2022 Forbes Best-in-State Credit Union in Minnesota

SPIRE has been named the best credit union in Minnesota by Forbes

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We make doing business with SPIRE simple

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Open a new SPIRE Free Checking account and receive $1001 today

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Need a little extra cash this month? Give your loan a break and skip one month's payment

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Finding your dream house is easier once you are pre-approved for a mortgage

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Pay off your debt, plan your dream vacation, or start a home renovation

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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 22 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. Learn more about SPIRE.

Forbes Best-In-State Credit Union

SPIRE has been named Minnesota's best credit union by Forbes.
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Food Drive

Donate non-perishable food items at any SPIRE location during the month of March!
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SPIRE Scholarship

SPIRE is awarding $5,000 in scholarships to traditional & non-traditional students.
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$100 Free Checking

Let us show you how simple checking should be.
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Skip Your Loan Payment

Skipping a loan payment is simple!
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Simplify Your Financial Plan

"I wish I would've met with you sooner."—20 year Member of SPIRE
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$200 Visa® Offer

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Loans for What You Want

Let us show you how simple a personal loan should be.
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Simple Home Loans

Let us help make the home buying process simple.
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Justin Burleson Named 40 Under 40 Honoree by MSPBJ

Justin Burleson, SPIRE SVP/Chief Operating and Financial Officer, has been named one of Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal’s prestigious 40 Under 40 honorees.

Vote SPIRE as 2023 Minnesota's Best

Vote daily through April 5 for SPIRE as Minnesota's Best in five categories: Credit Union, Customer Service, Customer Service-Financial, Mortgage, and Wealth Management.

SPIRE Hopkins Becomes SPIRE Golden Valley March 20

SPIRE Hopkins will close at 6:00 p.m. on March 17 and reopen in Golden Valley on March 20 near I-394 & Xenia Ave. The new branch will also have expanded hours.

Donate Food & Funds to March Food Drive

SPIRE again partners with Salvation Army North on the 2 Million Pound Food Drive. SPIRE will also match $5,000 in donations made by SPIRE members who use NetGiver.

Dan Stoltz Named Grand Marshal of Winter Carnival Grande Day Parade 

SPIRE President/CEO Dan Stoltz will serve as Community Grand Marshal for the 2023 Saint Paul Winter Carnival Grande Day Parade on Saturday, January 28. 

SPIRE Donates $52K Through Staff Giving Initiative

Each week in 2022, a different SPIRE department or branch selected a Minnesota non-profit to receive a $1,000 donation totaling to $52,000 to 52 organizations.

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"I am extremely impressed by SPIRE's services. After receiving a motorcycle loan, the staff contacted me about taking out a personal loan to pay off two other loans with higher interest rates. This saved me over $100/month."
- New Member, via New Product Survey
"I've had several interactions with the Princeton staff over time — deposits/withdrawals, notary and loan needs. To be completely honest, every single employee has always gone above and beyond for me."
- New Member, via New Product Survey
"I am especially grateful for the trustworthiness of the digital services. Plus, I find things to be well-labeled and the technical support available by phone is wonderful."
- -10+ Year Member, via Digital Survey
"Your customer service, your products, and your match of charitable contributions — I can't speak highly enough to others about SPIRE."
- 10+ Year Member, via Contact Center Survey
"I have been a member for 26 years and have been helped in so many ways as a young man and now still being young at heart but older. SPIRE is doing everything to make sure my financial and banking needs are taken care of! I just love my credit union and I’m glad Forbes recognized SPIRE for what the members already know to be true (Forbes Best-In-State Credit Union for Minnesota!)"
- 10+ Year Coon Rapids Branch Member, via New Product Survey
"The super nice staff are very helpful, get things done quickly, and answer the phone. SPIRE really does try to give their members a good deal."
- 10+ Year Member, via Contact Center Survey
"My hometown credit union (in Isle) is the best! I value my friends there, and they always make me feel welcome — always!"
- 10+ Year Member, via Isle Branch Survey
"SPIRE and its representatives are the most competent and prompt people I have ever worked with. I would add that SPIRE goes out of its way to meet my financial needs, no matter what they might be."
- 10+ Year Member, via Contact Center Survey
"I’ve been really impressed with all the community involvement and the messaging that SPIRE is not just another credit union. They are genuinely striving to improve their members' lives."
- Elk River Branch Member, via New Member Survey
"SPIRE employees work hard to keep members happy and up-to-date on things that can help their everyday life. My wife and I are really happy with SPIRE!"
- 10+ Year Member, via Eden Prairie Branch Survey
"I'm glad to be a member for more than 25 years, and I enjoy all of my interactions with HAPPY customer service providers who enjoy what they do for members like me."
- 10+ Year Member, via Eagan Branch Survey
"SPIRE has great financial services provided by great staff and interest rates. We have now retired thanks to SPIRE's excellent financial planning services."
- Minneapolis Branch Member, via Digital Survey
"We've always had good service with SPIRE. The Keewatin branch is no different. We have always received great, friendly service at that location."
- 10+ Year Member, via Keewatin Branch Survey
"SPIRE has been family-centered and caring during my golden years of life. Thanks for the nearly 70 years of great, safe, and secure services for my family and many co-workers. Your effort helped me live within my means. "
- 10+ Year Member, via Vadnais Heights Branch Survey
"If you need personal service and a real voice—there is service at SPIRE with a real person. "
- 10+ Year Member, via New Product Survey
"I've been using SPIRE's Digital Banking for 3 years while living out-of-state in Wyoming. Everything I need access to is readily available and easy to use."
- 10+ Year Member, via Digital Survey
"SPIRE has intuitive service and a positive, more high-touch, old-fashioned “feel” to everything with modern tools at our disposal."
- Roseville Branch Member, via Digital Survey
"I turned to SPIRE from the commercial on KS95. I went in for a checking and savings account and came out also with a loan to save me money."
- Maple Grove Branch Member, via New Relationship Survey
"I was very impressed with SPIRE. I am still in awe that I went from being a nobody to being a member with a vehicle loan and check in hand in 24 hours."
- New Member, via New Member Survey
"SPIRE has been trustworthy and helpful during situations concerning my money. They have always been the safest place to handle my accounts! For well over 20 years, SPIRE has ALWAYS met my every need!"
- 10+ Year Member, via Contact Center Survey
"I had no credit until I started with SPIRE 18 months ago. My credit score is now building! The people who work at the Maple Grove branch are amazing. SPIRE gives you a chance."
- 1-3 Year Member, via Digital Survey
"When I go through the drive-thru or go inside the lobby, the tellers are super friendly in a personable way. That is why I love being part of a credit union."
- 3-5 Year Member, via Mora Branch Survey
"SPIRE trains their new employees well, they are all friendly, and they also have the experience and knowledge that I am in need of when I visit."
- 3-5 Year Member, via Hopkins Branch Survey
"I was really impressed that my representative was willing to look outside of the box and do what she could to help me out. She is a good example of a caring employee and I sure appreciate her effort."
- Waseca Branch Member, via Contact Center Survey
"SPIRE employees are always pleasant and helpful when I speak to them on the phone or when I visit SPIRE Woodbury. It makes me think that SPIRE is a great place to work!"
- 5-10 Year Member, via Contact Center Survey
"SPIRE makes every transaction feel like you have their complete attention. They emulate trust and confidence while being very businesslike and kind."
- Blaine Branch Member, via Contact Center Survey
"We had a great experience setting up our family account and accounts for each of our teenage daughters—who we are teaching about good, responsible credit management. The SPIRE staff made it a great experience because of their extremely proficient and professional effort."
- New Member, via Relationship Survey
"The account opening process was very easy! SPIRE is helping me save thousands of dollars in interest. I sleep so much better knowing that I am doing the best I can."
- Hopkins Branch Member, via New Member Survey.
"The staff is very professional and informative in many areas, plus generous with their time. It is nice to hear someone say "Hi," in a sincere voice."
- 3-5 Year Member, via Relationship Survey
"The employee who helped me set up my account was genuine and extremely helpful. When she saw me a few weeks later, she made an effort to check in and see how life was treating me."
- Coon Rapids Branch Member, via New Member Survey
"When I talk with an employee, they truly care and want to do their best for me in any way that they can. No question is a dumb question."
- 3-5 Year Member, via Contact Center Survey
"I love that I can make mobile deposits. SPIRE provides an easy-to-use, intuitive Digital Banking app."
- 10+ Year Member, via Relationship Survey
"I love that when I call, it is quick and easy to speak to a representative. The staff are so easy to work with and are knowledgeable about the products."
- 1-3 Year Member, via New Product Survey
"The customer service is the best I have ever experienced. Everyone has been friendly, efficient, and knowledgeable. That gives me a lot of confidence in SPIRE."
- 10+ Year Member, via Contact Center Survey
"My husband and I had a wonderful experience obtaining our mortgage with SPIRE. We really appreciate the friendly, knowledgeable, and prompt handling of our request."
- 10+ Year Member, via New Product Survey
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