Frequently Asked Questions
You can redeem savings bonds at Sandia Area branch offices.
As of January 1, 2012, paper savings bonds are no longer sold at financial institutions. This action supports Treasury’s goal to increase the number of electronic transactions with citizens and businesses. Click here for details about purchasing savings bonds electronically.
You can find information and a guide on TreasuryDirect.gov here: http://www.treasurydirect.gov/instit/savbond/guide/guide_cash.htm
Yes. You may come in and receive a direct deposit form or ask your employer for their standard form to provide your account information to your payroll or human resources department.
Sandia Area does not exchange foreign currency.
Yes, Sandia Area has multiple branches that have on-site safe deposit boxes. You may come in at any time to set up your safe deposit box. Pricing varies depending on the size of your box, and range from $15 to $75 per year.
Yes, we offer a wide variety of business accounts, including checking and loans. All services can be found on our business accounts page.
Yes, this service is available for non-members as well.
All employment opportunities are posted on our site in the About Us section. It is continually updated will all current postings.
Sandia Area offers money order services but does not currently offer travelers checks.
Yes, we provide both international and domestic wire transfers.
We do not currently accept utility payments at our branches.
To place a stop payment you can call or come in anytime. You will need to provide the check number, the date the check was written and the amount of the check.
In very special cases a member under 18 can apply for a loan with a parent present as the co-signer. We do offer debit cards for individuals under 18 with our Reality Checking account.