Checking and Related Services

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Visa Check Card

Earn points towards great rewards – 1 point for every $2 spent!

Totally FREE Use at Select ATMs

Hundreds of ATMs in South Florida, Thousands Nationwide – Including all Publix Presto ATMs!

FREE Online Banking & BillPay

Includes free online statements and check images, plus free account alerts.

Direct Deposit and Automatic Transfers

Convenient, reliable, safe and secure, direct deposit is a great way to get your money in your account quickly while avoiding costly check cashing fees.

Scorecard Rewards

Your BrightStar Visa Check Card is more rewarding. Enroll in the Score Card Rewards Program and receive 300 bonus points just for enrolling! Then use your enrolled Visa Check Card and earn 1 point for each $2 in qualifying purchases.

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Frequently Asked Questions

When you open a BrightStar CU account, you become a member. Your membership is your passport to a whole world of Credit Union services. Join for as little as $1. Once you’re a member, you’re eligible to apply for other accounts-including checking, loans, credit cards, and more. We offer 3 convenient ways to join:

  • Submit an application online
  • Complete a PDF application online, then mail it
  • Visit your nearest BrightStar CU branch location

Anyone who lives, works or goes to school in Broward, Collier, Lee, Martin, Miami-Dade, Palm Beach OR St. Lucie Counties, Pinellas, Hillsborough, Polk, Osceola, Brevard, Manatee, Hardee, Highlands, Okeechobee, Indian River, Sarasota, DeSoto, Charlotte, Glades, Hendry and Monroe Counties, Florida. BrightStar CU serves Broward Schools, as we’ve proudly done for over 70 years. We provide services to local Partner Organizations, which offer BrightStar CU as a benefit to their employees. Family members of the above named groups are also eligible to join.