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Borrow from credit union not bank says government

The Welsh government is investing over £1m in local credit unions and wants to attract more customers to use them for borrowing and saving.

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Campaign aims to encourage credit union membership

A campaign's being launched to encourage more of us to use credit unions to manage our finances - as opposed to a High Street bank.

At the moment, just two per cent of Welsh adults are members of credit unions. But in countries like Ireland and the US, that figure's as high as 70 per cent. Carole Green's been finding out more.

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