Long pay period alert: After this paycheck, the next regular military payday is Monday, 1 June 2015. While that isn’t a super-long pay period, it does have Memorial Day weekend in the middle of it. In years past, people have complained that they weren’t paid the Friday before Memorial Day weekend. It won’t happen this year, either, so have a plan.
The next regular, active duty military payday is Friday, 15 May 2015. Your friend or neighbor may receive their pay on a different day than you receive your pay, because some banks and credit unions offer early direct deposit of military pay as a benefit to their customers.
One Business Day Early
The most common early direct deposit program is “one business day early.” Banks and credit unions that offer this benefit include USAA and Pacific Marine Credit Union (PMCU). The business day prior to this payday is Thursday, 14 May 2015. USAA, PMCU, and other “one business day early customers” will have their pay deposited on Thursday, 15 May 2015.
Navy Federal Credit Union
Navy Federal Credit Union (NFCU) posts deposits on two different days, depending on your checking account type. you use. If you have an Active Duty Checking account, you receive early direct deposit. If you have any other checking account types, you have your pay deposited on the regular pay day.
Active Duty Checking customers will see their pay pending on Wednesday, 13 May 2015, to be posted overnight and available for use on Thursday, 14 May 2015.