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Since 1949, Astera has been committed to meeting our members' financial needs. We offer products and services designed to help you make the most of your money at every stage of life, and to make handling your finances easier and more convenient.

View the Michigan counties we support.

Membership in Astera Credit Union is open to:

  • Persons employed within the manufacturing sector (the use of machines, tools, and labor to make things for use or sale) located in our supported counties.
  • Employees of General Motors and affiliated companies who work at General Motors Corporation facilities in our supported counties.
  • Employees of certain payroll groups once providing payroll deduction to the Co-op Credit Union, Lansing, Michigan and Auto Body Workers Credit Union, Ionia Michigan.
  • Members of record of the Co-op Credit Union, Lansing, Michigan and Auto Body Workers Credit Union, Ionia, Michigan, at the time of merger with Astera Credit Union.
  • Employees or members of employer groups or other organized groups which provide membership to the credit union and are located in the Michigan counties. Each group must provide a written request for service to the credit union. The Commissioner may permanently or temporarily revoke the power to add groups under this provision at the Commissioner's discretion.
  • Persons retired as pensioners or annuitants from the above employment.
  • Any person who receives a retirement annuity, pension, social security, or similar retirement payment from private or government sources, and lives in, or belongs to a retirement organization located in our supported counties.
  • Employees of this credit union.
  • Any person who has a membership in the R.E. Olds Transportation Museum.
  • Members and immediate families of the foregoing.
  • Any legal entity that is comprised for the most part of the same general group as the membership of the credit union outlined above.
  • A spouse of a deceased member if accepted into membership prior to remarriage.

A credit union is a cooperative, not-for-profit financial institution owned and controlled by its members. Like all credit unions, Astera returns earnings to our members through higher earnings on savings, better services, fewer and lower fees, and lower borrowing rates.

Astera Credit Union Participating Employer Groups

Check out all of the employers committed to their employees' financial health.

  • A & E Printers and Mailers, Inc.
  • Aardvark Mobile Home Service
  • Accident Fund
  • Adams Outdoor Advertising
  • Affordable Dentures – Lansing, P.C.
  • Alro-Universal Steel
  • American Red Cross – Mid Michigan Chapter
  • Association for Child Development
  • Barnes Aerospace/Barnes Group, Inc.
  • Bill Barr, Inc.
  • Block-Sloane, Inc.
  • Blue Water Cafe
  • Bridgewater Interiors
  • Business Machines Company
  • CATA (Capital Area Trans. Authority)
  • Campbell, Inc. Press Repair
  • Candlestone Golf & Resort
  • Canteen Service Co.
  • Capital City International Trucks, Inc.
  • Capitol Cadillac Corporation
  • Carson City Hospital
  • CBCInnovis
  • Celink Loan Services
  • Champion Chrysler Jeep Dodge
  • Chief Okemos Council Boy Scouts of America
  • City of Grand Ledge
  • City of Ionia
  • Clark Construction Co.
  • Clark Farms
  • Clark Foundation Co.
  • Clothing Care Center
  • Country Club of Lansing
  • Crippen Auto Mall
  • D & K Truck Co.
  • Dart Container Corporation
  • Dart Energy
  • Dean Transportation, Inc.
  • Delta Charter Township (Employees)
  • Delta Dental Plan of Michigan
  • Demmer Corp.
  • Democratic Party of Michigan
  • Denny's Auto Diagnosis
  • East Lansing Health Care Center
  • Eaton, County of (Employees)
  • Eaton County Road Commission
  • Eckhart & Associates, Inc.
  • Efficiency Production, Inc.
  • Enprotech Mechanical, Inc.
  • Falsetta's Restaurant
  • Family Video
  • Farhat & Story, PC
  • General Motors Employees & Retirees
  • Gerdaugh Macsteel-Atmosphere Annealing
  • Goodrich Shop Rite
  • Grace United Methodist Church
  • GreenPath Debt Solutions
  • Home Town Realty – Century 21
  • Holt Products Co.
  • Ionia County Road Commission
  • ISRA Vision Systems
  • Lansing Tool and Engineering
  • Legal Services of South Central MI
  • Louis Padnos Iron & Metal
  • Lumbertown
  • Lyle D. Hepfer & Co. CPA PC
  • Lyman & Sheets Agency, Inc.
  • Maner, Costerisan & Ellis CPA PC
  • Marshall Music Co.
  • Martin Luther Holt Home
  • Matcor Automotive
  • Medical Management Systems, Inc.
  • Michigan Community Action Agency
  • Michigan Company
  • Michigan League for Human Services
  • Michigan Milk Producers Association
  • Michigan Soft Water of Central Michigan
  • Midway Rotary Die Solutions
  • Midwest Bridge Co.
  • Millbrook Printing Co.
  • Molded Plastic Industries, Inc.
  • Multi Packaging Solutions
  • North Grand River Cooperative, Inc.
  • Paradise Motor Sales
  • Parker Hannifin Corporation
  • Peckham, Inc.
  • Pleune Service Co.
  • Pollack Glass Company
  • Pratt-Whitney Auto Air
  • Production Tool Supply of Lansing
  • Quality Diary Company
  • REO Transportation Museum (members)
  • Retirees (refer to article "G" below)
  • RN Fink Manufacturing Co.
  • Roberts Sinto Corporation
  • Ryder Integrated Logistics, Inc.
  • Sawyers Chevrolet, Inc.
  • Sohn Linen Service
  • Sparrow Hospital
  • Spartan Commercial Roofing
  • Spartan Motors Corporation
  • Spartan Printing
  • Stamp-Rite, Inc.
  • Stafford Media Solutions-Greenville
  • Star Truck Sales-Lansing
  • Starr Instrument Service
  • Sundance Chevrolet, Inc.
  • Symmetry Medical - Jet
  • Tendercare – West
  • The Pines Health Care Center
  • The Polack Corporation
  • Thomas and Company, LLC
  • Thomas A. Doyle P.C.
  • Tinney Automotive-Greenville
  • Toolcraft Corporation
  • Tri-County Office on Aging
  • Ventra
  • Westlunds Apple Market
  • Whitehills Health Care Center
  • Williamston Products
  • Windsor Steel
  • Wright Plastic Products Co.
  • Any employee of temporary services or employee leasing services who work at General Motors-Lansing facilities.
  • Any person retired as a pensioner from the above Select Employer Groups.
  • Any immediate family of a current Astera Credit Union member.
  • Any employee of Astera Credit Union.