This infographic explains what makes a credit union unique and how they exist to serve its members. Credit unions, like banks, accept deposits, make loans, and offer various other financial services. Credit unions, on the other hand, as member-owned and cooperative institutions, provide a secure place to save and borrow at reasonable rates. This infographic depicts what makes a credit union unique and the offers made available by credit unions. Credit unions also benefit small businesses and self-employed individuals, and lower and middle-income members are treated with the same respect as wealthier members.