Welcome New Members

It's our honor & privilege to serve you

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At Education First you’re not just a number and you’re not your account balance. You’re a member and a co-owner of the Credit Union and you have a voice. As a member of Education First, you’ll find that we are committed to providing you with outstanding service and sound quality financial products.

On behalf of our Board of Directors and the entire Education First team, we warmly welcome you to your credit union! We truly feel honored and privileged to serve you.

Get to Know Your Credit Union

Education First has two convenient Central Ohio locations:

  • Downtown: 510 E. Mound St., Columbus, Ohio 43215
  • Reynoldsburg: 5950 Carnaby Way, Columbus, Ohio 43213

With Shared Branching, you’re never far from a credit union branch! Across the country, there are over 5,000 credit union branches where you can conduct transactions just like you would at Education First. Finding the nearest branch is easy – just call 1-888-SITE-CO-OP, download the app, CO-OP or visit the shared branching website: https://co-opcreditunions.org/locator/

Finance Your Next Car

When shopping for a new set of wheels, your first stop should be right here, at Education First! Though many people start their process on the dealer’s lot, you’ll enjoy a lower rate, a simpler loan application and other benefits by choosing to finance your car with the Credit Union. Get pre-approved today – Apply for your auto loan!

When You’re Ready to Buy a Home

In the market for a new home? Education First can help you search, buy, sell and save on your next real estate transaction! Let us help you find the home of your dreams. For more information on home loans visit our home loan website, or email our mortgage department for more information at mortgage@educu.org

Ready to Refinance? Education First offers a variety of first mortgage options. Learn More.

Home Equity Loans and Lines of Credit

Did you know your home can help pay for a variety of planned and unplanned expenses? If you own a home and need money for home improvements, education expenses, or a special vacation, you can use a Home Equity Loan, Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC) or Home Improvement Loan to get the funds you need. Using your home’s equity is a smart way to borrow. Apply today!

Reward Yourself

With a Rewards First Visa® Card from Education First, you not only save money with a very competitive rate, you also earn CURewards points too.

We also offer a Visa® Platinum Credit Card with benefits that include low minimum payments, no annual fee, online statement viewing, mobile banking, online balance transfer option, travel accident insurance, baggage delay benefits, and cell phone protection. Learn More About Credit Card Options!

Helping You Save

As a member of Education First you have many savings options available to you, from Certificates and Money Markets to Health Savings Accounts. Whether you are looking to save short term or long term, we are sure to have a product that is just right for your needs. Learn more about our savings products!

Get the App

With EDUCU Access, Education First’s Mobile App, you can bank anywhere, anytime. It’s secure, fast and convenient. Check recent transactions, transfer funds, pay bills, pay your friends and family or pay a loan. You’ll receive alerts when payments and deposits are made. You can quickly and securely access your account in seconds.

Thank you for joining Education First Credit Union!

Spread the word by letting your family, friends, and coworkers know that they can also become a member and take full advantage of our services.

Please don’t hesitate to reach out to us when you need us.