Premier Checking

Premier Checking pays you back with Benefits Plus®

Our Premier Checking account gives you many of the same benefits as our Free Checking, plus extra perks like access to the Benefits Plus® program, free checks, financial planning and more. See an online chart of all our Free Checking account features here.

To set up direct deposit, you'll need your member number and our routing number 322174944 and a Direct Payment Authorization Form.

Now offering Apple Pay®HFCU-ApplePay-Use-Step1-AP

A safe, convenient, and easy way to pay with your Hughes debit or credit card! Hundreds of thousands of retailers accept Apple Pay and the list is growing daily! Learn more >    

Benefits Plus®


Benefits Plus® offers real savings on products and services for you and your family which includes free Identity Theft Protection and discounts on travel, car rentals, groceries, restaurants and more! Click here to learn more.

CO-OP ATM NetworkLogo_Co-Op ATM

CO-OP is the largest credit-union-only ATM network in the country. The CO-OP ATM Network logo, located on the back of your credit union Visa® Debit card or ATM card, gives you surcharge-free access to thousands of CO-OP Network ATMs.

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Overdraft Privilege Opt-in

Eligible members with a Premier Checking may opt-in to Overdraft Privilege services to cover ATM and everyday debit card transactions. For more information or assistance, please contact Hughes Federal Credit Union at 520-794-8341 or 800-253-8245 (outside Tucson), or use our secure email form.

Click here for FAQs regarding overdraft services.

Visa® Merchant Offers

Logo_VisaUse your Visa® Debit card from Hughes and enjoy valuable discounts to help you stay on budget. Visit our Visa® Merchant Offers page to save on online purchases at merchants such as Macy's, Target, The Home Depot, Best Buy and more!

Effective April 1, 2016

Account Features/ServicesPremier Checking

Prospective Dividend and Annual Percentage Yield (APY) Rates

.10% / .10%
Minimum Balance* None
No-Fee Visa® Debit Card Included
Monthly Fee – For Benefits Plus® Members $6.50
FREE Online Bill Pay Included
Direct Deposit Yes
No Per-check Fees Yes
Unlimited Check Writing Yes
FREE Online Banking Yes
Mobile Banking Yes
Text Banking Yes
Overdraft Privilege $750 limit
Overdraft Protection Yes
Unlimited Use of Hughes ATMs Yes
FREE Non-Proprietary ATM Withdrawals (Bank surcharges may apply.) Unlimited
FREE Checks $12 discount per year on check ordered
Visa® Merchant Offers Yes
FREE Financial Planning Yes
FREE Credit Score Enhancement Yes
-FREE Official Checks
-FREE Traveler's Checks

Checking Account dividends compounded daily and credited monthly except where notated.

*This is the minimum balance required to open an account and the minimum balance to earn the posted Annual Percentage Yield (APY). The Dividend Rates and Annual Percentage Yield (APY) are variable rates. Dividends are based on the Credit Union's earnings at the end of a dividend period and thus cannot be declared in advance. Rates and terms are subject to change at any time. Please contact the credit union for further information.

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