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The Wheelhouse Difference

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Wheelhouse Credit Union is committed to helping our members and our beautiful city thrive. That commitment shines through in everything we do. Financial services are in our Wheelhouse.

Banking Beyond the Ordinary

We’re your friendly local credit union, dedicated to providing low rates, personal service, and expertise you can rely on.

Local Banking. Community Focused.

Wheelhouse is based in San Diego, and we have branches and over 30,000 ATMs nationwide. We proudly serve more than 20,000 members and actively support our local community.

Serving San Diego Since 1934

We’re San Diego’s second oldest credit union! Founded in 1934 by a group of City of San Diego employees, we’ve been providing financial services and expert guidance since well before the Coronado Bridge became a local landmark.

Your Best Interests Are In Our Wheelhouse

As a credit union, we’re a not-for-profit, democratically-controlled organization that allows members to pool their savings and lend it back out to each other. Profits are returned to all members in the form of better rates and improved services.

The Credit Union Difference


  • Fewer fees, better rates

  • Anyone in our field of membership

  • Not-for-profit

  • Member owned

  • NCUA Insured ($250k)


  • Fees

  • Who Can Join

  • Type of Organization

  • Who Owns It

  • Deposits Insured By


  • More fees, worse rates

  • Anyone can join

  • For-profit

  • Shareholder owned

  • FDIC Insured ($250k)

Three More Reasons to Love Wheelhouse

Your Trusted Financial Guide

We don’t want you to just survive—we want to help you thrive. Wheelhouse staff is dedicated to giving you the personalized assistance and services you need.

Dedicated to Green Living

We support San Diego’s binding commitment to move to 100% clean energy by 2035 through our innovative Solar and Energy Efficiency loans.

Full Service Banking

From simple checking to investment advice and mortgages, we’ve got you covered. We make it easy for you to achieve financial well-being.

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