The Award Is Ours. The Credit Is Yours.

It’s official: You made us repeat winners!

Forbes named us the No. 1 credit union in Arizona for multiple years in a row! We may have won the award, but we couldn’t have done it without you – our members! You fuel our passion, which is to create exceptional experiences by giving back and providing financial solutions that make lives better.

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Forbes identified the best U.S. credit unions based on an independent survey of approximately 26,000 U.S. consumers who were asked to rate credit unions at which they have or previously had checking accounts. Desert Financial was among the top 3.4% of all U.S. credit unions to make the cut.

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Survey participants made recommendations regarding overall satisfaction. They also assessed banks in the following areas:

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While a nice feather in our caps, this recognition means more to us knowing that it was our members who scored Desert Financial so highly, said Desert Financial President and CEO, Jeff Meshey.

Part of our mission is to share success with our members, and this honor is emblematic of the exceptional services we’re providing Arizonans.

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