Membership

Membership Eligibility
Penn East FCU is a community chartered credit union. Anyone who lives or works in Lackawanna, Luzerne or Wyoming counties is eligible to join!

Joining Is Easy
To join the credit union, you must open a Savings Account. You can start your account with as little as $5.00, and maintain a $5.00 balance to remain a participating member.

Member Service

As a Penn East Federal Credit Union member, you have access to free and important information about your finances every day. You also are eligible for the many current and future services available to credit union members. We have deposit and checking accounts tailored specially for you, whether you’re a busy professional, retiree or student. Penn East FCU offers 24 hour account access through our Mobile App, Online Banking, ATMs or Audio Response System to our members to use our services beyond our business hours. And best of all most of our services are no-fee!

A Long-standing Tradition Of Service
The credit union was first chartered in 1938, by Scranton area public school employees. Today, we serve more than 18,000 members throughout northeastern Pennsylvania and have assets exceeding $145 million. The credit union is governed by member-volunteers elected to the Board of Directors and managed by experienced financial professionals.

Once A Member, Always A Member
You are welcome to remain a credit union member for life, even if you change jobs, move or retire. If your lifestyle does change, we’ll show you how easy it is to access your credit union accounts and conduct financial transactions by mail, phone, mobile app, at nationwide ATMs, and online.