Start Feeling Good About Your Money
Employees of our Community Business Partners who become Salal Credit Union members are eligible for exclusive perks, along with all the great tools and services that come free when you join Salal, including 24/7 Mobile and Online Banking. You also get access to a full range of sound financial products, and the knowledge that you’re part of a grassroots movement founded on the concept of people helping people.
Helping Members Thrive for Over 70 Years
We’re a member-owned financial co-operative established in 1948. Since we have stakeholders, not stockholders, our profits go back to our members and their communities in the form of better rates, lower fees, and charitable giving. We’re here to help you easily manage your money and achieve your financial goals.
Exclusive Membership Benefits
As an employee of a Salal Business Partner, you’re eligible for many exclusive benefits when you open a Premier Checking account, including a $75 opening bonus.1 Take a look at how the extra perks of Premier Checking compare with our standard My Free Checking.
Note: My Free Checking is not available for this special offer and is shown here for comparison purposes only.
|Benefits||My Free Checking||Premier Checking|
|No monthly service charge or minimum balance|
|Access to 40,000+ fee-free ATMs and 6,000 Shared Branches nationwide|
|No fees from Salal to use ATMs outside our network|
|FREE Online Banking, Bill Pay, and eStatements|
|FREE Mobile Banking app with Mobile Check Deposit|
|FREE Mobile Wallets — use your debit card to make mobile payments with Apple Pay®, Samsung Pay, and Google Pay™|
|FREE standard checks, cashier’s checks, and money orders.|
|5,000 Salal Rewards Points upon opening|
|$75 account opening bonus.1|
|Salal Visa credit card.2.|
With 5,000 Salal Rewards Points you get when you open your Premier Checking account, you can:
- Buy down your loan rate by 0.25% on a new consumer loan.3
- Increase your interest rate by 0.25% on a new certificate of deposit.4
- Decrease your Custom Fit Home Equity line rate by 0.25%.5
- Decrease your Custom Fit Home Equity fixed-rate segment by 0.25%.6
- Waive two non-sufficient funds (NSF) or overdraft fees per year.
Worried About Your Credit?
We offer checking options, such as our Pathway Checking account, for those in the process of building or repairing their credit. If you have questions about your eligibility, please feel free to contact us to learn more about how we can help.
Find Out How to Get Started
Home Lending and Personal Loans
We offer employees of our local partners a full suite of affordable lending products to help you manage life’s major expenses.
Make the most favorable move for your finances with help from our home loan experts and get $1,000 off your closing costs for a new home loan or refinance.
Choose from a variety of affordable options for just about any purpose.
Get preapproved at a great rate for less hassle, more savings.
What You’ll Need to Apply
To become a Salal Credit Union member, apply for a checking account using our secure online application portal. Make sure to select your employer on your application to qualify for Premier Checking. You can help the process move more smoothly by having the following info ready:
- Social Security number
- Current driver’s license
- Main phone number
- Current physical address
- Mailing address, if different from your physical address
Once we have received your application, we will follow up with you to give you further details and confirm your employer. Usually a recent paystub is all we need.Apply for a Checking Account Now
We’re Here to Help
Have more questions or need help with your application? Feel free to contact our program coordinator Amy Ridley.Contact Amy
Sr. Business Development Specialist
About Amy: The credit union philosophy of “People Helping People” is a big part of why Amy has continued to work in the financial industry for nearly 30 years. Beginning her career as a teller, Amy has always followed her passion for helping people gain access to essential banking services and improve their financial wellbeing.