Join Embold

Join Embold

Serving your best interest and inspiring you to dream big.

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Every day, you’re there for your family, your business, your future. And every day, we’re here for you.

Why Embold?

Embold Credit Union is a local, member-owned, not-for-profit financial cooperative. Anyone who lives, works, worships, or attends school in Clackamas, Multnomah, Washington, Marion, Yamhill, and Polk Counties, or is family of a current member, can join Embold.

A structure that puts you first

Our decisions are all made with you in mind and keep your best interests at the forefront.

Our Board of Directors are all volunteers, and they are all member-owners — just like you. That means the decisions they make about our services and the future they are helping to shape for Embold impact them just as much as they impact you.

Value that benefits your bottom line

We drive the profits that we make directly back into the products and services we offer you. This means more affordable loan rates and fewer fees — including one of the industry’s lowest overdraft fees on checking accounts. But we don’t stop there. We also reinvest profits into providing a better digital experience and top-notch member service.

Impact you can see

We encourage our staff to use paid volunteer time to get involved with causes that they care about. Our Community Development and Leadership teams work with local organizations to see how we can best partner and support their operations and future goals.

We set lofty goals each year around volunteerism, financial education, and community investment. Every member who joins Embold helps us get a little closer to creating the future our community needs. You can learn more about the work we do throughout our corner of Oregon on our Community Impact page.

We're your financial partner for life

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Resources and Advice

The Embold Blog can help you better understand your finances and build a smarter financial future.

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Workshops

We offer monthly workshops to help you master budgeting, car buying, home buying, and more.

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Calculators

Wondering if you can afford that car, or how that home price actually translates to a monthly mortgage payment?

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Helping the place we call home.

Community is an important part of who we are. We support local organizations by fundraising, making donations, volunteering, and teaching financial skills year-round. So far this year:

  • We taught
    1,646

    students, in both English and Spanish, financial skills and tips to help them lead more financially stable lives.

  • We volunteered
    661

    hours in our communities. Embold encourages employees to volunteer, and offers paid volunteer time to all team members.

  • We raised
    $98,160

    for local organizations and non-profits that are making a difference for our neighbors in need.

Questions? We've got answers.

Yes. We provide a full-service banking experience, with savings and checking accounts and a complete array of lending products, including first mortgages. We’re federally insured by NCUA, which protects your money up to $250,000. That’s the same amount protected by the FDIC in an account at a bank.

Simply open a savings account (also called a share) with a minimum deposit of $5.00. Visit our Join page to get started.

Membership is open to anyone who lives, works, worships, or attends school in Clackamas, Marion, Multnomah, Polk, Washington, and Yamhill counties, as well as their immediate family members.

No, there are no membership fees. That said, your $5.00 opening deposit (your minimum member share) must remain in your account throughout your membership.

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