Switch Kit - East County Schools Federal Credit Union
Skip to main content

Online Banking

Open An Account  |  Apply For A Loan

Switch Kit

Make the Switch to East County Schools Federal Credit Union Today

In just a few simple steps, you can make the SWITCH to East County Schools!

We want to make it easy for you to "Make the Switch" and start finding out the true value of a checking account with East County Schools Federal Credit Union!

  1. Open your account in branch or online
  2. Switch your Direct Deposit and Automatic Payments

    Once you have opened your account you will need to switch your Direct Deposit and automatic payments (ACH) to your new ECSFCU account. This is easier than you think. Simply use our Switch Kit Checklist to guide you through the letters.

    Direct Deposit Letter ACH Withdrawal Letter
  3. Close Your Old Account

Before closing your old account, make sure the following have been completed:

  1. All your checks have cleared your old account
  2. All direct deposit and automatic payments have been switched to your new ECSFCU account
  3. To be secure, destroy any remaining checks, debit and ATM cards from your old account.

Once you have completed these steps, submit a letter of closure to your old financial institution.

If you want us to guide you through the process, just call or text us, or schedule a free Credit Union to You (CU2U) visit, and a representative will help make the switch to ECSFCU easy!

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!

  • Grant Nelson 2019

    When I became an ECSFCU member, I immediately refinanced my house and got better rates for two cars. East County School employees who are just starting out, this is the best place to be! ECSFCU can help you secure your financial life.

    Grant Nelson - 8th Grade History Teacher in La Mesa Spring Valley Schools