Cryptocurrency

Buy and sell bitcoin with Digital Banking

Southland Credit Union has partnered with bitcoin firm NYDIG to bring easy and secure bitcoin purchase and sale services to the Digital Banking mobile app. By partnering with NYDIG, a leading technology and financial services company built for bitcoin, we’re continuing our commitment to deliver new and innovative digital services to our Members.

  • Fast and easy enrollment for Southland Members
  • Clear account information with no hidden fees
  • Automatic transaction documentation for tax time
  • Manage your bitcoin account on the Southland CU mobile app

Get $5 in free bitcoin*

In partnership with NYDIG, earn $5 of bitcoin when you log in to the Southland CU mobile app, access the Crypto widget, agree to the terms and conditions, and open your Bitcoin account. Limited time offer.

What is cryptocurrency?

Cryptocurrency doesn’t have to be confusing. Whether you’re ready to start investing or simply curious, we have resources to help.  Learn more about cryptocurrency and bitcoin in our guide, developed in partnership with NYDIG.

Read Guide and FAQs

How to access

1. Download the Southland CU mobile app. 

 

2. Log in to your Southland account on the mobile app. 

3. Tap the More menu. 

4. Scroll through the menu and tap Crypto. 

5. Follow the on-screen prompts to enroll.

 

Not a Southland Member?

There are many benefits to credit union membership! If you are interested in joining and experiencing the credit union difference, complete our online application to join. 

Anyone who lives, works, attends school, or attends church in Los Angeles County or Orange County is eligible to join Southland. 

*Membership is subject to eligibility. 

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Bitcoin execution and custody services are provided by NYDIG Execution LLC (“NYDIG”). NYDIG is authorized by the New York State Department of Financial Services to engage in virtual currency business activity. To receive bitcoin services you must open an account with NYDIG in which your bitcoin will be held (the “NYDIG Account”). Please refer to NYDIG’s Terms and Conditions for more information, including applicable eligibility criteria. Bitcoin balances in your NYDIG Account are not insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund (NCUSIF), the Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC), or any other public or private insurer. NYDIG does not make any recommendations regarding buying or selling bitcoin. There are risks associated with bitcoin trading, including possible loss of value. See Terms.

*$5 bitcoin offer: You must have or open a NYDIG Account through your participating financial institution or financial service provider to qualify. The bitcoin will be credited to your NYDIG Account on the following day after your NYDIG Account is opened, provided your NYDIG Account was opened before midnight Eastern Time. The bitcoin may be credited to your account at a later time if the offer is made available to you after opening your NYDIG Account. The amount of bitcoin credited to your NYDIG Account will be based on the price of bitcoin at the time the order is executed, which is the CME CF Bitcoin Reference Rate as of 4:00pm London time. The amount of bitcoin earned must be held in your NYDIG Account for a minimum of 6 months during which time you may not be able to sell such bitcoin. You may be unable to close your NYDIG Account without forfeiting the bitcoin during such time. You must be eligible to open a NYDIG Account and receive any related product or service offered by your participating financial institution or financial service provider. Only one award per member. Limited time offer. See NYDIG’s Terms and Conditions for additional information.