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Members 1st Credit Union Mem-Bear

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Highlights
Monthly Fee $0
APY (Annual Percentage Yield) 0.05%
APY Minimum Balance $5

Members 1st Credit Union Mem-Bear Review

Members 1st Credit Union Mem-Bear is offered by Members 1st Credit Union, a credit union founded in 1936 and based in Redding, CA. Members 1st Credit Union Mem-Bear is available in 1 state across the USA.

Key Takeaways
  • Higher than average APY. Members 1st Credit Union Mem-Bear has an annual percentage yield of up to 0.05%, which is higher than the national average interest rate on savings accounts. Note that you must keep a minimum balance of $5.
  • $0 monthly fee. This account does not charge a monthly Service Charge.
  • Small minimum initial deposit. You only need $1 to open an account.
  • No ATM fees. Members 1st Credit Union Mem-Bear does not charge fees on ATM transactions.
  • Bill pay. Pay your bills to practically anyone in the United States through Members 1st Credit Union.
Members 1st savings account Pros & Cons
Pros Cons
  • Dividend-yielding account
  • Insured by NCUA.
  • Access to physical branches.
  • Free debit card and the option to lock/unlock the card if lost or stolen
  • No signup bonus.
  • Only available in one state.
  • Higher than average wire transfer fees.
Members 1st savings account FAQ

Are savings accounts from Members 1st Credit Union federally insured?

Yes, your Members 1st Credit Union savings accounts are insured up to $250,000 per share owner for each account ownership category. The National Credit Union Administration (NCUA), a federal agency, administers the insurance fund and regulates federally insured credit unions. The fund is backed by the full faith and credit of the U.S. Government.

Does Members 1st Credit Union offer a signup bonus?

Members 1st savings account doesn't offer a signup bonus.

What is the minimum initial deposit for Members 1st savings account?

The minimum deposit to open a Members 1st savings account is $1.
Members 1st Credit Union Mem-Bear Minimums
Description
APY Minimum Balance $5
Minimum Balance to Avoid Monthly Fee Starting at $0
Minimum Opening Deposit Starting at $1
Minimum Required Balance $0

What APY does Members 1st Credit Union offer?

Members 1st savings account offers an APY of 0.05% (APY stands for annual percentage yield, rates may change).

The interest rate on a savings account or checking account can change based, in part, on what the Federal Reserve does. Note that the APY of a savings account is the amount of interest you will earn if you keep your money in the account for a full year expressed as a percentage. The difference between an APY and an interest rate is that the APY takes into account how often your money earns interest (or compounds). The more often your money compounds, the more it will earn. Savings accounts with an interest rate that compounds daily, for example, will earn a higher return (and therefore a higher APY) than savings accounts that compound annually.

What fees does Members 1st savings account charge?

Members 1st savings account does not charge a monthly service fee. See the fee breakdown section below to view all fees.

  • Outgoing domestic bank transfers come with a $35 fee.
  • Incoming domestic bank transfers come with a $10 fee.
  • Outgoing international bank transfers come with a $35 fee. You can save a ton of money in fees if you use use a nonbank money transfer service.
  • Incoming international bank transfers come with a $35 fee.
  • Members 1st savings account charges a $10 fee for an early account closure. Contact Members 1st savings account for more details on what is considered an early closure.
  • Members 1st savings account charges $5 every time you request a paper statement.

What features and perks does Members 1st savings account offer?

This savings account includes the following features:

  • Fraud monitoring - Members 1st savings account monitors transactions for potentially fraudulent activity, such as when a debit card is unexpectedly used in a different location, or you make a sudden string of costly purchases.
  • Free Online Bill Pay - Online Bill Pay allows you to pay bills easily from your account.
  • Mobile Banking Services - Members 1st savings account allows you to manage your money online or with a mobile app. This includes depositing checks in your account with a mobile app on your smartphone.
  • Nationwide ATM network - Conveniently transact at a nearby ATM.

Can you set up a direct deposit to Members 1st savings account?

In most cases, the answer is yes. However, it depends on the direct deposit program your employer uses. Most direct deposit programs allow you to send your paycheck to a savings or checking account. In some cases, you can even split your paycheck between the two.

What is the customer support email for Members 1st savings account?

The customer support email for Members 1st savings account is updates@m1cu.org.

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Availability

  Available in 1 state
California
Availabile in all of California

Feature Breakdown

APY Minimum Balance $5
Minimum Balance to Avoid Monthly Fee Starting at $0
Minimum Opening Deposit Starting at $1
Minimum Required Balance $0
International ATM Surcharge $0
Monthly Fee $0
Early Account Closure $10
Paper Statement Fee $5
Returned Deposit Fee (Domestic) $26
Wire Transfer Fee - Domestic (Incoming) $10
Wire Transfer Fee - Domestic (Outgoing) $35
Wire Transfer Fee - International (Incoming) $35
Wire Transfer Fee - International (Outgoing) $35
Account Features
  • No ATM Fees
  • Branch Access
  • Insured by NCUA
  • Debit Card
  • Free Bill Pay
  • Fraud Protection
  • Debit Card Lock/Unlock
  • Fraud Monitoring
  • Mobile Banking
  • Nationwide ATM Network
  • Interest Bearing Account
  • No Monthly Maintenance Fee
  • Mobile Check Deposit
APY (Annual Percentage Yield) 0.05%

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