5 Reasons to Switch to A Credit Union

The days of free checking, unlimited ATM use and no annual fee bank credit cards are on the way out.  It does not matter if you are a good customer or you're a hope-and-pray depositor (You hope and pray you can get to the bank before the payment is processed). ...more
My husband and I made the switch from a big bank (BoA) to a local credit union last November. ...more

Debit Card Fees: Retailers vs. Banks, But Will Consumers Lose?

There is a fight going on between bankers and merchants over what happens when you swipe your debit card at the grocery store or at the mall. When you make a purchase with your debit card, the retailer has to pay 1% to 2% of the total purchase price to banks. Banks want to keep the fees, merchants want to cut them down. ...more