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How Have So Many People Joined NFCU?

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Re: How Have So Many People Joined NFCU?


bbb3601 wrote:

Just called back. 80% disabled Navy Vietnam Veteran not allowed to become a member. Just doesn't seem right.


So strange. From their website:

 

All Department of Defense (DoD) uniformed personnel—Army, Marine Corps, Navy and
Air Force retirees and annuitants

 

I would think this would apply in your case.

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Re: How Have So Many People Joined NFCU?

I love nfcu. Highest limit I had was 6k from citi. NFCU gave me 13k a week ago.

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Re: How Have So Many People Joined NFCU?


ctb89 wrote:
Just like the title says, I see so many NFCU accounts here...are there just that many service men and women out there? It seems fairly difficult to gain membership.


My DH joined NFCU as an active duty marine stationed at Camp Pendleton. He had several personal loans with them in 2002-2005, also checking account with them.  We got married, and I called NFCU to ask if his membership was still active.  It is, so basically, he was a member who sponsored me, our NFCU Shared Savings account is jointly owned.


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Re: How Have So Many People Joined NFCU?


atarvuzdar wrote:

bbb3601 wrote:

Just called back. 80% disabled Navy Vietnam Veteran not allowed to become a member. Just doesn't seem right.


So strange. From their website:

 

All Department of Defense (DoD) uniformed personnel—Army, Marine Corps, Navy and
Air Force retirees and annuitants

 

I would think this would apply in your case.


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Re: How Have So Many People Joined NFCU?


atarvuzdar wrote:

 

So strange. From their website:

 

All Department of Defense (DoD) uniformed personnel—Army, Marine Corps, Navy and
Air Force retirees and annuitants

 

I would think this would apply in your case.


I'm a disabled vet also but that doesn't make either of us a retiree or the recipient of an annuity. An annuity is not the same as disability compensation.

 

So for now I have no way in either.

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Re: How Have So Many People Joined NFCU?

@ctb89
I have no idea what you're talking about. I don't live with my mother and have not for at least 20 years. The point is that once a person joins individuals who subsequently join don have to have a direct relationship to a service member to join. They really only need to be affiliated with a CU member.

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Re: How Have So Many People Joined NFCU?


ctb89 wrote:
Just like the title says, I see so many NFCU accounts here...are there just that many service men and women out there? It seems fairly difficult to gain membership.


its pretty simple. it starts out being military affiliated but it doesnt end there. if someone in your household is a member say roomate or whatever you can join too as long as the address on your id's match.

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Re: How Have So Many People Joined NFCU?

Like CreditAddict mentioned, there was kinda a loophole around 9/2010. There was news that USA Federal will merge (or was being bought) by NFCU. So guess what happened? Everyone applied for membership to USAFed CU. Then when the merge completed, they of course all became members of NFCU. There you have it.

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Re: How Have So Many People Joined NFCU?


Datx wrote:

Like CreditAddict mentioned, there was kinda a loophole around 9/2010. There was news that USA Federal will merge (or was being bought) by NFCU. So guess what happened? Everyone applied for membership to USAFed CU. Then when the merge completed, they of course all became members of NFCU. There you have it.


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Re: How Have So Many People Joined NFCU?


MarineVietVet wrote:

atarvuzdar wrote:

 

So strange. From their website:

 

All Department of Defense (DoD) uniformed personnel—Army, Marine Corps, Navy and
Air Force retirees and annuitants

 

I would think this would apply in your case.


I'm a disabled vet also but that doesn't make either of us a retiree or the recipient of an annuity. An annuity is not the same as disability compensation.

 

So for now I have no way in either.


That just seems wrong on so many levels. I'm sorry. Smiley Sad

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