Live in California?

Find credit unions in your county that do not impose forced arbitration
 
Credit unions in each California county offer a more consumer-friendly option, without forcing you to surrender your Constitutional rights. Based on new research by the CARS Foundation into all 131 state-chartered credit unions in California, here's a list of credit unions that currently indicate that they do not have forced arbitration / ripoff clauses in their consumer contracts. Counties are listed in alphabetical order.
 
California-Chartered Credit Unions that don't take away your rights,
and are free from forced arbitration rip-off clauses
(based on research conducted by the CARS Foundation, Sept. - Nov. 2017)
Note: Policies may change, so be sure to read contracts carefully before you sign,
and be on the lookout for terms like "arbitration" or "alternative dispute mechanism."
 
To quickly find your county, click on it in the handy chart below. When you get to your county, click on a credit union's name for more info. In addition to some general information about the credit union, each info box has a link to the credit union's website.
 
Alameda Kings Placer Sierra
Alpine Lake Plumas Siskiyou
Amador Lassen Riverside Solano
Butte Los Angeles Sacramento Sonoma
Calaveras Madera San Benito Stanislaus
Colusa Marin San Bernardino Sutter
Contra Costa Mariposa San Diego Tehama
Del Norte Mendocino San Francisco Trinity
El Dorado Merced San Joaquin Tulare
Fresno Modoc San Luis Obispo Tuolumne
Glenn Mono San Mateo Ventura
Humboldt Monterey Santa Barbara Yolo
Imperial Napa Santa Clara Yuba
Inyo Nevada Santa Cruz  
Kern Orange Shasta  
 
 
Alameda
 
 
Alpine
 
 
Amador
 
 
Butte
 
 
Calaveras
 
 
Colusa
 
 
Contra Costa
 
 
Del Norte
 
 
El Dorado
 
 
Fresno
 
 
Glenn
 
 
Humboldt
 
 
Imperial
 
 
Inyo
 
 
Kern
 
 
Kings
 
 
Lake
n/a
 
 
Lassen
 
 
Los Angeles
 
 
Madera
 
 
Marin
 
 
Mariposa
 
 
Mendocino
n/a
 
 
Merced
 
 
Modoc
 
 
Mono
n/a
 
 
Monterey
 
 
Napa
 
 
Nevada
 
 
Orange
 
 
Placer
 
 
Plumas
 
 
Riverside
 
 
Sacramento
 
 
San Benito
 
 
San Bernardino
 
 
San Diego
 
 
San Francisco
 
 
San Joaquin
 
 
San Luis Obispo
 
 
San Mateo
 
 
Santa Barbara
 
 
Santa Clara
 
 
Santa Cruz
 
 
Shasta
 
 
Sierra
 
 
Siskiyou
 
 
Solano
 
 
Sonoma
 
 
Stanislaus
 
 
Sutter
 
 
Tehama
 
 
Trinity
 
 
Tulare
 
 
Tuolumne
 
 
Ventura
 
 
Yolo
 
 
Yuba