Why You Should Move Your Money To A Credit Union
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About Credit Unions Credit Union Resources & Links, History of Credit Unions and more.
As not-for-profit depository institutions, credit unions were created to serve members as credit cooperatives.
How is a Credit Union Different than a Bank?
In the United States, credit unions are not-for-profit organizations that exist to serve their members rather than to maximize corporate
How to Find a Credit Union in Your Area
Once you select a specific credit union, you can view more details about that credit union, including contact information, branch
locations, services offered, and recent financial statements.
How to Join a Credit Union
Anybody can join a credit union. Each credit union serves what’s called their “field of membership” – that’s the commonality between the
How to Start a Credit Union
If your group is eligible, NCUA’s staff will assist you with preparing an application for a charter and see that your group receives guidance
in getting your federal credit union started.
Is a Credit Union Right for Me?
Because credit unions are not-for-profit financial institutions, their focus is serving the financial needs of their members and not making
Credit Union and Bank Interest Rate Comparison
In general, credit unions offer higher savings rates, meaning that your money grows faster, and lower rates on loans, meaning that you
will owe less over the lifetime of the loan.
Learn More About Your Credit Union
NCUA makes financial information about credit unions available to the public through Financial Performance Reports (FPRs).
Low Income Credit Unions
Credit unions provide valuable access to financial services for people underserved and unserved by traditional financial institutions.
Understanding Differences in Federal vs. Privately Insured Credit Unions
Federally-chartered credit unions are regulated by the National Credit Union Administration and insured by the National Credit Union
Share Insurance Fund, which is backed by the full faith and credit of the United States government.
What is a Credit Union?
A federal credit union is a cooperative financial institution chartered by the federal government and owned by individual members.
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