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Financial Education

Financial education is a cornerstone of our community outreach efforts and we are dedicated to providing valuable information to all age groups. In times of uncertainty, we believe teaching financial literacy and communicating resources available to you can help ease financial stresses.

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Financial education where it's needed

Wealth starts with good financial knowledge. It’s not about informing, but creating an immersible experience for people to learn. 

Gesa University

Gesa University is a guide through six stages of a typical life journey. Each stage is designed to guide you through the basics of financial literacy to lay a firm foundation in order to help you reach your financial goals.

Personal Finance
Credit cards
Buying a car
Buying a home
Paying for college
Retirement

Workshops

Free money management workshops are available at select branches and online. Discover the secrets to mastering your finances, even when resources are limited.

Seminars

Gesa offers free financial literacy materials and workshops to schools, colleges, clubs, businesses, and other groups. There is no cost for speakers or materials and each presentation can be tailored to suit the needs of your group or organization.

Simulations

Simulations and experiential learning programs are a powerful expression of Gesa’s commitment to education and making a positive impact in our communities.

Webinars

Gesa is committed to helping you reach prosperity through financial education and we are proud to honor that commitment through our new on-demand webinars.

Our online programming is now available for on-demand viewing — empowering you to become financially savvy on your schedule! We will continue to announce through our social media channels when new webinars are made available.

Paying for College

Learn what drives college costs, what families typically pay, review Gesa scholarship opportunities, and discuss available financial aid options to help cover college costs.

Assembling a Successful Application

Review a timeline for developing the four key elements of your college admissions packet: course transcripts, standardized testing results, admissions essays, and a description of extracurricular activities.

Planning Ahead for Your College Career

Learn how to build a semester-by-semester plan for high school students and families to maximize their opportunities to successfully enroll in the college of their choice.

Money Management Through Transitions Webinar

Learn how to build a semester-by-semester plan for high school students and families to maximize their opportunities to successfully enroll in the college of their choice.

Fighting Today’s Fraud

We want our members to be fully empowered to avoid or recover from fraudulent activity. This webinar will guide you through current fraud trends, ways to protect yourself from fraud, new trends during COVID-19, next steps should you become a victim of fraud and additional resources available.

Greenpath

GreenPath Financial Wellness, our trusted partner, offers the following educational resources available to you at no cost.

People helping people.

Gesa credit union is committed to making a positive impact in the communities we serve.

Affinity Partner Cards

Affinity debit cards give back to your community when you swipe.

We're in the business of growing yours.

We have the accounts, products, and services to help you and your small business succeed.

Business owner

Business Visa:
A low-rate card made for business owners.

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Banking made for you.

With best-in-class rates and a variety of everyday banking products, Gesa has the right account, card, or loan for you.

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Up to 5.00% APY
On select checking accounts!

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We have upgraded to a new account opening process. Click Get Started to continue.

Getting started is easy!

Applying should only take a few minutes. Please have these documents ready:

Call (888) 946-4372 or apply at a branch

Already a member?

Use your online banking log-in to pre-fill your application with saved information.

Notes & Fees Glossary

 Disclaimer
*APY* APY = Annual Percentage Yield. Rates, terms, and fees are subject to change. APY is accurate as of the first day of the month – the last dividend declaration date.
SmartPlus Checking*To earn the higher rate, you must:
  1. Enroll in eStatements
  2. Make a monthly direct deposit of over $200
  3. Complete 15 debit card transactions
  4. Provide and maintain a valid email address
  5. Limit one account per member
For any month where the account does not meet the qualification requirements, the account will earn a lower rate. Minimum balance of $5 needed to open.Qualifying account balances meet minimum requirements. APY subject to change monthly. Rate may change after the account is opened. The qualifying period begins with the first day of the calendar month and ends on the last day of the calendar month at 6:00 P.M. Pacific Time. No monthly fees and no minimum balance required to maintain account. Minimum opening deposit of $5. Fees could reduce earnings. Limit of one specialty checking account (Smart Plus Checking) per member.

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