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The credit union for people in tech.

Backed by more than 70 years of stability and superior service, our purpose is to create financial well-being for the tech community.

We invest in you.

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Benefits of membership.

We're more than just banking—we're a financial partner for life. No matter what's next on your roadmap, we're here to help every step of the way.

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Access your money and get the help you need easily. With dozens of First Tech locations, more than 5,600 Co-Op branches, 30,000 surcharge-free ATMs, online banking and mobile apps—we have the tools you need to make your banking life easy.

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As a credit union, we put people over profit. We're committed to strengthening your financial future and improving the communities we serve.

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First Tech keeps you protected 24/7. All checking, savings and money market accounts are insured up to at least $250,000 by the NCUA, and we employ round-the-clock fraud monitoring, top-notch web encryption and strong member protections.

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First Tech was founded by the pioneers of the tech industry, and that spirit endures today. We serve the world’s most forward-thinking companies—along with their employees and families—with smart digital banking solutions and financial expertise.

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Our members are our only shareholders, which means your success is our success. We offer a wide range of individualized financial services to help members do more with their money.
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Get smarter rewards.

Earn up to 5.00% Annual Percentage Yield (APY)  with our award-winning First Tech Rewards Checking® and First Tech Rewards Savings® accounts.

Effective date: 05/01/2024

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Hear what our members have to say.


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You belong here.

Not sure if you qualify to join First Tech? It's easier than you think. 

You're within First Tech's field of membership if you meet any one of the following qualifications:

  • Work for one of our 900+ partner companies—like Amazon, Microsoft, Intel and more
  • Family or household member is already a First Tech member
  • Work for the State of Oregon
  • Live or work in Lane County, Oregon
  • Belong to the Computer History MuseumTo become a member of the Computer History Museum or join the Financial Fitness Association, stop by a location or join within our online application.
  • Belong to the Financial Fitness AssociationTo become a member of the Computer History Museum or join the Financial Fitness Association, stop by a location or join within our online application.

Still don’t see yourself in any of the categories above? Don’t worry, you may still qualify. Schedule a virtual or in-person appointment at your convenience, and we’ll help you with next steps.

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Connect with us.

Join at your local First Tech location, chat with us during a virtual or in-person appointment, or become a member online.
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The benefits of joining a credit union.

As a not-for-profit financial cooperative, we pride ourselves on offering solutions that go beyond banking. Watch this video to learn more about credit unions, and check out the chart below to compare credit union benefits to those of a bank.
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Blue checkmark Blue checkmark  Offer a suite of financial services that can include checking and savings accounts, loans and credit cards and more.
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Not-for-profit business that pass earnings to members in the form of higher savings rates and lower loan rates.
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Offer savings rates that are generally higher than the national average.
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Led by a people-over-profit philosophy.
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Member-owned and managed. (First Tech is governed by a 100% volunteer Board of Directors comprised of First Tech members.) 

Anton's membership story.

Eight years ago, Anton gathered his family and moved to the United States to grow his career with one of the world’s most respected tech companies. Watch this video to learn about the support he received from First Tech’s Relocation Program and why he has become a First Tech member for life.