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BECOME A MEMBER

When you join, you become a part owner in a financial institution that exists solely for the purpose of providing you with the highest quality of financial services. As a member, you can take advantage of the wide array of low-cost products and services we offer.

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BECOME A MEMBER

Membership has more than a few benefits.

Being a member gives you access to a full range of banking products, services and tools that will help you live your best financial life.

PRODUCTS AND SERVICES

A free checking account with a free Visa® Debit Card, online banking, bill pay, and overdraft protection.

ONLINE & MOBILE BANKING

Bank whenever and wherever. It’s easy, secure and couldn’t be more convenient.

FINANCIAL EDUCATION

Become financially savvy through education provided by GreenPath™ Financial Wellness.

INSURANCE

Access to Travelers® and a variety of insurance programs.


Join and discover a better way to bank.

It’s easy to join

It only takes minutes to open your account online or make an appointment to any of our branches throughout Lehigh and Northampton Counties.

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More ways we can help you manage your money.

A full range of products, services and tools to help you with everyday financial life.

SAVINGS ACCOUNTS
SAVINGS ACCOUNTS

Find a full range of  accounts to help you save for the future.

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BUSINESS SAVINGS ACCOUNT
BUSINESS SAVINGS ACCOUNT

We have a variety of accounts to keep a cash cushion for your business and earn nice dividends.

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MEMBERSHIP ELIGIBILITY
MEMBERSHIP ELIGIBILITY

Just about anyone can join and take advantage of everything we have to offer.

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BECOME A MEMBER FAQs

Why make the switch to People First?

Local service. More options. People you know from your neighborhood, school, church, clubs, and your kid’s sports teams work there. Fast loan decisions. Competitive rates. Convenient locations. Electronic services and so many other great things too numerous to mention. Trust your instincts about becoming a credit union member. It is the right thing to do.

What is the minimum deposit to open a savings account?

A $5 minimum opening deposit and balance in a Primary Share Account is required. Then, you’re free to apply for all our other products and services.

What’s different about People First?

People First is member owned. That means we don’t have to pay out big dividends to stockholders – we don’t have any. We don’t have out-of-state or foreign investors. We’re locally owned and operated by people just like you. And we know the Lehigh Valley. We’ve been around since 1950. We’re an active participant in community activities and charitable events and are always on the move to help improve the quality of life in our region.

As a member, you own us. Everything comes back to you in the form of better savings dividends (interest) and lower loan rates. When you make your initial deposit into your savings account, it isn’t a membership fee. It’s your money that stays in your account.

Can my family join People First?

If your family lives, works, worships or attends school in Carbon, Lehigh, or Northampton Counties in PA or Warren County in NJ they are eligible to join in their own right. When your immediate family members reside outside of Carbon, Lehigh, and Northampton counties in PA and Warren county in NJ, you can extend membership to them as long as you qualify for membership. Additional details can be found on our Membership Eligibility page.

Immediate family members are defined as spouse, child, sibling, parent, grandparent, or grandchild, stepparents, stepchildren, stepsiblings and adopted relationships.