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You Deserve the Best

Managing your money well is an important part of life. So don't trust that responsibility to just anyone. With Education First, you're more than a member; you're part owner! We're a not-for-profit financial cooperative that's uniquely structured to help you improve your financial well-being.

Let's Get This Membership Thing Rolling

Becoming an Education First FCU member is as easy as 1, 2, 3. Join today by completing our online Membership Application, or by stopping by one of our seven convenient locations in Southeast Texas.

If you have any questions, we're here to help. Give us a call at 409.898.3770 or 800.456.4684, chat with us online, or drop us a line.

Why Join?

Because, at Education First FCU, we focus on understanding your goals and prioritizing your needs. When you want a better place to hold your accounts and grow your money, Education First is at the head of the class - because that's what you deserve.

Who May Join?

As much as we'd love to welcome everyone, we have to put some parameters on membership. You're eligible to join Education First Federal Credit Union if you meet one of these criteria:

  • You live, work, worship, or attend school in the following counties: Hardin, Jasper, Jefferson, Newton, Orange, and Tyler.
  • You are a current or retired employee of the East Chambers or High Island Independent School Districts.
  • You are a family member of an Education First member (e.g., spouse, children, parents, sibling).

Handy Tools at Your Disposal.

Calculate your budget, see and compare the latest rates and discover what perks you gain for being a member of Education First Federal Credit Union.



Take charge of your finances! From big purchases to debt elimination and savings plans, our calculators guide you every step of the way. 

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Check current rates and find out which ones adhere to your loan type.

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Member Perks

When you want a better place to hold your accounts and grow your money, Education First is at the head of the class.

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