Weiss Ratings' Guide to Credit Unions
With lower loan rates, higher savings rates, more personal service and fewer service fees, credit unions are a viable, and growing, alternative to traditional banking. Rather than make a profit, credit unions give their profits back to their members. Given these features, credit union lending and participation is on the rise. This new reference tool provides accurate financial strength ratings of the 7,800 credit unions in the US.
- Updated quarterly to provide access to the most up-to-date information
- Index of Credit Unions – with easy-to-use letter-grade ratings, city & state, membership requirements, along with expanded data to highlight the institutions strong & weak points
- Weiss Recommended Companies – arranged by state, this section makes easy work of finding the best credit union in your area
- Rating Upgrades & Downgrades
- Glossary of Terms
- Available in print and online database formats
As the banking industry continues to struggle, more and more Americans are searching for a different option to traditional banking. Weiss Ratings' Guide to Credit Unions answers this need. With this new reference tool at the ready, users will be able to find the credit unions in their area, determine which are the most financially stable and rest assured that their money is safe. This informative guide will be an important acquisition in any public library reference collection.