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In Observance of Presidents' Day all MCU branches, and our contact center will be closed Monday, February 19.

NYMCU Digital Banking & the Mobile App will remain available.

 

 

EVERYDAY HERO CHECKING

Free Checking*

30,000+ fee-free ATMs*, no minimum balance, and no hidden fees
*An active Share Account is required to open an Everyday Hero Checking account.
**Co-Op Network surcharge-free ATMs must show CO-OP ATM logo. ATM transactions made outside of MCU ATM network or CO-OP ATM Network may be subject to fees. Please visit our online ATM Locator for a list of surcharge-free ATMs.
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Everyday Hero Account
Everyday Hero Account

Everyday Banking for On-the-Go New Yorkers

Stay within budget and on top of transactions with an MCU Everyday Hero Account—manage your money with total control, no surprise fees, and access to digital tools that keep you on target.

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Manage Your Money on Your Terms.

Open an account with no minimum deposit and take advantage of on-the-go banking when you need it. From daily purchases to regular deposits and beyond, your Everyday Hero Checking account makes money management as easy as 1-2-3—starting from day one.

Here’s What You Get with Your Everyday Hero Checking Account.

MCU Debit Card Access

MCU Debit Card Access

MCU membership means access to easy spending options that are just as fast as using cash. Just swipe your MCU Visa® Debit Card for the convenience and security of the latest card technology while you’re on the go.

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Convenient Bill Pay Service

Bill Pay is a free service through NYMCU Digital Banking that helps you manage and pay your bills in one place—wherever you are. You get access to Bill Pay the moment you open an Everyday Hero Checking Account with MCU. See all your monthly expenses at once and stay ahead of due dates.

Real Time Transaction Updates

Real Time Transaction Updates

Point of Sale (POS) purchases and signature-based purchases are debited directly from your Everyday Hero Checking Account. You can expect your balance to be updated in "near-real" time while you shop, with recent transactions appearing in real time.

Avoid Overdraft Fees from Day One.

Overdraft fees vary by bank but can cost up to $35 or more per transaction. Some banks even charge “continuous” or “daily” overdraft fees that are applied for every day your account remains overdrawn.

MCU offers the ability to open an Overdraft Protection* Line of Credit so members can get extra protection for their finances.

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Banking That’s Always by Your Side

When we say our community, products and services are accessible to all members, we mean it. Our members enjoy access to an easy, user-friendly digital banking interface that allows them to bank from the comfort and convenience of wherever they are.

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Get Paid Faster with Direct Deposit and Automatic Transfer.

Set up automatic deposit of regular paychecks (or any other recurring payments) directly into your Hero Savings Account, Everyday Hero Checking Account, or Basic Share Draft account—securely and without incurring any additional fees—and enjoy immediate access to your money.

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No Matter Where You Are in Life, We’re Right There with You.

At MCU, we believe that a credit union should be a lifelong source of financial education and support—from planning for college, to financing a home, to saving for retirement.

That’s why we have specialized recommendations for products and services designed to help you meet your goals (both short-term and down the road), based on your changing needs and priorities.

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Make the Most of Your MCU Membership.

Membership in our community is about more than just banking. As an MCU member, you can access valuable information and resources to help you plan and reach your financial goals.

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FAQs

Get Answers to Our Most Frequently Asked Questions.

Can I be sure that my deposits are safe?

The National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) insures MCU deposits, so you can trust that your funds are safe. The NCUA is an independent federal agency that insures deposits at federally insured credit unions, protects the members who own credit unions, and charters and regulates federal credit unions. Your savings are federally insured to at least $250,000 by the full faith and credit of the United States Government. Additionally, the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act (BAPCPA) provides federal production to IRAs up to $1 million (some restrictions may apply depending on roll-over status and uniquely unqualified accounts).

Can I access my MCU account online?

Yes! We make it easy for you to have access and to monitor your funds, no matter if you visit an in-person branch.

Where can I find MCU branches and fee-free ATMs?

Check out our page featuring all of our branches and ATMs. Choose from any of our 15 locations, and search for various fee-free ATM options.

Are my deposits insured?

Your savings are federally insured by the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA), a U.S. Government Agency. Savings are federally insured to at least $250,000 and backed by the full faith and credit of the United States Government.

What’s the difference between ‘available balance’ and ‘total balance’?

Your total balance is the amount of money held in your account. Your available balance may be higher or lower than your total balance and includes all pending transactions.

Can I use my MCU debit card anywhere?

Your MCU debit card can be used at any location that also uses credit cards, including ATMs.

Is there a maximum amount of transactions I can make with my Everyday Hero Checking Account?

There is no limit on the amount of transactions you can make with an MCU checking account each month.

Ready to Level Up Your Money Management?

Join now to get access to the competitive rates, reliable banking products, and educational resources you need to create a foundation for an exceptional financial future.

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