Tucson Federal Credit Union (TFCU) Reviews

1.0 out of 5 stars
2 Reviews

From Account Holders in the last year


Application Process

3 out of 5 stars

Customer Service

2.5 out of 5 stars

1 5

These reviews were written by current and former account holders in the last year.

Oct 05, 2016
Horrible bank.
Anonymous Account Holder

These people don't know what they're doing and they overcomplicate everything. I was having problems making payments for my loan because I don't get paid until the day AFTER my payment is due. They said they could help me modify it, and since I already have a lot of other things on my plate too, they offered to lower my payment amount. I did everything they asked - filled out all of the paperwork within their deadline, answered each time they called me, and even purchased full coverage insurance for my vehicle. They told me this would take about a week to process, and they stated that they almost always accommodate modifications like this. They also told me to not worry about my payment for this month. Okay, awesome. But then, I don't hear from them for 3-4 weeks. When the representative calls me, she notifies me that they were unable to accommodate my request - even though all I was asking for was to change my payment due dates to ONE day later. Then she also informs me that I owe about $400 by tomorrow. By TOMORROW? If someone has to go through this modification process in the first place, what makes her think they'll be able to drop $400 with a day notice? Ridiculous. They could've at least called me a week or two ago and notified me, but nope, they called me ONE DAY ahead of time. On top of that, she also tells me that instead of lowering my payment amount, they actually decided to increase it. Excuse me? You offer to HELP me, but then you do the total opposite? Their logic doesn't make sense. They claim to be "better than a bank" and they claim to have excellent customer service, and always wanting to "help," but in reality, they only want money from you - that's it. I get it. I have a loan with you, and I made a COUPLE - only a COUPLE - late payments. I get it, you need your money. But don't offer to help me, put me through all of these obstacles to get your help, just for you to turn around and make my situation worse. 

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Jun 18, 2016
"free" services, "better than a bank" ?
iam1wil Account Holder

Nothing is "free" here given its fine print; first, they'll restrict your ability to monitor your account(s) via shoddy webdesign (unaddressed login issues) and at same time base your freedom to use service on coplete dependence on their website [ stike one ]

What's worse, they "attach" their fees wholeheartedly under the counter, sucking capital from your account(s) without so much as a phone call. I was told at a drive through in essence, "We bottomed out your savings/checking over the past year or so, so pay more to open a new account or move on."

Their marketing figure, or the one who intervened at my request to speak with Pres, upsold their undehanded fee-collections. She actually argued that my use of their products suggested I didn't need them, so why bother coming back into te same status as opened? When I identified real and present technical difficulty, iit was shrugged off and de-emphasized. We actually had an exchange over a penny they kept from savings! So unless you're so dependent on TFCU that you have to constantly log in/log out or raise Cain over their webdesign which seems at best flimsy, then it's definitely not free. I found their CS more like that croc who grabs the unsuspecting one and drags them down. 

So in the end, they'll grind you in this sophisticated use of fine print in order to convert your status to hindisght revenue. So my rating is less than optimal for this one.

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