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7 things you didn’t know about credit unions, #4 is interesting

1 – There are 3x as many minority-designated credit unions as banks.

2 – There are 10x as many female CEOs in credit unions than in banks.

3 – 82% of large credit unions offer free checking, while only 38% of banks do the same.

4 – Credit unions put an average of $16 billion per year into the pockets of everyday Americans.

5 – Without credit unions, 90,000 jobs would disappear.

6 – Credit unions are among the highest-rated services ever evaluated by Consumer Reports.

7 – Credit unions have consistently grown loans to small businesses since the financial crisis when banks showed negative or minimal growth.