In the digital age, with more and more members contacting their credit unions through the Internet or a mobile device, traditional branches can seem a bit quaint and old-fashioned.
With credit unions and banks vying to be consumers' primary financial institution, how does the branch factor in?
"If you listen to Rush Limbaugh, Bill O'Reilly, there's been this concerted effort to blame me for things that happened when I was in the minority.
The poor economy is forcing many banks and credit unions to consider downsizing their branch networks. And if downsizing is done correctly, it could be a godsend to the institution.