@anaulin My approach was to ask someone at the worker-owned bookstore if they used a local credit union, and then drop by the one they recommended and have a conversation.
In my area, several credit unions were restricted to employees of certain companies or government agencies, so there turned out to be only four that I was eligible to join with branches in the area. Not too much to research, then, for me.
As for retirement accounts, please boost any good advice you get; I also want to know.
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