Credit unions links

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Associations

Association of British Credit Unions (ABCUL) information on credit unions and UK listing
Irish League of Credit Unions credit unions in Ireland
National Association of Credit Union Workers (NACUW) professional association for workers in credit unions in the UK
Scottish League of Credit Unions serving the needs of credit unions in Scotland
Ulster Federation of Credit Unions credit unions in Northern Ireland
United Kingdom Credit Unions (UKCU) trade association for UK credit unions
World Council of Credit Unions promoting credit unions world-wide

Credit union support, development & regulation

ACE Credit Union Services helping credit unions to start / achieve their goals
Credit Union Foundation educating and advising the public about credit unions
Credit Union Insurance Consultants advising credit unions on their insurance needs
Credit Union Solutions providing support for credit unions
International Credit Union Regulators’ Network building a strong international regulatory framework for credit unions
John Moores University research papers into credit union development
Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) information on registering credit unions, application packs etc.
Third-Sector specialists in creating and supporting credit unions
Third-Sector guides and research articles about credit unions
Unity Trust Bank credit union development fund account

Information

BankerSpank funny videos comparing banks to credit unions
Find Your Credit Union website to help you find a credit union to join
New Economics Foundation international evidence that credit unions did better than banks during the financial crisis
Wikipedia entry for credit union
Wikipedia credit unions in the United Kingdom
WOCCU statistics on the growth of credit unions globally

History of credit unions

ABCUL the history of credit unions
Wikipedia entry for history of credit unions

Stop loan sharks & payday loan companies (legal loan sharks)

Citizens Advice advice about loan sharks
Community Development Finance Association helping to fund individuals, businesses and social enterprises who find it difficult to obtain loans from banks
Compass end legal loan sharking mini-toolkit
Gov.uk report a loan shark
Money Advice Service how to spot a loan shark
Money Aware how to get out of payday loans
Payday Help advice on beating payday loan companies
Stop Loan Sharks campaigning to get rid of illegal money lenders
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