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Membership has its benefits! Equitable Federal Credit Union members have access to all the financial products, services and conveniences our credit union has to offer. Why join a credit union? Join us today—for all the benefits that membership offers.

Who can join?

Our field of membership includes any persons who live, work, worship, attend school, or volunteer in the city of Akron, Ohio. We also provide financial services to immediate family members of current members and businesses within Akron, Ohio. An "immediate family member" is defined as:

  • Spouse
  • Child
  • Sibling
  • Parent
  • Grandparent
  • Grandchild
  • Step-children
  • Step-parents
  • Step-siblings
  • Adopted children

How you can join


We've made applying for membership quick and simple!

Application Requirements

Opening an account at Equitable FCU can be done in as little as five minutes. But please note we will ask you to provide the following documents for both the primary and joint owners:

  • Valid Driver’s License or State Issued ID (including the state, issue date and expiration date), valid Military ID, or a valid US Passport. The name on the ID should match the name on the application.
  • Social Security Card (if you’re adding a beneficiary, you will need their SSN)
  • $5 deposit to open your share account.

Apply Today

In Person

  1. Print the application form (Adobe PDF 305KB)
  2. Visit our branch during business hours (view them here)
  3. Bring the following:
    Completed membership application
    $5 deposit to open your share account
    Valid driver's license or government ID

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Member Rewards

Love My Credit Union Rewards

Love My Credit Union

Members can save on a variety of products and services like TurboTax, ID theft protection, home security, travel & entertainment and more through Love My Credit Union Rewards.

TruStage Insurance

TruStage Insurance

You could save on car insurance with a credit union member discount from TruStage Auto & Home Insurance Program!

Financial Lock

Financial Lock

Get the best identity theft protection available for more than 50% off comparable coverage from competing providers, PLUS get a 30-day FREE membership.



Credit union members can save on SimpliSafe, the #1 expert pick for home security.



Save up to $15 on TurboTax and get your maximum refund.

Once a member, Always a member!

USA Patriot Act - Important information about opening a new account: Federal law requires that we obtain, verify, and record information that identifies each person who opens an account. Within this application, we ask for your name, address, date of birth, and other information that will allow us to identify you. We may also ask to see your driver's license or other identifying documents. Approval of your application may be delayed pending further verification of your identity.