About Credit Unions

How credit unions help the community

Most people know that credit unions offer essential financial services to businesses and individuals, but they might not realize there’s more to the story. At their core, credit unions operate with their members and the community in mind, functioning under a “People Helping People” philosophy. That means their reach goes farther than financial products.

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About Credit Unions

Credit union vs. bank: Big differences that matter

If you’re thinking about switching from a bank to a credit union, you may be worried that the transition will be difficult or confusing. That’s normal! But the good news is most people find the change largely positive as they get acquainted with all the personal services offered by a credit union vs. a bank.

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About Credit Unions

Don’t Tax My Credit Union: Why we’re still fighting

About two years ago, we noted in a blog post that the banking lobby was asking Congress to repeal the federal corporate income tax exemption for credit unions. Fortunately, that repeal didn’t come to pass, although even last year, Congress was still mulling over including it as part of comprehensive tax reform.

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