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Join ALEC today and get up to $300.

ALEC is here to help improve your financial life by ensuring you and your family make the most of your time and money with financial benefits and personalized service no bank can touch. Some ALEC benefits include:

  • $300* in new member incentives
  • 24/7 member service
  • 0% APR^ introductory APR on any ALEC Visa® card
  • 30,000+ surcharge-free ATMs nationwide

*To receive the incentive, open a new ALEC membership and a checking account, establish a $500 monthly direct deposit within 90 days of account opening and sign up for E-Statements. ALEC Rewards Checking account will receive $300. ALEC Free Checking will receive $50.
^APR = Annual Percentage Rate. 0% APR on purchases is valid the first 12 months the account is open. Rate then reverts to assigned variable account rate. All credit cards subject to approval. Limit one incentive per first-time member. Offer valid on new memberships opened between August 1 - November 30, 2022.

Join ALEC today to enjoy a lifetime of exceptional benefits.

As a member of ALEC, you’ll enjoy an outstanding selection of financial products, services, great rates, and lower fees — along with our commitment to provide you the very best personalized service.

Best of all, you can take advantage of everything ALEC offers for as long as you wish — even if you move, change jobs or retire.

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Wondering if you can join?

Today, there are more than 31,000 individuals around the country who are taking advantage of the outstanding financial products and services ALEC offers. They all have one thing in common--they love saving money!

Membership in ALEC is available to:

Employees and retirees of Abbott and AbbVie

Family members of current Abbott and AbbVie employees

Family members of current ALEC members

Eligible family members include:

  • Spouses
  • Domestic Partners
  • Parents
  • Children
  • Legal Dependents
  • Siblings
  • Grandchildren
  • Grandparents
  • Cousins
  • Uncles
  • Aunts
  • Nephews
  • Nieces
  • In-Laws

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Membership FAQs

The sooner you move over to ALEC, the more you can begin to save. To streamline the process and make it easier for you, we’ve put together an . Our Switch Kit is an extremely helpful way to put your accounts and recurring services in order, notify your other financial institution(s) and track your changes.

We’re making it even easier to join ALEC.

  1. If you would rather start your membership in person, you can visit any of our ALEC Service Centers, We’ll be glad to get you started.
  2. You can also complete a . Then mail the application in with a $5 savings deposit and a copy of a valid driver’s license or other government-issued ID.
    Mailing Address:
    ATTN: New Accounts
    325 Tri-State Parkway
    Gurnee, IL 60031-5280

Yes, you can add a beneficiary to your ALEC account. You can do this online, stop by any ALEC Service Center, or by calling us 24/7 at 800.762.9988. If you elect to complete a paper to open your account, please complete the beneficiary section.

Yes, you can open an account at ALEC with your trust. You will be required to provide your trust documents to open your account or convert an existing account to a trust.

To refer a family member to ALEC, simply complete the secure referral form on our website. After we receive your completed form, we will contact your family member to establish their membership. You can also encourage your family members to join online, visit an ALEC Service Center or contacting us at 800.762.9988.

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