Accounts & Benefits

BCU Financial’s line of personal banking accounts provide a choice for our Members – whether they plan to save or use their account for their daily needs. Our range of Member Benefits has something for every member of your family. From our Lys Mykyta Benefits for children to the Bulava Benefits for seniors, we have customized our Member Benefits to better meet your financial needs – for life.

Your BCU Membership entitles you to a wide range of no fee accounts and a long list of FREE SERVICES which include:

› Free chequing privileges
› Free internet, telephone, and mobile banking
› Free preprinted personal cheques
› Free BCU ATM transactions
› Free deposits
› Free ATM transactions on The EXCHANGE Network
› Free withdrawals
› Free transfers
› Free payroll deposits
› Free deposits of pension cheques
› Free monthly statements
› Free imaged cheques
› Free utility payments
› Free pre-authorized credits
› Free pre-authorized debits
› Free telephone transfers
› Free personal banking accounts with no monthly maintenance fees
› Free e-transfers

Member Benefits


Lys Mykyta Benefit

Lys Mykyta is a special benefit type for children 13 years of age and under. This benefit type offers our youngest members a higher interest rate on our BCU Savings Account and many perks and promotions throughout the year.

Lys Mykyta Benefits:

› BCU contributes the first $50 to the membership share account
› Free knapsack upon opening the account
› Higher rate of interest on BCU Savings Account


Rebel Benefit

The Rebel benefit type is for students between the ages of 14-17. It encourages our teenage members to learn responsible money management skills with no added costs.

Rebel Benefits:

› Chequing privileges ages 16 and over
› Free POS debit transactions
› No BCU fees on ATM transactions


Conquest Benefit

While you are studying at a university or college, let BCU Financial simplify your finances. The Conquest benefit type is designed for 18-25 year olds who require a wider range of services.

Conquest Benefits:

› Free POS debit transactions
› No BCU fees on ATM transactions
› Access to BCU Student Line of Credit, OAC
› Opportunity to apply for the BCU Scholarship Awards Program


Bulava Benefit

For seniors 65 years of age or older, Bulava is a benefit type that recognizes your longstanding membership and loyalty.

Bulava Benefits:

› Free certified cheques
› Free deposit of domestic and foreign pensions
› Free mailed statements
› Preferred foreign exchange rates


BCU Fire Benefit

At BCU Financial, we value our first responders who put their lives on the line each and every day. We are proud to partner with the men and women who are Ontario’s heroes. The BCU Fire Benefit is a special benefit type specifically designed for Ontario’s fire fighters and offers customized benefits and support for Ontario’s Fire Fighter Associations.

For more information, please contact us at fire@bcufinancial.com

Our Chequing Accounts

  • Chequing Account
    • The BCU chequing account offers unlimited cheque writing privileges.
    • Chequing Account Benefits:
    • › Unlimited chequing privileges.
    • › No minimum monthly balance required.
  • Savings/Chequing Accounts
    • For those who prefer one account for their operating funds, the savings/chequing account is a daily interest savings account with the benefits of a chequing account.
    • Savings/Chequing Account Benefits:
    • › Free chequing with a minimum monthly balance of $3,000 ($0.35 per cheque if your balance falls below $3,000).
    • › Daily interest paid monthly with tiered interest rates – the greater your balance, the higher your rate of interest calculated on the entire account balance.

Our Savings Accounts

  • Link Savings Account
    • Link Savings is a high-interest BCU Link Internet Banking savings account offered exclusively online.
    • Link Savings Account Benefits:
    • › High interest exclusive online account.
    • › No minimum monthly balance.
    • › Enroll online or e-mail us at link.savings@bcufinancial.com and a Financial Services Officer will call you to set up the account over the phone.
    • › Variable rate subject to change.

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  • Savings Account
    • The savings account is a premium savings account with a higher rate of interest.
    • Savings Account Benefits:
    • › Higher rate of interest.
    • › Interest is calculated on the lowest monthly balance and paid twice a year.
    • › No minimum monthly balance.
  • Daily Savings Account
    • The daily interest savings account is a savings account on which interest is calculated on every dollar every day.
    • Daily Interest Savings Account Benefits:
    • › Interest is calculated on the daily closing balance and paid monthly.
    • › No minimum monthly balance.
  • U.S. Savings Account
    • If you travel south of the border or ever reside in warmer climates, take advantage of the U.S. Savings account.
    • › Earn interest when your daily closing balance is $500 or more with tiered interest rates – the greater your balance, the higher your rate of interest.