The SAFE BFF (Banking Friends Forever) Program

Good friends. Better banking. Bonus bucks! It's all part of SAFE's BFF (Banking Friends Forever) Program, where you and your friend can earn $50 bucks!

$50 for you and a friend? Yeah, we do that.


If you want $50 just for being a good friend, then you've come to the right web page. Grab a friend and join the SAFE BFF (Banking Friends Forever) Program. All you have to do is invite your friend to open a new checking with SAFE. After he/she completes a few banking achievements listed below, we'll award you and your friend $50 each.

As a SAFE member, you already know about our superior customer service and exceptional financial benefits. So, tell your friend what it's like to have a checking account with SAFE, and let them enjoy the BFF perks and advantages, too.

Here's what YOU need to do:

1. Download and print the BFF Referral Card (provided download link)

2. Fill-out the information on the card

3. Give your friend the filled-out BFF Referral Card, and remind them to submit it when they open their new SAFE checking account (at a SAFE branch or here)

Here's what YOUR BFF needs to do:

1. Get the completed BFF Referral Card from you

2. Open a new SAFE checking account with a $25 minimum opening balance (at a SAFE branch or here)

3. Complete three easy steps within 60 days of opening the account.*

  • Make 25 or more debit card purchases. No sweat, right?
  • Receive at least one direct deposit to the account.
  • Enroll in eStatements. Doesn't get much easier than that.

Once all three transactions activities have been met, SAFE Federal Credit Union will deposit $50 in both of your accounts. Because that's what BFFs do.

* The debit card purchases, online bill payments and eStatement opt-in must occur within 60 days after opening the account. Full eligibility rules below. 

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BFF Program FAQs

Still have questions?

We've put together a list of your most frequently asked questions about our Banking Friends Forever Program.

It's easy. You can invite your friend to open a new SAFE checking account by downloading this referral card and filling it out. You also can pick up a referral card at any SAFE branch. Once you've completed the card, simply give it to your friend to submit when they open their new checking account. The new account can be opened in one of SAFE's 18 branches or online. 

Any current SAFE member who has a SAFE checking account can make a referral.

You'll need to fill out your name, email address, phone number, and address on the referral card before giving it to your friend. Keep in mind, the information you provide must match our current Credit Union records in order for you and your friend to receive your $50 bonus incentive. 

Sure! You can refer members of your family as long as they are 18 years of age or older and they do not have a SAFE checking account. 

This offer is not valid for business accounts. Also, the referred member cannot be valid on any second or new joint checking account of a current member. Individuals who are a signer on a SAFE Federal Credit Union checking account that was closed within the last 90 days also are ineligible.

There's no limit on the number of referrals you can make. So if you have plenty of friends and family members who don't have their checking account at SAFE, this is the perfect time for them to become part of our SAFE Family!

The person you refer must first open any SAFE checking account. Then, within 60 calendar days after opening the account:

  • Make at least 25 debit card purchases.
  • Receive at least one direct deposit to the account.
  • Opt-in for eStatements.

To protect the privacy of our members, we cannot discuss information related to someone else's account. If your referred friend has any questions about their account, they can contact our Member Service Center  by calling 1-800-763-8600 and select option #2. Our Member Service Center is available Monday through Friday from 7 AM until 7 PM and on Saturday from 9 AM until 1 PM.

If the conditions are met within the first 60 calendar days after the new account is opened and the account is current (no negative balances), both the new checking member and referring member will receive a $50 bonus incentive posted to their primary share account.

You can reach our Member Service Center by calling 1-800-763-8600 and selecting Option #2. They are available Monday through Friday from 7 AM until 7 PM and on Saturday from 9 AM until 1 PM.

BANKING FRIENDS FOREVER PROGRAM Referral must be from a SAFE Federal Credit Union checking member only. Not valid on business accounts. Referral coupon must be presented at the time of account opening. Referral must be a new personal checking account to the credit union age 18 or older. BONUS ELIGIBILITY To qualify for the $50 bonus, the referred member must first open any SAFE checking account ($25 min. opening balance). Then, within 60 days after opening the account: 1. Make at least 25 debit card purchases, 2. Receive at least one direct deposit to the account. 3. Enroll in e-statements. If the conditions are met within the first 60 days after the account is opened and the account is current (no negative balances), both the new checking member and referring member will receive a $50 bonus incentive posted to their primary share account. The value of the bonus will be reported as interest earned as required by law and is subject to 1099 tax reporting. This offer is available on first-time checking accounts only. Information provided by referring member must match current Credit Union records. If we are unable to locate the referring member, neither account will receive the $50 deposit. Employees of SAFE Federal Credit Union are not eligible to participate as a referrer. The referred member cannot be valid on any second or new joint checking account of a current member. Individuals who are a signer on a SAFE Federal Credit Union checking account that was closed within the last 90 days also are ineligible.