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Big bank capabilities with the heart of a credit union.

At East Coast Credit Union, we believe a community is born when we gather together to share a burden and lend a hand. And now more than ever, community matters. Learn more about what community means to us and what makes us the best way to bank in Atlantic Canada.

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Celebrate with us!

A beacon since 1933!

To celebrate this milestone and our mission to share, grow, and evolve with our cooperative communities, we invite you to the grand opening of our new East Coast Community Corner - a modern space designed to support community collaboration, meetings, and events.

Thursday, Dec 7th
3:30 - 5:30pm
Bergengren Branch
257 Main Street, Antigonish

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Limited time offer

30,000 Welcome Points

With your Cash Back World Elite® Mastercard®, earning rewards is as simple and flexible as redeeming them.

  • Get 30,000 Welcome Points now, offer expires Dec 8th
  • Enjoy a large assortment of Reward Points redemption options
  • Earn points on grocery and sustainable transit
Total Access Home Equity

First Home Savings Account

Start saving today

  • Tax-free qualified withdrawals
  • $8K annual contribution room
  • Keep your FHSA open for 15 years

Reloadable Mastercard® with cash back rewards

Business solutions

Debit and credit payment processing

Point of sale systems for processing debit and credit card payments in store, online, or on the go.

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You said YES!

The results are in.

Members of LaHave River Credit Union and East Coast Credit Union have voted in favour of merging. We’re excited about how this merger will enable us to do more for our members, employees, and the communities we serve across Nova Scotia.

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How to add a card to your mobile wallet

East Coast Credit Union is now offering a new and easy way to pay! Whether you use an Apple device, Samsung Galaxy smartphone, or Android device, you can load your Interac® debit card for secure and easy purchases.



What affects my credit score?

Anyone who’s ever used a credit card, taken out a loan, or purchased an item on layaway has a credit history and score— a three-digit number from 300 (worst) to 900 (best) that rate how well you’ve managed credit in the past.


Guide to Saving and Investing

You have dreams for your future—but you are struggling how to translate these dreams into reality. This first timer’s guide will lead you through five easy steps to get you started with saving and investing for your now and for your future.

I love how working for East Coast CU means that I work for an organization who really cares about our communities and takes initiative to help support local businesses.

Talk to an expert

Experts like Christine Sawiras are ready to help members

Christine is a Financial Services Officer helping members manage their finances by giving honest advice tailored to each individual situation. Like all our financial experts, Christine is here to help you:

  • Open the right account for you
  • Set up a budget
  • Get approved for a loan
  • Plan for retirement
  • And more