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Thomas H. Gould/Paul R. Marsh $1,000 scholarships are awarded annually

Eligibility requirements: Students must be:

  • Graduating high school* in current Spring semester
  • Enrolled as a full-time student in college or trade school in immediate fall semester
  • Student must be ECSFCU member - or –
  • Applicant must have a parent, grandparent, or an immediate family member who is an ECSFCU member-owner

*Students may be graduating from any high school, not limited to the Grossmont Union High School District

Selection is based on character, merit, and campus/community activities.

2023 Scholarship application due date is April 28, 2023

2023 Applications are available online CLICK HERE FOR APPLICATION and at the El Cajon ECSFCU branch in paper:

  • 1069 Graves Ave #100   El Cajon, CA 92021

Thomas (Tommy) Gould was Treasurer of the credit union from May 1956 through 1973. His credit union account number was 001. Tommy worked in the Grossmont Union High School District until his retirement. Paul Marsh was the Treasurer/Manager of the Credit Union from February 1969 through 1998 and served as a volunteer on our Board of Directors through 2007.

We are proud to have awarded three $1,000 scholarships to graduating high school seniors in 2022


Annual Free Shred Day

All ECSFCU Members and School District employees are invited to attend.

Saturday, January 28, 2023
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
El Cajon Branch
1069 Graves Avenue

Our paper destruction company will shred your sensitive, personal and confidential paper documents for free, right here in our ECSFCU parking lot.

Limit is eight copy paper sized boxes per vehicle. No cardboard, plastic, nor styrofoam.

Free Credit Review - available on request

Schedule your appointment today!

  • Come in for a free review of your credit report and learn:
  • What you can do to improve your score for an upcoming purchase
  • How you can reduce high interest loan rates
  • Which items factor in to your credit score
  • How you can qualify for a lower rate in the future
  • Get advice on credit repair

Request your appointment time online or call 619-588-1515 to set your appointment

Please note that a credit inquiry may be part of the Credit Review.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Members LoveECSFCU!

  • ECSFCU is big enough to approve loans with great rates and small enough to provide personal service and products that are important to the educational community.
    Randy Montesanto Grossmont Union High School District