Use the Web to Take Charge of Your Credit
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If interest rates are starting to look too intimidating, it might be time to consider a credit union, where members pool their money and loan it to each other at relatively low rates. The sites we've selected can teach you more about credit unions and help you find one in your area.
- If you want to verify the security of a credit union, you can either check its "Safe & Sound" ratings at Bankrate or request a financial memorandum or recent financial statements straight from the credit union.
- To answer more specific questions you may have about credit unions, search for a "Consumer" page on the Web sites we've listed below.