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Friday Five: 5 Millennial Reasons to Choose a Credit Union

Credit unions and millennials share many of the same values. It’s actually the perfect time for credit unions to take the center stage but many millennials are still left wondering what are credit unions all about. The unfortunate reality (and I’m guilty of this myself) is the industry’s strong focus …

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101 Reasons Why Credit Unions are Awesome

I’ve talked a lot about credit unions and if you still aren’t convinced here are 101 reasons to consider a banking relationship with one of the 6,800 credit unions in the US. Keep in mind that bot all credit unions operate the same. Some are way more awesome while others …

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Everything You Needed To Know About Credit Unions

It’s no secret that I love credit unions. I do acknowledge that not all credit unions are the same. Some keep to their cooperative founding while others act like banks. Overall, I think a credit union should be part of everyone’s financial portfolio. [slideshare id=38621575&doc=phroogalpersonalfinancebankingandcreditunions-140902175902-phpapp02] We’ve receive quite a number …

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Banks versus Credit Unions. Where do you stand?

We love credit unions. People helping people is in our Phroogal DNA. As part of our mission to education phroogies, we found this infographic that help explain the differences between credit unions and banks. Not all credit unions are created equal. Some might call credit unions junior varsity players compared …

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Banking: 2 Ways Credit Unions are Convenient

Not all credit unions are created equal. Some are larger and others are small. Some offer a plethora of products and services while others stick to basic banking. Some do a better job delivering the credit union promise while others do act more like banks.  Some are single branch operations while …

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Credit Unions: How to join a credit union.

Not-for-profit. Member-driven. Member-service. Oh My! If I were traveling the financial yellow brick road towards the Emerald City, I’d picture the road as gold bricks and the city to be a credit union. The credit union isn’t the final destination but the place to find the resources and tools needed …

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Credit Unions: What is a credit union?

Question: What is a credit union? Are they better than banks? Answer: “A credit union is a union of sorts, right?” or “I think they give out credit cards?” These are just some examples of how people have tried to explain what credit unions were to me.  I originally thought …

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