Angela credits SchoolsFirst FCU with giving her the opportunity to save for retirement and enjoy her time after teaching. Continue reading
Although Sheela’s credit score was at an all-time low due to circumstances beyond her control, the Credit Union looked beyond that drop in her score and saw a Member worth taking a chance on. See her remarkable journey from financial crisis to financial freedom.
Dr. Brian McDaniel goes by many titles: musician, teacher, mentor, speaker, writer, advocate. He took on these roles by channeling his musical skills into a successful teaching career spanning nearly 14 years. Learn more about his journey in the classroom and as a SchoolsFirst FCU Member.
Vincent, an American Sign language (ASL) Elementary School Teacher, has been a Member since 1997 and loves the products he has with SchoolsFirst FCU. When Vincent and his wife, Dorene, found themselves in a difficult situation, they turned to their Credit Union for help. Continue reading
Omid gives SchoolsFirst FCU’s Online and Mobile Banking high marks, which is quite a compliment, given his profession. As vice chancellor for California Community Colleges, he researches and finds ways to improve the digital experience for students at the 114 community colleges across the state. Continue reading
After Kelly and her husband, Mikey, got married in 2014, their next goal was to buy a house. She said she did some initial research into securing a home loan with other institutions, but she was leaning toward SchoolsFirst FCU from the start. Continue reading
College student, Wade, was in an accident that totaled his car and he turned to his Credit Union for an auto loan. He was not only approved to buy his Toyota Prius, but after a year, the Credit Union automatically lowered his auto loan rate because of his on-time payments. Wade was amazed that we knew what he needed before he even had to ask.
Lorena, a painter for the Corona-Norco Unified School District, was working with a real estate agent to buy a home. During the process, she discovered limited credit history prevented her from moving forward.
Donna, a retired school employee from UCI, has loved being a Member of SchoolsFirst FCU for the past 22 years. She called to speak to a representative to open a home equity line of credit about a year ago. She wanted to make some home improvements and consolidate some of her debt.
Once she became an education specialist, Celina’s friends encouraged her to check out SchoolsFirst FCU. She had become unhappy with the service she was receiving at her bank and was pleased that the credit union had products just for school employees like her—she opened her Membership immediately.