Recent Articles

‘Tis the season for ‘open enrollment’ scams

Winter is coming, which means open enrollment season is here. With 2020 just around the corner, now’s the time to add or change your health coverage through Medicare or the Affordable Care Act (ACA). You have until December 7 (Medicare) or December 15 (ACA) to make any changes. As you compare your options, watch out for scams. Here are some tips to protect your wallet and your personal information this open enrollment season.

Free Homebuyers Seminar - Buy Smart

Answers You Need To Know Before Buying A Home.

West Springfield, 63 Park Avenue
Wednesday, November 13
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Guests will include a local realtor, attorney, mortgage specialists, and homeowners insurance agent who will lead the discussions. Light refreshments will be served. Please RSVP to Michael Kelley at 413-636-4053 or NMLS#494741

Arrha Credit Union Raising Alzheimer's Awareness in Pioneer Valley – Join the Community to Help Find a Cure by Golfing or Walking.

Michael S. Ostrowski, President and CEO; John Lund, Chief Financial Officer; and Michael Kelley, Mortgage Originator of Arrha Credit Union, invites everyone of all ages and abilities to help raise Alzheimer’s awareness and find a cure.  “Our goal is to get as many people in the Pioneer Valley and beyond to participate in the James E. Graham Jr. Memorial Golf Tournament on Saturday, September 14, to raise funds for the Alzheimer's Association and participate in the 2019 Walk to End Alzheimer's on Sunday, September 15 to End Alzheimer’s.  The golf tournament and walk is about continuing to build a community to honor our loved ones and find a cure,” states Lund. 


Arrha Credit Union Welcomes New Board Member, Attorney Ryan J. Barry of Springfield

Arrha Credit Union, welcomes and announces the appointment of a new Board Member, Ryan J. Barry, Attorney at Bulkley, Richardson and Gelinas, LLP located in Springfield. We are very fortunate to have Ryan join our board as gratuitous as we continue to focus on our community mission to have our members always feel at home, be the go-to for all their financial needs, and to serve our members/communities as a not-for-profit financial institution by offering competitive dividend rates, low loan rates, and reduced fees for services.

Buy Smart Free Homebuyers Seminar

What You Need to Know to Purchase a Home.


• Tips for Homebuyers
• Understand Your Credit Score
• Understand Your Down Payment Options
• Understand Mortgage Rates & Different Loan Programs
• Appraisal Value & Lender Requirements
• Ask the Local Experts at No Charge

Arrha Welcomes Pamela Sanborn As the West Springfield Assistant Branch Manager

"Arrha Credit Union is extremely pleased to welcome and introduce Pamela (Pam) Sanborn as our new West Springfield Assistant Branch Manager," states Michael S. Ostrowski, President and CEO. Pam has over 20 years of banking experience and been recognized throughout her banking industry career for outstanding member service.