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Geoff Mayo
Geoff Mayo
31/05/2022
Verified
Absolutely amazing people. Helped me out massively. They take in to account all circumstances. Amazing customer service. Would recommend. 10/10
Katie Allen
Katie Allen
19/05/2022
Verified
Again credit union have gone above and beyond to arrange a loan for me as my tumble dryer broke. Fast, efficient, friendly service. Communication quick and fast through the Nivo app. Highly recommended. Could not recommend this organisation anymore 10 out of 10
Andrea Latham
Andrea Latham
19/05/2022
Verified
I couldn’t praise this place enough they advise and help and talk to you like your a human the lady who dealt with my request was amazing
Anita Kaur
Anita Kaur
13/05/2022
Verified
Friendly and helpful service. They have the clients best interests at the forefront to ensure no unnecessary financial pressure is put on the client. Highly recommended.
Paulette Jones
Paulette Jones
12/05/2022
Verified
South Manchester Credit Union are great, every interaction with them is so friendly and the customer service great. Wether it be a general enquiry or loan application your always greeted and treated like a person and not just a number. They are very fair and don’t judge you from your past credit mistakes. Highly recommended
Leah McKnight
Leah McKnight
10/05/2022
Verified
Excellent service, very fast at getting back to you with any enquires! Very friendly& reliable, would recommend to family and friends.
Michelle
Michelle
09/05/2022
Verified
I’ve been with SMCU for a very long time they are extremely helpful the staff are lovely and I would 1000% recommend that you join.
Kayleigh Leonard
Kayleigh Leonard
06/05/2022
Verified
Excellent Service, Amiee was very informative and helpful. I would definitely recommend
S Hall
S Hall
06/05/2022
Verified
Friendly efficient customer care. Aimee was very kind and thorough. Would definitely recommend SMCU for both loans and saving. Thank you for your excellent service

Work out the cost of your loan

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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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.