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FREE BALANCE Financial Counseling Services

BrightStar Credit Union and BALANCE have partnered to provide you with financial education, confidential counseling, easy to use on-line calculators, a free or low-cost copy of your credit report and a FREE self study program on how to manage your checking account.

FREE Auto Advisors Service

Auto Advisors is the “no hassle, no haggle” way to buy a car. Shopping for a new vehicle can be stressful, time consuming and a downright hassle. Save time and avoid stress by speaking with BrightStar CU Auto Advisors. The Service is free.

Platinum Star Membership Benefits

The more you use the CU, the more you can benefit. Get special perks based on your BrightStar relationship. Every BrightStar Credit Union member is a star – but you may qualify for our elite Platinum Star Membership as well.

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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.