How is a Credit Union Different From a Bank?
A credit union is a member-owned, nonprofit
organization. By law, credit unions must not earn a profit at the end of
the year. The credit union reinvests its earnings to enhance services,
provide the best rates, or return the earnings to the members in the form
of a dividend. There are no hidden fees and operating costs are kept to a
minimum. Credit unions exist to serve their membership. Banks are for-profit businesses, with the overhead
and expenses associated with running a company.
You do business with a bank; you own your
How do I get a debit card?
Apply at the Credit Union Office.