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Santa Ana Federal Credit Union Employee Spotlight

SAFCU welcomes Anthony Torres! Anthony joined Santa Ana Federal Credit Union in August 2016 as the credit union’s Lending Manager. He is responsible for increasing the credit unions consumer loan portfolio as well as assessing risk through credit analysis. His professional career incorporates over a decade in the banking industry, with a background in banking operations, consumer lending, business development, and leadership. Prior to his appointment with Santa Ana Federal Credit Union, Mr. Torres served in various capacities at Comerica Bank, Fremont General Corporation, and Foothill Federal Credit Union.
He received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Organizational Management from the University of La Verne as well as two Associates of Arts degrees from Mt. San Antonio College in Social & Behavioral Sciences and Language Arts.


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If you use Quicken to help you manage your finances you can now download your account history from SAFCU@Home into Quicken. We've provided links to instructions on how to convert your SAFCU@Home history into Quicken. Please select the link that has the instructions for your version of Quicken.

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  • Don't Tax My Credit Union!
    As a member-owner of Santa Ana Federal Credit Union, you benefit directly from the unique structure of your credit union. Like similar cooperatives, our not-for-profit status has always meant we are tax exempt.

    But today, that not-for-profit tax exempt status is being threatened in Congress by lobbyists from the for-profit banking industry. There is nothing big banks want more than to tax your credit union, thereby undermining its ability to offer higher savings rates, lower fees, and superior loan rates. In short, banks want to force everyone to do business at a bank.

    Congress is considering a drastic overhaul of the tax code. If congress listens to the big Wall Street banks, your credit union would soon lose its not-for-profit tax exemption, and with it, the high value you have come to expect from your credit union. This effectively means a new tax on you and your family.

    We can stop the big banks if we have the help of you, our members.

    Please click here

    to tell congress Don’t Tax My Credit Union. Only when your voice is heard on Capitol Hill will we be able to convince congress that a new tax on credit unions is actually a tax on you and on millions of other hard working families.

    All you need to do is click this link and then enter some basic information. It will only take you 30 seconds to protect the credit union choice that is so important to you, to your family and to your local community.


    SAFCU raises over $7,000 for Children's Hospital of Orange County! (CHOC)

    The Santa Ana Federal Credit Union (SAFCU) Team Members participated in the 23rd Annual CHOC Walk in the Park at Disneyland in the early morning hours of Sunday, October 13, 2013. Team Santa Ana had 25 walkers in their group and raised $7,176.84 for CHOC including matching funds from the CO-OP Financial Services Miracle Match program.

    Team SAFCU walked as part of Credit Unions for CHOC a group of 20 credit unions that joined forces to work together and raise money for CHOC. Over 800 credit union walkers participated in the CHOC Walk and together over $114,000.00 was raised for CHOC not including funds from the CO-OP Miracle Match.

    Overall Close to 16,000 walkers participated in the CHOC Walk this year and $1.8 million was raised to support the care, family services, education and research that CHOC provides for the region's children. The 2013 CHOC Walk had the largest turnout and generated the highest fundraising total of any CHOC Walk so far.

    Team SAFCU was proud to participate in the 23rd Annual CHOC Walk. We want to thank, you, our Members for helping us exceed our fundraising goal with donations made online and in our Main Office. Thank you for your support!





    See What Our Members Have to Say!

    "I have been banking with SAFCU for 15 years and I would like to take a moment to mention the professional service I received recently from one of your employees. I had a couple banking/loan requests and was referred to Maria Hafferkamp. She was extremely helpful, polite and responsive. She worked diligently to help me resolve my issues and even offered additional banking solutions, which I selected. She was always friendly and had a pleasant disposition. I have banked at SAFCU and have never once received anything other than professional service.

    Please also convey my deepest appreciation to Marisa Martinez, who has helped me so many times over the years. She, and her staff, are the reason I will never leave this bank. You guys all do such a great job."

    Thank you,


    SAFCU Announces BIG Screen Winner!

    Vicente Alvarado could not believe his ears when he got the call from Santa Ana Federal Credit Union CEO Jill Mahany telling him that he was the winner of the Grand Prize in our Football promotion. When Vicente funded his loan back in September, he was just happy to get such a great deal. He never thought he would actually win the BIG Screen TV. Please join us in congratulating Vicente!

    Keep your eye out for other Santa Ana Federal Credit Union promotions and you might be a Grand Prize winner too.

    SAFCU Holds Baseball Game Tailgate

    SAFCU said "Thank you" to all of the members that participated in the baseball promotion by inviting them to our First Annual Angel's tailgate party on Sunday September 9th. All of the members in attendance were treated to hot dogs, drinks, chips and snacks courtesy as Santa Ana Federal Credit Union before going to the game. Our thanks to all of the members who came out to the tailgate and for supporting SAFCU!







    Member Honors SAFCU

    Steve McHugh flew this flag over Bagdad, Iraq on July 4, 2011 in dedication to Santa Ana FCU. We are very proud of his special gift!


    Important Update
    Our Visa® Credit Card Payment Address Has Changed

    To better serve you, we are pleased to announce that we have an update to our Visa Credit Card payment process. Starting June 1, 2011, please send your Visa payments to:

    Visa Payment Processing
    800 W. Santa Ana Blvd.
    Santa Ana, CA 92701

    Please call us at (800) 541-2546, or stop by SAFCU if you have any questions.

    Verify Your Membership with Sprint

    Sprint requires you to verify your Santa Ana Federal Credit Union Membership once per year to keep your discounted plan. Please watch this video to see how to complete the validation process.

    Sprint validation video




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