How to Find and Join a Credit UnionIn the past, joining a credit union meant you had to be part of a company or organization in order to qualify as a member.
These days, there are countless credit unions with the sole eligibility requirement being that you live within a local geographic area.
You simply fill in your zip code or enter any organization you're affiliated with, and you see all the credit unions available within your area. Many credit unions have web sites where they list their car loan rates.
Joining a credit union is very simple. In most cases, you just have to open a savings or checking account with a $10 minimum balance.
Example of a Credit Union web site showing their auto loan rates
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