A new year, all exciting, but January can be a very stressful month financially for many the Guardian reported recently and millions fear missing January’s rent or mortgage payments, says Shelter.
If you are fed up feeding the high street loan sharks with your hard earned cash and want a better deal for you and your community why not consider joining TCU money. Set up by GMB in 1999 to provide much fairer financial services for our members and their families, TCU Money is a democratic and ethical alternative to other high street financial organisations. Designed to help GMB members and their families manage household budgets, TCU is run for the benefit of members and the wider community, with all profits re-invested.
TCU Money is the trading name of Thorne Credit Union and offers members competitive rates and invests in the GMB community by lending a proportion of member deposits to other members thereby ensuring a fair return for all members. TCU is regulated by the FSA and all savings are fully guaranteed up to £85,000 by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme.
So change the way you arrange your financial services and generate a financial and social return for your family and the wider GMB community. Join TCU Money in its on-going campaign for greater financial inclusion through the provision of simply, secure, socially responsible financial services.
TCU assesses individual circumstances and includes length of membership of both GMB and TCU as a criteria which may be rewarded through lower interest rates and TCU members have exclusive access to a competitive range of member loans.
Benefits of membership also include a deposit of £5 to new junior accounts to encourage your children or grandchildren to save and our member gets member scheme gives you £10 for every new account opened by someone you introduce.