Irish Perks


Fighting Irish Program

Welcome to better banking! As a Credit Union 1 member, you will be part of a premier financial institution. We strive to exceed your expectations in our delivery of innovative financial solutions. CU1 is here to help you achieve your maximum economic potential.

Become a member of Credit Union 1 through the Fighting Irish Program1 today, we know you will be happy you did.

A Shamrock Savings account (primary savings account) is required for membership and you can choose to add a variety of financial products and services exclusively for the Fighting Irish. Check out the details below.

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Fighting Irish
Debit Card

There is no better way to show your allegiance to the Fighting Irish than to carry one of the eight Notre Dame Affinity Debit Card designs. Feel the luxury with the striking edge to edge steel core card, or show pride for the University of Notre Dame with designs exclusively for you. >> Click Here to see design options



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Fighting Irish
Debit Card Accounts

When you open a Fighting Irish Debit Card Account you earn a rate 10x2 higher than the national average. That's 10x2 more of what matters to you!  Or choose from 3 additional types of Fighting Irish Debit Card accounts to find the right fit for you. >> Click Here to Open Your Fighting Irish Debit Card Account Online Today!





High Yield Savings Account

Not only will the Shamrock High Yield Savings account be available for new accounts year-round, but with a $50,000 minimum deposit to open requirement3, enjoy online rates with branch locations! >> Open Your Shamrock High Yield Savings Account Online Today!


Join the Fighting Irish Program Today!

Debit card accounts are checking accounts and all references to debit card accounts are governed by the terms and conditions provided for checking accounts.

This card is issued by Credit Union 1 pursuant to a license from Visa U.S.A. Inc.

1There is a one-time Credit Union 1 $5 Membership Fee and a $5 initial deposit requirement. Visit the Credit Union 1 Membership page for additional membership information.

2National checking average rate courtesy of the FDIC's Weekly National Rates and Rate Caps as of September 26, 2022. To be eligible to earn dividends full Direct Deposit must be deposited into a Fighting Irish Debit Card Account.

3There is a $50,000 minimum deposit to open requirement. APY= Annual Percentage Yield. Fees could reduce earnings on the account. Rates subject to change without notice. The rate may change after the account is opened. APY is accurate as of September 26th, 2022. For existing Shamrock High Yield Savings accounts, must be New Money and deposited into the Shamrock High Yield Savings Account. “New Money” is defined as money not on deposit with Credit Union 1 within the last 12 months and transferred in from a different financial institution (no Credit Union 1 to Credit Union 1  balance transfers allowed at any time. Any funds transferred in this manner will be redeposited into the original account and earn at the current rate). Money removed from Credit Union 1, then redeposited within a 12-month period from the withdrawal, will not be eligible for the Shamrock High Yield Savings Account Rate.

Shamrock High Yield Savings Account
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Credit Union 1 is celebrating 65 years of helping individuals, families and communities reach their financial goals.