Cooperative Federal has been making home loans in the Syracuse community since 1986. With quality products, competitive rates, and personalized assistance, we deliver everything you need to achieve your homeowner goals -- whether you're seeking to buy a new home, or repair or refinance one you already have.
Is your small business or community organization a member of Cooperative Federal?
Supporting independent, local businesses has been central to Cooperative Federal's mission since we were founded in 1982. We are dedicated to providing our member businesses with access to affordable capital, and with tools to help you financially manage your business -- but we need your input!
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If you're leaving town this summer, notify Cooperative Federal in advance in order to avoid interrupted debit card access.
Cooperative Federal is more than a financial institution. Each day, our staff not only operates three bustling neighborhood branches and a youth credit union program; it teaches classes at community centers, offers free counseling at partner sites, and makes loans that stabilize our neighborhoods and strengthen the local economy.
Take a look at all that we accomplished last year in our 2013 Annual Report - including seven inspiring Member Success Stories.
Cooperative Federal is committed to youth financial empowerment. The following "commencement address" was submitted as part of the Nerd Wallet Gen Y Credit Union Contest, and we won second place! The $1,000 award will be used to hold a Savings Challenge this fall, through our Youth CU Program at Henninger, Fowler, and Nottingham Highs.
To the Class of 2013:
My favorite college professor once said that there are two paths to wealth. You can increase your income until you get everything you want, or you can lower your aspirations until you only want what you already have. For most of us, the answer comes from finding a balance between those two extremes.
Nico Leyva writes for Nerdwallet, a consumer finance website that promotes financial literacy and looks for the best ways to save you money.