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About Credit Unions

How are credit unions different from banks?

Like all cooperatives, credit unions are based on the concept of "people helping people." As a credit union member, you have a say in how your credit union is run. You have a vote, and you can participate in annual meetings, help elect the Board of Directors, and serve as a volunteer. Unlike banks and other financial institutions, credit unions return profits to members in the form of higher dividends on savings, lower fees, lower rates on loans, and expanded services.

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