'SurF's Up,' Fees Are Down At Maine ATMs

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WESTBROOK, Maine-Maine's credit unions have launched an awareness campaign to inform credit union members of its CU24 SurF (surcharge-free) Alliance.

The campaign, themed "When SurF's up, fees are down at Maine's credit unions," debuts at the same time research has found that Maine consumers can save up to $300 a year on ATM fees by joining a credit union.

The Alliance, which started in 1999, now includes 56 participating credit unions and more than 120 ATM locations across the state. Members can also now make surcharge-free deposits at a number of CU24 SurF ATM locations in Maine. In the past year, the number of SurF locations has increased 22%.

Consumers can locate a SurF ATM by visiting www.mainecul.org.

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