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Sentry Credit Union Membership Requirements

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How to Become a Member

Associates of Sentry Insurance, a mutual company located in Stevens Point, Wisconsin, employees of domestic subsidiaries in which Sentry Insurance Company has a controlling ownership interest, and any member of the immediate family of any other eligible person may become a member of the credit union. Members of the immediate family includes, but is not limited to, the spouse, parents, siblings, children, grandparents and grandchildren, including all steps and spouses of the above. 

Family Membership Encouraged

Once someone joins Sentry Credit Union, the members of their family are eligible for membership. All the members of your family will benefit by receiving the best rates on loans and deposits. Also, everyone will benefit by using the cost-saving services provided by SCU.

Once a Member, Always a Member

This means that membership in SCU may be maintained regardless of change in employment or address.

Become a Member Today!

A $5.00 deposit in a Share Savings Account starts your membership in SCU. Dividends are earned daily, compounded, and posted quarterly. As a member, you are an owner, with profits being returned to you in the form of great rates on deposits and loans — and services without the usual bank fees. Request a Share Savings Account Application today!

Statement of Commitment to Members

As a Member-owned, not-for-profit financial cooperative, Sentry Credit Union is committed to our members. We will uphold our fundamental responsibility to actively serve people within our field of membership, and as appropriate, the communities they live in. We will treat all Members with respect and dignity and we will offer honest, fair deals to all Members at all times. We will deliver a range of low-cost products and services to the diverse economic and social make-up of our Members and potential Members. We will look for better ways to reach out to the un- or under-served in our field of membership. And we will continually, in all facets of operations, demonstrate the value of membership in Sentry Credit Union.

We will monitor and communicate our service to Members in a meaningful way so that Members, potential Members, legislators, regulators, and the community at large will understand and appreciate the unique role that Member-owned financial cooperatives play in their lives.

Throughout Sentry Credit Union’s strategic plan, we will put forth every effort to enable our Members to become financially self-sufficient and successful. We will place high importance on consumer education and the teaching of financial thrift.

This Statement of Commitment to Members is consistent with our credit union principles of “Not For Profit, Not For Charity, But For Service” and our philosophy of “People Helping People”. This statement represents good business practices that ensure the financial strength of our credit union on behalf of our Members.