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For a faster application process, please have the following information on hand when you begin the application:
Your personal information, including Social Security number, Address, Email
Government/state issued ID (We do NOT accept military ID’s as there is a federal law prohibiting us from accepting this identification type online)
Debit Card, Credit Card or Account number to make your opening deposit into your new Bethpage account
For a joint account, you’ll need the same information for both applicants. Note: Each joint owner has to complete their part of the application and Esign their application.
Your initial deposit of $5 into your new savings account allows you to gain membership with Bethpage Federal Credit Union.
This membership provides you access to lower rates and higher returns, along with unrivaled convenience and service.
We are here to help you make sound financial decisions and support you in everything you do with us!
Credit unions are made up of members who have ownership in the overall institution.
What does this mean? Instead of earnings going into the shareholder’s pockets, they are paid back to members in the form of higher savings rates, lower loan rates and exceptional service.
Membership is open to anyone who opens a $5 minimum savings account.
Certificates of deposit are mainly offered by banks whereas Share Certificates (or certificate accounts) are offered by Credit Unions like Bethpage. Another difference is that while CDs pay interest, share certificates pay the holder dividends. Lastly is the insurance tied to each of these types of savings; a CD from a bank is insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Company (FDIC) while a Share Certificate from a credit union is insured by the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA).