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6 tips to optimize your checking account at Arsenal Credit Union

6 tips to optimize your checking account at Arsenal Credit Union

A lot of banks and credit unions in St. Louis have free checking accounts. But do they have all of the cool features and services we do?

Did you know you can do way more than just spend money and pay bills with your ACU checking account? Make sure you get the most out of your new account (and debit card if you have one) with these cool features.

1. Download our free mobile app

Take care of your banking anytime, anywhere, with our mobile app. Users on both the App Store and Google Play give it 4.8 out of 5 stars. All you have to do is download our app and login with your online banking credentials.

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2. Skip the trip to the credit union in St. Louis with Mobile Check Deposit

Why drive to a branch when you need to deposit a check into your Arsenal checking or savings account. Save gas, time and money with this free service.

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3. Manage your debit card with CardKey

When you have a debit card at Arsenal, you have control. Lock/unlock your card, set up alerts, manage your account and more with the free CardKey app.

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4. Earn rewards when you run your debit card as credit

Every time you make a signature-based transaction with your debit card, you earn rewards points. Set up your card and manage your rewards account at CURewards.com.

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5. Use shared branches and ATMs for free

As a credit union member, you have access to 5,600+ shared branch locations across the country and more than 75 credit unions in the St. Louis area. You also have access to 30,000 plus free ATMs nationwide, and over 250 locally.

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6. Make saving automatic

Everyone can use some extra help saving money. Our free Spend to Save program rounds up every transaction you make using your ACU debit card to the nearest dollar amount. It then deposits the “change” into your savings account.

There’s no app to download, just tell us you want to enroll by using our Live Chat tool or let us know next time you visit one of our branches.

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Stay tuned in 2020 because we’re rolling out new digital services that will help you optimize your banking and take care of your personal finances.