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Direct Deposit

Direct Deposit is a great way to save yourself the time and hassle of coming to a HOPE branch to deposit a check. You can the deposit of funds directly into your credit union account from your employer, the government or some other source.

Why Direct Deposit?

Receiving your paycheck or federal benefit payments by direct deposit means you
can experience significant advantages compared to paper checks, including:

  • Safety – No risk of lost or stolen checks.
  • Convenience – No need to make a special trip to cash or deposit a check.
  • Reliability – Payments are on time, every time.
  • Cost-Savings – Save money on transportation to the branch or stamps you may be using to mail deposits in.
  • Speed – Your funds are available on the same day they are received.

Getting Direct Deposit at HOPE is Easy!

You can make the change in one of several easy ways:

  1. Visit your nearest HOPE branch and we’ll walk you through the process.
  2. Calling our Member Service Center toll-free at 1-866-321-HOPE. We can answer questions about how federal benefit payments are being delivered and can help you set up direct deposit to a HOPE account.
  3. Talk to your employer about completing forms they may have that will let you set up direct deposit from them.


Featured Stories

Hope Credit Union Expands into Southwest Little Rock

LITTLE ROCK, AR – Hope Enterprise Corporation and Hope Credit Union (HOPE) celebrated the grand opening of its newest location at 8411 Interstate 30 in Southwest Little Rock on Thursday, June 2. The new full service location expands on HOPE’s existing presence, a program office housing a commercial lender since 2006 and a branch in College Station since 2008, and offers area residents access to checking and savings accounts, auto loans and credit cards, mortgages and small business loans. Anyone who supports the mission of HOPE, to improve the quality of life for low-income and low-wealth individuals in the Mid South, may join the credit union to take advantage of the benefits of membership. “We are excited to open our newest branch in Southwest Little Rock, a diverse and growing community filled with opportunity,” said HOPE CEO Bill Bynum. “We are grateful to our long time partners the Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation, NeighborWorks® America and Regions Bank for their ongoing generosity and support to make this day possible.” Since 2008, HOPE has expanded from 7 to 27 locations – many of which are located in communities where few affordable banking options exist. HOPE serves 30,000 members, one out of three of whom were unbanked when they joined. Through July 31, 2016, HOPE will feature special offers to help make it more affordable for people to become members. The credit union will waive the monthly fee on all checking accounts for six months and the application fee on personal loans. HOPE offers checking and savings accounts, consumer and mortgage loans and commercial lending services. The Little Rock branch is open Monday – Thursday 9am – 4pm and Friday 9am – 6pm. For more information about HOPE or a complete list of services and locations, visit About HOPE HOPE (Hope Enterprise Corporation and Hope Credit Union) is a community development financial institution, community development intermediary and policy center that provides affordable financial services; leverages private, public and philanthropic resources; and engages in policy analysis in order to fulfill its mission of strengthening communities, building assets, and improving lives in economically distressed parts of the Mid South.

HOPE Cuts Ribbon on New Orleans Charter School

HOPE Mortgage Originator Glynniece Smith, a graduate of NOLA’s McDonogh 42, holds a painting the school’s student presented to HOPE. Note that the owl, the school’s mascot, is carrying an olive branch just like the HOPE dove! New Orleans, LA (August 19, 2015) – Hope Enterprise Corporation (HOPE) celebrated the re-opening of McDonogh 42, a charter school located in New Orleans’ 7th Ward following significant damage incurred from Hurricane Katrina. Through the New Markets Tax Credit Program, HOPE provided $6 million in financing for the school’s $23 million rehabilitation.

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