American First Credit Union

Financial Solutions to Move You Forward

Welcome to a Better Way to Finance

Did you know that your credit union can make banking better and give you more for your money? Because our members are shareholders, this means the profits we make are reinvested in you for better rates, better service, and a quicker way to achieve your financial dreams. Join thousands of Americans that are already getting more for their money. Plus, you'll be a part of a nationwide credit union co-op that offers 5,000 shared branches, 30,000 fee-free ATMs, and free online & mobile banking.

Your dream. Our pursuit.

For more than 65 years, American First Credit Union has remained focused on the financial well-being of our members and our community, offering competitive products and personal service. With a vision to be our members’ most essential financial resource, we are relentless in our efforts to deliver a world of access, ease and convenience.

If you choose American First, you benefit from low-interest loans for autos, homes, credit cards, and personal loans for whatever else you may need. And you can receive higher rates on savings accounts and share certificates, enjoy totally free checking with rewards, Big Prize Savings to win up to $50,000, and more. 

But, we’re not just about banking! In addition to extraordinary service, we give back to our neighborhoods by getting involved in causes that make our communities just a little bit better through our Caring First initiative.

Caring First

Our History

American First was established in 1952 as a credit union for grocery store workers. In the early 2000’s, we expanded our common bond charter and today offer banking solutions to individuals and small businesses in Southern California. We have partnerships with over 100 companies to serve their employees, and extend membership through other community groups. We are a full service member-owned institution offering solutions for total financial wellness. Federally insured by NCUA. Equal Opportunity Lender.  

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