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Navy Federal Credit Union is the largest credit union in the country, with over 8 million members and a mission to serve those who serve our country.
Military-based membership: You can join Navy Fed if you’ve served in a branch of the U.S. armed forces on active duty or as a reservist, if you’ve worked for the Department of Defense or a DOD contractor, or if you’re immediate family of someone eligible for membership.
Why join: If you live near a branch or don’t mind banking online, you can find mostly no-fee checking and savings accounts and high rates on share certificates.
Ratings methodology | Updated Feb. 5, 2020