South Carolina Federal Credit Union Named “Best Financial Institution”
14 Mar 2013

(CHARLESTON, S.C.) – March 14, 2013 – South Carolina Federal Credit Union was named “Best Financial Institution” by Charleston City Paper as part of the 16th Annual Best of Charleston awards.

“We are thrilled to be named ‘Best Financial Institution’ by the readers of Charleston City Paper,” said Scott Woods, President and CEO of South Carolina Federal Credit Union. “We strive to make LifeSimplified™ for our members, and will continue to provide Charleston with the best financial products and services possible.”

In prior years, the category was titled “Best Bank,” and was opened this year to include all financial institutions. South Carolina Federal was proud to be a sponsor for the ‘Best Of Charleston’ recognition event, held Thursday, March 7, 2013 in downtown Charleston.

South Carolina Federal offers a full range of financial services including savings and investments, checking, credit cards and loans. We offer a personable environment, with convenience unsurpassed in our area and strive to provide the products, services, tools and forward thinking that allow members to focus on making their lives more satisfying.

About South Carolina Federal

South Carolina Federal Credit Union is headquartered in North Charleston. More than 140,000 members own and belong to the not-for-profit financial cooperative, which has over $1.3 billion in assets. South Carolina Federal is a community-chartered credit union. Anyone who lives, works, worships or attends school in Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester, Calhoun, Orangeburg or Georgetown counties, and most of the Columbia area, is eligible to join. South Carolina Federal has 17 branches, and 74 ATMs throughout Charleston, Columbia and Georgetown. More information about South Carolina Federal can be found at or on the SiMPLE CENTS blog at



Contact: Meredith Siemens, VP - Corporate Communications

South Carolina Federal Credit Union

843-569-4359 (office)