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Service 1st Partners with Central Credit Audit and Statewide Tax Recovery to Provide Debt Resolution Options

5/11/2022
Service 1st Federal Credit Union (Service 1st) recently partnered with Central Credit Audit (CCA) and Statewide Tax Recovery (STR) to assist individuals throughout the community by providing additional debt resolution options.

“Service 1st is honored to work with Central Credit Audit and Statewide Tax Recovery to offer additional resources to those interested in becoming more financially fit,” said Karen Wood, Chief Experience Officer, Service 1st. “Our team of certified credit union financial counselors understands that everyone’s financial status is different. They will take time to learn more about their financial situation, as well as their short and long term financial goals. Then they will work with them to identify a strategy specific to their financial life.”

Service 1st’s team of credit union professionals includes 24 certified credit union financial counselors. 

“Our partnership with Central Credit Audit and Statewide Tax Recovery is a natural fit with Service 1st,” said Jeff Balestrini, Chief Lending Officer, Service 1st. “It demonstrates the fundamental credit union philosophy of people helping people.”

As part of this partnership, individuals will have access to the following debt resolution resources:

• A dedicated representative from Service 1st will work with those interested to evaluate their current financial status.
• They will be eligible for credit counseling and budgeting courses.
• Individuals can also explore and learn more about how other products and services may benefit their financial life. 

Service 1st team members are available to meet in-person or virtually. To schedule an appointment today to learn more about this opportunity, visit https://service1.org/appointment or call our Contact Center at 800.562.6049.

About CCA and STR
CCA, headquartered in Allentown, PA, began in 1978 as a specialist in collecting delinquent health care bills. With a strong team working together, CCA has expanded their services across all industries. STR, also headquartered in Allentown, PA, began in 1980 as a branch of Central Credit Audit, LLC as a delinquent tax collection service. In 1990, STR was incorporated to form an autonomous company. 

About Service 1st Federal Credit Union
Service 1st Federal Credit Union was established in August 1975 as Geisinger Employees Federal Credit Union. In the early days, the credit union was located in the cottages on the Geisinger Medical Center campus located in Danville, PA and operated by volunteers dedicated to helping members achieve their financial goals. Today, Service 1st has 11 locations in Bloomsburg, Danville, Elysburg, Lewisburg, Loyalsock, Mifflinburg, Montandon, Shamokin Dam, Sunbury, and Wilkes-Barre. In addition to a strong online and mobile presence, this full-service financial institution offers members affordable financial products and services designed to meet the ever-evolving needs of their families and businesses. Service 1st is proud to serve over 37,415 members with total assets exceeding $616 million.

Photo caption: Service 1st Federal Credit Union’s Corporate Center is located at 1985 Montour Blvd., in Danville, PA. The credit union has 11 branch locations. 

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