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SPIRE Credit Union

Driven by Midwestern Values


Welcome! At SPIRE, our core purpose is simple - to improve lives. Since 1934, we have proudly served the residents of Minnesota and Wisconsin. Today, with 18 branch locations in Minnesota, a network of ATMs across the country, and innovative products and services, we can assist you with all of your financial needs.

SPIRE News

Tidy Up Your Finances this April

It’s finally spring and time to tidy up your finances. SPIRE is offering free fraud prevention seminars, a shred day, and additional resources for SPIRE members.

SPIRE Celebrates 85 Years

85 years ago today, Edgar Archer’s dream to open a credit union to help people do the right thing became reality. Today, SPIRE continues to live out his dream.

Fran, Member for 80 Years Shares Her Story

80-year member, Fran Anderson, shares her story of becoming a member of the credit union in 1939 and how her family has been involved over the years.

Annual Meeting & Member Appreciation Day has Amazing Impact

The SPIRE Credit Union 85th Annual Meeting & Member Appreciation Day focused on SPIRE's impact on the community.

Achieve Successful Homeownership

Streamline the home buying and selling process with SPIRE’s knowledgeable and experienced staff. Don’t miss our spiring home buying and selling seminars!

Dan Stoltz Featured in February's Minnesota Good Age

SPIRE President/CEO Dan Stoltz is featured in “The Art of Giving Back” in this month’s issue of MINNESOTA GOOD AGE.

SPIRE’s Stoltz Honored with Prestigious Community Builder Award

Dan Stoltz, President and CEO of SPIRE Credit Union, has been honored with the Northern Star Souting’s 2018 Community Builder Award.

SPIRE Sponsors KS95 Clouds Choir

SPIRE Credit Union was a proud sponsor of the 6thAnnual Clouds Choir for a Cause on December 14.

Be Prepared for the 2019 Holiday Season

It seems like the holidays come faster every year. You can help plan for all of the extra expenses during the holiday season by opening a SPIRE Holiday Savings account.

SPIRE Receives National Recognition for Combating Financial Crimes

SPIRE honored with a Certificate of Appreciation from the US Attorney’s Office and Department of Justice for exemplary efforts on combatting financial crimes.

SPIRE Receives State Accolades with Two Marketing Awards

SPIRE Credit Union has been honored with two 2018 marketing awards sponsored by the Minnesota Credit Union Network (MnCUN).

SPIRE Wins Business of the Year from the Mora Area Chamber of Commerce

SPIRE Credit Union has been honored with the Business of the Year Award from the Mora Area Chamber of Commerce.

SPIRE Wins National Lending Award

SPIRE Credit Union has been honored with the 2018 National Excellence in Lending Award. The award recognizes credit unions for exemplary lending strategies.

SPIRE Tops $7,500 for American Cancer Society

Since 2015, SPIRE staff have raised over $7,500 for the American Cancer Society to help find cures and treatments for all types of cancer.

SPIRE Vadnais Heights Grand Opening December 17

The Grand Opening Celebration for the SPIRE Credit Union Vadnais Heights branch will take place Monday, December 17.

SPIRE Clean Up Crews Make Impact on Lowertown Neighborhood

After six Lowertown Clean Up Crews in 2018, community members and businesses have made a positive impact on the Lowertown neighborhood in St. Paul.

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Customize real-time activity alerts for your SPIRE accounts and Visa® Credit & Debit cards to avoid fees, fraud, overdrafts, and suspicious activity.

SPIRE Wins Two Awards for Financial Literacy Outreach

SPIRE Credit Union has been honored with both the Youth and Adult 2018 Desjardins Financial Education Awards recognizing leadership in financial literacy.

SPIRE Staff Raise $1,500 for Gillette

SPIRE employees participated in a t-shirt fundraiser benefitting Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare. Proceeds from sales resulted in a donation of $1,500!

Two High School Students Awarded SPIRE Scholarships

Katelyn France from Hinckley-Finlayson High School and Mason Stoltz from Eden Prairie High School were recently awarded $500 SPIRE scholarships.

SPIRE Honored with Four MAC Awards

The Marketing Association of Credit Unions (MAC) held its annual conference last week where SPIRE Credit Union was honored with four MAC awards. The awards recognize the “best of the best” credit union brands.

SPIRE partners with Pine Technical & Community College and Ogilvie Raceway on Scholarships

This winter, SPIRE Credit Union partnered with Ogilvie Raceway to help provide Workforce Development scholarships to four Minnesota high school students.

SPIRE Wins Two Community Leadership Awards

SPIRE Credit Union honored with two community leadership awards recognizing leadership and give back within the business community.

Dan Stoltz Named Finalist for Entrepreneur of the Year

EY, a global organization referring to their subsidiary firms, including Ernst & Young Global Limited, announced that Dan Stoltz of SPIRE Credit Union is a finalist for the Entrepreneur Of The Year® (EOY) 2018 Heartland program.

Lowertown Clean Up Crew Returns with Increased Support

The SPIRE Credit Union led Lowertown Clean Up Crew returns for its second year with the support of Lowertown businesses and residents.

SPIRE Receives Four National Marketing Awards

SPIRE Credit Union was honored with four Diamond Awards at the CUNA Marketing & Business Development Council Conference in San Francisco on Tuesday night.

Inspiration leads to impact at the SPIRE Annual Meeting & Member Appreciation Event

SPIRE Credit Union held its 84thAnnual Meeting & Member Appreciation Day on February 17 with the theme, “Let us inspire you.” Based on the response by the record audience, SPIRE did just that.

SPIRE Wins National Financial Literacy Award

SPIRE Credit Union has been honored with a 2017 Adult Desjardins Financial Education Award recognizing leadership in adult financial literacy.

Being Inspired at the SPIRE Annual Meeting & Member Appreciation Day

The 84th SPIRE Annual Meeting & Member Appreciation Day last Saturday left both attendees and SPIRE staff inspired for the future.

Ecolab Ice Palace Presented by SPIRE Drawing Large Crowds

The St. Paul Winter Carnival Ecolab Ice Palace presented by SPIRE Credit Union has enjoyed large crowds at Rice Park throughout the first weekend of Carnival.

Introducing Archie the Zamboni

Archie has been many places - inside the Target Center, on CHS Field, and recently even raced at Ogilvie Raceway.  However, he's never been put on ice - until now.  Introducing Archie the Zamboni!

Dan Stoltz Leads Groundbreaking of Ice Palace

SPIRE President/CEO Dan Stoltz and Chairman of the Ice Board of Governors led the groundbreaking ceremony of the Winter Carnival ice palace on Tuesday.

SPIRE Toy Drive Reaches Children Throughout Minnesota

As part of a 25+ year holiday tradition, each of the 17 SPIRE branches, as well as our administrative offices, hosted our Annual Holiday Toy Drive.

SPIRE Proud Partner of the Winter Carnival Ice Palace

The St. Paul Winter Carnival announced on Thursday that a 7-story "People's Palace" will be built in Rice Park.

Rachael Reiling Awarded SPACC Emerging Volunteer Award

SPIRE Business Development Manager, Rachael Reiling, was awarded the Saint Paul Area Chamber of Commerce (SPACC) Emerging Volunteer Award in early November. Reiling, along with five local businesses and one other individual, received awards celebrating excellence in business and leadership at the SPACC Ninth Annual Chamber Honors. 

1,200 Sandwiches Made for Disadvantaged Minneapolis Residents

SPIRE ambassadors in both St. Paul and Mora, MN made 1,200 sandwiches for MRD, Inc.  The sandwiches will be delivered to disadvantaged Minneapolis residents this week.

Members of SPIRE Management Team Visit Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare

Members of the SPIRE management team visited Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare on Tuesday to see first-hand how money donated by SPIRE members and staff is used on a daily basis to improve the lives of children.

SPIRE Hosts Kenyan Union of Savings and Credit Co-operatives

In partnership with the Minnesota Credit Union Network, SPIRE recently had the opportunity to host 30 representatives from 12 credit unions (or SACCOs) in Kenya.

SPIRE to Support Pain Free Patriots

SPIRE Credit Union staff will recognize Veterans Day by wearing special T-shirts and supporting medical grants for treatment of Veterans with chronic pain.

SPIRE Sponsors MATTER Benefit Concert

SPIRE Credit Union was a sponsor of the MATTER Benefit Concert that ultimately raised $1.25 Million in September. 

SPIRE receives awards in financial literacy

SPIRE is honored to have received both the Youth and Adult 2017 Desjardins Financial Education Awards recognizing leadership in financial literacy.

SPIRE CEO Dan Stoltz appointed to Ordway Board of Directors

Dan Stoltz, President & CEO of SPIRE Credit Union, was recently appointed to the Board of Directors for Saint Paul’s Ordway Center for the Performing Arts.

SPIRE Wins Four Marketing Association Awards

SPIRE has been honored with four MAC awards from the Marketing Association of Credit Unions recognizing the best of the best in marketing achievements.

Peoples Community Credit Union Merges/Partners with SPIRE

With a 95% affirmative vote from Peoples Community Credit Union (PCCU) members, a partnership/merger between SPIRE and PCCU will become effective July 1, 2017.

SPIRE Celebrates 26 Years of Adopt-A-Highway

A group of SPIRE employees gathered to pick up litter alongside a 2-mile stretch of Highway 23 just west of SPIRE’s Ogilvie branch.

SPIRE Food Drive Collects 1,400 Meals

At SPIRE’s 83rd Annual Meeting & Member Appreciation Day, we accepted donations for Second Harvest Heartland and collected nearly 1,400 meals for local families.

SPIRE Wins 3 Diamond Awards

SPIRE has been presented with three Diamond Awards for outstanding marketing and business development achievements within the credit union industry. 

SPIRE President/CEO Dan Stoltz wins MN Deca's Outstanding Marketing Executive of the Year Award

SPIRE President & CEO Dan Stoltz was awarded with the Outstanding Marketing Executive of the Year by Minnesota DECA.

SPIRE Food Truck on "Discover Delicious" Reality Show

The SPIRE Food Truck debuted on Discover Delicious! This local reality TV show airs every Saturday morning on Channel 29 at 11:30 am.

SPIRE Wins 2016-17 Torch Award for Ethics

SPIRE Credit Union has been awarded the prestigious Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota's® (BBB) 2016-17 Torch Award for Ethics!

SPIRE Wins Social Responsibility for 4th Consecutive Year

SPIRE Credit Union has been honored with the 2016 Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Community Service Award.

SPIRE Wins Adult Financial Education Award for 2nd Year

SPIRE Credit Union has been honored with a 2016 Desjardins Adult Financial Education Award for leadership in adult financial literacy.

Testimonials

"When I entered the credit union, I was immediately impressed with the welcoming spirit of the people. I was impressed with the kindness and courtesy that my wife and I received."
- Pine City Branch Member, via New Member Survey
"We have been SPIRE Members for about thirty years, including when we moved to Princeton. I like the friendly, personal service whenever I got to any SPIRE branch."
- Blaine Branch Member, via Member Survey
"I observed how all employees help and support each other and the customer is the recipient of that teamwork."
- Hopkins Branch Member, via New Member Survey
"We are satisfied with the wonderful, personal service we received. You are helpful, right there to greet us when we come in, know us by name, and provide good counsel and advice. It is just a great place to come and do business knowing that honesty, integrity and friendliness is important and we will be taken care of."
- Milaca Branch Member, via Member Survey
"Best mortgage experience we have ever experienced - and we have purchased six homes. The communication was great, the documentation expectations were clear, everything was done on time, and whenever we had a question it was answered promptly. Thank you so much!"
- Roseville Branch Member, via Member Survey
"I have and will continue to refer others to Spire. Our experience since opening our first account has been helpful, personal and respectful. When we needed a car loan, we were approved within minutes, by phone, and for a higher amount than we expected. Hans treated us like respected customers with SPIRE as our partner in securing our financial needs."
- Woodbury Branch, via Member Survey
"I feel they provide extra security when it comes to attempts to compromise our accounts and the best part is they can issue check cards on the spot - no waiting for 10 days for your new one to come in the mail! We also appreciate the use of numerous ATMs to get cash without paying a fee."
- Elk River Branch Member, via Member Survey
"I thought Wendy did a great job in explaining everything and it seems she understood my investment "style" very well, which was helpful in determining my retirement plan for the future."
- Mora Branch Member, via Member Survey
"I recommend SPIRE to others because of the reliably high standards of ethics and honesty from your staff. The representatives with whom I interact are knowledgeable, courteous and complete my transaction requests efficiently."
- Eden Prairie Branch Member, via Contact Center Survey
"My family would like to truly thank you. My mother fell and broke her hip and had to go into rehab. SPIRE provided a loan so we were able to purchase a van and have the ability to start taking our mother out for rides. Our mother totally regained her self-respect and began starting to eat better, was happier and enjoying life again. We really appreciate the loan as it has given our mother’s independence back."
- Milaca Branch Member, via Facebook
"I am happy and confident that you care about your customers by providing a friendly atmosphere-like small town family."
- Eden Prairie Branch Member, via Member Survey
"The representative was engaged, listened and I felt she really cared and wanted to help me. If this is indicative of SPIRE’s customer service then I want my family and friends to receive the same service."
- Roseville Branch Member, via Member Survey
"Dalton has been the best customer service representative I have ever dealt with because he is so knowledgeable, helpful, friendly and awesome. Keep up the great work."
- Minneapolis Branch Member, via New Member Survey
"I have never been disappointed by service, timeliness or their interest in my needs. I have now turned to SPIRE two times now for a mortgage. This team of people are outstanding by being timely, engaged an informative. These have been big, kind of scary financial decisions for me yet they have guided and supported me every step of the way."
- Roseville Branch Member, via Member Survey
"Recently, I refinanced my home and worked with Cyndi. She was extremely knowledgeable and helpful as we worked on the loan. She went the extra mile to find the best possible solution for my specific situation. I have, and will continue to recommend SPIRE for mortgage banking."
- Hopkins Branch Member, via Member Survey
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