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Wings Financial Earns Top Rankings from Money Magazine and Bankrate.Com

Wednesday, November 1, 2017  
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Wings Financial Credit Union - APPLE VALLEY, Minn. (November 1, 2017) - Wings Financial Credit Union has been named the top financial institution in Minnesota by Money Magazine in their 2017-2018 Best Banks issue available today, November 1. Money went in search of the top financial institution, bank or credit union in each state, and chose Wings based on perks like free checking and higher-than-market savings rates. There are over 425 financial institutions headquartered in Minnesota.   


In addition to the Money Magazine honor, Wings Financial was also named one of the top 5 credit unions nationwide by in late October. Bankrate is an independent web site that compares the rates offered by financial institutions across the United States on a wide variety of financial products. The review cited good rates for savings and checking, low fees, and nationwide, free ATM access. Alliant Credit Union (Chicago, IL), American Airlines Federal Credit Union (Fort Worth, TX), First Tech Federal Credit Union (Palo Alto, CA), and Bethpage Federal Credit Union (Bethpage, NY) were also recognized.

 “We are thrilled that Money Magazine and have recognized Wings as a top institution in their reports,” said Frank Weidner, Wings Financial’s President and CEO. “Our team at Wings works hard to deliver great service and value to our members, and it is gratifying to have that validated by independent parties.”



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About Wings Financial Credit Union

Wings Financial Credit Union is Minnesota's largest credit union with $4.5 billion in assets and over 230,000 members. Wings members enjoy some of the area's best savings and lending rates, convenient mobile and online access, over 60,000 surcharge-free ATMs, and branch locations throughout the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area as well as Atlanta, Detroit, Orlando and Seattle for attentive personal service. Membership in Wings is open to anyone who lives or works in the 13-county Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota, metro area, the aviation industry nationwide, and the Seattle-Tacoma, Washington, metro area. To learn more, visit

Minnesota Credit Union Network
555 Wabasha Street N, Suite 200
St. Paul, MN 55102

(651) 288-5170
(800) 477-1034