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BrightStar came in 2nd place in CSCU’s Facebook Contest. We will receive a $1000 grant, which we’ll donate to the Broward School homeless student education fund. In addition we will donate an extra $2500 making the total $3500. Thanks for voting!

Congratulations to Donna R, Cherie P & Colleen H, lucky (random) winners of our Holiday prize packs valued at more than $100! All they had to do was share a memory on our FB wall. Thanks for sharing your holiday memories & Happy Holidays to everyone.

Happy Holidays! It’s time for our online Holiday Giveaway. We’re awarding prize packages valued at over $100 to 3 lucky BrightStar members. Just share a brief holiday story or memory on our Facebook page. For details, click the link below. Good luck!

Smart Tip: If you use store cards to make holiday purchases, be sure to transfer your balances over to a BrightStar credit card. Don’t pay 30%, 25% or even 20% APR on a purchase. Our cards have super low interest rates & no annual fee:

Why Credit Unions are a cheaper way to bank, from the Wall Street Journal.

Did you know we offer free online courses to help you improve your financial knowledge? Here’s one about checking account management.

Mobile Banking

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

The Best Free Checking in Town!

Did you know? Some of the big banks have eliminated free checking and raised fees, but at BrightStar totally free checking remains alive and well. Plus we offer thousands of free ATMs and Visa Extras points on debit cards. See for yourself.

The Best Free Checking in Town