New Checking Members

Get $150

with qualifying activities
Open an Account


It Pays to be a MECU Member.

For a limited time, get $150* when you open an eligible MECU checking account.   


Here's How it Works

  1. Open an account

    Open an eligible CashBack Checking or RewardChecking account by August 31, 2019.

  2. For two consecutive months after account opening, complete the qualifying activities

    • Set up and receive direct deposits totaling $500 or more
    • Make 12 or more debit card purchases
    • Opt in to paperless eStatements

  3. Enjoy a $150 bonus*

    We'll deposit $150 into your account within 30 days of meeting the offer requirements.


Plus, you'll get:

No monthly maintenance fees or minimum balance requirements
Cash back or high-interest checking
Access to 30,000 free ATMs and a top-rated mobile app

Have a question?

Visit your local MECU branch or call us at 410-752-8313.
Not a member? Not a problem. It's easy to join.


*Eligibility Requirements:
This offer is valid for new consumer CashBack Checking and RewardChecking accounts. This offer is intended for new checking members only. You are not eligible for this offer if you are a current owner of a MECU consumer checking account as of June 20, 2019.  Business and Fiduciary accounts are not eligible for this offer.

Bonus Requirements:
To receive a $150 bonus,
open a new, eligible MECU consumer checking account with a minimum opening deposit of $25 by August 31, 2019. All account applications are subject to approval. For two consecutive months after account opening, complete the following qualifying activities: 1) receive a cumulative monthly total of $500 or more in qualifying direct deposits to the checking account; 2) complete 12 or more debit card purchases; and 3) enroll in paperless e-Statements. A qualifying direct deposit is the member’s salary, pension, Social Security, or other regular monthly income, electronically deposited through the Automated Clearing House (ACH) by your employer or third party.

Bonus Payment:
We will deposit the bonus into your new checking account within 30 days after meeting all offer requirements. The new checking account must remain open with a balance of $1 or more to receive any earned bonus payments. You are responsible for any federal, state, or local taxes due on the bonus and we will report as income to the tax authorities if required by applicable law. Consult your tax advisor.

If the checking account is closed within six months of account opening, MECU reserves the right to deduct the bonus from the account at the time of closing. Offer is non-transferable and cannot be combined with other offers. This offer is subject to change and may be discontinued at any time without prior notice. Membership eligibility required.