Products and Services
Christmas Share Accounts
The Credit Union Christmas Share Account is an easy way to save all year around in order to pay for those holiday gifts at year's end. The Christmas Share Account pays dividends, too! Your balance will be transferred into your checking account if you have one or mailed out October 1st.
Vacation Share Accounts
The Vacation Share Account also pays a dividend. Start saving for your next year's vacation now. Your balance will be transferred into your checking account if you have one or mailed out July 1st.
Credit Union Full Service Checking
Share Draft (Checking Account).
Pittsburgh Firefighters Federal Credit Union offers to members one of the best and most innovative checking account programs available.
Balance Inquiries on your Checking & Savings Acct.
Balance Transfers from Savings Accts.
24 hours a day, 7 days a week at any MasterCard machine.
You can use it anywhere MasterCard is accepted!
It's a convenient way to access information or to withdraw money from your checking account after office hours or when you're away from home.
8 Free Transactions per month.
$.75 per Additional Transactions.
You may deposit into your checking account any regular recurring check - social security, retirement, pension, government, payroll, etc. to save you time, energy and money.
Routing Number - 2430-8435-9.
IRA (Individual Retirement Account)
An Individual Retirement Account (IRA) is a special savings plan authorized by the federal government to help you accumulate funds for your retirement.
Any Pittsburgh Firefighters Federal Credit Union member who has earned income is able to open an IRA Account and contribute up to 100% of annual earned income up to a maximum of $5,000.00. A working spouse who is also a Credit Union member may establish an IRA up to $5,000.00, for a total contribution of $10,000.00. Unemployed spouses of Credit Union members may be included in a Spousal IRA which allows a total contribution of $10,000.00 annually. (TAX REFORM may affect the tax deductibility of your IRA contribution.)
IRA Accounts are insured separately up to $250,000 by the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA).
The following IRA's are available to choose from:
Traditional IRA Deductible.
Traditional IRA Non-Deductible.
Converting Traditional IRA to ROTH IRA.
Log onto http://www.ezcardinfo.com/ to make your Pgh Firefighter' FCU VISA payments, print visa statements or lookup transactions or Log into our Home Banking or Bill Pay site for ease of making multiple payments at one time.
Platinum Visa as low as 7.99% with limits up to $20,000.00.
*Rates & Limits are subject to an evaluation of each applicant's Credit.
Approvals are based on our underwriting standards. Other restrictions may apply, contact Karen Kleer for more details.
0.0% - for NEW Cardholders for 6 months.
3.99%- Balance Transfers for existing Cardholders for 12 months.
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No Annual Fee
Low monthly payment at 3% of you new monthly balance, but not less than $20.00.
Annual percentage rates as low as 7.99% (Subject to Change).
Free Travel Life Insurance - Up to $250,000 when you use your card to purchase land, sea , or air travel tickets.
VISA Rewards Program.
Pay off your existing charge cards with our balance promotions and save.
Use your Visa Platinum Card at more than ten million locations worldwide.
Eliminate interest charges on purchases when you pay the balance in full within the 25 day grace period.
Auto rental insurance (collision/loss damage waiver) that saves cardholders up to $14 a day when they rent a card with our Visa Platinum card and decline the coverage offered by the rental card company.
Double warranties on the original manufacturer's U.S. repair warranty for up to one year on warranties of three years or less.
Emergency card and cash replacement within 24 hours domestically and one business day internationally.
Lost or Stolen Cards
If your credit union VISA / DEBIT MasterCard is lost or stolen, you should notify the credit union IMMEDIATELY. In the case of a stolen card, notify the police department as well.
For DEBIT/Mastercards On weekends, holidays or after Credit Union hours, call: (800) 264-5578.
Your VISA Cardholders Menu Includes:
Touchtone prompt to access Cardinal options menu.
Keying their account number correctly.
Keying their 5 digit zip code for security.
Entering one of the following options:
0 - to reach a customer service representative.
7 - to return to the main menu.
8 - to repeat last message.
9 - to end your call.
Balance Information - credit limit, current balance, available amount, purchases and cash advances outstanding total.
Payment Information - last payment, payment due, payment due date (mm/dd/yy), payment address.
Finance Charge Information - Previous year's finance charges.
Mail Deposits / Payments / Withdrawals
Members can mail deposits and/or payments to the Credit Union specifying the account and/or loan to which the money is to be credited. Withdrawals from accounts can be done by phone or mail.
Overnight deposits can be conveniently put into the overnight deposit slot on the Wabash Street side of the building. A deposit receipt will be mailed for your records per your request.
Money can be wired from the Credit Union to the financial institution of your choice to conveniently obtain funds anywhere in the United States for a $25.00 fee. Wires are being completed via First National Bank, wire requests received after 2:00 p.m. may not be posted until the next business day. (Mon-Fri. excluding holidays) Please note when wiring funds into the Credit Union that the routing number has changed and you must call the Credit Union first for instructions, after you have placed the wire, call the Credit Union to verify the funds where received.
Smart Option Student Loan Program - Sallie Mae
Paying for college the smart way.
As more Americans pursue their dream of higher education, many students are looking for ways to fund the gap between financial aid and college expenses. That’s why partner Pittsburgh Firefighters FCU has partnered with Sallie Mae® to offer you the Smart Option Student Loan®, so that students and families can choose from three in-school repayment options designed to help you pay off your loan faster and save money compared to a conventional private loan. With competitive interest rates, flexible repayment options, and a choice of variable or fixed interest rates, the Smart Option Student Loan is the responsible choice.
Features and benefits of the Smart Option Student Loan include:
Low variable interest rates and competitive fixed interest rates are both available providing more choice and flexibly.
Borrow up to 100% of school-certified education costs (minimum $1,000).
Rewards for on-time payments and automatic payment plans.
Applying with a creditworthy cosigner may help applicants qualify and receive a lower rate.
Fast online application.
No prepayment penalty.
No application or disbursement fees.
Investing in higher education continues to be one of the best decisions you can make-- and we want to help make it happen. Together, we can do this. Find resources for navigating the college application process and earn more about the Smart Option Student Loan through our link at http://salliemae.com/smartoption/pghffcu.
Pittsburgh Firefighters FCU is compensated for the referral of Smart Option Student Loan customers.