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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.

  • ALL employees of General Motors
  • A & E Printer 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
  • ASU Group -- The
  • Baldwin Community Schools
  • Barnes Aerospace/Barnes Group, Inc.
  • Bill Barr, Inc.
  • Block-Sloane, Inc.
  • Blue Water Cafe
  • Boy Scouts of America (Chief Okemos Council)
  • Bridgewater Interiors
  • Business Machines Company
  • CATA (Capital Area Trans. Authority)
  • Campbell Inc. Press Repair
  • Candlestone Golf and Resort
  • Canteen Service Co.
  • Capital Area United Way, Inc.
  • Capital City International Trucks, Inc.
  • Capitol Cadillac Corporation
  • Carson City Hospital
  • CBCInnvois
  • Celink Loan Services
  • Champion Chrysler Jeep Dodge
  • 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.
  • Danford Floors Ltd.
  • Dart Container Corporation
  • Dart Energy
  • Dean Transportation, Inc.
  • Delta Charter Township
  • Delta Dental Plan of Michigan
  • Demmer Corp.
  • Democratic Party of Michigan
  • Denny's Auto Diagnosis
  • DeWitt Public Schools
  • East Lansing Health Care Center
  • Eaton, County of (Employees)
  • Eaton County Road Commission
  • Eckhart & Associates, Inc.
  • Efficiency Production, Inc.
  • El Mariachi Mexican Grill
  • Enprotech Mechanical Services, Inc.
  • Falsetta's Restaurant
  • Family Video
  • Farhat & Story, PC
  • Gerdau MacSteel Atmosphere Annealing, Inc.
  • Goodrich Shop Rite
  • Grace United Methodist Church
  • GreenPath Debt Solution
  • Holt Products Co.
  • Home Town Realty -- Century 21
  • ISRA Vsion Systems
  • John Henry Co.
  • Lansing Tool and Engineering
  • Legal Services of South Central MI
  • Louis Padnos Iron & Metal
  • Lumbertown
  • Lynden Oil Company
  • Lyle D. Hepfer & Co. CPA PC
  • Lyman & Sheets Agency Inc
  • Maner, Costerisan & Ellis CPA PC
  • Marshall Music Co.
  • Martin Luther Holt Home
  • Matcor Automotive (Brown Corp)
  • Maxco, Inc.
  • Medical Management Systems, Inc.
  • Michigan Community Action Agency
  • Michco
  • Michigan League for Human Services
  • Michigan Milk Producers Association
  • Michigan Soft Water
  • Midway Rotary Die Solutions
  • Midwest Bridge Co.
  • Millbrook Printing Co.
  • Molded Plastic Industries, Inc.
  • North Grand River Cooperative, Inc.
  • O'Briens Agency, Inc.
  • Paradise Motor Sales
  • Parker-Hannifin Corporation
  • Peckham, Inc.
  • Pennsylvania Auto Sales
  • Pleune Service Company
  • Pollack Glass Company
  • Pratt-Whitney Auto Air
  • Production Tool Supply of Lansing
  • Quality Dairy Company
  • R.E. Olds Transportation Museum (members)
  • RN Fink Manufacturing Co.
  • Roberts Sinto Corporation
  • Ryder Integrated Logistics, Inc.
  • Sawyers Chevrolet
  • Sohn Linen Service
  • Sparrow Hospital
  • Spartan Motors Corporation
  • Spartan Printing
  • Spartan Commercial Roofing
  • Stafford Media Solutions / The Daily News
  • Stahlin Enclosures
  • Stamp-Rite, Inc.
  • Star Truck Sales
  • Starr Instrument Service.
  • Sundance Chevrolet, Inc.
  • Symmetry Medical - Jet
  • Tendercare – Cass City
  • Tendercare – Midland
  • Tendercare – West
  • The Pines Health Care Center
  • The Polack Corporation
  • Thomas A. Doyle P.C.
  • Thomas and Company Hair Salon
  • Tinney Chevrolet, Buick, GMC
  • Tool Craft Corporation
  • Tri-County Office on Aging
  • UAW Local 724 members
  • UAW Local 2256 members
  • United Wholesale Grocery Company
  • Ventra Ionia, LLC
  • Westlunds Apple Market
  • Whitehills Health Care Center
  • Williamston Products, Inc.
  • Windsor Steel
  • Wright Plastic Products