What is a Credit Union?
Credit unions have a vested interest in making sure its members are financially healthy and saving money.
Unlike banks and other financial institutions, the goal of a credit union is to serve its members rather than make a profit.
Any surplus revenue a credit union generates will usually go toward offering members more affordable loans and lower fees on other products and services.
This makes credit unions the least deceptive and oftentimes cheapest source for auto financing.
There are over 9,000 credit unions in the United States with nearly 90 million members combined.
Some credit unions require members to be part of an organization or corporation, but there are others that only require you to live within a certain geographical area.
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