With You Every Step of the Way

As you move forward on the journey to your degree Wildfire Cardinal Perks is gonna be there to give you an edge on managing your finances. Think of it as a backpack, always with you and full of resources.

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Become a Member

Become a Wildfire member today! With unmatched personal service and a location right down Bay Road from SVSU, it is sure to become your financial home for your college career.

PLUS as an SVSU student your membership fee of $5 will be waived when you join!

What are you waiting for?

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Debit Card

Use it to pay for books, food, supplies, a night out, or for a treat for yourself to celebrate a passing grade on an exam.

Our debit card, can be used at ATM's and at merchants worldwide who accepts Visa®.

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Overdraft Protection

Have some peace of mind as your push through semesters knowing that you are protected from overdraft fees. As a Cardinal you are going to be supplied with 5 Overdraft fee reversals per year!

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College gets expensive and sometimes you need a little help to cover the cost, that is where we come in.

Aside from top of the class student loans, we also provide students the opportunity to apply for scholarships to give your finances a boost.

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Financial Literacy

As you progress in your field of study, you can learn the ins and outs of the financial world with our Workshops/Presentations offered to all students!

Become an expert in two fields, unless you are majoring in finance, in that case you will only grow your knowledge.

Financial Wellness While in College

Budget Counseling

Whether you need help completing a budget for the first time or advice that will improve your budgeting skills, Wildfire's certified credit union financial counselors are ready to assist you in credit counseling.

We will work with you one-on-one to evaluate your financial situation and plan budgets to help you pay bills and save money. Not too mention it is free, and that is pretty awesome.

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Recent Blog Posts

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Handling your own spending and expenses during your college career doesn’t have to be as scary as it sounds. Wildfire is prepared to be with you every step of the way.

Read Full Money Saving Tips for College Students Post

Date Published: Mar 2, 2023

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So, you finally did it. You graduated from college and have freed yourself from the stresses of summer ending, homework, and studying for those nerve racking exams and earned yourself that coveted degree.

Read Full How to Prepare for Battle Against Student Loans Post

Date Published: Jun 24, 2021

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Advice, motivation, and guidance in dealing with post-graduation job hunting stressors, concerns, and the wave of emotions that can come with it.

Read Full Finding a Job After College: Don’t Panic Post

Date Published: Mar 11, 2021