Preferred Employer Groups

Taking Your Employees Where They Want To Go

What is a Credit Union?

A credit union is a not-for-profit financial institution owned by members, not stockholders. Credit unions can offer higher rates on deposit accounts, lower rates on loans and provide additional loan assistance to many members who cannot qualify for loans at other financial institutions.

Who is State Credit Union?

Founded in 1952, State Credit Union has grown into an $860 million financial institution serving more than 70,000 members.

SCU's mission is to improve the financial lives of our members. We operate solely for the benefit of our members. Our earnings are applied towards better services, and rates for those who belong. And once a member of State Credit Union, you remain a member for life, even if your eligibility changes!

How to Join State Credit Union?

To join SCU, you must be part of an eligible field of membership, such as a chartered county, membership in qualifying association or organization, or an employee of a Preferred Employer Group.

A Preferred Employer Group is a business that joins State Credit Union as a Preferred Employer.
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Employer Benefits

By becoming a Preferred Employer, all of the benefits offered by State Credit Union become real benefits for you to offer to your employees - and all at no cost to you!

  • All employees become eligible for membership
  • Enhances your Employee Benefits Package
  • Free Financial Literacy Workshop
  • Free Budget Workshop
  • Improve employee morale
  • On-site Membership enrollment sessions
  • Credit Union Representative at Employee Fairs
  • Free SCU materials for new hires or anytime
  • All completely free to your business!

Employee Benefits

Through your relationship with SCU as a Preferred Employer, you can provide real financial benefits to your employees, such as:

Want to become a Preferred Employer?

To become a Preferred Employer Group in Charleston, Greenville, Lexington, or Richland Counties, simply complete this form if you are a business, or complete this form if you are an association.

For Aiken, Anderson, Florence, Greenwood, Oconee, Orangeburg, Pickens, or Spartanburg Counties, please complete this form.

Please email completed forms to, or fax it to us at 803-343-0364.

Is your company a Preferred Employer?

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