The Member Experience - A Journey of Excellence
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Witnessing the rapid change to society with the advent of modern technologies, East County Schools Federal Credit Union (East County Schools/ECS) is embarking on a journey that will build on current success, develop new technologies, maintain our level of excellence, and embrace opportunities of the future. We conducted a Vision Planning Workshop as the first step in this re-imagining process. The workshop included the voices of our member-owners. This collaborative day generated six major categories of ideas that we are using to guide our way forward. From those ideas, emerged the following Voice of our Membership.

A High-Tech/High-Touch Experience
Continue to keep up with the times as newer, faster and more convenient technology is introduced (High-Tech), while keeping the quality personal interaction East County Schools is known for (High-Touch).

Provide Value
Ensure that East County Schools’ products and services continue to offer the best value possible.

Effective Communication Experience
Offer a variety of methods for members to communicate with East County Schools and continue to develop your social media presence.

Active Community Engagement
Continue to be an active supporter of the East County education community.

Welcoming In-Branch Experience
Provide an easy and pleasant experience when visiting an East County Schools branch.

Proactive Financial Wellness & Education
Understand and anticipate our needs at every stage of life.

Financial Education

Financial Foundations

 Could you use an easy explanation of the basics? These short, understandable lessons will help you to make better decisions related to managing your money. Titles include: Checking Accounts, Car Loans, Preventing Overdraft Fees, Credit Cards, Mobile and Online Banking and Why You Should Pay More than the Minimum Balance on your Credit Card.

Financial Foundations Articles

Building Financial Capacity

Adulting can feel overwhelming at times! Select from short but comprehensive modules on Creating a Budget, Credit Scores & Reports, Taxes: the Basics, Healthy Financial Habits, Debt Management, Identity Protection and How to Start Family Conversations about Money.

Building Financial Capacity Articles

Owning a Home

Home Ownership can feel overwhelming. Talk to us any time, but these articles will also educate you about the benefits and costs of all aspects of owning a home. Learn about Buying a Home, Mortgages, Mortgage Relief, Investment Property, Reverse Mortgages and Refinances.

Owning a Home Articles

Investing in Your Future

Are you prepared for college tuition, one of life's emergencies or a comfortable retirement? Explore important financial planning topics like 529 plans, Emergency Savings, Health Savings Accounts, Sustainable Investing, IRA's, Estate Planing, and the FIRE Lifestyle.

Investing in Your Future Modules

Preparing for Retirement Modules

Members LoveECSFCU!

  • Cathy Sprecco with Koala - Australia 2015

    I had a fantastic trip to Switzerland and Austria this past summer with East County Schools FCU and the SD East County Chamber of Commerce. This was my 6th trip with this fun group! The Educator Tour, guided by the infamous Steve Devan, is the perfect way to truly see and experience any country. The train ride through the Alps was a personal favorite and such an amazing experience. Seeing and hearing cows and goats with real bells grazing on the side of the mountains made me want to sing a favorite "Sound of Music" song and look for Heidi or her grandpa around every turn! I really felt immersed in the culture. The extra servings of warm apple strudel helped too!

     I am a single traveler and all worries are put aside on these well-coordinated trips. Almost everything is taken care of for the travelers so I always feel spoiled! The fellow Educator Tour travelers that I have met from other districts and other walks of life have become my life-long friends! These trips are so dear to me that I have a separate savings travel account where I dedicate a small monthly amount to be ready for the next country!

    Come join us!

    Cathy Sprecco - First Grade Teacher in Lakeside Union School District