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How to Choose a Bank

When hiding your money in a piggy bank or under your mattress is no longer a plausible option, it’s time to start looking for a bank.  With so many options out there (local banks, national banks, credit unions, etc.), how do you know which to choose?  It’s important to ask yourself some questions about what

Difference Between a Bank and Credit Union?

At first glance the difference between a bank and a credit union may seem insignificant, but depending on your needs there are some pretty significant advantages to belonging to one over the other. Bank vs. Credit Union A credit union is a not-for-profit financial institution that is owned by the people who belong to the