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Protesters at the Occupy Wall Street protest in New York. Photography By David Shankbone

As citizen frustration continues as demonstrated by the growing Occupy Wall Street movement, credit unions may be presented with another chance to show how they can help middle-class Americans meet their financial needs.

CUNA Mutual Group Chief Economist Dave Colby offered that theory as protesters become more vocal over their aggravation with Wall Street firms and banks that they believe are the culprits behind the country’s financial woes. Others cite a lack of jobs and indifference from political leaders as reasons why an economic recovery has not gained sustained traction.

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