Checking Made Simple
When you open a checking account with SAFE, there are no monthly service charges, no minimum balance requirements, and no per-check fees.
Keep life affordable and convenient with a SAFE checking account. You have access to the latest high-tech amenities without giving up the personal attention you deserve. You’ll also enjoy:
- Convenient, round-the-clock access to funds —Whether you’re transferring money, making a deposit, or paying a bill, banking is easier than ever before with SAFE’s 24/7 online and mobile account platforms.
- Overdraft protection —Avoid the hassle and embarrassment of bounced checks with this simple safeguard. Choose from five different protection options to fit your lifestyle.
- Visa® Debit Card—Access your funds anywhere Visa is accepted and get peace of mind with continuous fraud monitoring. SAFE’s debit card is the safest and most convenient way to pay.
- No fees, no balance requirements to maintain your account—and much more!
Easy Access Savings
You can start a traditional savings account at SAFE with as little as a $5 opening deposit.
As a SAFE account holder, you’ll also enjoy:
- Regular quarterly earnings—SAFE distributes dividends—that is, your portion of our earnings—to members four times per year. Dividends are paid on your average daily balance.
- Lasting financial protection—Our savings accounts are federally insured by the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) for up to $250,000.
- And much more!
Checking & Savings Account Rates
Why join a credit union?
According to the Credit Union National Association, more than 120 million Americans belong to a credit union.
Some of the benefits of a credit union checking or savings account include:
- Generally lower fees and higher savings rates
- Personalized service
- Not-for-profit status means we serve our members, not investors
- Not everyone is eligible for membership with SAFE, but there are many ways to qualify. See if you qualify today.
What do you need to open a checking account?
Once you’ve confirmed you are eligible for membership, you can open a checking or savings account online in about 10 minutes.
Online applicants will need to provide the following items either digitally or by mail:
- Valid ID
- Proof of income
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