What is a Credit Union?
A credit union is a group of people with a common bond who join together to form a federally chartered private institution for the purpose of saving money, earning interest and making possible borrowing money when needed at the best possible interest rate.
When was the Lehigh County Employees Federal Credit Union Formed?
This credit union was formed in March of 1965. Credit unions were first established during the Depression to help commonly bonded people in need. There are now over 2,200 member with assets over $16 million.
Who May Join the Credit Union?
- Lehigh County employees
- Employees of the credit union
- Elected and appointed officials of Lehigh County
- Persons retired as pensioners from the above stated employment
- Immediate family members of above stated employees
How Can I Join the Credit Union?
Pick up an application to open your account at the credit union office in the Lehigh County Courthouse or at the Government Center. An initial deposit of $5.00 will purchase your first share and you then automatically become one of over 2,400 members using the protected services of the Lehigh County Employees FCU.
How is My Money Protected?
All accounts are insured by the NCUA up to $250,000.00 per account.