Many people believe that banks offer more benefits and services than
credit unions. Typically, that is because they spend more on traditional advertising
that showcases new services, since their responsibility is to maximize
profits to shareholders. Credit unions focus on returning money back to
their members, and the truth is, they offer the same great services that banks do.
Many credit unions plan
to add mobile banking as a service
to their members. This will add the convenience of being able to bank on
the go. You can check your account balance, transfer funds, pay bills,
and much more.
CU Service Centers network is a group of credit unions that offer services
of all participating members, and also more than 2,000 self-service kiosks
in 7-Eleven stores. That means you can utilize other credit unions by
presenting a government-issued photo ID and the name of your own credit
union. This helps to give you more locations to suit your everyday needs.
Many credit unions offer great rewards programs that you can access by
using more of their products and services. By earning more points, you
get benefits like lower rates on loans and free traveler's checks.
Some unions even offer the option to turn your points into charitable
The number of credit unions that offer student loans is on the rise. This
means you have more low-rate options besides federal loans for you or
your kids to go to college.
Westmark Credit Union has been providing top-of-the-line financial services to the people of
Idaho. We offer no-fee checking accounts, low-interest car loans, savings
products, and many more services to fit whatever your needs may be. Give
us a call at (208) 523-1071, or visit any of our convenient branch locations
in Idaho Falls to see how we can assist you today.