In 1955, Air Academy Federal Credit Union was created to serve the cadets, officers, and civilians of the newly established United States Air Force Academy at Lowry Air Force Base. In 2023, we updated our branding and name to Air Academy Credit Union (AACU) to better reflect our current expanded field of membership. Today we also serve educators, students, health care professionals, first responders, hundreds of small businesses and more.
Although our name has changed, our commitment to our members is stronger than ever. We’re a full-service financial institution who believes in providing custom, caring solutions to help you achieve your goals – no matter how big or small. All it takes to become a member is to open a Primary Savings account with $5. No matter where you're at in your financial journey, we’ll be with you every step of the way. If it’s important to you, it’s important to us…let’s work together!
We want you! Becoming a member is easier than you think. We serve all active and retired military service members and their families. We also serve employees, students, and families of 10 school districts, hundreds of local businesses (also called Select Employee Groups) and their family members, and more.
The world may revolve around money, but your world revolves around so much more. We'll help you maximize your money and achieve your goals - no matter how big or small. With customizable products you'll get flexible financial solutions that are personal by design.
AACU is a federally chartered, not-for-profit, and member-owned financial institution. We are regulated by the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA), a federal agency. Member deposits are insured to at least $250,000 per account and are backed by the full faith and credit of the United States Government.
"I have been customer since around 1981 when we moved to Mounument with my dad. I think it is a solid financial institution."
Helping our community build a strong finanical foundation is what we do! From free online resources, to in-person learning, to scholarship programs - your financial wellness is our passion.
We believe in being a true community partner. We donate money, we donate time, and we give with our hearts. Each year we partner with numerous organizations to help our communities thrive!
Find an AACU branch or ATM, or locate thousands of surcharge-free ATMs or shared branch locations in the U.S. and Canada.
Life gets busy, we get it! You can schedule an appointment with a Financial Coach, Financial Advisor, Mortgage Loan Officer, and more!
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