In 1951, General Foods Employees Credit Union was established to offer payroll deduction for savings and loan products to the Kankakee Gaines Plant and Corn Mill. It grew to become CommonWealth Credit Union (CWCU), a multi-site, full-service financial cooperative that is now community chartered to serve anyone who lives or works in Kankakee, Ford, Iroquois or Will Counties of Illinois. With over $60 million in assets CommonWealth Credit Union ranks as the largest credit union in Kankakee County, serving over 10,000 members with three locations that all include drive up service and ATMs.
CommonWealth Credit Union offers members a variety of personal banking products and services designed to fit the way you live your life. CWCU offers personal checking accounts and a wealth of savings options including share certificates, money markets and more. Manage your accounts with ease using online services like free online account access and bill pay. Whatever your lending needs are, CWCU has a loan solution and services for you. CWCU offers members additional services including wire transfers, direct deposit, payroll deduction and access to investment services.