General Info: The Credit Union 1, also known as CU1, is a nonprofit organization that offers a range of financial services and products. Established in 1952, it provides a range of savings and checking accounts. The union offers auto and real estate loans, as well as several mortgage options. The Credit Union 1 also provides certificates of deposit and individual retirement accounts. The union offers a line of insurance coverage plans. It participates in various community events and programs. The union provides direct deposit and online banking services. It maintains more than 10 branches in Alaska. The Credit Union 1 has over 55,500 members.