Get in control of your finances this year

Saving accounts, loans and budgeting guidance to help with your money.

Claire Davies
Claire Davies
10/01/2022
Verified
Excellent customer service from start to finish. Provided all the information needed which helped me make the right choice for me. I highly recomend South Manchester Credit Union, will definitely use them again should I need another loan in the future.
Kerry Hill
Kerry Hill
07/01/2022
Verified
They are very helpful and always there to help me
Danene Simpson
Danene Simpson
06/01/2022
Verified
I’ve been a Credit Union member a long time now. Absolutely excellent service and the people who run it are amazing . I wouldn’t have be able to take my son to Jamaica for 8 weeks without SMCU help . Not only affordable loans but we are saving at the same time . Thanks to all the staff at Fog lane ❤️
Chelsey marie Brown
Chelsey marie Brown
04/01/2022
Verified
Amazing, polite and helpful service 🙂
David Austin
David Austin
13/12/2021
Verified
This place has always been a great help when I’ve needed them. Great friendly staff always there to help in person over the phone or online even through the app.

Borrow from your credit union

For the new member

Welcome Loan

Loan amount

£150 to £700

APR

42.6%

Example: if you borrow £300 and pay £10 per week. You’ll repay your loan over 34 weeks and pay £37.44 interest – repaying a total of £337.44.

For the child benefit loan

Family Loan

Loan amount

£150 to £700

APR

42.6%

Example: if you borrow £300 and pay £10 per week. You’ll repay your loan over 34 weeks and pay £37.44 interest – repaying a total of £337.44.

For the member with savings

Saver Loan

Loan amount

£150 to £3,000

APR

26.8%

Example: if you borrow £1,200 and pay £20 per week. You’ll repay your loan over 71 weeks and pay £208.29 interest – repaying a total of £1,408.29.

For more than £3,000

Smart Loan

Loan amount

£3,000 to £15,000

APR

14%

Example: if you borrow £6,000 and pay £70 per week. You’ll repay your loan over 97 weeks and pay £774.77 interest – repaying a total of £6,774.77.

For Southway tenants 

Southway Loan

Loan amount

£150 to £300

APR

42.6%

Example: if you borrow £300 and pay £10 per week. You’ll repay your loan over 38 weeks and pay £37.77 interest – repaying a total of £337.77.

For loans fully secured to savings

Secured Loan

Loan amount

£150 to £15,000

APR

9.4%

Example: if you borrow £800 and pay £20 per week. You’ll repay your loan over 42 weeks and pay £29.76 interest – repaying a total of £829.76.

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You can join, ask for withdrawals, apply for loans and best of all, keep in contact with your favourite credit union!

Saving with your credit union

Open Savings

Deposit as much or as little as you like and withdraw once a month to make saving a lot easier.

Locked Savings

Build your savings to apply for a credit union loan.

Prize Saver

Win prizes up to £5,000 just by saving – £1 equals one entry.

Christmas Club

Lock your savings until 1st November with the savings account dedicated to the festive period.

Young Savers

Give the children a nest egg for when they’re older.

Win up to £5,000
just by saving

Every £1 you save with the Prize Saver savings account is 1 entry into the monthly draw – you’re allowed up to 200 entries.

The monthly top prize is £5,000 and if you don’t win that, you’re still in with a chance to win one of the £20 prizes.