About Us

We're here for you

With a rich history of 30 years, we have grown to be one of the UK’s largest Credit Unions. We currently serve over 25,000 members around the UK.

In 2015, we were selected by the Ministry of Defence to provide serving Armed Forces personnel, veterans, and their families with simple savings and affordable loans.

We help you become financially resilient

As part of the Ministry of Defence’s goal to help serving personnel become financially resilient, First Defence Finance helps those who serve with savings and loans from their pay.

First Defence Finance is a trading name of Plane Saver Credit Union.

We are a financial cooperative owned and run by our members for our members. We provide an ethical alternative to both mainstream financial service providers and pay-day lenders.

Become a member and start saving today!

We put this in practice by providing you with fair rates of borrowing, flexible savings accounts to kickstart that habit and financial education as a means of giving you the tools to manage your finances more effectively.