Contactless Banking

First Californian has had Online & Mobile Banking for many years, and as we move forward in this technologically savvy and mobile driven world, we have implemented many digital tools for our members. As people strive to keep their distance and avoid unnecessary social interactions, First Californian Credit Union is working to provide even more options to accommodate social distancing and fast paced lifestyles.


Enroll in Online Banking

First Californian Credit Union provides free online banking for all members. To register, simply visit, select “Online Banking” at the top of your screen, and click “Register for Online Banking” in the pop-up window to sign up. Or, simply click “Enroll Now” below.

With online banking, you’ll be able to:

  • Apply for Loans & Credit Cards
  • Check Your Balances
  • Set Up Automatic Payments
  • Link Accounts
  • Transfer Money
  • View Spending Reports
  • Report Suspicious or Fraudulent Activity
Enroll Now

Mobile Banking

You can also bank with First Californian by using the free AUFCU mobile banking app. Download the app for Apple and Android devices to access your accounts wherever you are. On your mobile device, visit the App Store or Google Play and search for “AUFCU” or “American United,” then download the app for free.

With the the American United mobile app, you’ll be able to:

  • Login to your Account (Must sign up for Online Banking before proceeding)
  • Apply for Loans
  • Deposit Checks
  • Check Your Balances
  • Set Up Automatic Payments
  • Link Accounts
  • Transfer Money
  • View Spending Reports
  • View Pending Transactions

Make A Loan Payment

You can always pay a First Californian loan within Online or Mobile Banking by transferring funds from account to account. Now you can make a payment on a First Californian loan using an OUTSIDE Credit Union’s or Bank’s debit or credit card. And it’s fast and easy!

How to make a loan payment:

  • Click the “Make a Payment” button below or from the homepage
  • First Time Users click “Register” button, then follow the prompts to quickly register
  • Once registered, simply fill in your email and password to log in
  • Select your account to pay
  • Choose how you would like to pay (Bank Account or Card)
  • Complete the “Payment Information” or “Enter Bank Information” screen
  • Verify Payment & Payment Confirmation screens follow
Make a Payment

Online & Mobile Banking Options

Once you’ve set up online & mobile banking, you’ll have access to numerous options to control and monitor your accounts from wherever life may take you:

Review Your Account

Keep track of your spending, review your transactions and monitor deposits, all without visiting a branch. You can review your finances no matter where you are. We make it easy to keep track of your money on the go.

  • View Recent Transactions
  • Monitor Account Activity
  • See Deposits & Withdrawals

Deposit Funds

Life is busy, which is one reason we upgraded the online services to include Mobile Deposit. Use any of your mobile devices with a camera to deposit checks for free.

  • Log In And Make Deposits From Anywhere
  • Easily & Quickly Deposit Funds
  • Enjoy Security – We Utilize The Highest Security Measures To Ensure Deposits Are Correct

Transfer Funds

We make it easy to transfer funds between accounts on the go. You can set up one time or recurring money transfers, review previous transfers, or just move money between your accounts.

  • Initiate Automatic Payments
  • Move Money Between American United Accounts
  • Review Past Transfers

Pay Bills

Save yourself the worry of paying your bills late with First Californian’s free online bill payment service. Quickly and securely pay all of your bills: Utility, gas, mortgage, medical and credit cards from one convenient location using your computer, handheld or tablet. End the hassle of writing checks, paying postage and wondering if they arrive on time.

  • Access Bill Pay from your mobile phone
  • Receive email and text notifications
  • Send gift checks and donations
  • Dashboard management tool which gives easy access to your full financial picture
  • Increased member support through the message center, email and live chat
  • Ability to set up email payments
  • A true business Bill Pay option

Customize Account Preferences

It’s easy to customize the way your accounts are displayed by utilizing account preferences. Customize the order in which your accounts are displayed, give them custom names, and link separate American United accounts to be viewable in the same dashboard.

  • Rename Accounts
  • Personalize Your Viewing Experience
  • View Multiple Accounts In One Location
  • Change Your Security Questions & Password

Customize Alerts & Notifications

We know you’re busy, and you don’t have time to constantly monitor your accounts. By customizing your alerts, you can be sure you’ll receive the information you need about your accounts when you need them.

  • See When An Account Balance Is Low
  • Manage Text & Email Notifications
  • Enable/Disable Specific Alert Messages

Utilize Money Desktop

MoneyDesktop is a personal financial management solution that is integrated directly with First Californian’s online banking. It is used to combine all your internal and external financial accounts into one area, allowing for a quick overview of all of your financial accounts.

  • Log in to your Account (Need to sign up for Online Banking before proceeding)
  • Under Services, select MoneyDesktop

Payment Text Reminders

No more worrying about forgetting to make a loan payment! You can now opt-in to receive payment text reminders. The text reminders will also include a link to our online payment tool, which will make setting up payments as easy clicking a button.


  • To OPT-IN to text reminders, text “americanunitedfcu” to 32576
  • When you receive your text invite, simply reply YES
  • You can reply HELP at any time for additional assistance information
  • You can text STOP at any time to opt-out of text reminders

Easily Apply Online

We make it easy to apply online. From basic membership to applying for an auto loan. Apply quickly and securely with First Californian‘s online applications.

Become A Member: Easily become a member of First Californian Credit Union by taking a few moments to apply online. You’ll enjoy fantastic service, great rates & membership rewards!

Auto Loans: Get into your dream car with an auto loan you can apply for from anywhere.

Credit Cards: Apply for a VISA® Credit Card. Whether you prefer your card to give you cash back or help you earn rewards, we’ve got a card for you.

Personal Loans: We know unforeseen circumstances can pop up any time. That is why we made it easy to apply for a personal loan online. Get the relief you need when you need it.

Online Inquiries

We make it easy to inquire online and start the process of being approved for mortgage loans, home equity lines of credit and business loans & lines of credit.

Home Equity Lines Of Credit: Use the equity in your home to consolidate debt or finance your next big project or trip.

Mortgage Loans: We offer several different mortgage loan options so our experienced loan officers can help you get you into your dream home with the right loan.

Business Loans & Lines Of Credit: We want to help your business grow and succeed. We offer business loans & lines of credit for every business need.

ATMs & Drive Thrus

Take advantage of Drive Thrus and ATMs to access your account when you’re on the go. Remember, you can access your account at many more locations than just First Californian branches. Because First Californian is part of a Co-Op, which includes hundreds of credit unions, you have access to more than 5,000 branches and over 2,000 self-service locations in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, Guam and military bases around the globe!


CardNav® allows you to navigate when, where and how your cards are used. Enjoy complete control and visibility of your credit and debit cards using our simple smartphone app. Customize and manage how your credit or debit card is used in real time and experience the next level of card security. Download the free CardNav® app from the App Store® or Google Play® and start navigating your way through a whole new level of security today!

Available Controls:

  • Location controls – how and where the card can be used.
  • Turn your card on/off with ease
  • Geo target specific location the card can be used
  • Set specific threshold spending limits
  • Include/exclude merchants

Secure Banking

We utilize the latest in security and encryption measures to ensure that your data is kept secure. Bank on the go with confidence, knowing that we take your data privacy and financial security seriously.

  • Enhanced Encryption
  • Customizable Security Questions
  • Change Your Password Any Time

Find a Branch / ATM

We’re here to serve you. Find a First Californian branch near you.

Find a Branch / ATM

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