Get Out and Vote!

Vote for Credit Unions! 
Courtesy of Cindy Connelly and the Georgia Credit Union Affiliates, this week we have an important guest blog to share with you:

Protect Credit Unions with Your Vote

As an American, you have the great privilege of making your voice heard on issues that are important to you by voting in local, state and national elections. Your vote matters. Legislators make important decisions that have direct impact on your life. They also make decisions that impact that way your credit union functions and how it is able to serve you. That is why it is vital for you to be informed about issues that affect credit unions and candidates who believe in the value of your institution. In this way, you are able to ensure that your credit union can continue to serve your best interests now and in the future.

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Credit Unions: Generating Billions in Benefits for Everyone

Don't Tax My Credit Union

NAFCU: Credit Unions Generate Big Economic Benefits for ALL Americans

Credit unions are exempt from paying federal taxes but they still generate around $17 billion in benefits to Americans each year, according to The National Association of Federal Credit Unions.

In a new study, NAFCU said that credit unions directly benefit Americans – regardless of whether they are CU members or not. The study found that credit union members realized $51.5 billion in benefits over the nine-year span of the study by enjoying the lower fees and loan interest rates offered by CUs vs. banks.

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