Join Premier Federal Credit Union Today!
Have you been looking for a financial institution that delivers personalized banking solutions, competitive rates and builds strong relationships…not one that charges you fees every time you turn around? Is your company interested in attracting and retaining the best employees with great benefits? If so, Premier Federal Credit Union may be the financial home for you and your company.
Joining Premier Federal Credit Union is one of the easiest decisions you’ll ever have to make. An individual can become an member-owner of the credit union if they meet employer, immediate family, common household or community requirements. You can also join if you are a member of the North Carolina Consumers Council (NCCC). To learn more about the NCCC including how to enroll, click here.
How to Join
To get started, just fill out our Online Membership Application. It’s that easy!
Anyone interested in joining Premier has several ways to qualify for membership:
We are proud to serve over 400 companies in North and South Carolina. Check here to view a listing of all the companies we serve (PDF). If you work for or receive a retirement pension from one of these companies, then you qualify as a potential member.
Interested in offering Premier Federal Credit Union as one of your employee benefits? Learn how your company can become a Premier Business Partner.
Immediate Family Member & Common Household Requirements
If your immediate family member is a participating member of the credit union or is someone who works for one of our sponsor companies then you qualify as a potential member.
Immediate family member is defined as: parent, spouse, child, sibling, grandparent, grandchild (also including stepparents, stepchildren, stepsibling and adoptive relationships). You are also eligible if you are residing at the same address as a current member.
If you live or work in Kings Mountain, NC or in a defined area in Forest City, NC you would qualify for potential membership. Please contact our local Forest City branch to receive more information.
North Carolina Consumers Council
In 2012, The North Carolina Consumer Council (NCCC) became affiliated with Premier FCU to offer credit union loans and services to its members. NCCC is a non-profit group dedicated to promoting consumer awareness, education and protection in North Carolina and beyond and has represented the consumers of North Carolina since 1968. The NCCC is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) charitable organization. All donations and membership dues are tax-deductible.
The membership fee is $18 for the first year with optional renewals afterwards for $10 per year. Members can join or renew for multiple years for discounted rates. Even if you do not renew your membership with the NCCC, you retain your membership with Premier FCU.
Benefits of Joining NCCC:
• Member Newsletter
If you are not already a member of the North Carolina Consumers Council and you live in states that have a Premier FCU branch location, click here (PDF) to learn more about joining the NCCC.
• Auto Recall Alert Service
• DO NOT CALL and DO NOT JUNK MAIL Signup
• Complaint Assistance
• General Consumer Advice
• Lawyer Referral Service
• Member Discount Program
• The Gripe Vine, a complaint filing service
• Membership dues are tax-deductible
• Credit Union Eligibility the same day you join
View the NCCC Website for more information:
Join the NCCC Online*:
*Please retain your confirmation number for proof of membership.
Membership as an Employee Benefit
Premier offers qualifying local companies a free credit union membership package that truly enhances a firm’s employee benefits. Find out if your company or organization meets our eligibility requirements.
By joining Premier, you will add real value to your firm’s benefits for employees and their family members…at absolutely no cost to you. It’s an excellent way to reward your employees and to provide them with the financial products and services they need to achieve their goals…with a solid financial institution that is federally insured and financially sound.
Our credit union membership is a valuable employee benefit that can help you:
Attract and retain top quality employees.
Support the financial stability of your employees and their families.
Provide a smart alternative to big banks and predatory lenders.
Increase loyalty, reduce turnover and set the stage for greater financial success.