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October 21, 2021

What does it mean to be a credit union member?

Even though there are over 5,000 credit unions in the United States, many misconceptions about their structure and their services still exist. One popular-but-false assumption is that the term “credit union member” is interchangeable with the term “credit union customer.” It might seem like a harmless mistake, but the concept of membership is what sets credit unions apart from other financial institutions. A “member” isn’t an empty marketing term—it reflects your credit union’s commitment to co-operative values and shapes your entire banking experience. As a member, you’re a part owner, you have a say in how your credit union is run and you get to share in its success in tangible ways.

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October 14, 2021

Choosing your financial institution

What was the very first financial choice you ever made?

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May 5, 2021
by: Emilee Shostrom

3 reasons a credit union is the best choice for your next auto loan

Are you looking at purchasing a new or used vehicle? Here are three reasons why a credit union is the best choice for your next loan:

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October 14, 2020
by: Guest Blogger

Why choose a Credit Union?

Thursday, October 15th is International Credit Union Day, so we want to share a few of the many reasons why you should choose a credit union.

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February 2, 2016
by: Financial Fitness Series

Credit Union or Bank—What’s the Difference?

Every year, millions of people set goals and resolutions to become more fit. Many of these aspirations have to do with losing weight, eating better, or just becoming a healthier person in general. This year, Kohler Credit Union is paving the way for people like you to become fit… when it comes to your finances and financial decisions. We are proud to introduce our Financial Fitness series of blog posts… aimed to help others manage their finances, borrow smarter, grow their money and protect their future. Below you will find the first guest blog post of this series which focuses on the differences between a credit union and a bank.

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