Golden 1 is California’s leading financial cooperative and the sixth largest credit union in the U.S. With over $9 billion in assets and 700,000 members, Golden 1 has over 80 branches and 240 ATM locations. Our credit union is member-owned and offers a wide range of low-to-no fee financial products and services that offer higher yields on savings, lower rates on loans, and unmatched member service. Member deposits are federally insured by the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA).
It all started with a group of 11 California State employees in 1933 and a vision. This vision included the philosophy of “people helping people” and a strong desire to make high-quality products and services available to others' all while strengthening their community.
We deliver financial solutions with value, convenience, and exceptional service.
Anyone who lives or works in 38 of California’s 58 counties is eligible to join. Click here for more details on membership.
A dynamic and trusted leader committed to enhancing the financial well-being of our members and diverse communities.
As a not-for-profit institution, Golden 1 is member-owned and offers a wide range of low-to-no fee financial services that offer higher yields on savings, lower rates on loans, and unmatched member service.
Service Excellence: We are a member-focused organization committed to exceeding expectations in everything we do.
Respect: We are a caring organization that respects and values our members, employees, and communities.
Integrity: We earn your trust by being responsible, honest, and accountable.
Financial Stability: We can be relied on for our financial strength and security.
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This credit union is federally insured by the National Credit Union Administration.