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Hi-Scot Credit Union To Make Presentation to Highland Council

21st January 2014

Anyone with an interest in savings, borrowing and debt can see a presentation to the Finance Housing and Resources committee of Highland council on Wednesday 22nd January 2014 at 10.30am. The presentation will last about 15 minutes and councillors may ask questions.

The presentation will be broadcast live online at the webcasting seciton of the Highland Council Web site - go to

The webcast wil remain online for 12 month after the date broadcast.

To find out more about Hi-Scot Credit Union which cover Highlands and Islands go to

If you have been thinking about joining a credit union this might be the time to get involved. Money is guaranteed in similar way to banks by the government and credit unions are governed by the Financial Services Authority.

Benefits of Membership
Membership has many benefits...

Flexible & Convenient Loans
Members can take out loans, subject to Credit Union criteria and repay at tailor-made schedules.

Attractive Dividend on Savings
Every year we pay an attractive dividend on members savings, which are also placed in our Life Insurance scheme, offering a free insurance system on your savings (subject to terms & conditions).

Quality Service, No Fees
You can be assured of a professional service from Credit Union at all times. And you do not pay a transaction fee for saving with us, or borrowing money.

Pay by Standing Order
Arrange a Standing Order from your bank and be sure of regular payments to your Credit Union account. We will send you an annual statement showing all transactions.

Member Services
Take advantage of a host of additional member services available. Ask any staff member for more details about joining the Credit Union, or for further information see the different sections of this web site.

Saving is easy as any Post Office wil accept deposits using the plastic card issued to you.

Application forms to join are to be found on the Hi-Scot web site.

A list of credit unions for all areas can be found on the ABCUL web site -

Join one near you soon and help your community while saving for a rainy day. Credit unions do not pay interest but may pay a dividend each year. Hi-Scot has just recently announced its dividend for last year at 1.5% which is higher than most bank account interest but not guaranteed. The previous year in Hi-Scot was 2% dividend.

Credit Unions can help you save for the future and makiing your fund availabel for low cost loans can help offer other members the best deals and help avoid expensive boprrowing.