NEW YORK (11/7/14)--If you're looking for a better place to put your money than a big bank, a credit union is an excellent option, begins an article on the popular Kinja blog Lifehacker.
In recent weeks, Lifehacker has covered credit unions in detail, writing posts about why consumers should consider using them instead of a bank, and also how to switch to a credit union, which Lifehacker's Alan Henry says, "offer better service, lower fees and better rates."
Thursday's post put the question out to readers: What's the best credit union?
And commenters were able to state their cases by posting in the comment section a logo of the specific credit union, the name of the credit union and a response that detailed why the credit union was "the best," or why one would recommend the member-owned financial institutions to others.
Below are some of the responses, with the names of the individual credit unions removed: