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Making Your Initial Deposit

Getting started is a breeze.

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The first step toward the financial partnership you deserve.
  1. Overview

Overview

The first step to getting started with BCU is depositing money in your account. From bringing funds into a Service Center to setting up Direct Deposit, funding your initial account is simple.

Here are a few ways to get started:

Transfer Funds from Another Bank or Credit Union

Already have funds at another institution? It’s easy to move them over to the Credit Union and start taking advantage of our great rates and services. To learn more, read these step-by-step instructions on how to set up the transfer or watch a video demo.

Make a Deposit in Person

You can make an initial deposit at any of our locations across the country. Stop by a Service Center in person, visit one of our Shared Branch locations (branches of other credit unions that are available for use by our members), or use one of our tens of thousands of free ATMs. Use our free ATMs and Shared Branch locator to find a location near you.

Set Up Enhanced Direct Deposit™

Directly depositing your paycheck means no need to stop by a Service Center or an ATM. Even better, BCU offers Enhanced Direct Deposit, which allows you to get paid up to 2 days before payday!

Want more info on Direct Deposit? Read our Enhanced Direct Deposit Member FAQs or watch our quick Enhanced Direct Deposit video.

Learn More about Setting up Direct Deposit