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Members Get a Discount to the Tacoma Fall RV Show

Posted Aug 17, 2016

BECU members get half-price general admission to the Tacoma RV Show. We’ll also be offering an event exclusive 0.25% APR discount on all RV loan applications taken on-site.

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Important Message About Online Banking Login and Security

Posted Aug 12, 2016

You may have noticed that there’s a new “Online Banking” on our homepage. This button replaces the previous username and passwords fields to log into Online Banking. The new buttons directs you to a login page where you enter your User ID and Password, as well as complete a security check confirming that you are not a robot.

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More Fun and Less Spending with Washington State Fair Discounts

Posted Aug 9, 2016

Your BECU card is your pass to summer fun – get exclusive discounts on gate admission, rides and gate/ride bundles.

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Quick Tips for Designing a Will

Posted Jul 28, 2016

It’s one of the most essential pieces of paperwork, yet most of us don’t have one.

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BECU Holiday Closures

Posted Jul 26, 2016

In addition to closing Sundays, BECU is closed on various holidays throughout the year.

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Tukwila Branch Closed Saturday, August 13

Posted Jul 21, 2016

The Tukwila Financial Center is closing for one day due to construction. ATMs in the vestibule and drive up will be open.

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Member Savings on Car and Truck Rentals

Posted Jul 20, 2016

Members enjoy discounts at various car rental providers.

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Cougar Country, meet BECU: Your Official Cougar Athletics Partner

Posted Jul 20, 2016

Attention Washington State Cougar fans – BECU is coming your way with discounts, offerings and banking opportunities.

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Congratulations to the 2016 Scholars

Posted Jul 20, 2016

These amazing students have demonstrated a passion for helping others – and they’ve each earned a $3,000 scholarship.

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Special Needs Trust Seminar

Posted Jul 19, 2016

Learn how a special needs trust could benefit your loved ones at a free seminar.

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8 New ATMs Now Open in the Puget Sound Region

Posted Jul 19, 2016

We’ve added ATMs to seven Neighborhood Financial Centers in Puyallup, Auburn, Renton, Mill Creek, Lynnwood, and Shoreline. And we brought back the ATM in the Everett-Evergreen Safeway.

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Free Webinars and Seminars From Investment Services

Posted Jul 19, 2016

Topics include Roadmap to Retirement; Planning for Long-Term Care; 21st Century Retirement Strategies and Retirement Investment Strategies.

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Early Savers Earn 6.17% Annual Percentage Yield on Their First $500

Posted Jul 14, 2016

No monthly maintenance fees. No minimum balance requirement. This might be one of the best deals in the country.

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Teens Learn to Budget at the Mariners

Posted Jul 6, 2016

Teens, learn to budget at the Mariners. Get a free ticket to the August 8 game against the Detroit Tigers and learn some real-world money-management skills.

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BECU Celebrates Community at the People Helping People Awards

Posted Jul 1, 2016

Congratulations to the People Helping People Award winners! These awards honor non-profits that are making a difference – on the ground – every day.

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New! Another Way to Increase Your Purchasing Power in This Housing Market

Posted Jul 1, 2016

A new loan offering to help you get the house you want. The Purchase Money Second Home Loan (PM2) is an alternative to Private Mortgage Insurance and gives buyers purchasing power by ensuring they can put down 20% of purchasing price.

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Discount LEGOLAND® California Resort Tickets

Posted Jun 28, 2016

Focus on the fun, not the funds! BECU members get exclusive access to a LEGOLAND® California Resort ticket discount.

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Being BECU Honors Award-Worthy Employees

Posted Jun 23, 2016

Great employees make for a great member experience – BECU honored 12 employees with its First Annual “Being BECU” Awards.

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Summer Fun on a Budget

Posted Jun 23, 2016

Have more fun while spending less – check out our tips (and member discounts) to frugal fun throughout the Sound.

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Keep Your $5

Posted Jun 22, 2016

As of June 22, there’s no longer a $5 minimum balance requirement to maintain membership at BECU.

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Introducing the Improved BECU Mobile App

Posted Jun 17, 2016

The reviews are in, and our app update is a winner. Give it a shot, tell us what you think and we’ll keep improving.

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Don't Wait Until it's Too Late: Discuss Beneficiary Designations

Posted Jun 17, 2016

Avoid family strife: Keep your will and beneficiary designations updated, discussing with loved ones how you want your assets distributed.

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Attention, High School Students! It's Time to Get Down to Business

Posted Jun 17, 2016

BECU offers high school students a discount on Washington Business Week, a summer program all about teamwork and leadership.

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Calling all Storm Fans: Nominate Your Kids!

Posted Jun 13, 2016

Submit your savings story for a chance to win a Seattle Storm Honorary Captain experience.

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Prepare for Takeoff at the Museum of Flight

Posted May 16, 2016

Celebrate the Northwest’s rich history with discounts on membership, admission and onsite experiences at the Museum of Flight.

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Member Spotlight: Matt Bolin

Posted May 16, 2016

BECU spoke with commercial mortgage broker, property developer Matt Bolin who gave us insight on today’s real estate market and financing commercial properties.

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Free Admission to the Taste of Tacoma

Posted May 16, 2016

Enjoy BECU member discounts at this year’s Taste of Tacoma, a family-friendly event featuring 40+ food vendors.

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Submit Your Business Photo for a Chance to Win

Posted May 16, 2016

Snap your way to $400. BECU seeks the best in business member photography: yours!

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BECU Appoints Eastern Washington Market Leader

Posted May 16, 2016

BECU named Steve Hauschild to lead its efforts in Eastern Washington, including overseeing the credit union’s recently announced expansion into the Spokane area.

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Celebrate with Us at the Bellevue Strawberry Festival

Posted May 4, 2016

Head to Crossroads Park to celebrate summer, community, classic cars—and visit your favorite home-grown credit union.

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Feature Your Northwest Photography in the 2017 BECU Calendar

Posted May 1, 2016

Captured the Evergreen State’s bountiful scenery lately? Let us see! We’re looking for your best shot to feature in our upcoming 2017 BECU Calendar.

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Why Your Choice of Trustee Matters

Posted Apr 28, 2016

Planning for you and your family’s financial future? You may want to consider creating a trust.

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Rock out at BECU ZooTunes

Posted Apr 28, 2016

Check out the BECU ZooTunes Concert lineup and VIP details.

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Business Real Estate: Finance Your future

Posted Apr 27, 2016

BECU business members are enjoying the ability to purchase a wide variety of properties, including multiple-unit office and apartment buildings.

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Drive for Hope in Snohomish County

Posted Apr 27, 2016

Test drive a car at a participating dealer during the month of May and you can help donate to the Driving Hope fundraiser aiding Housing Hope.

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CD Laddering – What is it and How Does it Help?

Posted Apr 27, 2016

No, CD Laddering is not building ladders for your CDs .It’s actually a clever way to boost your savings and still have frequent access to your cash.

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Top Financial Scams and How to Avoid Them

Posted Apr 26, 2016

Scams. They’re becoming increasingly common: Emails with offers that sound too good to be true. Text messages alerting you to false problems with your credit/debit card. Threatening phone calls demanding immediate action. Let’s took a look at some of the most common.

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Upgrade the Piggy Bank

Posted Apr 22, 2016

This little piggy went to the credit union: Teach your kids solid saving habits now with a BECU Early Saver savings account.

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Free BECU Seminars & Webinars

Posted Apr 22, 2016

Free Financial tutorials, offering expertise on a range of topics.

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Boat Shopping Tips from a Local

Posted Apr 22, 2016

BECU spoke with Bob Hawley, Owner and Manager of Boat Country, a local business operating for more than 20 years. Bob, a third-generation boat businessman, gave us his tips when watercraft shopping.

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YOU ASKED, WE DELIVERED: SATURDAY TELLER LINES OPEN

Posted Apr 22, 2016

BECU Tukwila and Everett Financial Centers now open Saturdays.

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RV Shopping Tips from a Local

Posted Apr 22, 2016

BECU chatted with Will Rogers, Operations Manager for Poulsbo RV. Offering 12 years in the business, Rogers has met with thousands of RV shoppers, and offers helpful tips to know before you go.

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New Retirement Rule - Putting You First

Posted Apr 21, 2016

The Department of Labor issued a new rule for retirement accounts held at brokerage firms, imposing stricter fiduciary obligations on advisors.

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Here We Go Again: We're Eliminating Another Fee

Posted Apr 21, 2016

BECU announces no origination fee on conventional fixed-rate or adjustable-rate mortgage home loans for purchase transactions*.

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BECU Family Night at the Mariners

Posted Apr 11, 2016

Take the whole family out to the ballgame during BECU Family Night at the Mariners and get special discount prices on tickets.

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Member Mondays at the Tacoma Rainiers

Posted Mar 11, 2016

Come enjoy a day at the ballpark with the Tacoma Rainiers and BECU Member Mondays: Get a free meal with your discounted ticket!

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Member Spotlight: Carrabba Violin Shop

Posted Mar 10, 2016

BECU Business spoke with business member Rafael Carrabba, a revered luthier known around the globe for his Queen Anne instrument shop.

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Gifts and Taxes: A Tutorial

Posted Mar 1, 2016

You might be surprised at how much you can give away before the federal gift tax becomes an issue! Here’s what you need to know.

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Introducing Trusteed IRAs: Combining IRA Tax Benefits and Trust Flexibility

Posted Mar 1, 2016

What is a Trusteed IRA? A Trusteed IRA is a single account that combines an IRA and a Trust. Discover the benefits.

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The Right Path to Retirement

Posted Mar 1, 2016

So many questions –we know where you can find answers. Schedule a complimentary, no obligation financial/retirement review with BECU Investment Services today.

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We Car Shop With You: BECU at South Carolina Auto Dealerships

Posted Feb 29, 2016

BECU auto financing is now available in S. Carolina: BECU members enjoy exclusive, low rates at auto dealers throughout the state.

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Your 2016 Investment Outlook

Posted Feb 1, 2016

Investing in 2016? Be prepared with a solid plan to navigate the changing landscape.

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“NORTH U VILLAGE” NAME IS CHANGING

Posted Jan 6, 2016

Our North U Village BECU neighborhood financial center is changing to Ravenna BECU. Find the same great member advisors, location, services, products and hours – only a different name.

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Tax Documents Made Easy

Posted Jan 4, 2016

Enroll in eStatements to save on paper, reduce identity theft risk and enjoy the convenience of online access.

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2016 is the Year of Home Ownership

Posted Dec 28, 2015

BECU is thrilled to announce recent mortgage loan process changes that will benefit you, your real estate agent and your seller.

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BECU is Coming to Spokane

Posted Dec 22, 2015

BECU announces plans to open new financial centers in the third quarter of 2016; they will be located in the cities of Spokane and Spokane Valley.

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Recommendations for Paying In Store and Online

Posted Dec 21, 2015

We want to provide some best practices and recommendation for payment options while you are out shopping this holiday season.

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GET UP TO $20 OFF TURBO TAX

Posted Dec 21, 2015

Save up to $20 off TurboTax software, a BECU-member exclusive discount. Plus, BECU has teamed up with TurboTax for a chance to win $25,000!

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GIVE YOURSELF THE GIFT OF YOUR FUTURE

Posted Dec 8, 2015

Save or invest? Ask if a SEP plan is right for your future.

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You Asked, We Answered: The BECU Mobile App

Posted Dec 8, 2015

Our new mobile app is here and it’s just the beginning.

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Get Ready for Digital Payments

Posted Nov 17, 2015

BECU is rolling out the ability to use your BECU Credit and Debit cards with even more digital wallets.

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Rudy Wants You: Join Seattle University's FREE Kid's Club

Posted Oct 29, 2015

BECU brings you Rudy’s Kids Club, offering kids free tickets, perks and benefits.

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Is Your Home Equity Line of Credit Draw Period Expiring?

Posted Oct 28, 2015

We want to make sure that you have all of the information that you need to prepare for this account transition.

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Excitement is Building at BECU Tukwila - Coming 2016

Posted Oct 28, 2015

At BECU, it’s about more than just money. It’s about you, our members. That’s why we’re taking the time to create a financial center with a greater focus on you and your needs. We’re reconfiguring spaces to improve access, increase efficiency, and provide greater privacy. When completed, we think you’ll feel right at home.

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Bank from Your Office: High-Speed Online Deposit

Posted Sep 21, 2015

Does your business often deposit multiple checks? Our High-Speed Online Deposit service allows you to deposit up to 30 checks at once using a Cannon CR-50 high-speed scanner and BECU Online Banking.

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All You Need to Know About New Federal Mortgage Requirements

Posted Sep 6, 2015

Buying a home is most likely the biggest purchase that you will make in your lifetime. We want you know about the new federal mortgage requirements designed to help consumers make well-informed decisions.

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Activate Your BECU Debit MasterCard

Posted Sep 2, 2015

You can activate your debit card by using your PIN at any ATM or merchant point-of-sale terminal. Discover the benefits you will receive with your card.

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Video: BECU Discusses 3-Day Waiting Period of New Mortgage Requirement

Posted Sep 1, 2015

Starting October 3, 2015, consumers must receive the Closing Disclosure at least three business days before the closing to allow for adequate review time. This is in accordance with the new mortgage requirements implemented by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

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Video: BECU Discusses New Mortgage Requirements

Posted Sep 1, 2015

To help consumers better understand the mortgage process, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has established new requirements commonly referred to as Know Before You Owe. As a result, if you apply for a mortgage after the new requirements are implemented, you will receive new easier to understand documents.

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Video: BECU Discusses Changes and Benefits of New Mortgage Requirements

Posted Sep 1, 2015

All U.S. mortgage providers are required to make changes to the mortgage process and paperwork that consumers receive. This is in accordance with the new mortgage requirements implemented by the Consumer Federal Protection Bureau effective October 3, 2015. BECU supports these efforts to help consumers better understand their financial options and promotes financial wellness.

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Homebuying Glossary: Know Your Jargon and Lingo

Posted Aug 6, 2015

No need for a separate dictionary when buying a home! Our glossary reviews the terms you need to know.

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Thank You for Becoming a Member of BECU

Posted Aug 1, 2015

We're excited to have you as a new member and hope that you take full advantage of the benefits that come along with being a member of a not-for-profit, member-owned credit union. We have a few things we want to share with you about your new credit union.

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Suprising Security in Digital Payments

Posted Jul 27, 2015

Digital payments are infinitely more secure than a traditional credit or debit card. If you’re like many first-time users, that security is surprising!

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Your Business Featured Here

Posted May 21, 2015

Tell us - and our business members - more about you! What makes your company succeed, and what have you learned? We want to know!

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EMV and You

Posted May 21, 2015

Are you ready for the EMV transition? Learn more about the new law and its impact.

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Freedom from Fees

Posted May 21, 2015

The benefits of BECU cardmembership continue to stack up.

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Apple Pay™ FAQs for BECU Members

Posted May 1, 2015

Learn more about how to use Apple Pay™ with your BECU accounts and services.

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You Served, Now Let Us Serve You: Now Offering VA Home Loans

Posted Feb 3, 2015

BECU offers eligible service members home loans with favorable terms and competitive rates. Whether you are relocating to the area, refinancing or buying your first home, we can help you make the most of the benefits offered to you as a member of the United States military.

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Apple Pay Troubleshooting

Posted Jan 27, 2015

Apple Pay is now available for all BECU MasterCard Debit Cards and Visa Credit Cards.

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Need Your BECU Account Number?

Posted Sep 17, 2014

In order to sign up for BECU Online Banking, you will need your BECU account number. Here's how to easily access your BECU account number—then you are on your way to enjoying the convenience of Online Banking!

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