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Bank or Credit Union

Where do you do your banking?

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ImKristen

Asked by ImKristen at 10:59 AM on Jan. 31, 2011 in Money & Work

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  • We use a bank...
    ImKristen

    Comment by ImKristen (original poster) at 11:00 AM on Jan. 31, 2011

  • Bank
    nicjon

    Answer by nicjon at 11:01 AM on Jan. 31, 2011

  • Credit Unions, I have had better experience with them
    mommy_of_two388

    Answer by mommy_of_two388 at 11:02 AM on Jan. 31, 2011

  • Both. We've always used a credit union for our joint account, and I always have a small separate account at a bank.
    misses_nick

    Answer by misses_nick at 11:02 AM on Jan. 31, 2011

  • When we lived in a small town, we used the local credit union and had a really great experience with them. Once we moved, though, we started using a national bank, and when we move back, we'll probably stick with that bank just because of the hassle.
    Maisy19

    Answer by Maisy19 at 11:03 AM on Jan. 31, 2011

  • Credit Unions only. Banks charge too many fees. They are in it too make money off you Credit Unions are not. We haven't used a traditional bank in 25 yrs. We also haven't paid for checking accts, we earn interest on our checking account, pay minimal $ for Checks (if I used duplicate checks I would get them for free), they are FDIC insured same as any bank.
    GrnEyedGrandma

    Answer by GrnEyedGrandma at 11:07 AM on Jan. 31, 2011

  • We have both I prefer the credit union, I keep a bank account because my son works there, and because their national, and have atm's everywhere, but they are much more of a hassle, and a lot more fees.
    ohwrite

    Answer by ohwrite at 11:20 AM on Jan. 31, 2011

  • Bank. USAA is THE best.
    -AJ

    Answer by -AJ at 11:45 AM on Jan. 31, 2011

  • Bank
    mollgirl

    Answer by mollgirl at 11:50 AM on Jan. 31, 2011

  • We use both, our car loan, mortgage, and credit cards are through the credit union. We use the bank for our everyday stuff.
    gumby11883

    Answer by gumby11883 at 11:58 AM on Jan. 31, 2011

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