Benefits of Joining Bowater Credit UnionBowater Credit Union is member-owned, not-for-profit, and exists only to serve you. Our motto says it all: “Everything we do, we do for you.” Joining our financial family unlocks access to great rates and a full range of financial products and services. Our knowledgeable staff works directly with each customer to understand their unique needs and help them achieve their financial goals. Enjoy the following benefits when you become a member:
Five Convenient Locations
Local Loan Servicing
Personalized Customer Service
Membership EligibilityIt’s easy to apply for Bowater Credit Union membership! There are four ways you can join our financial family: #1) You can become a credit union member if you live, work, worship, or go to school in our 5-county community:
- Bradley County
- McMinn County
- Meigs County
- Monroe County
- Polk County
- Spouse’s parent
- Spouse’s grandparent
- Brother- or sister-in-law
- Stepbrother or stepsister
- Aunt or uncle
- Niece or nephew
Bowater Credit Union for Your Employees
Expand your employee benefits package at no added cost through our Partner Company program.
Special promotions, financial seminars, giveaways, and personalized services make us the perfect credit union to serve your employees.
Our Mission & History
We were originally founded in 1954 to serve the financial needs of Bowater Paper workers and families. Our local roots run deep.
Branch Locations and Hours
There are several conveniently located branches throughout the community. We offer banking hours that can accommodate even the busiest schedule.
Join Bowater Credit Union in Three Easy Steps!
Amy Rackl is always very helpful and always goes the extra mile for her clients. I really appreciate her professionalism. She follows through with what she says she is going to do! Everyone at Bowater is always very nice as well 🙂
– Austin C., Calhoun, TN
Is there a cost to become a member?
How do I open an account?
How do I apply for membership?
How do I access my account if I move out of the area?
You can retain your membership and access your accounts online through our website, mobile app, or phone. We offer the convenience of nationwide access and personalized service.
What documents do I need to join a credit union?
You must provide your Social Security Number and a valid ID (driver’s license or other government-issued ID). We will also need an account and routing number (or a check) to fund your account.