Member Call to Action: Voice the Credit Union Difference!
As member-driven cooperatives, credit unions do not have stockholders, so earnings are returned to members. In Oregon, this amounted to $170 in savings in 2012 for every member household, compared to the costs bank customers paid. The not-for-profit structure is why credit unions have the tax status they have. The very banks that were subsidized by taxpayers to the tune of nearly … Continue reading