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Credit Unions Are a Smarter Choice
Wisconsin's Credit Unions Unite for Good
All About Credit Unions

Find a Credit Union

With more than 120 credit unions in Wisconsin and over 6,500 nationwide, there's sure to be one that fits your needs. Find a credit union you're eligible to join today.

What is a Credit Union?

It is a cooperative financial institution that is owned by its members and does not have stockholders. Because a credit union is not-for-profit, it returns earnings to members in the form of more competitive rates of return on accounts and loans, lower and fewer fees and improved services. 
Learn more about their services, local ownership and how they put people over profits.

History of Credit Unions

Credit unions have a rich history stretching back to 1864. Learn how these founding cooperative principles grew into the modern credit unions of today.

The Credit Union Difference

The CU difference is what makes credit unions special, namely:
  1. How they define their purpose
  2. How they are governed
  3. The benefits they offer their members
  4. The values they bring to their communities

The Difference between Banks & Credit Unions

The difference between banks and credit unions can be found in five main areas:
  1. Account Holders
  2. Governance
  3. Insurance
  4. Structure