BrightStar Credit Union is offering up to $100 for opening its checking account and performing qualifying transactions. The $100 bonus requires a minimum of 4 eligible transactions each month for 7 months. A $50 bonus is available with just direct deposit of at least $500 per month. The coupon for this bonus along with additional details is in this credit union flyer (pdf) as of 7/23/2010.
The credit union checking account has no minimum balance requirements and no monthly fees. Online BillPay is free.
Membership is open anyone who lives, works or goes to school in Broward or Palm Beach Counties, Florida. Please refer to the credit union's membership page for the full details.
Branches are located in the South Florida cities of Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood, Lauderhill, Margate and Pembroke Pines. The credit union is part of a shared branch network, CU Service Centers, which allows you to conduct many banking transactions at branches of other credit unions around the nation.
The credit union's ratings for safety and soundness are above average: 4 stars (excellent) at BauerFinancial, 3 stars (performing) at Bankrate.com and an overall health score of 3 out of 5 at DepositAccounts.com (see our financial overview of BrightStar Credit Union). The credit union is federally insured by the NCUA (Charter # 67347).
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