While spending dropped overall due to winter weather, retailers selling necessities and cold weather supplies saw robust growth.
Michigan-based CUSO, an affiliate of CU*Answers, says this winter has been its busiest yet.
Billion-dollar credit unions in gridlocked Atlanta announce closed branches Wednesday.
Credit unions as far south as Pensacola, Fla., are closed as rain changes to ice and snow across several Gulf states.
Despite extreme weather that closed credit union branches, service to members was maintained thanks to technology, action plans and policies.
For the fourth time this month, severe weather has forced credit unions to send employees home and close up shop.
Some branches near Buffalo remain closed due to snowfall and local road closures.