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Showing off some new members swag are, from left, are financial services officer Emily Hackett, teller Dan Lopez and assistant branch manager Beth Mosley.

The decision by big banks to back away from new fees has slowed down new member signups at one Georgia credit union, but the numbers are still good, a spokeswoman there says.

New member signups at the $59 million Northwest Georgia Credit Union in Rome has noticeably slowed down during the last few days before Bank Transfer Day, said Tiffany Greenway, NWGACU’s director of marketing and strategy, although the credit union ran a promotion that included “LESS FEES, MORE LOVE” T-shirts and a drawings for Visa gift cards and an iPad this week.

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