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Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Greater Perks

Through financial wellness, Greater Nevada Credit Union is equipping Washoe County Sheriff’s Office employees with a wide array of educational tools, beneficial events and seminars, and exclusive special offers to be better prepared for life’s ever-changing opportunities.

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Your Greater Perks

Washoe County Sheriff’s Office employees are passionate about creating a community that is safe and welcoming to all. At Greater Nevada, our passion for helping more people Live Greater drives everything we do. Together, we’re helping WCSO employees achieve a stronger foundation of financial wellness for Greater opportunities with access to tailored benefits.

By becoming a Greater Nevada Credit Union member, you get access to exclusive benefits and programs. Because we’re member-owned and member-centric, we’re dedicated to creating unique and custom solutions to help our community, much like you do for us. As a member of the Greater family, you’ll get first dibs on the latest and greatest from us.

Need Assistance or Have Feedback?

If it’s immediate, please browse our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs), call our Member Resource Center, or visit your local GNCU branch (appointments and walk-ins are welcomed).

If you have questions or comments, and it’s not urgent, you can email your Greater Perks friends directly, and we’ll follow up as soon as possible.

Upcoming Greater Events & Webinars

Interested in being alerted when new events are added? Click “+Google Calendar” in the bottom right of the calendar to add to your personal Google Calendar. You can also visit our official YouTube channel to see most of our previous webinars, plus many other videos of how we help more people Live Greater!

Special Offers & Resources

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$100 Bonus for Opening a New Greater Nevada Credit Union Checking Account

Just like your physical well-being, sometimes your financial well-being needs an infusion of the good stuff. That’s why we’re boosting your new checking account with $100. You work hard for your money, and we work hard to make it thrive with several account options so you can find the one that fits your lifestyle and goals.

All Greater Nevada checking accounts require no minimum balance, free and secure digital banking, and access to a network of over 30,000 surcharge-free ATMs nationwide. Not sure which checking account is best for you? Use our comparison chart to get started, and then open an account online or at your preferred local branch.

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$25 Bonus When You Open a New Greater Nevada Credit Union I Can Save Account

We know that having a healthy emergency savings can help people weather life’s unforeseen curveballs. That’s why we created this high-earnings savings account that helps members prep for the unexpected. As you grow with Greater Nevada, so should your money.

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Need a Home Loan? We’ll Give You a $500 Credit Towards an Appraisal Through Greater Nevada Mortgage

Home buying may not be as difficult as going out on patrol, but it’s still pretty complicated! GNM’s home loan experts are ready to help simplify the home buying process and get you a loan that fits your needs. As a local lender rooted in Nevada’s communities, we know the ins-and-outs of what it takes to make home here. Explore your options, including possible down payment assistance programs, with a no obligation consultation.

Membership with Greater Nevada Credit Union is not required for select home loan offerings from Greater Nevada Mortgage.

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Financial Wellness Resources

We not only make banking easy, we provide you with free resources to help you truly Live Greater. For us, this means more than budgeting and saving. We’re your coach, confidant, and advisor. Think of us as your financial mentor, here to equip you with knowledge and resources—and maybe a few metaphors.

Free and Confidential Financial Counseling

We’ve partnered with BALANCE Financial Fitness to offer a variety of confidential financial counseling to help our members at no cost:

  • Debt and Budget Coaching
  • Credit Report Review
  • Student Loan Coaching
  • Homeownership Coaching
  • Rental Coaching
  • BALANCE en Español

The following conditions apply to Greater Perks benefits: Membership/ownership with Greater Nevada Credit Union (GNCU) is open to anyone living or working in any of Nevada’s 17 counties, and members of their immediate family. Offers may not be combined with any other special offers or promotions. To qualify for the $100 bonus deposit for new checking accounts, all accounts must be in good standing and one direct deposit must post and clear within 90 days of opening an account. Bonus will be credited to your checking account within 30 days after the initial 90-day period has passed and all qualifications have been met. Free Student Checking accounts are not eligible for bonus. One direct deposit requirement is waived only for students of the University of Nevada, Reno; Western Nevada College; and Great Basin College. To qualify for the $25 bonus deposit for new I Can Save accounts, all accounts must be in good standing and the bonus will be deposited into the member’s Regular Share Savings account within 30 days of opening an account. All loans are subject to approval by GNCU and/or Greater Nevada Mortgage (GNM). An appraisal fee discount of up to a maximum of $500 (or actual cost of appraisal if less) on a first mortgage transaction will be credited to the borrower at close of escrow. Costs imposed by other third parties such as: Escrow, Title Insurance and Recording Fees will not be discounted. This is not considered a mortgage loan approval. Your actual rate, payment and costs could be higher. Obtain an official Loan Estimate before choosing a loan. Membership with GNCU is not required for select home loan offerings by GNM. GNM NMLS ID: 279738. CA ID: 41DBO-61467. Licensed by the Department of Financial Protection and Innovation under the California Residential Mortgage Lending Act. All Greater Perks offers are subject to change or cancellation without notice except as required by law. Federally insured by NCUA. Equal Housing Lender.