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For Employees of Our Business Partners

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

Premier Checking

As an employee of a Community 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.

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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.
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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.

Download the Premier Checking account flyer.
Download the $1,000 off home loan closing costs flyer.

What You’ll Need to Apply

To get these exclusive benefits, apply using our secure online application. When applying:

• Select “I am a member of Salal Credit Union” when selecting membership eligibility.
• Select “My Free Checking” as your checking account option. (We’ll change your account to Premier Checking once your application is approved.)

Make sure to provide your employer info on your application so we know you qualify as a Community Business Partner employee. You can help make the application process easier by having the following info ready:

• Social Security number
• Current driver’s license
• Main phone number
• Email
• Current physical address
• Mailing address, if different from your physical address

Once we have received your application, we will reach out to you with further details and confirm your employer. Usually a recent paystub is all we need.

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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

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Amy Ridley

Sr. Business Development Specialist

P: 206.650.1306

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.

1. To be eligible for $75, you must be employed by a Salal Community Business Partner, you cannot have had a Salal checking account in the prior 6 months, the account must be open and in good standing at least 90 days, and you must make at least 30 debit card transactions within first 90 days. This special cash offer is subject to IRS reporting and will be reflected on your 1099. Limit one per household. Deposits will be made to eligible accounts within four months of opening. All Salal accounts are subject to approval. A minimum of $25 is required to open a Salal Premier Checking account. Other fees such as nonsufficient funds, overdraft, etc. may apply. See Consumer Product & Fee Disclosure and Consumer Membership & Account Agreement here for details.
2. Eligibility for credit card is dependent on credit history and capacity.
3. Excluding 1st mortgages, Visa, EZ Line of Credit, loans through our Dealer Direct program, savings secured and certificate secured loans.
4. Does not include Youth, Choice, or Promotional Rate Certificates of Deposit.
5. Salal Rewards points must be redeemed at time of application for Custom Fit Home Equity Line of Credit.
6. Salal Rewards points must be redeemed at time of request for a fixed-rate loan segment in Custom Fit Home Equity Line of Credit.
*All Salal loans and accounts are subject to credit approval. Some restrictions may apply.