Join California's Leading Credit UnionSM

Founded in 1933, Golden 1 is the only state-chartered credit union with membership that is open to all Californians. We help honest, hard-working families and individuals lead their best lives. We believe in doing right by people and investing in our communities. It’s not just what we do, it’s who we are.

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Your phone’s camera is your ticket to remote mobile deposit! And mobile deposit is just one of the solutions you can access from your living room. Banking at home is free*, safe, and secure. Download our Mobile Banking and Card Controls apps today.

*Message and data rates may apply. Check with your mobile provider.

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Keep your finances in shape ... no sweat!

Visit our online Financial Wellness Center, your one stop for financial fitness. Train at your own pace with free webinars and podcasts. Their expert tips can help you improve your credit, save more wisely, budget better, and more.


Monitoring your credit score can help you fix mistakes, maintain your best score, and save money on loan interest. We’re pleased to offer Credit Sense, a service with free instant access to your credit score in Mobile and Online Banking.

Even more reasons to join Golden 1

The Golden 1 Difference

All the banking services you expect with low-to-no fees and exceptional service.

Community Service

We support hundreds of organizations helping people statewide. 

Reach Your Goals

Staying financially fit takes training. We can help.

Home Loans

Shopping for a home loan? Our home loan advisors are here to help.

Mobile Convenience

Get secure access to your accounts with convenience on the go. 

One Million Members

... and growing. Membership is open to all who live or work in California.