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Arkansas Federal Credit Union
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AFCU Breaks Ground on New Rogers Location

The full-service branch will be its second location in the city. read more >
Eric Mangham
Banking & Finance / Business Services / Small Business

Eric Mangham Promoted to Executive VP & CFO at Arkansas Federal Credit Union (Movers & Shakers)

Mangham, who joined the credit union in 2012 as a senior financial analyst, is now responsible for all financial functions including accounting, finance and card services. read more >
Arkansas Federal Credit Union’s Rodney Showmar talks about the $17.4 million purchase-facelift of the former FamilyLife Building in Little Rock.
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Banner Profits for AFCU Accompany Long-Planned HQ MoveLock Icon

Arkansas Federal Credit Union is poised to move its headquarters from Jacksonville to Little Rock amid its most profitable season since its 1956 launch. read more >
FamilyLife will leave its headquarters at 5800 Ranch Drive in Little Rock for the Cru campus in Orlando, Florida, in the summer of 2020.
Banking & Finance

AFCU Buys FamilyLife Building for $12M, Will Move HQ from Jacksonville

Arkansas Federal Credit Union says it purchased the FamilyLife building in west Little Rock for $12 million and plans to move its headquarters there over the next 18-24 months. read more >
Arkansas Federal Credit Union plans to open in 2020 a branch at 301 E. Kiehl Ave. in Sherwood, seen here when it was a Centennial Bank location in 2013.
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AFCU Adds Sherwood to ExpansionLock Icon

Arkansas Federal Credit Union recently acquired a former Twin City Bank location in Sherwood for $535,000 from JWJ Investments LLC of North Little Rock, led by Steven Jenkins. read more >
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Arkansas Federal Credit Union to Absorb Democrat-Gazette Credit Union

Arkansas Federal Credit Union of Jacksonville has agreed to merge with the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Federal Credit Union of Little Rock. read more >
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Let’s You and Him Fight (Gwen Moritz Editor’s Note)

While I love banks and bankers, I confess to enjoying how irritated they get when the subject is credit unions. read more >
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How to Grow Your Tax Dollars (Rodney Showmar Commentary)

Twenty-five other states specifically allow public funds to be deposited in NCUA-insured credit unions — unlike Arkansas, which limits access to public funds to banks only. read more >
Arkansas Federal Credit Union
Banking & Finance / Legal

AFCU Offers Interest-Free Loans to Government Workers Affected by Shutdown

As the partial government shutdown continues, Arkansas Federal Credit Union will continue to offer interest-free loans to its members who are preparing to miss another paycheck. read more >
Rodney Showmar  
President and CEO of Arkansas Federal Credit Union of Jacksonville
Banking & Finance / Business Services / Construction

Rodney Showmar Says AFCU Competing Against More Than Just Other Credit Unions and Banks

Arkansas Federal Credit Union has 14 branches, more than $1.2 billion in assets and more than 102,000 members. read more >
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As Marijuana Industry Beckons, Banks Just Say NoLock Icon

On one side is a new industry desperately needing local banking services. On the other side are bankers salivating at potential deposits and fee revenue. Between them is a federal government that outlaws marijuana. read more >
Banking & Finance / Real Estate

AFCU Withdrawn from Tech Park Package

Arkansas Federal Credit Union was uninvited from participating in the consortium of lenders providing a $17.5 million financing package for the Little Rock Tech Park at the request of the Arkansas Bankers Association. read more >
Banking & Finance

Arkansas Federal Credit Union Names Rodney Showmar President, CEO

Arkansas Federal Credit Union said Thursday that Rodney Showmar had been named its new president and CEO. read more >