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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 convenient locations in Southeast Texas.

We make switching easy! 

Looking to move to Education First? Our switch kit makes it easy in 4 simple steps. We put together a guide to walk you through your new account setup. 

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).

Member Perks

We want all of our members to know how much we value their membership. Being a member of Education First has a lot of perks!

  • You're in for a treat! With the totalREWARDS debit and credit card you can earn rewards or cash back on all purchases.
  • Competitive rates on deposits.
  • Low rates on loans.
  • We have a lot of big discounts on products, services, and tickets from well-known companies.

Hear what members have to say.

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