My son leaves Oct.30, I tear up just typing it! Im very proud of him but the closer it gets I realize how much I will miss him. I want to take care of everything I can ahead of time so I was wondering can we open his checking account at Navy Federal now? And do they have special auto insurance for them or do we just keep him on ours and have it suspended?
I am not sure if you can sign up with NFCU yet, look online to see if you can. I do know he can get one at USAA. USAA also does car insurance. We had our son get his own policy because he has his own car. The important thing is to make sure there is no lapse in insurance because that will hurt him later on. So if he is just a driver on yours keep him on. If he has his own car registered to him you might want to look in to his own policy. They do have a storage mode that keeps him and the car insured but costs a lot less.
The lady that helped us at USAA was so nice and helpful. We did the call on speakerphone so he and i could have the information at the same time. Then we set up his account online.
My son leaves 10/23. We went to NFCU about 2 months ago and he opened up his account. Process was quick and easy. This way he will be all set for his direct deposit!
I agree with AmandaMom - you don't want to take him off the auto insurance completely.....see what your insurance offers in the way of a hold or something.
We opened a USAA checking acct. and he has checking at home bank too, & will split pay checks between them. We also have USAA car ins.
My son leaves on Monday, this is a terrible week.
Yes, DEPpers can sign up for NFCU. If he does that, be sure he takes form 1199A with him.
You can keep his vehicle on your insurance and talk with the company about options. I raised the deductible and took off roadside assistance and changed the coverage to "Pleasure vehicle" and that allowed me to keep the car covered but reduce the costs. My Sailor has told me that GEICO has better plans for when he is deployed than some of the other companies he looked at and he now takes care of it on his own, so you could look into that.