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Earn More With Our High Yield Accounts

You aren’t average, neither are we. Earn more than the national average with us.

The Credit Union Difference

At Lafayette Federal Credit Union we want to see you one step closer to higher earnings. Bank with us to experience the credit union difference.

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Cooperative

Credit Unions are financial cooperatives. That means we work together toward one common goal– helping our members prosper.

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Not-for-profit – Fewer fees, lower rates

As a not-for-profit financial cooperative, we return our profits to our members in the form of better rates, lower fees and greater service.

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Member Owned

Each member can exercise their voting rights to fill seats on the Board of Directors. The directors advocate for membership.

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Anyone can earn with our High Yield Checking Account.

Enjoy simple terms and an outstanding rate with our 2.02% APY³ Checking– a premium rate over 28 times higher than the national average.

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Earn more with our High Yield Savings Account.

There’s more to saving money. That’s where the Lafayette Federal Premier Savings and Preferred Savings accounts come in. Earn up to 4.99% APY1 on balances up to $50,000.

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High-Yield Savings and Checking Account Rates

Discover the benefits of saving (and earning) with Lafayette Federal.
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Checking Accounts

Balance

Min. to Open 

Dividend

APY1

1APY=Annual Percentage Yield. 2Plus cost of check style selected. 3The high-yield bonus dividend rate of 2.02% APY is for primary checking balances up to $25,000, and is in addition to the base rate of 0.025% APY. Total APY earned is 2.04% APY. Business Checking Accounts are excluded. To earn the 2.02% APY bonus rate, member must maintain at least one (1) qualified direct deposit of at least $500 per month. Qualified direct deposit is a recurring direct deposit of a paycheck, pension, Social Security or other periodic payment of at least $500 into a checking or savings account on a month-to-month basis made by an outside organization or agency. Dividends are compounded and credited quarterly.

The rates and terms shown are effective as of February 1, 2024.

Balance

All Balances

Min. to Open 

$5 2

Dividend

0.025%

APY1

0.025%

Balance

$0 – $25,000

Min. to Open 

$5 2

Dividend

2.00% High-Yield3

APY1

2.02%

Preferred Savings Accounts

Balance

Min. to Open

Min. to Earn APY1

Dividend

APY1

Savings Account dividends are compounded and paid quarterly on the first day of the next dividend period. Dividend Rates and APYs are variable and are subject to change. Certain fees and charges may apply to your share account as disclosed in the current Schedule of Fees. Assessed fees may reduce earnings. 1APY=Annual Percentage Yield.

The rates and terms shown are effective as of February 1, 2024.

Balance

up to $19,999

Min. to Open

$50

Min. to Earn APY1

$50

Dividend

4.20%

APY1

4.27%

Balance

$20,000 or more

Min. to Open

$20,000

Min. to Earn APY1

$20,000

Dividend

4.50%

APY1

4.58%

Premier Savings Accounts

Balance

Min. to Open

Dividend

APY1

Savings Account dividends are compounded and paid quarterly on the first day of the next dividend period. Dividend Rates and APYs are variable and are subject to change. Certain fees and charges may apply to your share account as disclosed in the current Schedule of Fees. Assessed fees may reduce earnings. 1APY=Annual Percentage Yield. 2The Premier Savings Account is a tiered-rate account with different rates applied to the different tiers. Member must maintain at least $50,000 in the account to earn dividends on this account.

The rates and terms shown are effective as of February 1, 2024.

Balance

1st $50,000

Min. to Open

$50,000

Dividend

4.50%

APY1

4.58%

Balance

2nd $50,000

Min. to Open

Dividend

4.60%

APY1

4.68%

Balance

next $150,000

Min. to Open

Dividend

4.70%

APY1

4.78%

Balance

next $250,000.00 – $99,999,999.99

Min. to Open

Dividend

4.90%

APY1

4.99%

Lafayette Federal Greenbelt Branch

Greenbelt Branch Coming soon

7537 Greenbelt Road, Greenbelt, MD 20770

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Please choose one of the following options:

Questions?

Speak with a local Member Service Representative

Call us: 1 (800) 888-6560

Representatives are available 24/7 to assist you.

Coming Spring 2024

Welcome to your new branch

We are excited to service the PG county area residents at our new Greenbelt location. Unlike traditional banking, we return our profits to our members in the form of better rates, lower fees and greater service. Take a look at some of the new services offered at this location.

Greenbelt Services

Do more with your banking relationship at Lafayette Federal Credit Union at our Greenbelt branch. Take advantage of these unique services by visiting our branch.

Lafayette Federal High-Yield Checking Account

Our checking account provides an opportunity for you to potentially earn over $5003 per year on balances up to $25,000, which translates to $1263 every quarter. Choose a checking account that suits your financial needs and put your money in a checking account that works for you. Open My Account.

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Lafayette Federal High-Yield Savings Account!

We believe there’s more to saving money than where you choose to deposit your funds. It’s about getting results — for your finances, your well-being, and your future. Discover the benefits of saving (and earning) with a Lafayette Federal High-Yield Savings Account and earn up to 4.99% APY 1  .Open My Account.

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Free Financial Counseling

Our certified financial counselors are here to help you get one step closer to financial freedom. We personalize your solutions to your unique fiancial goals in order to help you raise your credit score, create a budget, catch up on late payments, and help you identify ways to earn more income.

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Conference Centers

Our newly designed conference centers are available for meetings, seminars and more.

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Hours & Contact

Get directions to our new Greenbelt branch.

Lobby Hours

Monday to Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Sunday: Closed

Contact

Phone: (301) 929-7990
Toll Free: +1 (800) 888-6560
Fax: (703) 639-1819

Due to processing delays caused by security restrictions, no mail is accepted at the Greenbelt Financial Service Center. Please send all mail to our Corporate Office.

Greenbelt Team

View our Greenbelt team below and schedule a call or meeting to get started.

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Krystal Delaney Essim

Branch Manager

Services

One on-one meeting spaces

New Accounts: Membership & deposit

Deposit-taking ATM

Accessible: Handicap parking, ramps, exchange written notes

Supports EMV

Certified Financial Counselor available

New Loans: Approval & distributions

Surcharge-free ATM

Accepts cash deposits

Mortgage Specialist available

Federal Holiday Schedule

Our offices are closed on the following holidays. (ATM, Online Banking and Audio Response service will still be available on these days.) The Call Center is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for continued service during branch closure. Simply call: +1 (800) 888-6560 or (301) 929-7990 to speak to a representative.

2024

Monday, January 1 — New Year’s Day

Monday, January 15 — Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Monday, February 19 — Washington’s Birthday

Monday, May 27 — Memorial Day

Wednesday, June 19 — Juneteenth National Independence Day

Thursday, July 4 — Independence Day

Monday, September 2 — Labor Day

Monday, October 14 — Columbus Day

Monday, November 11 — Veterans Day

Thursday, November 28 — Thanksgiving Day

Friday, November 29 — Friday After Thanksgiving (LFCU Observed)

Saturday, November 30 — Saturday After Thanksgiving (LFCU Observed)

Tuesday, December 24 — Christmas Eve (Close at 12:00 p.m.) (LFCU Observed)

Wednesday, December 25 — Christmas Day

Wednesday, January 1 (2025) — New Year’s Day

Get started today.

Our Greenbelt branch is coming soon! In the meantime, schedule a virtual appointment, reach out via phone or email, or open an account online.

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Questions?

Speak with a local Member Service Representative

Call us: 1 (800) 888-6560

Representatives are available 24/7 to assist you.

Disclosures

Your savings federally insured to at least $250,000 and backed by the full faith and credit of the United States Government. National Credit Union Administration, a U.S. Government Agency.