Navy Federal Credit Union Bonuses for Military Appreciation Week 2013

Navy Federal Credit Union is offering Military Appreciation Week 2013 from May 4 to May 11, 2013.

Members can get $40 referral bonuses, 4% APY Certificate of Deposits, a $40 new checking account bonus, and a $300 auto loan refinancing promotion.

Navy Federal Credit Union serves Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, military Delayed Enlistment Program (DEP) Personnel, DoD civilians, and their families.

Check out the Navy Federal Military Appreciation Week for these special savings.

Navy Federal $40 Referral Bonus

Current Navy Federal members can earn a $40 bonus for referring eligible friends and family members to join the Navy Federal Credit Union.

Plus, new members will also receive a $40 bonus, so everybody wins.

Just download a referral form to provide to your friends and family when they open a new account.

Please feel free to share your contact information in the comments section below this article in order to exchange Navy Federal referrals with other readers.

This offer may not be combined with any other new-member offers at the time of account opening.

Eligible referees include Active Duty, retired, reserve, and Guard of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, and Coast Guard.

Any current NFCU member may be a referring member.

Accounts must be in good standing for credits to be processed.

Recruiters are not eligible to refer recruits.

There is a $5 minimum balance to open and maintain the savings account and to obtain the bonus.

The bonus is deposited within 7 days of account opening.

The program must be mentioned at the time of joining for the account to be credited.

There is a limit 10 of referrals per member.

Navy Federal employees and their immediate family are not eligible to participate in the referral program.

4.00% APY Celebration Special Certificate

You can also sign up for a 4.00% APY Military Appreciation Certificate.

They are offering a 12-month term CD with a $25 minimum balance and a $5,000 maximum balance.

There is a limit of 1 CD per member at this special rate.

Certificate owners age 18 and older must have Direct Deposit of Net Pay (minimum $300 per direct deposit) and a Navy Federal checking account within 90 days of certificate issue date.

If these requirements are not met, your Military Appreciation Certificate dividend rate will be reduced to the prevailing dividend rate of the standard EasyStart Certificate for the remainder of the certificate’s term.

Additional deposits can be made at any time.

At maturity, the Military Appreciation Certificate will mature into a $100 minimum balance, standard EasyStart Certificate.

Active Duty Checking $40 Bonus

Open or convert to an Active Duty Checking account, which requires a qualifying Military Direct Deposit, and get a $40 bonus.

To be eligible for this account, the member must be Active Duty, retired, or reserve military, and must have a qualifying Military Direct Deposit of Net Pay, which posts to the Active Duty Checking account within 90 days.

If the Direct Deposit stops for more than 90 days, the account converts to an EveryDay Checking account.

There is no minimum balance to open and maintain Active Duty Checking account and to obtain bonus.

The bonus is deposited within 30 days of account opening.

The program must be mentioned at time of opening for account to be credited.

Auto Loan Refinance $300 Promotion

Bring your auto loan to Navy Federal for a low rate and a $300 cash bonus.

This offer cannot be combined with other consumer loan offers.

This offer is not valid on existing Navy Federal Credit Union loans.

To qualify, refinance applications must be submitted between May 4th and May 11, 2013.

The refinanced loan must be in good standing after 60 days of origination in order to receive the bonus offer.

The $300 will be credited to the primary applicant’s savings account between 61 and 65 days of the loan origination date.

If the refinanced loan is canceled or paid off in the first 60 days of origination, the $300 offer will become invalid.

Check out these other Bank and Credit Union Promotions for more banking offers.

Participate in Navy Federal’s Member Appreciation Week to earn referral bonuses, special CD rates, and auto refinance bonuses.


  1. Ed Hakky says

    You have to get referred though to become a member? Hard for anyone of us to take advantage of those deal.

    • says

      Hello Ed,

      You don’t necessarily have to be referred to become a member of the credit union.

      Anybody who meets the membership criteria can join.

      Thanks for the comment. Max

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