As a credit union with its roots in the military, we understand the unique and exciting challenges that military life presents. We’re here to partner with you every step of the way, that’s why AmeriCU offers great rates on all of our products, exceptional service, and superior lending solutions from a credit union you can trust.
At AmeriCU, we’ve improved the way we do business for our military members! Your service deserves ours, that’s why we offer the following benefits:
New members may be pre-approved* for a $1,000 AmeriCONNECT Visa Card and/or $500 Personal Line of Credit at account opening.
Products tailored to qualifying veterans and active-duty service members on their journey to homeownership.
One day early for military and Department of Defense employees. ****
AmeriCU proudly serves military members and their families. No matter where you’re stationed, AmeriCU stands ready to meet your financial needs, no matter where life takes you.
Loan discounts available to qualifying*** members of the Military and First Responders:
Since 2011, AmeriCU has been proud to present the Salute to the Troops Tribute Concert at Mountainfest, to thank the soldiers of the United States Army, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum for their valiant service to our country.
Relocating can be a stressful time for any family; we have gathered some resources for you to help make your move as smooth a transition as possible. Military.com has a wealth of information and resources for you as you’re relocating. View relocation information and resources.
Whether it’s one-on-one, at a workshop, in a classroom, or online, AmeriCU is here to help you with all of your financial needs. Our knowledgeable staff will help guide you through the process of creating budgets, developing payment plans, and repairing your credit while establishing savings goals.
Get started with AmeriCU’s online financial wellness tools.
When preparing for deployment, one of the most important things you can do is ensure that your finances are in order and will be taken care of while you are away. Our experienced staff is available to assist you with the preparation of your financial affairs while you prepare to deploy. Learn more about AmeriCU’s Fort Drum Financial Center.
You can download the Military Deployment Guide here. This comprehensive guide to preparing for deployment was created by The Department of Defense’s Military OneSource. OneSource provides trusted information, answers and support on every aspect of military life 24/7/365 — private non-medical counseling and a range of specialty consultations are available at no cost to active duty, National Guard, reserve service members (regardless of activation status), their families and survivors. Learn more at www.MilitaryOneSource.mil or call
The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) is a program that provides legal and financial protections for you when you are on active duty. Make sure you’ve taken care of your loans and understand your options while deployed. Learn more about the SCRA.
On January 1, 2018, the military modernized its retirement plan by moving to the blended retirement system. Similar to an employer-sponsored 401(k) plan, the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) helps you save for retirement while supplementing your military retirement pay. Learn more about saving for retirement.
AmeriCU has knowledgeable staff to help you answer any of your questions about the Thrift Savings Plan.
Since 2011, AmeriCU has been proud to present the Salute to the Troops Tribute Concert at Mountainfest, a day-long event, free and open to the public, to thank the soldiers of the United States Army, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum for their valiant service to our country.
Here, you can do nearly anything virtually that you can do inside one of our financial centers, including talking with a live member of our team! It’s convenient, easy, and available wherever you go.
Access your accounts from your desktop or mobile, without ever having to visit a Financial Center, and take advantage of a variety of eServices
Questions? Click the ‘Let’s Connect’ button in the bottom right-hand corner to get started!
Join AmeriCU on Friday, February 23 at the Comets Hockey Game for an evening of family-friendly fun. This event will bring together fans, players, and the community for an evening filled with excitement and hockey.
AmeriCU is excited to be the presenting sponsor for this home game. Make sure you stop by the AmeriCU table to say hi and receive a fun giveaway.
If you have multiple loans or too much credit card debt, debt consolidation can help you manage your payments, help you save money over time, and possibly lower your interest rates. Debt consolidation can offer great benefits, but it can also come with risks.
**Restrictions may apply. Not all members will qualify. Call 800.388.2000 for details.
***Data carrier rates may apply.
***Qualifying first responders for this program include: active service members, veterans, firefighters, police officers, Corrections Officers, EMTs and paramedics. You may be asked to provide your first responder work ID as proof of qualification. Program subject to change or discontinuance.
****If you are an AmeriCU Checking, Savings or Money Market accountholder that has set up a direct deposit with a payor, you may qualify for direct deposit one business day early. Whether a direct deposit is eligible is at our discretion and we cannot guarantee that you will always receive the one-day early service.
Equal Housing Lender. Membership eligibility required. Insured by NCUA.