Applied Research Associates
Employees of Applied Research Associates who work in Alexandria, Virginia are automatically eligible for USSFCU membership.
Why Choose USSFCU?
When you choose USSFCU as your financial institution, you are not just a customer—you are a valued member and owner. We are committed to providing you with a safe and convenient place to do all your financial activities and an easier, more economical way to borrow.
- Exceptional Rates. At USSFCU, auto loans, home loans, credit cards and personal loans all offer lower rates than you will find at a bank. At the same time, savings, money market, and certificates yield higher returns.
- Lower Fees. At USSFCU you'll find free-checking, fewer maintenance and service fees, and low minimum balance requirements. Likewise, service and loan origination fees tend to be lower.
- Nationwide Branch and ATM Access. Through services like Shared Branching and CO-OP ATMs, credit union members have access to more branch and surcharge-free ATM locations than many big bank customers do.
Plus, members enjoy other perks like:
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Applying is simple and lifetime membership is $6.
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Applied Research Associates, Inc. (ARA) is an employee-owned scientific research and engineering company founded in 1979. ARA specializies in the areas of defense technologies, civil engineering, computer software and simulation, system analysis, environmental technologies, and blast testing and measurement.
* For USSFCU membership you will need to open a Primary Savings Account with a minimum balance of $5.00 and pay the one-time only membership fee of $1.00. When applying for membership have the following information ready; name, address, birthdate and a valid form of identification. Membership eligibility does not guarantee membership.