More consumers joined credit unions in Georgia in 2010 and increased their savings at the cooperatives, the Georgia Credit Union Affiliates said today.
While Georgia's credit union members are working to build a buffer of savings by cutting back on expenses and delaying large purchases, they are still unprepared to deal with any further financial setbacks.
For most credit unions in the metropolitan Atlanta area and North Georgia, the snow and now dangerous icy road conditions has led to many closing shop for today.
Mirroring a trend seen in 2009, Georgia credit union members said they plan to spend about the same as last year during the holiday season.
Carter Federal Credit Union, Springhill, La., held its third annual St. Jude hamburger fundraiser at the Springhill Wal-Mart in August.
In advance of the Nov. 2 elections, CUNA is stepping up its grassroots advocacy with what it calls a refined "partisan communication" campaign aimed at bringing more direct involvement by CU members with candidates.
Preparing for the November mid-terms, CUNA is stepping up its grassroots advocacy this month with what it calls a refined "partisan communication" campaign aimed at getting CU members to have more direct involvement with candidates.
A combination of election year politics, budget constraints and Washington travel fatigue is putting a crimp into the traditional D.C. "Hike the Hill" treks conducted by state leagues during September.
Citing election year politics and budgetary constraints, a handful state credit union leagues appear to be dropping remaining Hike the Hills for this year.
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