The Golden 1 Credit Union, also called simply as Golden 1, is a credit union. You would find its headquarter in Sacramento, California. At present, it has about 80 branches spread across the State of California. These branches serve 38 out of the 58 counties of California. It is important for any account holder to understand their Golden 1 Routing Number.
Golden 1 Background
It was in 1933 when Golden 1 came into being as California State Employees Credit Union #1. In 1977, Golden 1 became the new name. In June of 2016, Golden 1 had 787,000 members. It became the 6th largest credit union in the U.S. while the second-largest in California. It had over $10 billion USD in assets.
As a member of Golden 1, you can receive wire transfers. In fact, if your employer offers direct deposit, you can give them the routing number of Golden 1, so you can directly receive your money from them to your Golden 1 account. Of course, you need Golden 1’s routing numbers to process the transfer of money to your account.
Golden 1 Routing Number
Golden 1 Credit Union advises its members to use 321175261 as routing number, the number that most of Golden 1’s branches use. However, four of Golden 1’s branches have a different routing number. Check the table below to confirm which routing number you must use.
|Golden 1 Credit Union Branch||Routing Number|
|Golden 1 Credit Union Routing Number (Most Branches)||321175261|
|1328 W. Hillsdale Blvd., San Mateo, CA Branch||321076289|
|2298 Lombard St., San Francisco, CA Branch||321076289|
|1273 N. Davis Rd., Salinas, CA Branch||321175753|
|8379 Church St., Gilroy, CA Branch||321178022|
Be sure you are using the correct one. Remember that routing number is the usual manner of identifying financial institutions and their locations, in which you may have an account. This number also determines the institution responsible for negotiable instruments like checks as well. This information means if you miss one digit in the routing number, then your money could land elsewhere.
Confirm the Golden 1 Routing Number
Meanwhile, do note that there certain banks and credit unions do not allow the use of some routing numbers. It would be best to check with the Golden 1 Credit Union before using any of the numbers above. Besides, if you have Golden 1 Credit Union direct deposit services, the union advises all customers to use 321175261. You can call Golden 1 customer service at 877-465-3361 for confirmation of the routing number.
Meanwhile, when transferring money, you will also need the bank’s address. It would be 8945 Cal Center Dr., Sacramento, CA 95826 for the general routing number. For specific routing numbers, refer to the table above. You also must provide your account number and your name as it appears in your Golden 1 account to the sender of your money.
Golden 1 SWIFT Code
Golden 1 Credit Union is not a member of the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT) network, so it does not have a SWIFT code nor does it have an International Bank Account Number (IBAN). For international wire transfer, you will need the information below. Give it to the sending institution. This institution should forward this information to its U.S. counterpart for further credit to:
|Golden 1 Credit Union|
|8945 Cal Center Dr.|
|Sacramento, CA 95826|
|Routing Number: 321175261|
|For Credit to: Beneficiary Name and Account Number|
Take note that international funds could take up to 15 days to be credited to your account. Golden 1 would post the fund to your account upon receipt, as long as it meets the 3:30 a.m. PST cutoff.
Transfer Fund to Other Credit 1 Members
You may also transfer money from your account to another Golden 1 member. Just go to the site and log in. Select the “Transfers” tab. A form will appear. This is for you to add an account as the recipient of your transfer. You must provide basic information about the other member like the account number and account name. Once you are done adding, you will see the details of this account in the “Transfer To” option.
We hope we have helped you with your banking requirements through this article, especially regarding wire transfer to a Golden 1 account. If you have any questions or if you want to share your experience with Golden 1 or with wire transfer in general, please leave a message in the comment section below.