Welcome! We’re thrilled you’ve chosen Calgary to call home. This is one of Canada’s best cities with its vibrant culture and endless opportunity. So get excited! Before signing up for bull riding lessons (just kidding), set yourself up with the basics. If you have a spouse or children, collect everyone to complete these tasks together. It will help build familiarity of your new neighbourhood.
Get to know the city
There are a ton of helpful resources available to introduce you all that Calgary has to offer. Here are a few of our favourites:
Travel Alberta access offers and top tips for adventures around our province
Joining a credit union means you’re joining a cornerstone of your new community. We exist to help our members succeed by putting you first. We offer everything that the banks do – and we do it with great rates, awesome service and dividends payments in thanks for banking with us!
Plus, banking can be expensive, and we don’t think it should be. That’s why we offer a free No Fees For Me chequing account. Yup, free. Sign up online, call our Member Care Centre or visit a friendly face at one of our 15 branches in Calgary.
It’s hard to predict everything you’ll need when moving to a new place. Open a line of credit to purchase whatever you need, whenever you need it. A line of credit offers you the same options as a loan but with more flexible payment and usage options. Make lump sum payments without penalty, control your monthly payment amounts, and feel at ease knowing the money is there should an emergency happen.
New to Canada? Talk to us about how to start building your credit so you can access cash when you need it, finance a vehicle or buy your first home IN CANADA.
Looking to purchase a vehicle so you can explore the Rocky Mountains? Once you’re a First Calgary member, you can set up an appointment with the branch or visit one of our authorized dealers for a loan. It’s just that easy.
Have you explored the city and found the ideal place to live? Do you know what to expect for expenses while living In Calgary? Do you know about the home buying process in Calgary? If you don’t know the answers to these questions, don’t worry. We can help. Talk to one of our personal bankers. They can help you make a budget, plan for unexpected expenses, and find you the best mortgage rate.
If you have a mortgage or a car, you’ll need insurance. It’s a requirement here in Alberta. Fortunately, as a member, you have access to some amazing deals on auto, home, travel and life insurance through CUMIS. It’s just another we help save you money.
Community – get involved
How do you start? It’s easy. We are active in our community every day during festivals, parades, events, volunteer opportunities and every acts of kindness. We’re committed to our community and to you.