Archive Links

Consumer Archive
CU System Archive
Market Archive
Products Archive
Washington Archive
150x172_CUEffect.jpg
Contacts
LISA MCCUEVICE PRESIDENT OF COMMUNICATIONS
EDITOR-IN-CHIEF
MICHELLE WILLITSManaging Editor
RON JOOSSASSISTANT EDITOR
ALEX MCVEIGHSTAFF NEWSWRITER
TOM SAKASHSTAFF NEWSWRITER

News Now

CU System
CUs can offer better rates than banks on auto loans savings
DALLAS (4/10/09)--Credit unions can offer their members better rates on savings accounts and auto loans than commercial banks, according to a DFW news story in Dallas. The NBC affiliate compared credit unions with banks to see which is a better deal for consumers. On average, credit unions offer 5.38% interest on four-year auto loans, compared with 6.68% with banks. Credit unions also offer an average of 0.54% return on savings, compared with 0.36% at banks. “The differences may seem small, but can add up,” the news outlet said. DFW advised consumers to get to know someone at their financial institutions so that they can have someone to turn to when they need help. To see the video of the news story, use the link.
Other Resources

RSS





print
News Now LiveWire
Through the snow, be on the lookout for a @CU4Kids @CMNHospitals @COOPFS billboard in @TimesSquareNYC this week
10 hours ago
.@CUNA , trades unite to urge Congress on #datasecurity action http://t.co/gzmZGX9nfF
13 hours ago
State of Wash. @dficonsumers has expanded its CAMEL ratings to include an "S" for interest-rate sensitivity.
14 hours ago
.@HUDgov tweets: Be sure to tune in tonight to watch @SecretaryCastro on @TheDailyShow with Jon Stewart http://t.co/B1L23NQaoJ
14 hours ago
.@NJCUL Southern Chapter meeting canceled due to the impending snowstorm
14 hours ago