Ready for more information on credit unions? Below are links to resources that provide the economic impact credit unions save on Georgians.
Credit unions do not operate in a bubble, and the financial trends and consumer habits that are analyzed quarterly are often an indicator of the overall state economy. Legislators and key staff are provided "Paying Attention" on a regular basis to provide a snapshot into the spending and savings habits of Georgia consumers.
The tangible and intangible benefits of having credit unions in the marketplace are a positive influence on all consumers, and not just those that utilize them. But what's the direct impact? CUNA's Economic and Statistics Department generates a customized analysis of the direct member benefits by state based on the interest, fees, and products offered.
Credit unions help people afford life every day, and embodies the sense of purpose and culture at credit unions. Annually legislators and key staff are provided the Helping People Afford Life Report, which illustrates the various ways credit unions make a difference in the lives of Georgians.
The credit union narrative is made of individual member stories woven together with common threads of service, loyalty and integrity. These stories of extraordinary commitment to the well-being of their members are actually considered quite ordinary to credit unions. They don't often get attention, because to the people who work in credit unions, they aren’t all that special - it's just what they do.