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Re: NFCU Navy Fed no longer allowing new membership through Navy League of San Diego?

Who knows...maybe at some point they'll swallow another small CU with its own backdoor...what has happened once, can happen again Smiley Happy






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Re: NFCU Navy Fed no longer allowing new membership through Navy League of San Diego?

And so it has ended.  Im glad I was able to touch so many with this.  It lasted a year.  Thanks to the Navy League and NFCU for allowing this for that long.  

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TygerHawke wrote:

Who knows...maybe at some point they'll swallow another small CU with its own backdoor...what has happened once, can happen again Smiley Happy


That could be - or else maybe they'll do what Penfed and so many other credit unions have done and officially establish an alternative where one can join Navy FCU by making contributions to a Navy-related charity (maybe even by joining the Navy League!)

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Re: NFCU Navy Fed no longer allowing new membership through Navy League of San Diego?


YoureWelcome wrote:

And so it has ended.  Im glad I was able to touch so many with this.  It lasted a year.  Thanks to the Navy League and NFCU for allowing this for that long.  


YoureWelcome,

 

Thank you for taking the time to post the directions on how to join Navy Federal. I used it and have a Visa and CLOC with them as well as a large chunk of savings  in CD's.

 

I have shared this with many and everyone was extremely grateful.  In addition, I'm a member of the NLUS, a fantastic organization. I am renewing my remember this weekend using my PENFED Navy League Visa.

 

Thanks again!

 

Guyatthebeach

 

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Re: NFCU Navy Fed no longer allowing new membership through Navy League of San Diego?

If a family member (sibling) is eligible as a veteran, but not a member, would I be eligible to join?

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geedaisy wrote:

If a family member (sibling) is eligible as a veteran, but not a member, would I be eligible to join?


I believe they would need to be a current member of NFCU for you to join through them. If they are active duty I believe they do not need to be a member in order for you to join as they are eligible for membership. At least that is how it used to work before the recent changes (adding vetrans to and removing NLUS from field of membership).

 

You should give them a call to ask. They are very friendly and will answer your questions. 



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CO_NATIVE wrote:

geedaisy wrote:

If a family member (sibling) is eligible as a veteran, but not a member, would I be eligible to join?


I believe they would need to be a current member of NFCU for you to join through them. If they are active duty I believe they do not need to be a member in order for you to join as they are eligible for membership. At least that is how it used to work before the recent changes (adding vetrans to and removing NLUS from field of membership).

 

You should give them a call to ask. They are very friendly and will answer your questions. 


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I would give them a call on this one as well... if the rules for vets follows the rules for active your sibling won't be required to become a member (you'll be eligible based on his/her vet status alone) but a NFCU CSR should be able to answer this quickly.

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UncleB wrote:

CO_NATIVE wrote:

geedaisy wrote:

If a family member (sibling) is eligible as a veteran, but not a member, would I be eligible to join?


I believe they would need to be a current member of NFCU for you to join through them. If they are active duty I believe they do not need to be a member in order for you to join as they are eligible for membership. At least that is how it used to work before the recent changes (adding vetrans to and removing NLUS from field of membership).

 

You should give them a call to ask. They are very friendly and will answer your questions. 


+1

 

I would give them a call on this one as well... if the rules for vets follows the rules for active your sibling won't be required to become a member (you'll be eligible based on his/her vet status alone) but a NFCU CSR should be able to answer this quickly.


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In fact, I realized this yesterday when I was looking up eligibility requirements at NFCU (I was trying to find out under what exact circumstances Federal Government employees are eligible for NFCU membership). I have several immediate family members (grandfather, father, stepfather) who are former service members and therefore eligible for NFCU membership but to the best of my knowledge have never been members. I'll have to call them or go to a branch in person to ask.

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