There are more than 400 credit unions in the United Kingdom and about 1 million members. Worldwide there are 57,000 credit unions in 105 countries. In total, there are 217,000,000 people who are members of credit unions.
Better than high-street borrowing
“Credit unions aren’t just an oasis for those struggling to qualify for high-street borrowing. Some of these non-profit financial savings and loan co-operatives can be best-buys for those looking to borrow smaller amounts.”
Small amounts add up
Getting into a regular savings habit is more important than how much you put away – you will be surprised how quickly a few pounds each month builds up!