Intro – Vystar Credit Union Reviews & Ranking

Vystar Credit Union was recently ranked and reviewed by AdvisoryHQ as a top rated credit union. Firms on our top rated lists were selected after they successfully passed AdvisoryHQ’s groundbreaking, four-step banks and credit unions selection methodology

Click here for a step-by-step breakdown of the methodology and selection process used during our Vystar Credit Union review: AdvisoryHQ’s Methodology for Selecting Top Banks and Credit Unions.

The Vystar Credit Union review below provides a detailed assessment, including some of the factors used by AdvisoryHQ News in its ranking and selection of Vystar Credit Union.

Vystar Credit Union Review

VyStar Credit Union was originally founded in 1952 as Jax Navy Federal Credit Union to serve civil servants, military, and their families at the Naval Air Station in Jacksonville Florida.

Starting with 1,100 members and just over $28,000 in assets in 1952, this member of the top 15 best Florida credit unions is one of the largest in the State with over $6 billion in assets and more than 545,000 members.

VyStar is headquartered in Jacksonville and have a wide branch system throughout Northeast Florida.

Key Factors Leading Us to Rank This Firm as One of This Year’s Top Credit Union Firms

Upon completing our detailed reviews, Vystar Credit Union was included in AdvisoryHQ’s ranking of this year’s best credit unions based on the following factors. 

Vystar Credit Union Review: Free Financial Counseling

If you find yourself facing financial difficulties, VyStar doesn’t want you to face them alone. Qualified advisors are available to answer questions and provide practical advice and solutions, free of charge.

In addition to access to financial counselors by phone, VyStar has a full-time financial counselor on staff at their NAS Jax Branch on Jacksonville’s military base.

Vystar Credit Union Review

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Vystar Credit Union Review: BALANCE Counseling & Education

BALANCE goes beyond regular access to VyStar representatives; customers of this Florida credit union have access to BALANCE counselors who can coach and advise them through a number of financial issues and topics:

  • Financial goals
  • General money management
  • Credit and housing topics
  • Spending and savings plans
  • Credit and credit reports
  • Debt management
  • Buying a first home
  • Mortgage delinquency and foreclosure prevention

Participants will walk away from BALANCE sessions with a written action plan that clearly outlines the steps they need to take to reach their financial goals, whatever they may be.

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Vystar Credit Union Review: Women Investors

According to VyStar, “Women are the key to their own financial futures. It’s critical that women educate themselves about finances to make the best financial decisions.”

Thus, VyStar offers specialized financial counseling tailored to these clients’ special needs. VyStar recognizes that women face different financial realities than men generally do, such as longer life expectancies and employment gaps due to caregiving responsibilities.

VySstar wants to help women reach their full financial potential, just as they do all their members.

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