Currently the 71st largest credit union in the U.S. (17th largest in California), Provident Credit Union was established in 1950 to serve the California Teachers Association. Headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area, Provident Credit Union now serves more than 100,000 members from over 1200 employer groups and maintains branches throughout California, and nationwide. Provident Credit Union is committed to the safety of our members' deposits. With over 1.7 billion dollars in assets, Provident has earned a reputation for absolute safety and soundness. Additionally, we hold 13% of our assets in reserve, a figure greatly exceeding that of most banks. Plus, your savings are insured to $250,000 per membership (with an additional $250,000 per IRA) by the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA).