#1. Credit Unions are Not-For-Profit One of the key differences between banks and credit unions is that credit unions are not-for-profit financial institutions. When you deposit your money at 1st Financial Federal Credit Union, you're actually buying shares of the cooperative. Rather than being a customer, you are a member owner of the credit union. … Continue reading Top 5 Reasons that Credit Unions are Better than Big Banks
This week around the credit union we’ve been talking a lot about job loss. Not because any of us are in that position, but because we know so many people that have been affected by the government shut down. We’ve been brainstorming how we can help them, but it can be overwhelming to consider what … Continue reading Dealing with an Unexpected Job Loss
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