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About Credit Unions  
Credit Union Basics
  • A credit union is a financial institution that is owned by the people who use it – its members; and because it is member-owned and not-for-profit, a credit union can offer many advantages to its members.
  • Anyone can be a member of a credit union.
  • Credit unions put their members’ needs first, with an emphasis on convenience and service.
  • Credit unions are a safe place to save money.
  • Credit unions are ready to lend.

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What is credit union membership worth to you?  
  Click here to see a customized analysis of member benefits, produced by the Credit Union National Association (CUNA), that explains what membership in a credit union is worth, in dollars, to a resident of Georgia.  


For more information and to add credit union membership to your employee benefits package, contact Michele Barre at the Georgia Credit Union Affiliates, (800) 768-4282, ext. 3455.