Intro – Government Employees Federal Credit Union Reviews & Ranking


Government Employees Federal Credit Union was recently ranked and reviewed by AdvisoryHQ as a top rated credit union. Firms on our top rated lists were selected after they successfully passed AdvisoryHQ’s groundbreaking four-step banks and credit unions selection methodology

Click here for a step-by-step breakdown of the methodology and selection process used during our Government Employees Federal Credit Union review: AdvisoryHQ’s Methodology for Selecting Top Banks and Credit Unions.

The Government Employees Federal Credit Union review below provides a detailed assessment, including some of the factors used by AdvisoryHQ News in its ranking and selection of Government Employees Federal Credit Union.



Government Employees Federal Credit Union Review


Government Employees Federal Credit Union (GEFCU) was founded in 1931 and has the distinction of being the oldest credit union in Austin. The member owned financial cooperative is headed by a volunteer Board of Directors who are elected by members and all reside in the local area.

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GEFCU believes strongly in customer satisfaction and putting their members first. This commitment to its members can be seen in their philosophy that, once you become a member of GEFCU, you are a member for life.

With over $135 million in assets and close to 10,000 members, GEFCU has the resources it needs to keep serving its members for decades to come.



Key Factors Leading Us to Rank This Firm as One of This Year’s Top Credit Union Firms

Upon completing our Government Employees Federal Credit Union review, it was included in AdvisoryHQ’s ranking of this year’s best credit unions based on the following factors. 

GEFCU Review: Member Benefits

Being a member of GEFCU comes with many perks. In addition to the lower rates and higher earning potential that traditionally comes with being a member of a credit union, members also enjoy:

  • Free notary service
  • Free signature guarantee
  • Money orders
  • Wire services
  • Night depository
  • New and used vehicle price information
  • Safe deposit boxes
  • Visa debit card
  • Home banking
  • Bill pay
  • Mobile app
  • Remote deposit capture
  • Free coin counting

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GEFCU Review: Commitment to Customer Service

GEFCU’s firm commitment to customer service is a strong reason that it was ranked as a top credit union. Its focus on the customer can be seen in its acronym, which it uses to show what it strives to achieve with each customer. GEFCU strives to:

  • Greet each customer warmly
  • Engage customers to determine their needs
  • Find financial solutions to fit customers’ needs
  • Complete customers’ experience in a friendly and timely manner
  • Unconditionally invite customers back to their credit union

Government Employees Federal Credit Union Review: EZ Green Checking

GEFCU’s EZ Green Checking account offers a slew of perks to members. This checking account comes with no monthly maintenance fee as well as:

  • No minimum balance requirement
  • Free home banking
  • Free ATMs
  • Free eStatements
  • Free mobile app
  • Free Visa debit card
  • Overdraft protection
  • Remote deposit capture


GEFCU Review: Convenient Locations

GEFCU has seven locations in the Austin area to conveniently serve their customers. With locations strategically placed throughout Austin as well as a location in Kyle, TX, and one in Pflugerville, this credit union is well equipped to provide services to their customers all throughout the greater Austin area.


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