Let's face it—finances can be confusing! From routing numbers to account suffixes, sometimes its hard to know what's what. SAFE wants to make sure you're informed and help you avoid delays—especially when it comes to your money! That's why we've put together some general, but important information about your SAFE Federal Credit Union account. Take a look:

What's my routing number?

SAFE Federal Credit Union's routing number is a nine-digit number that identifies us as the credit union for your financial transaction. SAFE Federal Credit Union has only one routing number for all our accounts:

253279691

You'll see this number at the bottom, left of all SAFE Federal Credit Union checks. 

Direct Deposit

Whether it's your paycheck, a bill payment, or your tax refund, one of the quickest ways to receive funds into your account is through direct deposit. Providing the correct account information is key to avoiding any mishaps with your employer or the IRS. Here are some helpful guidelines to make sure you are submitting the correct information.
 
To deposit funds to your savings account:
 
  • Routing Number: 253279691
  • Savings Account Number: This number is unique to every member and can be found on your Membership Card (see an example below). Don't have your SAFE membership card handy? You can easily locate your savings account number within your online banking account. Once you're logged in, simply click on your svings account, then select account details.  If you need further assitance locating your savings account number, feel free to call us at 1-800-763-8600, or visit your nearest SAFE branch location. We're happy to help you locate it, or print you a replacement SAFE Membership Card.
  • Account Type: Savings

 

 

 

 

 

 

To deposit funds to your checking account:

  • Routing Number: 253279691
  • Checking Account Number: This is a 10-digit number that is unique to every member and can be found at the bottom, center of your checks (see an example below). This number is what identifies your account. Don't have any SAFE checks, or still aren't sure how to find your checking account number? Don't worry! You can easily locate it within your online banking account. Once you're logged in, simply click on your checking account, then select account details.  If you need further assitance locating your checking account number, feel free to call us at 1-800-763-8600, or visit your nearest SAFE branch location.
  • Account Type: Checking

 

 

 

 

 

ACH Payments

Now days, most companies use ACH payment processing. ACH stands for Automated Clearing House—a financial network based in the United States used for electronic payments. It's basically a fancy way of saying "direct payments." It lets you send funds without using a credit or debit card, or writing a paper check. When submitting an ACH payment to a company (for example, paying your electricity bill online), you'll need to provide your checking account information, which includes:

  • Routing Number: 253279691
  • Checking Account Number: This is a 10-digit number that is unique to every member and can be found at the bottom, center of your checks (see an example below). This number is what identifies your account. Don't have any SAFE checks, or still aren't sure how to find your checking account number? Don't worry! You can easily locate it within your online banking account. Once you're logged in, simply click on your checking account, the select account details.  If you need further assitance locating your checking account number, feel free to call us at 1-800-763-8600, or visit your nearest SAFE branch location.
  • Account Type: Checking

 

 

 

 

 

Things to remember:

  • SAFE Federal Credit Union has only one routing number 253279691
  • When posting to a savings account, you will need your member number/savings account number. Only primary savings accounts can receive ACH transactions. (The Automated Clearing House, an electronic network for financial transactions in the United States. These transactions include, but aren’t limited to: direct deposits, payrolls, vendor payments, tax refunds, etc.)
  • When posting to a checking account, you will need the full ten (10) digit book number

Don't hesitate to let us know if you have any questions! A member of our friendly staff is just a call or click away! You can reach us at 1-800-763-8600, Option 2.