Re: the debate over credit unions versus banks (Paul Nadler's Aug. 17 column and readers' letters on Aug. 27 and Sept. 3), credit unions are certainly not the only sources of speedy loans, courtesy, and friendliness. A great many bankers still serve customers in this way.

Whether credit unions are not-for-profit and democratically controlled is not the issue, either.

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