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New Member Promotional Savings Account

Come for Premier Savings, stay for better, easier banking.

We introduced Premier Savings to attract your attention and your business. It’s a great account with the kind of yield that usually requires large sums of money committed for several years. We are doing this because we’d like you to get to know Meriwest. Because we know when you do, you’ll bring us more of your business.

A flexible way to earn a solid return!

With Premier Savings, you have easy access to your funds, without the maturity dates and penalties of certificates. With mobile banking and direct deposit you can add and withdraw funds with ease. You’ll just need a $100 average daily balance and your money will earn the following annual percentage yields (APY).*

Balance Amount Dividend Rate APY*
$100 to $5,000 3.922% 4.00%
$5,001 - $10,000 1.980% 2.00%
$10,001- $50,000 1.489% 1.50%
$50,001+ 0.846% 0.85%

A new member offer.

Premier Savings is only available to new members during the first 30 days of membership.  If you have recently joined Meriwest, act now to open your Premier Savings account.  If you have yet to join, act now -- Premier Savings is a good start to a great relationship.

Visit our deposit rates page to learn more and compare your options. If you have any questions just call 877-637-4937 for more information. Register for online banking.

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Eligibility Requirements

You are eligible to join Meriwest Credit Union if any of the following applies

  • You live, work, worship, or attend school in Alameda, Contra Costa, San Francisco, San Mateo and Santa Clara counties of Northern California, and Pima county of Arizona.
  • You are an employee of a participating Meriwest Credit Union member company.
  • You are a relative of or reside with a current member of Meriwest Credit Union.
  • If you don’t meet any of the requirements above but live in California or Arizona, you can still join Meriwest with a complimentary membership in the Financial Fitness Association. Call 1-877-637-4937 to learn more.

Available only to new members during the first thirty (30) days from the date of opening a membership.

*APY is Annual Percentage Yield. APYs are accurate as of 6/1/2023. Fees may reduce earnings, APY is calculated on the minimum average daily balance in the account each month. The minimum deposit required to open a Premier Savings Account is $20. A minimum average daily balance of $100 is required to earn dividends. The Premier Savings account is a variable rate account and rates may change at any time. Limit one Premier Savings account per membership. Consumer accounts only. Please refer to our current Rate Schedule for applicable dividend rates, APYs and tiers. For example, an account with an average daily balance of $100,000 will earn 4.00% APY on balances up to $5,000, 2.00% APY on balances over $5,000 up to $10,000, 1.50% APY on balances over $10,000 up to $50,000, and 0.85% APY on the remaining balance in excess of $50,000. The total APY earned reflects the blending of rates depending on the balance.

Membership is required with a one-time non-refundable $5 fee.