How to Join a Credit Union

How do I join?

Not all financial institutions are created equally.  Like banks, credit unions provide a wide variety of products and services, including savings and checking accounts, online banking, loans, credit, and more.

However, unlike banks, credit unions are member-owned.  As not-for-profit financial cooperatives, credit unions are democratic organizations that allow members to serve on and elect the Board of Directors. And as a member, you're treated like you own the place -- because you actually do. If you’re interested in joining a credit union, you need to meet the credit union’s membership qualifications. Fortunately, you can qualify for memberships at many credit unions depending on where you live, work or worship.


If you're ready to find which credit unions you're eligible to join, please visit asmarterchoice.org
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