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Banking

Overview

We are Bridge. We are here to serve our members with personal attention and excellent rates.

We are dedicated to connecting to and serving our membership in a fair, hassle-free, proactive and transparent manner. View membership eligibility.

Lots of benefits, lots of value.

We offer a variety of accounts with features designed just for you and your lifestyle. As a not-for-profit financial cooperative, we offer competitive rates on our savings accounts and several options for your checking account needs.

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The Bridge Difference

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Checking Accounts

Our checking accounts outshine the rest.

At Bridge Credit Union, we believe in providing you a checking account that fits you and your personal lifestyle.

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Checking Account Types

  • Crystal Free. Free, simple and classic.  Learn more
  • Diamond Dividends. All the sparkle of a money market with the convenience of a checking account.  Learn more
  • Clear Path. Clear your path with Bridge as your guide.  Learn more

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Savings Accounts

Stress free savings.

A savings account is the starting point on the road to financial success. Savings accounts provide relief from unexpected emergencies and allow you to realize your short-term and long-term goals.

  • Christmas Club Savings. Reduce the stress of the holidays. Learn More
  • Special Savings. Saving for that special thing. Learn More
  • Money Market Savings. The more you save, the more you earn. Learn More
  • Primary Savings. Open a primary savings account and you are on your way. Learn More

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Why should you save?

  • Gives you a cushion for extra expenses.
  • Helps pay for short, mid, or long-term goals.
  • It’s easy! Pay yourself first and split your deposit.
  • Current Rates

CDs

Don’t Chase Rates – Move your money into a Bridge Certificate

You don’t have to chase rates to get the best rate. Being a Bridge Credit Union member is all it takes.

You can count on us shopping the market to bring you the most competitive rates. So, if you’re looking for the best strategy for getting the best rate, it’s your relationship with Bridge Credit Union.

Open a certificate today.

You can open a certificate through your online banking account, contact us online or gives us a call at 800.434.7300.

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Rate break for retirees

Bridge recognizes your many years of service  and has created ConnectPLUS, a complete package of benefits just for you. If you were an employee of one of our employer groups and retired, you are eligible for this award-winning member service program. Contact us for more information.

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IRAs

Save more money for your retirement.

An IRA (Individual Retirement Account) is a personal savings plan that provides income tax advantages to individuals saving money for retirement purposes.

Investments into an IRA are termed “contributions” and are capped by tax law. We offer Traditional, Roth, and Educational IRA’s. The tax advantages differ with each so it is important that you consult with a tax professional to determine which type of IRA is best for you.

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Peace of Mind Service

Safe investments, no worries.

You can rest easy knowing your savings are safe and secure with Bridge Credit Union. We are financially healthy and are examined by state and federal regulators who ensure the safety and soundness of our operations. Your funds are further protected by federal and private insurance.

Deposit Insurance

Each account holder is federally insured up to $250,000, which is backed by the full faith and credit of the federal government through the National Credit Union Administration. For further protection, we provide an additional $250,000 of insurance through Excess Share Insurance – for a total of up $500,000 per owner. Traditional and Roth IRA’s are insured aggregately up to $500,000.

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Access Anytime, Anywhere

We don’t make you jump through unnecessary hurdles to get to your money. There are a variety of ways to access your funds other than taking your time to visit us in person.

Check Withdrawal. By telephone, online banking, or our 24-hour telephone service.

Debit Card. You can access your savings and checking accounts at an ATM. Mastercard debit cards are issued at no cost or monthly fee if you have a checking account. Contact us today to order your debit card.

Wire Transfer to Another Institution. You can wire funds in and out of your accounts. If you need assistance with a wire call our office at 800.434.7300.

 

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Borrowing

Overview

Reach your financial dreams with our diverse loan options.

Our lending products are packaged for convenience, value, and personal attention. No matter what your need (or want), we have the right loan for you. We can also easily refinance your current loan from another financial institution so you can take advantage of all the cost-savings and benefits we offer.

Plus! Get covered with low-cost bundled insurance products.

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Auto

New and Used Auto Loans

If you are looking to buy a new or new to you vehicle, or simply want to save money by refinancing your existing loan from another lender, Bridge has the right auto loan for you. Plus, you get the bonus option of a 90 day payment deferral!

Youth Auto Loans

To assist the next generation in wisely establishing credit, we offer a Youth Auto Loan. This program is open to all members aged 16-18 and simply requires a qualified co-borrower who is the parent or guardian.

Recreational Vehicle Loans

Roam free with feature-filled financing on RV’s, motorcycles, boats, and off-road vehicles with many of the features as our auto loans.

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Mortgages

Bridge Credit Union believes in expanding the dreams of home ownership to as many of our members as possible.

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Buying a home should be an exciting experience and obtaining a loan should be hassle-free. We’ve made it simple for you by offering a wide variety of products for almost everyone, excellent rates, and a home mortgage site where you’ll learn everything, and more, about making a good financing decision.

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Equity in a home has traditionally been the biggest source of personal wealth. Low cost borrowing against a home’s equity can offer a good solution for funding high cost items.Borrow against your home’s equity through a fixed amount, fixed rate or line of credit, variable rate product and no prepayment penalties. 

We promise a personal touch. We’ll guide you through the entire process and counsel you on the best product to fit your situation.  Call our office today 800.434.7300 and enjoy a truly different experience.

 

 

Bridge Benefits

  • Excellent rates – monitor market rates
  • Conventional, 15 year and 30 year fixed loans
  • First time home-buyer programs
  • FHA/VA programs
  • 97% LTV programs available
  • Fixed amount, fixed rate or, line of credit, variable rate home equity loans
  • Discount Home Insurance

 

Student

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Student Loans

The cost of a college education is expensive, but worth every penny. We encourage all of our students to maximize scholarships, grants, and federal loans. These are the most economical ways to pay for a higher education (short of mom and dad). However, when those sources aren’t enough, we can bridge the gap.

Through a partnership with a network of over 160 not-for-profit credit union lenders, we offer two student loan programs, the cuScholar Private Student Loan and the cuGrad Private Student Loan Consolidation Program.

cuScholar Private Student Loan Program

The cuScholar Private Student Loan Program can be used to pay for qualified education educational expenses including tuition, room and board, books, and other school related expenses.

cuGrad Private Student Loan Consolidation Program

The cuGrad Private Student Loan Consolidation Program can be used to consolidate and refinance your outstanding private student loan debt.

 Learn more or apply

Bridge cuScholar Benefits

  1. No origination fee
  2. 1% interest rate reduction once 10% of loan principal is repaid
  3. 30-day no-fee return policy
  4. Cosigner release available
  5. cuStudent loan center 

 Bridge cuGrad Benefits

  • No origination fee
  • Simplify your finances with one easy payment
  • Lower payment possible
  • Cosigner release available
  • Interest-only repayment option available
  • cuStudent loan center

Personal

For all the little things you’ll need… our signature loans are quick and flexible.

Sometimes you just need a little extra. With our low rate personal loans, you can rest easy knowing you have a place to go when you need help. Our signature loans offer the ability to access cash quickly at a low rate without the use of higher rate credit cards. We can approve, process, and get cash in your pocket quickly to take care of almost any need.

Low rate share secured loans… even if your credit isn’t perfect.

Share secured loans give you the best of all worlds. By borrowing against an amount equal to or less than the amount you have on deposit, you can reap the benefits of earning dividends while paying an extraordinary low rate for your loan (rate is determined based on the current dividend rates being paid). Share secured loans also offer the opportunity to rebuild credit. Our lending qualifications for these specific loans allow for less than perfect credit.

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Credit Cards

Bridge’s Platinum Visa® Credit Cards give you rewards just for making your everyday purchases. You choose the credit card and the rewards that are right for you:
  • Visa® Platinum Rewards Credit Card – Learn more
  • Visa® Platinum Cashback Credit Card – Learn more
  • Visa® Share Secured Credit Card – Learn more

Are you an existing cardholder?

Transfer your higher rate balances from your other credit cards to your Bridge Credit Union card by calling our loan department at 800.434.7300 or fill out the balance transfer slip and fax it to 614.728.8090.

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CDL

Commercial Drivers License (CDL) Loan

In addition to the traditional loans we offer (auto, credit card, mortgages, and student loans), we offer a unique loan product designed specifically for Commercial Truck Drivers. The Commercial Drivers License (CDL) Loan was created and customized with you in mind. Our CDL loan takes the pressure off your shoulders when paying for your certification.

Loan Benefits

  • Loan for the cost of classes & licensing
  • Low rate
  • 90 days no payments
  • Easy payment options
  • Stress-free & fast application process

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Business

Business Loans

You have a vision for your business and the reality is: Your business needs money to make that vision come to life. From meeting your weekly payroll, buying inventory, or funding large scale capital projects, you need access to funding. Bridge Credit Union can help you with your business needs by offering loans of different sizes and terms.

We have partnered with Cooperative Business Services (CBS), a credit union cooperative that operates under the same credit union philosophy: not for profit, not for charity, but for service. This partnership gives us the flexibility to offer a loan structure that works best for you.

Available Loans

  • Micro Loan Program (loans less than $250,000)
    Terms up to 10 years, amortizations up to 25 years. Fixed and variable rates available.
  • Commercial Real Estate Financing
    For the purchase or refinance of commercial, industrial, and/or investment property. Terms range from 10 years, amortizations up to 25 years. Fixed and variable rate options.
  • Term Loans
    For the purchase or refinance of machinery, equipment, or other capital assets. These loans are generally 12 to 180 month terms with fixed and variable rate options available.
  • Lines of Credit
    Available for any general business purpose. Rates are typically set at a floating rate with the Wall Street Journal Prime Lending rate as the index.
  • SBA 7(a) and 7(a) Express Loans and SBA 504 Loans.

Contact our lending department at 800-434-7300, option 4, to apply or to schedule an appointment with a lending specialist.

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Benefits

What Our Members Say

Member comment about Bridge's loan officer: "Litisha does a wonderful job. She is very easy to work with, very professional and knowledgeable. She saved us a bunch of money and headaches!! My wife and I are very pleased!!" Vinson, July 2016
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Resources

FREE Financial Counseling

07/05/16

Knowledge is power. Whether your credit score is low, high, or in between, this class can help you.

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10 Steps to Finding the Right Car for You

07/05/16

Easy Tips for Finding Your Perfect Match

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Summer Home Renovation Ideas

06/02/16

Summer is the classic time for home renovation projects. The weather is great, and you have more daytime hours to get the work done. And if you plan to list your home for sale, choosing the right projects can boost your its value.

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June's Recipe of the Month - Curried Beef Kabobs

06/02/16

Pure kabob genius: Beef strips, green pepper and onion marinated in steak sauce, skewered with pineapple, then grilled to perfection and served over rice.

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Locations

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Montgomery County Members
You have access to the Alliance One surcharge-free ATM network and the Co-Op surcharge-free ATM network.

We have thousands of surcharge free ATMs state and nationwide. Enter a street address or simply a zip code to find the closest one to you.

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Branch Locations

Corporate – Columbus

1980 W. Broad Street
Columbus, Ohio 43223

Hours: Mon – Fri 8 am – 4 pm

Dayton

409 E. Monument Avenue
Suite 105
Dayton, Ohio 45402

Hours: Mon – Fri – 9 am – 5:30 pm

Good Samaritan Hospital

2222 Philadelphia Drive
1st Floor
Dayton, Ohio 45406

Hours: Mon – Fri – 7 am – 3 pm

Mailing Address
1980 W. Broad Street
Mail Stop #0000
Columbus, OH 43223

 

 

Shared Branches

Our network of Co-op shared branches has nearly 350 locations statewide and thousands nationwide.

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Contact Us

The value we pride ourselves on the most at Bridge is our commitment to providing friendly, trustworthy service and real support. If you have questions, comments or concerns, we want to hear from you.

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Bridge Credit Union Headquarters

1980 W. Broad Street
Mail Stop #0000
Columbus, Ohio 43223

Toll free: 800.434.7300
Corporate Fax: 614.728.8090
Email: memberinfo@bridgecu.org

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