ComEd/Exelon employees can earn up to $900!
Use promo code BD2022 when applying to take advantage of these special offers, just for ComEd/Exelon and its subsidiaries!
Existing members (and your friends) can each earn $50!
Invite someone to join First Northern and open one of the following within the first 3 months of joining, and when they do, you'll EACH earn $50!*
- Open a Value Now, Preferred, or Advantage Checking account with direct deposit**
- Open a new or used auto loan of $15,000+
- Open a First Northern Visa® Credit Card with a $1,000 balance transfer or $1,000 in purchases within the first three months of opening.
It's easy! Just ask your friend to use promo code EX2022 when completing our online application — we'll handle the rest!
Credit unions and banks offer many of the same products and services but differ in many ways.
Why bank with First Northern?
- We’re a not-for-profit organization, governed by a board of unpaid volunteer members.
- As a member, serving you is our number one priority.
- Our members are more than just an account number — they’re part owners.
- All profits are returned to you, our members, not to investors.
- Members benefit from lower or non-existent fees, higher deposit rates, and more competitive loan rates.
- Based in the Chicagoland area, our teams are made up of decision makers who truly understand our community.
- As a credit union, we’re driven by the “People Helping People” philosophy.
- Your financial wellness one of our main focuses. Members benefit from free seminars, access to like-minded organizations such as BALANCE, and other innovative forms of assistance.
- Your membership with us lasts a lifetime — even if you move, change jobs, or retire. What’s more, your First Northern benefits can be passed down generation to generation.
- Your funds are federally insured by the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) for up to $250,000 and backed by the full faith and credit of the United States Government.