On the surface, community banks and credit unions may seem very similar. More
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For 96 million people the answer is a resounding yes. From small to large, many credit unions offer a wide array of services that make the non-branch user's... More
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#2. Stop paying unnecessary bank fees. Consider credit unions, which have lower interest rates on loans and charge less in fees for bill pay and overdraft protection. More
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On average, they have better rates and lower fees.
They earn higher customer satisfaction ratings.
As not-for-profits, they have lower costs and pass the savings along to members.
Every member is an owner. There's no question whose interests will be served.
They give back to their communities with financial education and counseling services.