Category Archives: Everyday Great Features

BrightStar CU has two reasons why people in South Florida may want to join. First, we offer a $100 to new members who open our free checking account. Second, BrightStar has some competitive CD & IRA CD rates. Read more

Mobile Banking

You can now access your BrightStar account on your mobile phone. Just go to Also, smart phones apps are coming soon.

Share your Credit Union for a chance to win $500 for you and a friend.

BrightStar is awarding $500 every month in 2011 to a pair of winners in our Share the Love Member Referral Sweepstakes—that’s $250 each for you and a friend. To enter, simply refer a friend, family member or co-worker for BrightStar membership. Once they join, you’ll both be entered in our monthly drawing. The more members you refer, the better your chances of winning. Plus, your entry will remain in the drawing every month (if not selected) which increases your chances to win!

 To get a member referral card and read the rules, visit

 BrightStar offers many great money-saving products and services. Don’t keep them all to yourself. Share the benefits of Credit Union membership with your circle of friends. Help us spread the word!

Suze Orman on the View, really “talked up” Credit Union Credit Cards!

We have told you before, that BrightStar Credit Union’s Credit Cards are listed on with a whopping 5-STAR rating! Our cards are GREAT because we have NO annual fee, NO balance transfer fee, super LOW interest rates, a LOW late fee, and NO penalty rates. But don’t just take our word for it, Check out Suze Orman on the VIEW last week recommending credit union credit cards to the world because we are fair, ethical and offer real value to our members.

Don’t Forget Your Visa Extras Points

Have you let your BrightStar Visa Extras Points slide during the last couple of months? Are you ignoring them?

Remember, your BrightStar Credit Union Visa Check Card comes with “Visa Extras” – a fantastic points program. If you compare the BrightStar CU’s Visa Check Card program with some others you’ll find that it’s one of the best.

Visa Extras’ points are earned 2-for-1. Every dollar you spend earns you two points. Whether vacation shopping or making everyday purchases, your BrightStar Visa Check Card is more rewarding. Enroll in Visa Extras and when you use your enrolled Visa Check Card to make qualifying purchases, you’ll earn points towards great rewards. Redeem your points for exciting rewards from leading retailers and restaurants such as Pottery Barn, Old Navy, Target, Stabucks and much much more!

Details and the current and complete selection of rewards can be found at So, don’t forget about those points you’ve been collecting