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Join the family and Get up to $150!

Get $100 as a New Member1

 

It's easy. Just join our credit union and:

Step 1: Open a First500 Savings Account2  or a First500 Youth Savings Account3

Step 2: Open a Value Checking Account,4 Advantage Checking,5 or Teen Checking Account6 

You can do it right here!

Use promo code: NEWMEMBER

Open An Account Now

Grab Another $50

Simply open a Credit Card, Personal Loan, or Auto Loan that is funded within 90 days of joining.7

 

Your Story Matters!TM

As part of the entertainment community and our friends, family, and colleagues, you need a financial ally as unique as you are. That’s the role we were born to play.

We're member-owned and not-for-profit, so you can count on:

  • Better rates and lower fees
  • Free Credit Score Monitoring
  • Digital & Mobile Banking with Digital ID security 
  • Investment and Insurance services
  • Branches on studio lots8
  • Financial education resources
  • Loans to cover union fees9
  • And so much more to discover!
     

Who is Eligible? You Are!

Membership in First Entertainment Credit Union is open to the employees, their families, and retirees of the companies served by the Credit Union. In addition to any and all persons who live, regularly work, currently attend school, or worship in Los Angeles County, California. 

 

Better Banking Awaits

Get your bonuses by joining First Entertainment Credit Union by September 30, 2022!

Just use promo code: NEWMEMBER

Open Accounts Now


*Branches only accessible for those cleared for access.

1 Eligibility requirements apply and must be met by the 90th day of account opening to qualify for the $100 bonus. Offer available to new members joining First Entertainment Credit Union between January 4, 2022 and September 30, 2022, using promo code NEWMEMBER. A new member is defined as having no previous relationship with First Entertainment Credit Union. Must open either a First Entertainment Credit Union Value, Advantage Checking Account, or Teen Checking Account with at least $1.00 or more. The checking account must remain open for a minimum of three (3) months. The bonus will be credited to your checking account within thirty (30) days following the satisfaction of the requirements. Offer does not apply to second or multiple checking accounts and/or existing members with checking accounts.

Eligibility requirements apply and must be met by the 90th day of account opening to qualify for the $50 bonus using promo code NEWMEMBER. Credit cards, personal loans, and auto loans qualify for this promotion. Mortgage loans do not qualify. All loans are subject to credit approval. Not all members will qualify. Terms, conditions, and restrictions may apply. All loan amounts and terms qualify. The loan must fund within the first ninety (90) days of account opening. The $50 bonus will be credited to your checking account within thirty (30) days following satisfaction of the requirements. Visit firstent.org for more information regarding our lending products. Our current rates are available at firstent.org/rates. Limited to a total of $150 bonus per member. 

First Entertainment Credit Union employees are not eligible to receive the $150 bonus.

2 A First500 Savings Account is your primary savings account which is required to be established by every member. The minimum deposit required to open a First500 Savings Account is $1 (the purchase of one share at par value of $1), which must be maintained for your account to remain in an active status. Other terms and conditions may apply. For complete details, please refer to the Member Account Agreement and Disclosure (MAAD). The APY for an account balance up to $500 in a First500 Savings Account will be 1.00% APY when a member has a First Entertainment Checking Account and has requested eStatements only (member must discontinue receipt of paper statements). Member must also have either active online Bill Pay service or Direct Deposit. Active is defined as one transaction every ninety (90) days for either service. Balances above $500 in qualifying accounts and any balance in a non-qualifying First500 Savings Account will earn the First500 Savings Base Rate. One First500 Savings Account per Social Security Number. In certain instances when the minimum balance is not maintained, and no other services or accounts are open, a low balance monthly fee may apply.  For fee information, please refer to our current Schedule of Account Fees and Charges.

3 First500 Youth Savings Accounts are available to minors eligible for membership with a Social Security Number. For minors who are 12 years old and younger, an adult Joint Tenant is required on the account. Minors who are 13-17 years old may be permitted to open an Individual account if they have a valid, unexpired Student ID with their picture or a State-Issued Identification Card (Issued by the DMV). First500 Youth Savings Accounts will earn 1.00% APY on account balances up to $500 with Digital Banking access and eStatements only. Balances above $500 in qualifying accounts and any balance in a non-qualifying First500 Youth Savings Account will earn the First500 Savings Base Rate. One First500 Youth Savings Account per Social Security Number. Rates are subject to change without notice and may vary.

4 Value Checking Account. To avoid a monthly service fee, the account must be signed up for eStatements only. For fee information, please refer to our current Schedule of Account Fees and Charges. No dividends are paid on this account.

5 Advantage Checking. Annual Percentage Yield (APY) is 0.10%. APY is based on the assumption that dividends remain on deposit for the entire dividend period. A minimum daily checking account balance of $1,000 or a combined minimum daily balance of $4,000 among all credit union accounts is required to avoid a monthly service fee. For fee information, please refer to our current Schedule of Account Fees and Charges.

6 Teen Checking Account. For minors between 13-17 years of age. Joint Tenants must qualify for an Advantage or Value Checking Account in their own right. If the Joint Tenant has a First Entertainment Checking Account, it must be maintained in good standing. Teen Checking Accounts have a minimum opening deposit of $1.00, do not earn dividends, and have no minimum balance requirement.

7 Rate and term are dependent on the loan amount. Rates and terms are subject to change without notice. All loans are subject to credit approval. Offer subject to change.

8 Branches only accessible for those cleared for access.

9 Loan proceeds must be “Paid Directly” to the Union and/or Guild. All loans are subject to credit approval. Terms, conditions, and restrictions may apply. Loan proceeds may not be used to refinance existing First Entertainment Credit Union loans. Offer subject to change.

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