What does AMERICA’S CU mean on my credit report?
Learn about AMERICA’S CU, an credit union offering loans for financial assistance. Check the impact to your credit report and financial status.
What is AMERICA’S CU?
AMERICA’S CU is shorthand for
America's Credit Union, with the company name being
America's Credit Union
AMERICA’S CU is a
Credit Union provider. They could be on your report for a number of reasons, for example:
⚫ You missed a repayment.
⚫ You opened an account with America’s Credit Union.
⚫ You opened a credit card / loan / mortgage with this company.
⚫ Someone fraudulently opened a credit line under your name.
About the account
The account is classified under the following METRO2 categories:
- ⚫ Auto Loan
How do I contact them?
Here is the current contact details for America’s Credit Union:
- America’s Credit Union
PO Box 671149
Dallas, TX 75367
To make a payment with America’s Credit Union (ACU), you can use their ATM’s, online banking, or mobile banking which are available 24/7. You may also qualify for a home equity loan or HELOC, up to 80% of your home value, with fixed interest rates, low closing costs, and no early payment penalties. Payments can be made monthly. Some banks may require additional verification for payment refunds. Checks and money orders are also accepted. There are penalties for late or missed payments.
|Do they offer a monthly payment plan?||No|
|Can I make payments over the phone?||No|
|Can I make payments online?||Yes|
|Do they offer a discount for automatic payments?||No|
|Can I make a payment using a mobile app?||Yes|
|Can I make a payment using a prepaid debit card?||Yes|
|Can I make a payment using a wire transfer?||Yes|
Forgiveness and Cancellation
America’s Credit Union offers digital banking services with 24/7 access to accounts, transfers to and from other institutions, check management, budgeting tools, alerts, secure messaging, and the ability to pay bills or people using the app or desktop. It also offers a mobile app where customers can access their accounts, manage cards, deposit checks, and more. Loan forgiveness is available to those who reside or work in Dallas, Collin, or Rockwall County or work at one of ACU’s SEG companies. You can become a member by applying for membership online, making an initial $25 deposit, and opening an account.
|Do they offer loan forgiveness?||Yes|
|Do they offer loan consolidation?||No|
How to Apply
you can apply for a loan online, over the phone, or in person with ACU. You must be enrolled in Digital Banking to access ACU’s services. you can apply for a loan using a mobile app through ACU. you can apply for a loan with a cosigner at America’s Credit Union.
|Can I apply for a loan online?||Yes|
|Can I apply for a loan over a phone call?||No|
|Can I apply for a loan in person?||Yes|
|Can I apply for a loan using a mobile app?||Yes|
|Can I apply for a loan with a cosigner?||Yes|
IdentityIQ Report Example
- This is an example of what this creditor will look like on your IdentityIQ report.
Will this affect my credit score?
Whether this account affects your credit score depends on a variety of factors, such as:
- Account Open Date: If you opened this account recently it will impact your credit, the only way to prevent this from impacting your credit score is to remove the account from your report.
- Derogatory Markings: If this account has any derogatory markings such as:
Lates, Charge Offs, Collections and others.
However, there are could be some potential positive aspects to this account which could lead to improving your credit score, such as:
- Account Age: If your account is quite old, then the age of it will positively impact your credit score
- Repayment History: If the account has no
Late Payments, Charge off Payments, then it may reflect a positive impact onto your credit score.
Can it be removed from my credit report?
Yes, with the right strategy, you will be able to remove any account from your report. But you have to be careful to ensure that the account is negative to begin with, or it will negatively impact your credit score.
However, removing a negative account will positively impact your credit score, allowing you to open new credit lines and potentially removing bad debt.
What is a Credit Union
A credit union is similar to a bank, however it is owned collectively by the members and does not operate on a for-profit basis. Many credit unions are able to provision credit and issue credit cards, which may report on your credit report. Due to the none-profit nature of credit unions they are generally more trusted by the public, as they are less likely to act in a malicious fashion. However, credit unions can still make mistakes with reporting on your credit report therefore being aware of what is being reported, and take action against any unfair reporting.
How do I remove AMERICA’S CU from my credit report?
You can send a dispute letter to the credit bureaus to remove this account from your report. You must send a dispute letter to all three credit bureaus, as they are legally required to remove the account from your report if it is found to be inaccurate. For best results you should send a dispute letter to the credit bureaus via certified mail, this will ensure that you have a legal record of the communication.