BECU & You
People Helping People: BECU Awards $515,000 to Member-Nominated Nonprofits
After reviewing more than 600 nominations from its members, BECU announced the recipients of its 2018 People Helping People Awards, recognizing 18 local nonprofit organizations and BECU members dedicated to serving their communities.
Recent Security Improvements Have Impacted Some Members
Posted Nov 16, 2018
Some members have had difficulty accessing Online Banking following recent network security adjustments.
Announcing New, Higher Rates
Posted Oct 16, 2018
We’ve raised rates on money market accounts and CDs, allowing members to earn even more on their savings.
Members Save Using BECU Home Rewards
Posted Oct 12, 2018
Meet two BECU members who bought a house using BECU’s Home Rewards program* and got cash back.
BECU Stresses the Importance of Teaching Teens about Smart Money Management
Posted Oct 4, 2018
Credit union empowers students with its Annual Day of Service and Next Big Talk resources
Shred Docs and eCycle Electronics Oct. 20
Posted Sep 20, 2018
Safely destroy unwanted documents and electronic equipment for free during our bi-annual event.
Be Aware: Cybercriminals Are Collecting Information Through Phone Scams
Posted Aug 24, 2018
We’re sharing important information from the FBI to help protect you and your business from phone scams that lead to targeted email cyberattacks.
New Styling for BECU Website
Posted Aug 13, 2018
Beginning August 28th, we will introduce a refreshed look to BECU website
Federal Interest Rate Hike: What Does it Mean for You?
Posted Jul 16, 2018
The Federal Reserve announced the second interest rate hike to the federal funds rate this year. What does this mean for members?
Alexa, what's my account balance?
Posted Jul 14, 2018
Using Alexa, you’ll soon be able to access some of your BECU accounts by asking a question or saying a command. We’re adding a new skill that makes it even easier to track your spending.
Announcing New Drive-up Teller Hours
Posted Jul 13, 2018
Be on the lookout for new teller hours at our Everett and Tukwila Financial Centers
Score an Extra $100 with our Hoopfest Offer
Posted Jun 20, 2018
Get a $100 bonus when you establish membership by opening a savings account and checking account and meeting our transaction requirement*
BECU to Grow Puget Sound Presence with New Financial Center in Gig Harbor
Posted Jun 19, 2018
Credit union to open Neighborhood Financial Center in the Maritime City in 2019
Your Personal Security Following the 2017 Equifax Breach
Posted Jun 15, 2018
Take control of your personal security in this increasingly vulnerable era following the 2017 cybersecurity incident.
$15 Tacoma Rainiers Ticket Offer
Posted Jun 13, 2018
Monday nights with the Tacoma Rainiers just got even better! This deal gives members a reserved seat ticket, ballpark meal, and limited edition hat for $15.
Together We Do Better
Posted May 14, 2018
BECU’s growth last year helped us reinvest profits back into the financial health of our members and communities .
You Give. We Make It Big.
Posted Apr 26, 2018
Donate through GiveBig to support your favorite nonprofit your donation could be boosted by BECU. We will randomly select five donating members and award their elected nonprofit with a $1,000 grant.
Join BECU at Dining Out For Life
Posted Apr 16, 2018
Join BECU at local Seattle restaurants by Dining Out For Life on Thursday, April 26.
Voting: BECU's 2018 Board of Directors and Audit Committee
Posted Mar 12, 2018
BECU’s members voted for the 2018 Board of Directors and Audit Committee. Voting commenced on Monday, March 12, 2018 and ended Friday, April 6, 2018 at 11:59 p.m., Pacific Time.
New: Notify Us of Your Travel Plans in Online Banking
Posted Mar 6, 2018
Log online before you log your air miles – we’ve made it easier than ever to set your trip alerts.
Services Unavailable March 10-11
Posted Mar 2, 2018
All BECU services will be unavailable from 8:00 p.m., Saturday, March 10 until approximately 9:00 a.m., Sunday, March 11.
Protecting Yourself from a Mortgage Closing Scam
Posted Mar 1, 2018
When you know what to look for, you're less likely to become a victim.
A new BECU ATM now open in Orting, Wash.
Posted Feb 8, 2018
You asked, we answered. Find our recently installed Snapshot ATM at the Orting Safeway.
2017 was the year of convenience
Posted Jan 17, 2018
In 2017, we opened five new Neighborhood Financial Centers across Washington State. And more good news: members will see that number continue to rise through 2018.
Spectre and Meltdown Security Vulnerabilities
Posted Jan 12, 2018
BECU Cybersecurity Update on Meltdown and Spectre
Tax Reform—What it Means for You
Posted Dec 20, 2017
It's important to understand how the changes impact you.
Member Spotlight: Early Saver Member Paisley W
Posted Dec 20, 2017
Early Saver Member, Paisley, has been putting her save, spend, share, skills to the test.
Introducing BECU Messenger: Support via the Mobile App
Posted Oct 30, 2017
We’ve added another way for you to contact us with your financial and account questions.
You Inspire the Future
Posted Oct 3, 2017
BECU will soon reveal a new logo inspired by our evolving membership.
Five Things You Should Know Before Buying Your First Home
Posted Sep 15, 2017
A list of some key takeaways a member got from her first home buying experience, and what she wished she knew beforehand
Equifax Data Breach
Posted Sep 8, 2017
What you need to know about the breach, what steps to take now, and how to keep yourself protected.
BECU to Open New Neighborhood Financial Center in Newcastle in 2018
Posted Aug 16, 2017
Credit union expands financial services for eastside BECU members in Puget Sound
BECU Awards $240,000 in Scholarships
Posted Jul 18, 2017
The BECU Foundation recognized 80 graduating high school seniors and undergraduate students with $3,000 scholarships.
Financial Literacy Night
Posted Jul 10, 2017
Budgeting and baseball come together in one night on Tuesday, Aug. 15 at the Mariners game versus the Orioles!
Go from Four Wheels to Two: "Bike Everywhere" Tips from Team BECU
Posted May 11, 2017
This May isn’t just about honoring mom and firing up barbecues – it’s Bike Everywhere month!
Spot Scams with Attorney General Bob Ferguson
Posted Apr 28, 2017
How do you know is a scam and what is real? Learn at an AARP event, sponsored by BECU, featuring Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson.
Like extra cash? Member Advantage Savings rates just got better.
Posted Apr 3, 2017
If you have a Member Advantage Savings or Money Market account, we’ve got some great news for you.
BECU Member Hallava Falafel Is Giving Back with Dining Out for Life
Posted Apr 3, 2017
Read about one of the event’s participants, BECU member food truck – and Seattle staple – Hallava Falafel.
Business Member Photo Contest: April 2017
Posted Apr 1, 2017
Enter for a chance to be featured in BECU marketing and win a $400 MasterCard© gift card!
Teach Your Teenagers Real-World Money Management Skills
Posted Mar 24, 2017
Junior Achievement Community Day (April 22) gets parents and teenagers moving, making real decisions, and going through a budgeting simulation that looks a whole lot like life.
Update On Service Interruption This Past Weekend
Posted Feb 17, 2017
We performed planned system maintenance this past weekend. If you are experiencing issues accessing Online or Mobile Banking, please read here.
Rates are increasing – what does that mean for future loans?
Posted Jan 30, 2017
Record employment and a robust housing market all equal one thing: an improving economy. A more financially sound America sets the stage for rising interest rates.
BECU Financing at Oregon Car Dealerships
Posted Jan 12, 2017
You can now enjoy member-exclusive, low rates at over 140 auto dealers throughout Oregon. Simply request BECU financing at any participating dealership.
How Band Hey Marseilles Shot and Produced BECU’s Newest Ad
Posted Jan 2, 2017
Our nationwide network of surcharge-free ATMs is just what a local band on tour needs. Watch Hey Marseilles put them into action.
You Spoke. We Listened. The Best Member Ideas of 2016.
Posted Dec 28, 2016
We really do document and evaluate every idea we hear from you. And we make member suggestions a reality on a near daily basis here at BECU.
Student Perspective on Closing for Good: Tramy Nguyen
Posted Nov 1, 2016
One thousand and three hundred students and staff on one field trip. The news was way past fresh, and yet I was still reeling.”
Student Perspective on Closing for Good: Minh Huynh
Posted Nov 1, 2016
“It’s going to be your job to handle what you want and what you need. For sure, I’m going to take what I learned and apply it throughout my years.”
5 Easy Ways to Keep Safe While Shopping Online
Posted Oct 26, 2016
Shopping online can be safe as long you take these simple precautions.
Teach your teenagers real-world money management skills
Posted Sep 28, 2016
Put your teenagers on the path to financial success: Junior Achievement (JA) Community Day, powered by BECU, is designed to teach real-world money management skills. Saturday, November 5.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Arriving this Summer: Your New Chip Debit Card
Posted May 31, 2016
You’ll soon receive a new debit card, enabled with EMV chip technology.
Online Banking Security: Time to Update Security Questions
Posted May 26, 2016
Help protect the security of your account and personal information.
Rock out at BECU ZooTunes
Posted Apr 28, 2016
Check out the BECU ZooTunes Concert lineup and VIP details.
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.
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.
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.
Your 2016 Investment Outlook
Posted Feb 1, 2016
Investing in 2016? Be prepared with a solid plan to navigate the changing landscape.
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.
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.