Teachers, aides, principals, counselors – really anyone working in a school – they all play a significant role in a child’s life. They mentor, motivate and nourish student development. Educators frequently put their student’s needs before their own, often at their own financial expense. To show our appreciation, Family First is proud to offer the Extra Credit Bundle, designed with the unique financial needs of educators in mind!
Our goal is to simplify the financial challenges placed on educators. The Extra Credit Bundle offers a variety of unique products tailored to best fit the needs of teachers and school employees serving grades K-12. If you open a new membership with us, you can take advantage of the following benefits:
In addition to the Extra Credit Bundle, Family First is offering twenty $250 Classroom Grants to support classroom needs in our communities. This grant is available to all educators working with grades K-12. Click the button below to download the grant application. Completed applications can be returned to a branch near you or emailed to [email protected]
The Teacher Grant application deadline is Saturday, October 16th. Grant recipients will be notified and funds deposited into your Family First account by November 19th, 2021.
Extra Credit Savings Account
Educators are able to transfer funds from each payroll deposit throughout the school year into this specially designed account. These funds will then be available during the summer months when educators are not working. Here are some of the benefits of this account.
Extra Credit Loan
This loan is designed to provide a low-cost option that can be paid back in a short period of time.
Extra Credit VISA Cards
At Family First Credit Union offers two credit card levels – Our Platinum and Classic. Both provide low rates for you to use whether you are shopping around the corner or around the world! Our Platinum card also proudly offers rewards points that you can use towards travel rebates, gift cards, and cash. Have your credit card work as hard as you do in the classroom with either of these options.
Pinnacle Checking Account
This checking account pays 1.00% APY on up to $10,000 if you meet the easy and fast qualifications. Apply today!
Extra Credit Coupons
In addition to the extensive benefits of any of these programs. We will also provide a packet of redeemable coupons when an educator opens up their account that may include the following:
*Restrictions apply. Speak to a Family First employee for details. **APY= Annual Percentage Yield and is accurate as of 8/16/21 and subject to change. The APY on balances of $10,000.01 and above is .10%. Rates may change after account is opened. Requirements to earn interest on High Yield Checking include 12 signature-based debit card transactions (excluding POS and ATM transactions) or direct deposit of at least $250 each month (excludes transfers to/from Family First shares or loans), and e-statement with a valid email address. If the requirements are not met, the rate will be 0.00% (APY) on the entire balance for the month. Requirements are calculated for each calendar month. Fees may reduce earnings on the account. Dividends are compounded daily and credited monthly. ***APR is Annual Percentage Rate. ^0.25% APY increase on CD is not valid on CD Specials.
There are no withdrawals from this account prior to its maturity date. Early withdrawal results in forfeiture of all dividends earned on this account or seven days’ dividends, whichever is greater. This account matures on June 30th of each year. Funds are transferred to the regular share account (-00).