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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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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Loans for every stage of life.
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SPIRE BOD Chair Heinzen Named Director of the Year by MnCUN

SPIRE Board Chair Thomas Heinzen named 2023 Director of the Year by the Minnesota Credit Union Network (MNCUN) for dedication to the credit union movement.

SPIRE’s Jim Ganger Joins Saint Paul Police Foundation Board

Jim Ganger, SVP/Chief Retail Officer for SPIRE Credit Union, has joined the fourteen-person Saint Paul Police Foundation Board of Directors.

SPIRE Wins Four National Marketing Awards

SPIRE Credit Union was recently honored by Credit Union National Association (CUNA) with four awards recognizing outstanding marketing achievements in the credit union industry.

SPIRE Opens Golden Valley Branch

SPIRE Credit Union opened its newest branch off I-394 and Xenia Ave. at 6450 Wayzata Blvd. in Golden Valley on Monday, March 20.

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.

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Hear from SPIRE Members

"From the start, the experience was so enjoyable. Thanks for providing such wonderful service and for having such wonderful, caring, and fun people!"
- 10+ Year 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
"I have always found SPIRE to treat me like a VIP."
- 10+ Year Member, via Digital Survey
"I've always had good conversations, and my questions are answered and explained clearly. Every time I call, chat, or email, someone is there to help me."
- 10+ Year Member, via Relationship Survey
"Every time I call, they are always polite, helpful, and cheerful. They all sound happy to help, which makes you feel good and it makes you smile."
- 1-3 Year Member, via Member Experience 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
"My representative was very informative and knowledgeable. I could tell that he genuinely loves his job and is super easy to talk to."
- New Member, via New Member Survey
"I have been a member for at least 25-30 years. My daughter has an account as well. I would recommend SPIRE to anyone who is looking for a quality credit union."
- 10+ Year Member, via New Product 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 love SPIRE and tell so many people how happy I am with everything. My whole experience was top-notch on my recent visit to your new Golden Valley branch. I will be happy to use this location again!"
- 10+ Year Member, via Golden Valley 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
"Credit unions help you build credit. I am grateful for my vehicle loan because it helped me gain independence and make a better life for myself."
- 1-3 Year Member, via Member Experience Center Survey
"I feel that the staff are genuinely trying to help me succeed financially. I feel proud to be a member of SPIRE."
- Golden Valley Branch Member, via Relationship Survey
"My representative was so very kind and accepting of me. I am very grateful to SPIRE for the manner in which they foster a caring attitude toward me!"
- 10+ Year Member, via Blaine Branch Survey
"I have had nothing but great interactions at the various branches I've visited. All told, it has been a two-thumbs-up experience!"
- 3-5 Year Member, via Ogilvie Branch Survey
"I really appreciate the customer service at SPIRE. While they have grown exponentially, each branch has maintained a "small-town" feel."
- 10+ Year Member, via Eagan Branch 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
"SPIRE is great, and I have never been disappointed. All of my calls have been answered in a positive way."
- 10+ Year Member, via Member Experience Center Survey
"I trust SPIRE and its wonderful staff. They are reliable, dependable, and easy to work with in the areas that I need. The mobile app is also easy to understand and navigate."
- 3-5 Year Member, via Digital Survey
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