- 12 signature-based debit card purchases
- one direct deposit
- receive e-statements
Update 7/04/09: A reader has reported that they don't waive the requirements for the first month. Banks and credit unions often waive the first month requirements since it can take time for the customer to receive the debit card.
Membership is open to anyone who lives or works in Linn, Buchanan, Delaware, Jones, Cedar, Johnson, Iowa and Benton Counties. Membership requires a minimum deposit of $5 in the share savings account.
Branches are located in Cedar Rapids and Marion, Iowa. The credit union is federally insured by the NCUA (Charter # 63602). It has $154.3 million in assets and 21,072 members.
Thanks to the reader who mentioned this reward checking account in the comments.
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Edit 6/13/09: Added rate for balances over $25K