Credit Union Month

October is International Credit Union Month!

Since its inception in 1948, International Credit Union Month has been celebrated every year in October by credit union members around the world. International Credit Union Month is a time to honor credit union members, recognize the movement's leaders and pay tribute to the many ways in which credit unions all over the globe improve lives each and every day.

Join the fun and see our special offers:

•  $100

when you open a NEW Checking Account with a $500 qualifying Direct Deposit* plus an extra $100 with these additional qualifications:

  • Ongoing monthly direct deposit of $1,000 a month
  • eStatements
  • 10 debit card transactions in the first 60 days of account opening




•  $100

when you close on auto, personal, or home equity loan of $5,000 or more.**



Money In Pocket

Scavenger Hunt

 Scavengar Hunt

Scavenger Hunt

Join us on a month-long scavenger hunt (October 1 – 31) to celebrate Credit Union Month and start your journey to financial happiness! Get your family/team together and get ready to learn all about how to reach your savings goals through fun and engaging challenges.

Complete as many challenges as you can to earn points. The team with the most points will receive a Fall Staycation Package*. Other bonus prizes will be awarded throughout the month to participants.


Space is limited to the first 200 teams, so register now!


Participants can join the game by following these simple steps:

  1. Download the GooseChase iOS or Android app.

    Apple App Store   Google Play

  2. Choose to play as a guest or register for a personal account with a username & password of your choice.
  3. Search for and select the FCFCU: CU Month Celebration game, or search by game code: 1BK94E.
  4. Follow the prompts to select or create their team. If the team has an access code, they will need to enter it here.



*Employees and officials of FCFCU and their immediate family members are not eligible to win prizes. Any and all tax liability is the responsibility of the member. Information is subject to change without notice.

*New checking account must be opened between 10/1/20 and 11/30/20. Member may not be a primary or joint owner on an existing First Commonwealth checking account. Ongoing new direct deposit of at least $500/month required. Qualifying new direct deposit(s) must be received by 12/31/20 to qualify for $100 incentive. To receive the additional $100 incentive, qualifying direct deposit of $1,000 a month must be received by 1/31/21; you must register for eStatements by 11/30/20; and make at least 10 debit card transactions within 60 days of account opening. First Commonwealth account(s) must be in good standing in order to be eligible. Must use promo code CUMONTH20. Please allow 6-8 weeks for processing. Only one incentive payment per qualifying member. Any and all tax liability is the responsibility of the member.

**New loan application must be received between 10/1/20 and 11/30/20. Loan amount must be $5,000 or more to qualify for the incentive. Closed-end loans only; lines of credit not eligible. Refinancing of loans from other institutions only; existing FCFCU loans are not eligible. Must use promo code CUMONTH20. Incentive payment will automatically be credited to the qualifying member’s savings account at closing.