Becoming a Member
To become a member of the SunWest family, simply visit any of our seven branches located throughout the Phoenix Metropolitan Area and Tucson. We have made the process quick and easy and we’ll even help you switch your accounts over from your previous institution. All you need to get started is a government issued photo ID and a minimum share account deposit of $5.

Membership Perks
Not only do our members become part of a family once they join SunWest, but they also get to enjoy some great perks. Some of these perks include exclusive auto refinancing rates and special incentives for upgrading accounts. Not to mention, we even reward our members for referring their friends, family and neighbors through our referral program.

(1)Net worth and growth data based on National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) call report data.
(2)2015 BauerFinancial Inc. ratings of credit unions.