Credit Union News and Events
Sign Up Today for our Text Notifications and Be Entered to Win a $50 Gift Card!
Everyone is texting now, and your Credit Union is no exception! Sign up to get notified about special event reminders, deals, Holiday or weather-realted closings, and other updates. Simply text GECU to 474-747. You will receive a text back with a link that will request your cell phone number and your name. And, when you enroll in August you will also be automatically entered into a drawing for a $50 Visa gift card!
Normal messaging and data rates apply. You may text STOP to cancel anytime.
Labor Day Weekend
Our office will be closed on Saturday, September 1st and Monday, September 3rd for Labor Day weekend.
Kids Summer Savings Program
School is out for the summer, so you know what that means...our popular Kids Summer Savings Program is back! Here's how it works: The goal is to encourage kids to save at least 3 times during the summer (June 1st- August 31st). The first and second time they save, they will receive a fun, summer-themed prize. The third time they save, they will receive a $5 Whitey's gift card! If your child hasn't opened their own account yet, now is great time to join. We hope to see ALL of our young savers this summer!
Member Referral Rewards
Love the Credit Union? We hope so! Why not share the love by referring a family member or co-worker? Plus, did you know that when you do, you can earn $25 for each referral? Not only that, but the new member gets $25 as well! Here's how it works: Give a Member Referral card to the prospective member OR simply have them tell us you sent them when they join. Then, once the new member opens a checking account with direct deposit, you'll both get $25. It's that easy. There's no limit to the number of members you can refer!
Membership at Gas & Electric Credit Union is open to all MidAmerican Energy, BITCO, City of Rock Island, Illinois Casualty, Thomas Hammar, and Rock Island Corps of Engineer employees, retirees and their family members.
Find Us Almost Everywhere with Shared Branching!
Out of town and need to visit the Credit Union? Not a problem! We are a part of the Shared Branching Network of Credit Unions- which gives you access to over 5,000 branches nationwide! Here's how it works- first you find a location. You can do so by using the online locator available here or through our mobile app. Then, when you visit the desired branch, you simply give them our Credit Union name, your account number, a valid government issued ID and the last four digits of your social security number. You can access funds, transfer money, deposit checks, make payments and more!
In partnership with IH Mississippi Valley Credit Union, we are now happy to offer some additional perks for Gas & Electric Credit Union members! Simply show proof of membership (such as your debit card) to receive your discount.
QC River Bandits: Enjoy BOGO (buy one, get one free) tickets to all River Bandits' regular season home games. Tickets include seating on the berm, bleachers and upper and lower box seats. Purchase must be made at Modern Woodmen Park to receive discount.
RME Redstone Room: Enjoy BOGO (buy one, get one free) tickets to shows the River Music Experience's Redstone Room. Offer valid on tickets $15 and under. Enter code IHMVCUBOGO129 to receive the discount.
TurboTax: Do your taxes the easy way with our TurboTax website! Members save up to $25!
Love my Credit Union: Save with exclusive discounts JUST for Credit Union members- visit www.lovemycreditunion.org
Wisconsin Dells: Save 25-35% on attractions in the Dells when you use this coupon .
Adventureland: Download and print the discount fun card - or simply display it on your smartphone.
Visa Checkout- Shop Online Easier!
Love shopping online but hate having to fill out billing, shipping, and payment information necessary to check out? We have a convenient, new solution for you– it’s called Visa Checkout and here’s how it works: Go to visacheckout.com. You’ll need to create an account– filling out all of your billing and shipping information along with your Credit Union Visa credit card number– just once.
Then, the next time you’re shopping online and you start the checkout process, just look for the Visa Checkout logo. You’ll just need to login where you see the logo and you’re done! Visa Checkout will do all the work of relaying your pertinent information securely to the online retailer and you’ll be on your way– along with your online purchases! It’s the quick and easy way to shop online.
There are hundreds of online retailers that offer Visa Checkout, with more growing each day. In addition to added convenience, you can enjoy some great discounts just for using Visa Checkout. Once you login to Visa Checkout, you can view participating re
Visa Purchase Alerts
Want to be alerted when your Credit Union Visa is used overseas or online? How about when a purchase amount exceeds a set amount? You can do that! Simply register your card today, and you will receive either text or email alerts regarding your Visa. Stay on top of your account activity and stop fraudulent activity immediately with Visa Purchase Alerts!
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Deposit Your Check with Your Phone- For Free!
Have you downloaded our new app yet? It's fully upgraded with great features to transfer funds, make payments, AND deposit checks! That's right- you can deposit a check with your phone. Additionaly, we are now offering this service FREE to our members. Avoid the hassle of having to run to an ATM or into the Credit Union with this handy app. To get started, you must first download our new App. Simply search for GECU Mobile in the Apple App store or Gas & Electric Credit Union Mobile Banking in the Android market .
To deposit a check, you'll simply need to select the "Deposit Check" feature and take a picture of the front and back of the check. That's it! Please review our complete FAQ on Mobile Deposit , and if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Ready to Switch Your Checking Account?
Ready to switch your checking account to GECU, but need a little assistance? We have the perfect solution for you! Use our new, interactive tool- SwitchTracker ! SwitchTracker helps you transfer direct deposits, automatic payments and more. Plus, you can request help from staff at any time and you can also schedule email reminders to help get your switch completed quickly and easily. If you have any questions about this new product, or about switching your checking account to Gas & Electric Credit Union, please don't hesitate to call.
Get Social with Us!
Love us? We hope so! Then why not "like" us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter (GasElectricCU) or Instagram (GasElectricCU). It will keep you up to date on all the Credit Union happenings and promotions PLUS we do frequent drawings for gift cards and tickets to local events and attractions!