First Credit Union may look like a traditional financial institution because we offer the same products and services as a conventional bank. But take a closer look and you'll see fundamental differences and a better way to bank.
As a financial co-operative, we work for the sustainable development of our communities. That's why we return one-third of our net profits to members and the communities we serve.
We adhere to a high set of standards. First Credit Union is a financial co-operative that is jointly-owned, democratically controlled, and guided by the values set forth by the International Co-operative Alliance.
Become a member today. Membership entitles you to many benefits including, unlimited 100% guarantee on your deposits, and access to over 4,000 surcharge-free ATMs.
As a co-operative we are dedicated to bettering the planet, taking action & working towards a sustainable future. Here are some ways we have committed to environmental sustainability.
We are governed by an elected Board of Directors, all of whom live and work in the communities we serve. Get to know the people who are committed to a healthy financial future for you and your community.
We were the first credit union in BC. Originally known as Powell River Credit Union, First Credit Union began in 1939 on the west coast of British Columbia. We're proud of our heritage and are excited to share our story with you.
First Credit Union began with a group of people working together to build a financially healthy future for its members and communities. We remain committed to this vision in everything that we do.
Knowledge is power. Financial literacy is the first step toward establishing healthy financial habits. That's why we empower community members by offering financial literacy resources and education.
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