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Money Saving Summer Eats 16 hours ago
It isn’t always easy to eat well, especially on a budget and when you're busy! Between keeping the kids active, planning those weekend getaways, and ensuring your summer beach body remains…
Fun Indoor Summer To-Do's Jul 9
We sure love Ohio, but the weather doesn’t always love us back. The long, cold winters leave us aching for shorts and flip flops, but even the summers can be unpredictable. From scorching heat,…
Food Truck Fridays Jul 2
Food Truck Fridays are back at BMI Federal Credit Union BMI Federal Credit Union will be hosting a different food truck every Friday at our Dublin branch from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Mark your…
Looking for a Good Deal? Jul 2
Get 0% Introductory APR on Balance Transfers Looking for a Great Credit Card with Low Rates? Get a BMI Federal Credit Union Visa Credit Card and…
My Finance Tool Jun 28
Sync Your Finances, Access Life My Finance Tool is the Online Banking tool used to access all your accounts in one place.  Enjoy easy access to your checking, savings, and credit card…
June 2018 Newsletter Jun 28
The CreditLines Newsletter
Holiday Closings Jun 27
Throughout the year, BMI Federal Credit Union branches will be closed on select holidays to celebrate and spend time with our loved ones. All ATMs and Online Banking will still be…
Home Improvement Jun 21
Putting Money Back in Your Pocket If you’ve ever thought about renovating your home or possibly selling your home in the future, one of the first things that comes to mind is how much money…
2018 Scholarship Golf Open Jun 21
  Join us at The Lakes Golf and Country Club on Monday, June 18, 2018 for the 2018 BMI Federal Credit Union Scholarship Golf Open. Join Us on the Green  Gather your…
Home Equity Line of Credit Jun 19
Finish Your Home To-Do List and Earn $250 Get the money you need and the flexibility you deserve with a Home Equity Line of Credit from BMI Federal Credit Union. Open a Home Equity Line of…
Visa Gift Cards Jun 19
Looking for the perfect gift this summer? We've got you covered with a pre-paid Visa Gift Card from BMI Federal Credit Union.You can also pick up a re-loadable Gift Card, perfect for a…
Dare to Compare Jun 15
  Are heavy payments weighing you down? Refinance your Auto Loan with us and we'll give you $250.* If we cannot offer a lower rate or monthly payment, we'll pay you…
Get Financially Fit Jun 15
 5 Things You Should Know Have you committed to a New Year’s Resolution? Why not commit to getting financially fit? Here are five things you should know to maintain the health of your…
Learn How To Protect Yourself From Identity Theft Jun 15
BMI Federal Credit Union takes your security very seriously. Identity theft is a growing problem, especially in the Internet connected world we live in. While it can happen to anyone, there are steps…
Consolidate Your Debt Jun 15
The average U.S. household carries over $15,000 in credit card debt, making it a common problem that affects a majority of Americans.And not only is it common—it starts early. According to…
6 Tips To Saving Money Jun 15
A recent survey by BankRate uncovered that roughly half of Americans are saving 5% or less of their incomes, including 18% that are not saving anything at all. In fact, only about a quarter of people…
Private Vs Federal Student Loans Jun 15
It's never too early to start saving for college! As tuition costs rise, it's important to think ahead - and luckily, with some smart planning, it's easy to prepare for the future.…
Paying For College Jun 15
The rising cost of college tuition is a big topic. It has become not just a talking point for politicians, but for parents and their kids all across America. While high school students eagerly plan…
Three Steps Toward A Better Credit Score Jun 15
The truth is, most people don’t think about their credit score often. But the day you start talking about buying a home or car, or when you’re drawn into an electronics store by those big…
Why And When To Refinance Your Car Loan Jun 14
Refinancing loans is a great way to save some money. It can lower your monthly payment and/or shorten the term of your loan. There many reasons why people choose to refinance, but it is usually to…
Visa with Rewards Jun 13
Earn Triple Points on Everyday Purchases Earning rewards just got easier with triple points. Now you earn triple points for everyday spending using your BMI Federal Credit Union Visa® Credit Card…
Six Ways To Protect Your Marriage From Financial Missteps Jun 13
Finances are one of the most stressful issues in marriage and one of the most popular reasons for divorce. It might sound terrible, but it makes sense because money is a highly personal and very…
MyCardRules Visa Alerts Jun 13
We are replacing our current Visa Card Alerts system with notifications from the new MyCardRulesTM mobile app. As of May 31, 2018 text alerts through the current system will no longer be active.…
Financial Education Matters Jun 7
Why is financial education so important?  Americans on average fall just below “Good” on their Credit Score, and thirty-three percent of adult Americans have no retirement savings.…
Save Money this Spring Jun 5
Spring has arrived and with it comes the motivation to clean, renovate, and save. But the season can also cause us to feel anxious at the cost of change. Whether you're saving for home…
Workshop: Credit Score May 30
Join us Thursday June 7 at 7:00pm at The Westerville Public Library for a free workshop on how to understand and improve your credit score!  Gain a better understanding…
Using My Finance Tool May 24
My Finance Tool is the New Way to Manage Your Finances See the big picture: My Finance Tool gives you access to manage all activity, including that outside of BMI Federal Credit…
Shared Branching May 11
As a member of BMI Federal Credit Union, you have access to your account through shared branching and thousands of partnering credit unions across the nation. These credit unions are easy…
Apple Pay Now Available May 4
Welcome to a New Way to Pay Your BMI Federal Credit Union Visa card and Apple Pay will change the way you pay. Pay with a single touch Use Apple Pay™ and your BMI FCU Visa® card to pay the…
Fallen15 Scholarship May 2
Each year Fallen 15 partners with BMI Federal Credit Union to award several scholarships to US Military Service Members and their families who are in pursuit of higher education. Fallen 15 is a…
Top Credit Union Apr 24
​ BMI FCU is proud to announce it has been ranked as the top financial institution among Credit Unions and Banks in Ohio by AdvisoryHQ! BMI FCU has received a 5-Star rating, and is listed…
Youth Month 2018 Apr 24
The Science of Saving! April is National Credit Union Youth Month and credit unions across the nation are celebrating youth! The theme this year is The Science of Saving...For the Future! We are…
Paying For College Apr 24
Join us on Saturday, April 28 for a FREE community workshop on paying for college! Demystify the college funding process. Designed for parents of college-bound high school students, this workshop…
Refer A Friend Apr 24
   Share the wealth! For every friend, family member, and neighbor you refer who opens a qualified checking account, you will both receive a $50 cash bonus.*  Pick up a Refer A…
Tax Scam Prevention Apr 14
Identity theft and extortion scams are routine in April, after most taxpayers have filed their returns. While nobody enjoys paying taxes, believe it or not, the IRS is not out to get you.  The…
Turbo Tax Apr 14
As a member of BMI Federal Credit Union you can save up to $15 on TurboTax® — the #1 best-selling tax software. With TurboTax, you’ll get your taxes done right and your biggest…
2018 Scholarships Apr 14
To align with our mission to improve the financial lives of our members and the community, BMI Federal Credit Union is providing three (3) $2,000 scholarships to students in our community who are in…
2018 Annual Meeting Apr 14
BMI Federal Credit Union's Annual Meeting will be held at the Dublin location at 6:00 p.m. in The Sharon L. Custer Member Meeting Room April 18, 2018.   In accordance with the BMI FCU…
2017 Youth Month Apr 14
Give a Hoot About Saving April is National Credit Union Youth Month, where credit unions across the nation celebrate youth. The theme this year is Give a Hoot About Saving, and we're committed…
Winter 2018 My Finance Tool Apr 14
2018 Winter Resolution: My Finance Tool 
2017 Join Now And Earn Apr 14
Are you thinking of becoming a member of BMI Federal Credit Union? We've just made your decision even easier!   Join now and earn $50* when you open a new checking account, or $150** when…
2017 Refer A Friend Apr 14
Refer your friends and everybody wins!   Pick up a Refer A Friend card next time you’re in the branch or print one out online. For every friend, family member, and neighbor you refer that…
2017 Holiday Loan Apr 14
Relax with a Holiday Loan from BMI Federal Credit Union Are you already feeling overwhelmed by seasonal spending? Don't let the holidays stress you out, relax with a holiday loan from BMI…
Workshop: Tips & Tools Apr 13
Join us on Saturday, April 21 at 10:00am at our Dublin branch for a free workshop to learn the basics of building a realistic plan for saving and spending, and the financial habits that will help you…
Five Books for Children Apr 12
This past week was the last week of National Credit Union Youth month. We’ve talked about teaching your children to save money, how to make an effective allowance plan, and how to help your…
Workshop: Credit Scores Apr 4
Join us Saturday April 7 at 10:00am at our Dublin branch for a free workshop on how to understand and improve your credit score!  Gain a better understanding of why your credit…
614 Magazine ColumBEST Awards Mar 27
The 614 Magazine ColumBEST Awards is going on now... We have been nominated in the category of Best Places to Bank! Spread the word and encourage your friends, family, fans, and coworkers to…
Home Equity Loans in Central Ohio Mar 27
Home equity loans, commonly known as second mortgages, are a useful avenue to explore for many homeowners. This type of loan leverages the equity you have in your home and makes a lump sum payment to…
Everyone Has a Why Mar 26
What's Yours? We all have a why – where our interests, goals, and motivations meet. At BMI Federal Credit Union, our why is improving the financial lives of our members and the community…
Workshop: LinkedIn Basics for the Mature Job Seeker Mar 23
Join us Monday, March 26 at 9:30am at our Dublin branch for a free workshop to learn how to get started on LinkedIn! It will focus on setting up your profile and using LinkedIn during your…
Workshop: Job Search Strategies for the Mature Job Seeker | Central Ohio Mar 18
Join us at our Dublin headquarters on Monday, March 19th at 9:30am for a FREE workshop to learn about the strategies that will make you a great job seeker and ideal candidate.Presented by…
Student Loan Consolidation Mar 18
As recent graduates take to the workforce, many families are burdened with the ever increasing cost of their private student loans. BMI Federal Credit Union is proud to announce a solution to…
Protecting Yourself Online in Central Ohio Mar 16
The Internet today has become an invaluable resource in both our personal and professional lives.  However, as technology advances, so do the techniques cybercriminals use to gain access to our…
Report Fraud in Central Ohio Mar 16
Contact the fraud department of each of the three major credit reporting agencies (CRAs). Report the identity theft and request that the credit bureaus place a fraud alert and a victim's…
Avoiding Cyber Predators in Central Ohio Mar 16
How to Stay Safe Online In this digital age, more and more of the work we do is done in the cyber world. But while this is more convenient for us, it also makes it easier for hackers, phishers and…
Whats The Difference Between A Credit Union And A Bank Mar 16
Credit unions and banks are quite different. While traditional banks are for-profit organizations, credit unions are not. Rather, these organizations are owned by their members or account…
Workshop Home Buying in Central Ohio Mar 2
Don't let the thought of buying a new home intimidate or overwhelm you! Join us for a FREE workshop to learn all about home buying.  We've got you need to know about mortgages,…
Visa 2018 Olympic Sweepstakes Feb 12
Seize a Golden Opportunity  You've set your sights on gold. We'll help you cross the finish line. Use your Visa between 1/1/18 - 2/28/18 for a chance to win a trip to a past Olympic…
Identity Theft Feb 8
Concerned about the safety of your identity? Join us at our headquarters for a free workshop to learn how to deter, detect and defend! You will learn tips for recognizing and preventing identity…
Estate Planning Jan 31
 Thinking about how to manage your assets for the future? We can help!   Join us at our Dublin headquarters on Saturday, February 3 at 10:00am for a free workshop to learn…
Fresh Start Workshop Jan 23
Workshop: Fresh Start Finances in 2018
Refinance Your Home Loan Jan 23
What you need to know to refinance your home loan. What is refinancing a home loan? Refinancing a home loan is the simple act of getting a new home loan to replace your existing one. The new loan…
New Season, New Finances Jan 23
How My Finance Tool Can Help You Fall Into Good Habits Fall's here, which means it's the perfect time to fall into good financial habits. My Finance Tool, a helpful financial tool found in…
New Dealer Direct Group Jan 23
BMI Federal Credit Union welcomes Buckeye City Automotive Group to our Dealer Direct program.We have made special arrangements with several area automobile dealers to make car buying easier than…
Reponsible Credit Card Use Jan 23
Getting Your First Credit Card Getting your first credit card is a milestone in many young peoples’ lives. But with this new milestone, comes new responsibility. If you think your teen or…
Safe Social Media Tips Jan 23
Social Media Habits to Keep You Safe Social media. It’s an ever-constant presence in our lives that allows us to stay connected to the people in our lives and see what’s going on in the…
Secure Message Center Jan 23
To ensure the confidentiality of private information that BMI FCU sends you via email and comply with all privacy and regulation standards, we are implementing a new email encryption service through…
Mortgage Insurance Jan 23
What You Need to Know Summer is home buying season, which means it’s time to start looking into mortgages, realtors and trying to cipher your way through terms that make no sense to you. One of…
Making A Major Decision Jan 23
Do You Feel Undecided? What’s your major? It’s the question that strikes fear into the hearts of many first-year college students. If you’re feeling undecided, not to worry –…
Literacy Program Jan 23
  Through the NextGen Dublin Literacy Program, volunteer Book Buddies have the opportunity to work with Riverside Elementary first-grade students over the course of eight-weeks. Two of BMI…
Labor Day Jan 23
Getting Your Finances In Order Keeping on top of your finances is a great way to ensure that you are financially sound and will also help prevent any unfortunate surprises from coming your way.…
Security Update: IRS Phone Scam Jan 23
Scam Calls and Emails Using IRS as Bait Persist The following article was originally posted by the IRS and includes valuable tips and information regarding IRS-related scam calls and…
Identity Theft Action Plan Jan 23
Keeping Your Identity Safe As we grow smarter and more advanced, you can bet that identity thieves are as well. Every day, identity thieves come up with new and innovative ways to steal your…
Home Buyer Seminar Jan 23
Learn all you need to know about the home buying process On Thursday, March 23 from 6:30-8:00 PM, BMI FCU will be partnering with Jump Goat Media, Whiteman Realty Group and Dostal &…
Holiday Budget Jan 23
How To Budget For The Holidays  The holidays are upon us which means colder weather and shorter days. But it also the season of great holiday meals, spending time with family and friends,…
Annual Meeting Jan 23
BMI Federal Credit Union's Annual Meeting will be held at the Dublin location at 6:00 p.m. in the Sharon L. Custer Member Meeting Room April 19, 2017. In accordance with the BMI FCU bylaws, each…
Shark Infested Waters Jan 23
How to Avoid Predatory Lenders Like any master predator, sharks can smell their prey from miles away - so can predatory lenders. What is predatory lending? According to this article from…
Spring Cleaning Finances Jan 23
Shaking the Cobwebs Out of Your Financial Life Spring Cleaning: These seem to be two words that everyone associates with the first days of spring. It’s a time to clean out your closets, donate…
Golf Open A Success Jan 23
Thank you everyone that participated in BMI FCU's Scholarship Golf Open. With your generous donations and support, we were able to raise $29,699.00! In partnership with Fallen 15, all proceeds…
Student Loans Jan 23
Are you wondering how you're going to pay for college? Are your grants, scholarships and financial aid not covering all the costs? BMI Federal Credit Union partners with Credit Union Student…
Tax Free Weekend 2017 Jan 23
Stock Up On Back-To-School Essentials Tax Free Weekend is almost here! Starting on Friday, August 4 and ending on Sunday, August 6, Ohio will be having their annual tax-free holiday, where…
The Luck Of The Irish Jan 23
How to Make 2017 Your Luckiest Year Yet Thomas Jefferson once said, “I’m a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.” Good luck often seems to come…
Trustage AD&D Insurance Jan 23
 One of the exclusive benefits of your BMI FCU membership is access to TruStage insurance products. In fact, our credit union provides each of our adult members with an Accidental Death and…
Getting Fall Ready Jan 23
5 Things You Can Do Right Now It’s official, summer is over and fall is here. While you’re sadly putting away your shorts and flip flops, it’s also time to start thinking about…
Get To Know MFT Jan 23
Take Control of Your Finances! My Finance Tool makes money management easy! A single log in to see cash flow, spending trends, assets, debt and budgets.   Track your cash with charts and…
Fall Car Maintenance Tips Jan 23
With fall in full swing, take the time to get your vehicle in shape for cold weather today. In just a few simple steps, you can ensure that you are protecting your investment and avoiding costly…
Fallen 15 Partnership Jan 23
As announced at the 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony, BMI FCU® has proudly partnered with Fallen 15 to create a scholarship program benefiting military veterans and their families. Through generous…
Fall Financial Fixes Jan 23
Four Things You Can Do Right Now Summer is gone and those cool fall days are back again. This is also the time when we start seeing those chilly expenses that put a drain in your wallet: higher…
Equifax Data Breach Jan 23
What You Can Do to Protect Yourself The credit reporting agency Equifax has had a security breach compromising the personal information of over 143 million Americans. This information included…
Dora Maxwell Award Jan 23
BMI Federal Credit Union won the second place award for the Ohio Credit Union League's Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Community Service Award. This award is given to credit unions for their…
Discount Wildlights Tickets Jan 23
Tickets for The Columbus Zoo & Aquarium's Wildlights are half price! This discount is available to members now through October 31, 2015! Purchase your discount tickets!Once on the site,…
Tuesdays Tip Jan 23
Check out our Tuesday's Tip each week on Facebook. Every Tuesday we will post a new tip. It may be about anything from cleaning the gutters on your house to cleaning out old financial records.
Discount Tickets Winterfest Jan 23
Creditlines Newsletter Jan 23
Read the December / January CreditLines Newsletter.
Community Festival Jan 23
  BMI FCU is proud to announce our 4th Annual Community Festival at our Dublin location. Join us Saturday, August 22 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. This year we have expanded the event to include even…
What You Need to Know About the FAFSA Jan 23
  As a part of BMI Federal Credit Union's promise to "make banking personal," we strive to give you the answers to important financial questions pertaining to your education and your…
Budget Gifts For Mom Jan 23
How to Show Mom You Love Her without Breaking the Bank This Sunday is Mother’s Day, that special time when we show appreciation for our moms and everything that they’ve done…
Barbecuing On A Budget Jan 23
Have a Feast Without Breaking the Bank! 4th of July is coming up, which means parades, fireworks and barbecues! If you’re planning on having a backyard celebration, it can be overwhelming…
College Survival Guide Jan 23
Making it Through the First Semester College is an exciting time in any young person’s life – you’re living away from mom and dad for the first time, you can take classes that…
Avoiding Cyber Predators Jan 23
How to Stay Safe Online In this digital age, more and more of the work we do is done in the cyber world. But while this is more convenient for us, it also makes it easier for hackers, phishers and…
Back To School Shopping Jan 23
Bargains Without Breaking the Bank It’s hard to believe that August is already here, which for many parents and children means the ending of summer and the start of a new school year. Shopping…
Setting Up Allowances Jan 23
How to Help Your Children be Financially Responsible This month is National Credit Union Youth Month, and to celebrate, we’re going to be presenting a series of tips that will help your…
9/11 Remembrance Ceremony Jan 23
BMI FCU's Sarah Borland had the honor of attending The City of Columbus' 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony. We'd like to thank Mayor Mike Coleman, The City of Columbus and The City of Columbus…
50+ Expo Jan 23
Join us Saturday, May 2, for the 50+ Expo, a FREE one-day event for individuals age 50 and over. It's the perfect opportunity to get information, resources, products and services from over 30…
5 Student Loan Myths Jan 23
Debunking the Most Common Misconceptions It’s the start of a new school year, which means new classes, new friends and, if you’re a college student, student loan debt. Many college…
2017 Video Scholarship Jan 23
Ohio Credit Union Foundation Need help tackling the high fees associated with higher education? A $5,000 video scholarship is available from the Ohio Credit Union Foundation (OCUF) for Ohio credit…
2017 Scholarships Jan 23
BMI Federal Credit Union understands the importance of helping develop our future leaders. Below are the scholarships BMI FCU is offering this year: Ohio Credit Union Foundation Video Scholarship…
Visa Chip Technology Jan 23
Introducing chip technology for BMI Federal Credit Union BMI FCU Visa® Credit Cards now come with built-in chip technology. This gives you greater fraud protection when you use your card at a…
Three Big Myths Keeping You From Buying A Home Jan 22
Home ownership feels like a thing of the past in the post-recession era. Although the economy has recovered considerably, it has also changed forever. More and more professionals are making a living…
Special Intro Rate Jun 2, 2017
When You Use Our Visa with Rewards Credit Card Earning rewards has never felt this good. Now you can enjoy a 0.00% APR intro rate on balance transfers for six months and earn triple points on…
Your Teen's First Job Apr 20, 2017
Options and Decisions For many teens, getting their first job is one step on the path towards adulthood. But while getting a job in the teen workforce can teach good life lessons such as…
Teaching Your Children Apr 13, 2017
Building Good Habits In today’s environment, where advertisements and commercials encourage you to buy, buy, buy and emphasis is placed on having the newest, shiniest gadget, it can be hard to…
Don't Be Fooled Apr 6, 2017
How to Guard Against Sneaky Sales Tactics We’ve all seen them. The big neon colored signs with the words ‘Sale’ and ‘Good Deal’ emblazoned across them as you shop the…
Know Your Credit Report Mar 2, 2017
Everything You Need to Know One of the best things you can do for your financial health is to review your credit report every year. You’re entitled to a free report every twelve months from…
Shopping Mortgage Rates Feb 23, 2017
6 Helpful Tips Buying your first house is an important first step in any person’s life, and can also be the most confusing. Between realtors, closing costs and down payments it can seem like an…
Show Love Without Money Feb 14, 2017
Five things you can do this Valentine's Day Today is Valentine’s Day, and in today’s consumer culture there seems to be a common misconception that love can only be shown through…
Be a Smarter Saver Feb 9, 2017
5 Great Tips In today’s economy, everybody’s telling you how important it is to save your money and keep a little bit in your back pocket for a rainy day. But how do you tuck money away…
Don't Fear Your Money Feb 2, 2017
How to Take Back Control of Your Finances Money – it’s a part of our daily lives and is always at our side like a constant companion. But to many people, money is less of a comforting…
Eat Organic On A Budget Feb 2, 2017
5 Things to Know Did you know that today is National Green Juice Day? To help you achieve your goal of getting fit in 2017, we have put together five great tips that will help you trim your waistline…
Traveling This Holiday Season Dec 7, 2016
Fraud increases during this time of year but we’re looking out for you. We monitor your account for unusual activity. Letting us know your travel plans is the first step to monitoring your…
How To Budget For The Holidays Nov 22, 2016
  The holidays are upon us which means colder weather and shorter days. But it also the season of great holiday meals, spending time with family and friends, and decorating your house. Soon the…
Build Credit In College Nov 7, 2016
Now that the school year is well underway, you’re probably paying a lot of attention to your studies and the more social aspects of college life, like cheering on your school’s football…
Text Message Spam Oct 13, 2016
BMI FCU will never send a text asking members to input their account information, verify account data or update their records. If you get one of these texts, follow these steps from the Federal Trade…
Buying A Car New Model Vs Old Model Sep 22, 2016
This time of year car dealers fill their lots with the latest new car models, ready to sell. As part of that transition, car dealers will offer special incentives for the previous year model. It is…
Identity Theft Sep 6, 2016
How to know if your identity was stolen, and what to do about it. Identity theft is one of those things that we believe will never happen to us. Like failing to back up your computer, most of us may…
Webinar Repay Student Loans Aug 12, 2016
During this National Webinar, hosted by CU Student Choice, we will discuss repayment options while students are enrolled in college, as well as options following graduation or separation from school.…
Touch ID For Mobile Banking Jul 1, 2016
New fingerprint and Touch ID sign-in capabilities provide members with a secure and convenient way to log into the mobile banking app using their fingerprint. By eliminating the need to input your…
Changes To Bill Pay Jun 13, 2016
Beginning June 13, Bill Pay will be implementing an automated email when you make check payments that are eligible for electronic disbursement.When you make an online check payment to a merchant that…
What Is Estate Planning, And When Do You Start? Jun 9, 2016
What is Estate Planning?As you go through life, you acquire things: a house, car, savings, retirement and maybe some investments. These combine to create your estate. You need to consider what will…
Fraud Alert Update Jun 6, 2016
In our continuing efforts to keep your accounts secure, we've improved our alert system for potential fraud.Here's how it works:1. When potential fraud is detected on your signature-based…
Sign Up for Online Banking Feb 18, 2016
Big things come in small packages. World-class online banking technology meets personalized, local service.  Enroll now!Access your accounts anytime, anywhere. Our convenient, secure online…
Credit Union Versus Bank, What is the Difference? Feb 18, 2016
Many people ask what the difference is between a credit union and a bank, thinking the two are very different from each other. Each is an institution that offer many of the same financial services…
Learn The Basics Of Estate Planning Dec 9, 2015
Many adults don't start thinking about estate planning until their later years, but everyone can benefit from preparing these documents early. If you don't take the time for estate…
iPhone 6s-6s Plus App Update Oct 1, 2015
Due to hardware changes from Apple, members accessing our Online Banking app with the newly released Apple iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus will likely experience a crash within the app. No other iPhone…
Save Money Effortlessly With Change Jar Sep 30, 2015
Wouldn't it be great if balancing your checking account didn't involve such complicated math? Now it doesn't have to be. With Change Jar at BMI Federal Credit Union your debit…
The Benefits Of Emv Chip Technology Sep 2, 2015
Soon you'll be receiving your BMI Federal Credit Union Visa credit card with EMV chips. If you haven't heard, these chips are one of the best advancements in credit card and debit card…
Comparison Of Mint And My Finance Tool Aug 19, 2015
Today, it's quite important to have a firm grasp on your financial health. There is no doubt that a number of people no longer want to deal with a checkbook register. In many cases, these are no…
Back To School Shopping Tips Aug 13, 2015
It may seem like summer and its days of sleeping in just got started, but many parents are already on the lookout for cost-savings opportunities for back to school shopping. The National Retail…
Preparing to Sell Your Home Jul 9, 2015
Whether you're upgrading, downsizing, relocating, or simply seeking a change of scenery, there comes a time in most everyone's life to pack up and move on to a new home. Rather than…
Summer Travel Tips For Staying On A Budget Jun 29, 2015
With summer, everybody looks forward to vacation and relaxation. A bit of time spent away from home is a great way to rest and be pampered for a while. You should absolutely enjoy yourself and not…
Mobile App Update May 21, 2015
The newest version of the BMI FCU Mobile Banking app is now available! Giving you a more unified experience on various platforms, the update brings more of the account management capabilities from…
Updating Your Browser Oct 28, 2014
In today's world, cybercrime is an all-too-common occurrence. It seems like a new virus attack, identity theft, or phishing scam occurs every day. In recognition of Cyber Security Awareness…
Parking For Charity Oct 17, 2014
During football season, BMI FCU donates the parking lot at our Kinnear Road branch to a local charity. The chosen charity then has the opportunity to manage the parking lot during all Ohio State home…
TruStage Health Insurance Oct 15, 2014
Coming November 15! The Affordable Care Act means nearly every American must have health insurance. If your employer doesn't offer a plan, if you don't qualify for Medicaid and if…
Shop For Miracles Oct 8, 2014
Why do 208 million people worldwide choose credit unions? Because credit unions constantly push to make their communities better places for their members worldwide.This International Credit Union Day…
Security Update: Home Depot Sep 11, 2014
BMI FCU is aware of the Home Depot's recent card and data breach and we will be contacting those members affected. However, your vigilance plays an important role. We ask that all members…
Security Update: NCUA Phone Scam Jun 5, 2014
Please be advised that the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) is warning consumers to beware of a new telephone fraud, known as "vishing", that is using the agency's name in an attempt…
Update: Heartbleed Bug Apr 11, 2014
As you may know, the Heartbleed bug is a serious vulnerability in the popular OpenSSL cryptographic software library. OpenSSL is a widely used encryption technology that provides security for…
Protect Your Identity Mar 24, 2014
Often, identity thieves will use another person's personal information, such as a Social Security number, mother's maiden name, date of birth, or account number to open fraudulent new…
Security Center Jan 28, 2014
Recently, consumers and the financial services industry alike have seen an increase in fraudulent activity. With virus attacks, identity theft and phishing scams becoming more prevalent, BMI Federal…
Workshop Canceled Dec 6, 2013
The workshop for December 7 at our Dublin location has been canceled due to the weather.
Online Banking Jul 10, 2013
On Sunday, July 14, 2013 at 11:00 pm Online Banking will be offline for routine maintenance. We anticipate the site will be available by 5:00 am on Monday, July 15, 2013. Thank you in advance for…
Best In Business Jul 2, 2013
Columbus CEO is conducting their "Best in Business" survey. Please take a moment to vote for BMI Federal Credit Union as best credit union! Voting ends July 15, so please vote…
Do Not Tax My Credit Union Jun 12, 2013
  I am writing with an urgent message about the future of our credit union. You may have heard that politicians in Washington are considering an overhaul of the federal tax code. I want to…
Discounted Tickets Jun 11, 2013
BMI Federal Credit Union has worked with area amusement and water parks to offer discounted tickets to our members. Discounts for the following parks can be purchased in Online Banking by selecting…
In The Know May 2, 2013
We want our members to always be "in the know" of what is happening at BMI FCU. There are several places to get the latest Credit Union news with the website being the greatest resource.The scrolling…
Young Adult Finances Apr 15, 2013
Saturday, May 4, 20139:00 am - 10:00 amThis FREE workshop is for the young adult or college bound student. Get great tips and tools that will get you started off on the right foot. Budgeting…
529 Plans Workshop Mar 18, 2013
Join us for this FREE workshopSaturday, February 23, 201310:00 am - 11:30 amGet the facts on 529 College Savings PlansWho can have a 529 accountWho can contribute to the accountWhat can the money be…
Financial Planning Feb 19, 2013
Join us for a free workshop onIRA's and Financial PlanningPresented by BMI FCU and Rider Financial Group What is Financial PlanningChoosing a Financial PlannerTypes of InvestmentsIRA Options…
Kids'n Kamp Dec 18, 2012
BMI Federal Credit Union employees donated over  4682 cookies for the Kids'n Kamp program!  Cookies will be distributed at their annual Christmas party. They were in awe when we…