Are you heading off to college this fall? Don't forget to
take your credit union along with you!
Following are tips to help out before you head off to
1. Open a Student
FORUM offers a Student Survival
Account with no minimum balance, no monthly service fee, free CU Online
account access, free and unlimited check writing, and free branch access.
2. Get an ATM Card
An ATM card gives you access through automated teller
machines (ATM) to your savings and checking accounts. Plus you have access to
the Alliance One Surcharge
Free Nationwide Network.
3. Get a Debit Card
The ATM/Check Card or debit card, works like a check and an
ATM card and is accepted by all merchants or locations displaying the
CU Online is FORUM's online banking service. This
revolutionary account access service is free to all members. Along with other
beneficial features, CU Online allows you to transfer funds, pay bills, and
view account history.
5. Get in the Habit of Balancing Your Checkbook
Balancing your checkbook is a method of verifying your
records. Compare your monthly statement or e-Statement with your checkbook
register to make sure your checkbook register is up-to-date.
6. Get Account Access for Mom and Dad
Make sure your mom and dad have access to your account so
they may transfer money if necessary. CU Online allows them to transfer into
your account quickly and easily!
FORUM is here to help
you in any way possible as you head off to college! Best of luck to you!