Apex Fed Credit Union

Apex Federal Credit Union

An “in-school” bank?  You bet! Apex Community Federal Credit Union, The Phantom Branch is located just outside the cafeteria in Phoenixville High School. The branch is staffed with student employees and serves students, staff and their families of the Phoenixville Area School District.

In addition to providing a full service branch featuring Free Banking with the Student Advantage Account, Students benefit from the Apex Partners in Education program where students can learn real life financial skills that they can apply now and down the road.

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The Phantom Branch in-school banking provides:
  • FREE Student Advantage account (with Phantom debit card/checks), mobile banking and other convenience services
  • Free use of 57,000 ATMs (one inside the school!)
  • Financing for College
  • Auto loans
  • Parents/Staff have access to a full range of products and services via www.apexfcu.com
Hours: 

The Phantom Branch is located outside the HS cafeteria door.  
The office is staffed Tuesdays and Thursdays and district payday Fridays from 11:00 am to 1:15 pm and an ATM is also available.


Special Events:  

Apex supports students in a variety of ways. In addition to sponsoring certain activities, Apex is on hand for College Night events to offer assistance to Parents and Students.  The folks at Apex know that finding the right college can be daunting- but figuring out how to pay for it can be overwhelming.  Apex has lending advisors ready to walk parents and students through the college financing process.

Education: 

As Partners in Education, Apex gives students exposure to specialized learning modules, developed in collaboration with PAHS faculty and presented by Dave Cocci, President and CEO.  Students are introduced to a variety of topics and receive the added benefit interacting with Dave as he shares real life examples based on over 25 years of business experience.

Educational Topics are developed by the NEFE (National Endowment for Financial Education) for their NEFE High School Financial Planning Program Series. The program series includes 6 topic modules to introduce students to the fundamentals of mindful money management behaviors.

Topics include:
  • MONEY MANAGEMENT: Control your Cash Flow: goal setting- decision making-spending plan & budget- money management tips
  • BORROWING: Use – Don’t Abuse: application process-loans-credit cards-costs-credit score-debt- rights & responsibilities
  • EARNING POWER: More Than a Paycheck: earning potential-career plan-life stages-employee benefits-take home pay-lifestyle
  • INVESTING: Money Working for You: savings-investing-goals-options-risk & rewards-time value of money-diversification-plan
  • FINANCIAL SERVICES: Care for Your Cash: account types-fees-service options-transaction tracking-automation-identity protection
  • INSURANCE: Protect What You Have: risk management- costs-claims-insurance types-coverage decisions-insurability factors
Student Employment:

In addition to staffing the branch, Student Employees actively participate in the planning and execution of marketing promotions.  To inquire about employment opportunities stop by The Phantom Branch. 


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