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Membership Eligibility


North Carolina Press Association Federal Credit Union is a member-owned, not-for-profit cooperative. Membership is limited to persons who meet the following eligibility criteria.

  • Employees of North Carolina newspapers that belong to the N.C. Press Association (NCPA) (except those newspapers having their own credit union), including the following:
    • Full-time employees
    • Part-time employees
    • Temporary/contract employees of eligible newspapers as long as they are paid by the newspaper and not by a third party
  • Persons retired from the above newspapers as pensioners and/or annuitants from the above employment or service
  • Immediate family of a current member (includes parents, grandparents, spouse, children, grandchildren and siblings)
  • Un-remarried spouses of persons who died while in the field of membership
Become a Member
If you meet one of these eligibility requirements, you can become a member by opening a share account with a minimum deposit of $25. (A FAT CAT share account can be opened for eligible persons age 12 and under with a minimum deposit of $5.) You can view and print a copy of our Account Rules and Regulations for more information regarding share and deposit accounts with the Credit Union. To request membership, visit an SECU branch, or contact us by phone via our 24/7 Member Services.

Contact a branch location near you for more information.