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We like to keep our members updated on everything going on at No1 CopperPot Credit Union, here you can find a round up of our news.

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Let’s talk about payday lenders

  The decline of short term lenders Short-term lenders, often known as payday lenders, are financial companies that can lend applicants small amounts of money quickly and generally over a shorter period of time. You may have heard of a few infamous short-term lenders such as Wonga, Sunny, Lending Stream and Quick Quid. You may… Read more »

What is a credit union?

  Credit unions first appeared in the UK in the 1960s, but the first credit union in the world is thought to have been set up in 1852. They were set up with the idea of people helping people, and still operate this way. Credit unions are member owned, not for profit cooperatives that operate… Read more »

Let’s talk about money

  Welcome to our first blog post covering all areas of finance. Our aim is to produce a friendly and easy-to-understand blog series, which explains some of the not-so-simple areas of finance. As a Credit Union one of our core purposes is to offer financial education to members (alongside encouraging our members to save and… Read more »