5.00% Reward Checking Account at Marine FCU in NC & VA - Local Only

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Marine Federal Credit Union is offering a reward checking account called Bravo Checking. The account has the following rates and features if certain monthly requirements are met:
  • 5.00% APY on balances up to $25,000
  • 1.01% APY on portion of balance over $25,000
  • 0.15% APY base rate if requirements are not met
  • Refunds ATM fees nationwide up to $25 per cycle
The monthly requirements include:
  • 10 debit card transactions (non-ATM)
  • direct deposit of pay or ACH (automated payment), debit or credit
  • Receive e-statements
Additional features of the account regardless of the monthly requirements include:
  • No minimum balance requirement
  • No monthly service charge
  • Free bill pay with e-statements (MFCU@Home)
  • Online banking
According to the credit union's membership page:
Active and retired members of the following are eligible to join Marine FCU: Military, D.O.D., and Non-Appropriated Fund Civilians associated with Camp Lejeune and MCAS New River, Jacksonville, North Carolina, and Quantico, Virginia.

You can also qualify for membership via other employers and qualified organizations. Please contact the credit union for more details. Membership requires purchase of one share for $5. At the bottom of the membership page there's a link to a PDF membership application that can be printed and mailed.

Multiple branches are located in North Carolina and Virginia. The credit union was chartered in 1959 and is federally insured by the NCUA (Charter # 12977).

Thanks to the reader who mentioned this reward checking account.

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Anonymous   |     |   Comment #1
Note that beginning 4/1/10 the rate drops to 3.5% and only on 15,000
6.00% 36-Month CD at a North Carolina/Virginia CU (Marine FCU)
Marine Federal Credit Union is offering a special 6.00% APY 36-month share certificate. The minimum deposit is $10K. Penalty for early withdrawal equals 90 days of interest.

The field of membership is primarily military and employer based. See website for details.

Branches are located in several areas of North Carolina and Virginia.

Marine FCU is NCUA insured. It has over $550 million in assets and over 98,000 members.





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