News and Announcements

Economic environment update

During these difficult economic conditions with rapid changes in financial and employment markets the Chicago Municipal Employees Credit Union (CMECU), as a true financial partner with respect to its valued members, would like to keep you informed, protected and updated on any changes. Read More ›

IRA Center

Through the IRA Centerâ„¢ and in the comfort and privacy of your home, you can open your Individual Retirement Account (IRA), manage it, and connect with IRA Specialists — all through online connections. IRA Center has educational articles on IRAs and retirement planning, planning tools, risk analyzers, investment options and the forms you need to complete your transactions.

We have implemented the following new fees

Fee Name Fee Amount
Credit Report Fee (on denials and cancellations only) $10
Credit Card Annual Fee Increase
  (Gold, Classic, MasterCard only).
  Effective January 4, 2010
Verification of Deposit $10
Cashiers Check $5 for members
$7 for non-members
Domestic Wires $20
International Wires $5
Incoming Wires $5
Early Account Close fee $25 before 9 months

Find Out What's Happening

At CMECU, our newsletter provides information on the latest products and services we have to offer, as well as general announcements.

Just some of the stories in the latest edition:

  • Our Stretch Pay loan helps to manage temporary financial strains.
  • First-Time home buyer tax credit.
  • Improve your credit score.
  • CMECU's hardship plans can help you avoid bankruptcy.
  • Update your contact information with us today, so we can keep you up-to-date.
  • New Feature Alert: Now you can transfer or withdraw funds from your line of credit using your ATM Card.