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Join the party! Guildford Branch one-year anniversary

June 6, 2023

Get revved up for summer on June 24 with an exclusive exotic car experience and some family fun. The first 100 attendees get a limited-edition gift bag packed with swag and surprises. Don’t miss out!

10:30am: Cake cutting and champagne popping ceremony

11:00am to 3:00pm: Food trucks, games and family entertainment.

Don't forget to enter for your chance to win a Sea-to-Sky driving experience worth $1,000!*

*Terms and conditions apply, limited time offer exclusive to Gulf & Fraser’s Guildford Branch.
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Gulf & Fraser delivering omni-channel experience through online Marketplace in partnership with Mobetize

June 6, 2023

Gulf & Fraser and fintech company Mobetize continue to strengthen their partnership as they develop the Gulf & Fraser Marketplace – a unique omni-channel experience that provides a seamless onboarding experience for members, both online and in-person. This innovative platform, designed to deliver a comprehensive range of services, reflects Gulf & Fraser’s commitment to investing in the ever-evolving digital and financial landscape. Serving as a digital ecosystem, the Marketplace will enhance members’ banking experiences, their financial well-being, and eventually, their lifestyles.

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Better together - across the province 

May 29, 2023

Thank you, members, for your continued support and trust as we carry out the technical work to bring GFCU Savings into our family. We're happy to welcome our newest members in southeastern BC.

An update on our proposed merger with Interior Savings Credit Union in Kelowna: we are waiting for consent to proceed to a member vote from our regulator, the BC Financial Services Authority. You can learn more about the proposed merger at Click below to read a letter to members from Co-CEOs, Bill Kiss and Jeff Shewfelt.

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Get rewarded for taking steps to reach your financial goals

May 26, 2023

Earn up to $10 a month as you strive to achieve your financial goals. Our rewards program was co-created by members for members, and rewards you for:

  • Getting advice to better understand your financial situation

  • Managing your money effectively

  • Building and maintaining healthy spending and saving habits

Available to GFCU members starting July 2023!

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Grand Forks Credit Union CEO to retire in June

May 17, 2023

After a distinguished career in the financial services industry spanning four decades, Becky Clements, former CEO of Grand Forks District Savings Credit Union (now GFCU Savings), has announced her retirement. Clements began her tenure in the financial services industry in 1983, and the credit union system in 1999. She moved to GFCU Savings 10 years ago and has since played a pivotal role in the credit union's growth and success. Under her leadership, GFCU Savings recently completed a successful merger with Gulf & Fraser.

Congratulations on your achievements, Becky!

Watch Becky's retirement video 
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We want to hear from you!

May 2, 2023

The Canadian Credit Union Association (CCUA) is looking to profile stories from members to share how credit unions have made a difference in their lives. Stories will be shared across Canada's Credit Unions’ social channels and website throughout 2023.

How has Gulf & Fraser helped power your possible?
  • Have we helped you get through a challenging time?
  • Were we there to help you when no other financial institution was?
  • Did we help you achieve your financial goal(s), start a business and/or purchase a home? Or...
To share your story, please send the details by email before May 31 to and we'll follow up with more information and next steps!
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Enhancing member service with Artificial Intelligence (AI)

February 22, 2023

In 2021 Gulf & Fraser partnered with Theory+Practice to ito enhance our personalized services, using Artificial Intelligence (AI) as a tool to help provide the right advice to the members, at the right time. As a result, we can provide members personalized advice and products, creating more value and engagement.

Our data-powered solution uses a unique blend of behavioural economics and AI to deliver messages to credit union members which offer more value through meaningful financial advice that’s relevant to each person and guidance on what products could help them meet their financial goals.