Solent Credit Union Telephone: 02381 788375E-Mail: [email protected]Website: www.solentcreditunion.co.uk/ Credit Unions are financial co-operatives jointly-owned by its members and its democratically-controlled. Solent Credit Union is one of the more recent Credit Unions created from a merger of Co-operators CU, Sanctuary CU and Eastleigh CU and offers co-operative financial services to people and organisations who live, work or are based in the SO postcode area. Many members volunteer to work within the credit union, and thereby add value to all the members, and the local community. Members save regularly together to build up a pool of money. Members can then apply for a loan from the pool when they need it, provided they can afford to pay it back. Rather than applying its profit to pay corporate investors and other financial institutions, the credit union is directed to provide low cost loans, very low service charges and dividends to its member savers. Members can make regular savings by standing order or in cash at our office or one of the customer service points.