Why bank with SDCCU?

When considering credit unions vs. banks, remember that SDCCU is more than just a financial institution—we’re a dedicated partner in the community, and a trusted resource in all of life’s moments.

Supporting the communities we call home


SDCCU members and counting


non-profits supported in San Diego, Riverside and Orange counties


events participated in by SDCCU every year


infused into the community by yearly Holiday Bowl Game sponsorship

Joining our family

What is a credit union, and who can become a member? With SDCCU, people come first and profits second, so while you get similar services and products, you’ll never worry about big bank stakeholders and fees. There are several ways to join the SDCCU family, even if you’re outside of the area!

Who can open an account:

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Everyone living or working throughout Southern California: Imperial, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara or Ventura counties

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Any immediate family or household member of a SDCCU member

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Any members of the
Financial Fitness Association

Financial knowledge to secure your future

From balancing your checkbook to buying a home, we have tips and advice to help you make educated financial decisions for yourself and your family.

SDCCU in your neighborhood

SDCCU is committed to the people and places we serve, proudly supporting local events, charities and other causes in the community.

More for the showcase

The San Diego Union-Tribune conducts an annual readers poll to determine the best-in-class businesses in a variety of industries and categories. As an institution that is committed to our customers, we appreciate our local community for voting us the BEST Credit Union for another consecutive year!

BEST Credit Union
for 22 years
BEST Financial Planner
for 12 years
BEST Auto Loan Provider
for 8 years
BEST Home Loan Provider
for 12 years
BEST Place to Work
for 8 years
San Diego Union-Tribune

Additional awards

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2015 Community Partner of the Year


Guinness World Record:

Most Paper Collected in 24 Hours

San Diego's Healthiest Companies 2016 logo

San Diego Business Journal:

San Diego's Healthiest Companies 2016


"I have been a SDCCU member for many years and am amazed how friendly and fast service is. I have had nothing but excellent service at SDCCU. Every time I visit a branch I am greeted with a hello and a smile."

Andrea Z., Lake Elsinore

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Be a Part of San Diego’s
BEST Credit Union

Why Bank at SDCCU?
san diego's best

Be a Part of San Diego’s
BEST Credit Union

Why Bank at SDCCU?