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TechCU gave me great rates for a CPO.. whats the easiest way to join...

Discussion in 'Model S: Ordering, Production, Delivery' started by heinzcatsoup, May 21, 2018.

  1. heinzcatsoup

    heinzcatsoup Member

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    Didn't realize TechCU had strict requirements on how to join for membership. Does anyone have any suggestion?

    For reference, this is their requirement:

    • Anyone who lives, works, worships, or attends school in Santa Clara, San Mateo, Alameda, Contra Costa, Santa Cruz or San Francisco Counties
    • Employees of [email protected] companies – search for your employer
    • Family members of current Tech CU members
    • Members of our many affiliated organizations including: the Financial Fitness Association, the Northern California Human Resource Association (NCHRA), or the San Jose State University Alumni Association (SJSUAA)
    • Employees and employers of public or private technology-based entities with a location in California
    I am in california, but I do not fall into any of these categories. Did i just take a hit in my credit score for nothing? xD Can anyone recommend an easier to enter Credit Union that could give me just as good of a rate? 3.5% or less with great credit.
     
  2. tpham07

    tpham07 Active Member

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    Try Alliant.
     
  3. heinzcatsoup

    heinzcatsoup Member

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    Just checked:
    • Rates as low as 3.24% for Tesla models. Alliant offers Tesla loans in all states except the following: AZ, CA, CO, FL, GA, HI, IL, MD, MA, MN, MO, NV, NJ, NY, NC, OH, OR, PA, TN, VA, WA
    how weird. I'm in California though.
     
  4. tpham07

    tpham07 Active Member

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    That's weird, the CU is based in IL and they dont offer loans there? haha word.

    I think what you are looking at are "new Tesla loans" I think used car loans should work in any state. worth asking them about.
     
  5. JasJ

    JasJ Member

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    Join the FFA for $8 - what I did, then you can 'join TechCU'.

    Join Now: 1-Year Membership Only $8 - Financial Fitness Association

    Takes about a minute.
     
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  6. boaterva

    boaterva Supporting Member

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    #6 boaterva, May 22, 2018
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    This makes no sense unless they just changed their rules. I have an Alliant loan, and it was the easiest process ever.

    Are you talking about this Alliant?

    Www.alliantcreditunion.org
     
  7. TheJayAlvarez

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  8. boaterva

    boaterva Supporting Member

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    That does sounds good. It's almost as good as Alliant's special financing 0.99/1.99 they give when 'Tesla is helping them' at EOQ, etc.
     
  9. Lifeinabox

    Lifeinabox Member

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    Try Financial Partners Credit Union. I closed at 2.24% for 60 months back in April. 1.99% for 48 months was also an option. Qualified based on being a UC grad but don’t remember their other criteria.
     

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