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Estimated 650,000 have joined credit unions in recent weeks, will you?
Estimated 650,000 have joined credit unions in recent weeks, will you?

Tomorrow is the Bank Transfer Day, a campaign on Facebook to get bank customers fed up with fees to switch to a nonprofit credit union by Saturday. Now, the Credit Union National Association figures that since Sept. 29 — when word got out that Bank of America was proposing a $5 monthly debit card fee starting next year — at least 650,000 consumers have joined credit unions nationwide. CUNA also estimates that $4.5 billion has been deposited in new savings accounts at credit unions over that time. The trade group says it is likely from new and existing members transferring money to credit unions. Also, CUNA says its survey shows that more than 80 percent of credit unions...

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