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Paper Statement Fee

We have recently implemented a $2.00 monthly fee for members who elect to receive paper statements.  To avoid this fee, you can sign up for our e-statement service.  With this service, you will be able to access your monthly statement securely online.  Signing up is easy.  You can either sign up online at:  https://vault.mykeptdata.com/vault.aspx?InstnID=200 or at any of our branch locations.  If you have any further questions, please call us at 361-242-7827.  Thank you.

 

Debit Card Notice

STAR Financial Credit Union has implemented additional anti-fraud procedures for our Visa Debit Cards in order to protect our members from debit card fraud. The new procedures will affect members using their cards as a “credit” transaction. You will need to choose “debit” and enter your PIN (personal identification number) for purchases over $149.99 at the following types of merchants; home supply warehouse stores, wholesale clubs, discount stores, department stores, grocery stores, supermarkets, electronic sales and drug store pharmacies. If you encounter any problems using your Visa Debit Card, please contact Member Services at 361-242-7827 during normal business hours.

 

From STAR Financial Credit Union

Amid the turmoil of the financial world today, the foremost question on everyone’s mind is: Are my deposits safe?

At STAR Financial Credit Union your deposits are safe. STAR Financial Credit Union is a secure and strong financial institution with over 12% reserves (8% is considered well capitalized).

Deposits in STAR Financial Credit Union are federally insured up to $250,000 by the NCUA, through the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund (NCUSIF). NCUSIF is backed by the full-faith and credit of the United States Government.

In addition, the Board of Directors of STAR Financial Credit Union have chosen to provide an additional $250,000 of savings coverage to qualifying accounts through ESI, a licensed property and casualty insurance company.

The short answer to your question is: Your funds are safe at STAR Financial Credit Union.