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Financial Soundness & Security

As a member-owner, know that your funds are safe and secure at Wescom.

  • Your deposits are insured to at least $250,000 by the full faith and credit of the National Credit Union Association (NCUA). To learn more about NCUA coverage, visit www.ncua.gov/consumers.
  • Know that no one has ever lost a single penny of insured shared deposits within the credit union system.
  • With more than $5.8 billion in assets, Wescom is one of the largest Credit Unions in the nation. Our liquidity remains strong and we hold ourselves to even higher capital standards than required by the NCUA. Scroll to see our latest financials.
  • For more than 89 years, and many economic cycles, Wescom has served the needs of its member-owners and we plan to do so for the next 89-plus years and beyond.
  • We use the latest technology to safeguard our members’ data, which are then monitored 24 hours a day, seven days a week by a team of security experts.

The Wescom Story

Founded in 1934, Wescom has been dedicated to helping Californians build better lives.
Over the years, we’ve never lost sight of the fact that we are member-driven. We were formed by our members,
we’re owned by our members, and we’re committed to serving our members.

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13 Pacific Telephone employees pooled their resources of $65 and formed Telephone Employees Credit Union to help fellow telephone employees obtain hard-to-get loans.


Telephone Employees Credit Union assets rise to $282,000, and membership grows to 2,910.


Telephone Employees Credit Union emphasizes a “service first” culture and seeks innovative ways to help members acquire loans during a time of war.


Telephone Employees Credit Union’s first brick-and-mortar branch opens in Santa Ana.


Lines of credit are offered for the first time, including seven new loan services.


Growth of Telephone Employees Credit Union continues, reaching $500 million in assets, 80,000 members, and 10 branches throughout Southern California. New technologies — such as ATMs and Teller#Phone — begin to appear. And, for the first time, family members and employees of other Select Employer Groups are eligible to become members of the Credit Union.


In 1996, the Credit Union changes its name to Wescom Credit Union to better reflect the more diverse companies and communities it is serving.

In 1999, The Wescom Foundation is founded by Wescom employees as a charitable, not-for-profit organization designed to help people in need through charitable giving & volunteerism.


Wescom experiences major growth in total number of branch locations as well as loans, employment, and membership.


Wescom focuses on quality of service and products, gaining momentum with the launch of Signature Membership and digital channels including eBranch and the mobile app.


With nearly 200,000 members, Wescom has more than $4.5 billion in assets along with 24 branches throughout eight counties in Southern California.


Wescom becomes the official Banking Partner of UCLA Alumni Association and continues to serve more than 200,000 members with $5 billion in assets.


Wescom partners with UCLA women’s softball student-athlete, Maya Brady, for its first Name Image and Likeness (NIL) partnership and reaches $6 billion in assets.


Wescom opens its 25th branch in West Los Angeles, expands its field of membership serving 21 counties throughout California, became the Official Banking Partner of Knott’ Berry Farm, and unveiled its second Name Image Likeness student-athlete partnership with all 12 student-athletes of the UCLA Bruins Women's Basketball team and a brand partnership with their Head Coach, Cori Close.

Banking With a Personal Touch

Since 1934, Wescom Credit Union has been dedicated to helping members throughout California build better lives. Now with 25 branches, we provide essential banking solutions to more than 220,000 members.

Like all credit unions, Wescom is a not-for-profit financial cooperative, and our members are our owners. This means that as a Wescom member-owner, you get benefits such as lower loan rates, higher savings yields, reduced fees, and a robust network of branches and ATMs.

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The Credit Union Advantage

A credit union is a cooperative financial institution, owned by its members — the people who use its services. Credit unions serve groups that share something in common and exist to provide members a safe, convenient place for saving money and getting loans at reasonable rates. For Wescom, it’s our love and commitment to California that brings our members together.

Wescom 2023 Annual Report


Access Wescom Credit Union's 2023 Annual Report to discover how Wescom helped Californians build better lives.

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Diversity and Values at Wescom

As a Credit Union founded in 1934 by telephone company employees guided by the principle of “people helping people,” we find it important to stay true to our roots as we continue to serve the needs of our more than 220,000 members throughout California. As a Great Place to Work-Certified™ company, our team members say they feel welcomed into our strong culture. Learn more about Wescom’s Diversity Statement and Core Ideology that guide us as we build better lives for all.

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Federally Insured and Regulated by the NCUA

Credit unions, like other financial institutions, are closely regulated and operate in a very prudent manner. The National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund, administered by the National Credit Union Administration, an agency of the federal government, insures deposits of credit union members at more than 11,000 federal- and state-chartered credit unions nationwide. Deposits are insured up to $250,000.

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