As credit unions have pursued better member service, more steadily opt to network their member’s access to their other products and services.In 2003, just over half of all credit unions offered their members ATM access. That figure increased to more than 60% in just five years and, as shared branching figures suggest, more began offering their members access through a network of multiple ATMs and shared branch locations.Part of the jump toward more ATM use came about in the wake of the hurricanes and other natural disasters during the middle of the decade as ATMs and shared branching networks were built into credit unions’ disaster recovery models as members were forced far from their homes and workplaces.–[email protected]

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