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2023 Best-in-State Credit Union

Sandia Area Federal Credit Union was recently named the top credit union in New Mexico in 2023 by Forbes Magazine. This is not Sandia Area’s first appearance on the prestigious list but it is the first time the $1.1 billion credit union has taken the top spot with a #1 ranking in New Mexico. See full results here.



About Sandia Area

Sandia Area has been providing a better banking alternative to the traditional bank since 1956. As a not-for-profit financial cooperative, and with no outside stockholders to pay, extra earnings are returned to you in the form of lower loan rates, fewer fees, higher dividends, and greater accessibility. When you choose Sandia Area, you become a part of an institution committed to helping you reach your financial goals. 

We are strong, stable, and well-positioned to help our members with all of their saving and lending needs. You can also rest assured your funds are safe since we are federally insured by the NCUA.

No matter where you’re located or where life takes you, you can do business here. Thousands of people from all over the country and world have chosen Sandia Area. With our online and mobile services, vast network of free worldwide ATMs, and friendly call center, you can enjoy better banking value wherever you are.


Experience Better Banking Without the Bank. Become a member today and reach your financial goals.

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Sandia Area offers a unique membership opportunity to those who subscribe to the ethics of permaculture.

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We're committed to bettering where you live, work and play by improving the well-being of our members, community, and environment.

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Visit us at any of our 7 convenient branches across Albuquerque, Rio Rancho, and Santa Fe.

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