Archive Links

Consumer Archive
CU System Archive
Market Archive
Products Archive
Washington Archive

News Now

CU System
Suze Orman to Larry King CUs have great rates
WASHINGTON (12/14/09)--Credit unions offer better rates on credit cards, personal finance guru Suze Orman told Larry King on Larry King Live Thursday. King asked Orman if credit unions are a better option for those interested in transferring their credit card balances to credit unions from a bank. “Yes, yes, yes, yes,” Orman said. “Credit unions--especially ones that are federally chartered--the maximum interest rate they can charge you is 18%. Now, while that may sound like a very high interest rate, the truth of the matter is many of these banks today are charging 29.99% interest.” “So here is what I am suggesting. I think the United States of America--all of you should start looking into credit union credit cards and do a balance transfer,” Orman said. She suggested consumers visit creditcardconnection.org, a new site that offers information about financial institutions offering credit cards. Users can enter in their zip codes to find credit unions, Orman said.
Other Resources

RSS print
News Now LiveWire
Expanded ATM services at branches attractive to members: @CFIGroup. See #NewsNow Friday
12 hours ago
#FinCEN imposes civil money penalty against NJ's BPI money services co. for #BSA violations http://t.co/WnDzOcxdOZ
14 hours ago
.@ABCULCUs give hat tip to America's #100MM #creditunion milestone http://t.co/q8yo6Lx3LM
15 hours ago
The @CFPB has announced new Credit Union Advisory Council members, as well as other senior leaders, advisory board and council members.
16 hours ago
GDP expanded 4.2% on an annualized basis in 2Q according to Bureau of Economic Analysis
16 hours ago