(800) 562-2139 www.greyhouse.com GET ONLINE ACCESS WITH YOUR PRINT BUY! IMPORTANT FINANCIAL LITERACY TOOLS-IN PRINT & ONLINE 28 Financial Ratings Series “Large public and academic libraries most definitely need to acquire the work. Likewise, special libraries in large corporations will find this title indispensable.” –American Reference Books Annual “In today’s financially turbulent world, consumers, professionals, and institutions would be well advised to consult Weiss Ratings’ Guide to Credit Unions before establishing a relationship with a credit union… Large public and academic libraries most definitely need to acquire the work. Likewise, special libraries in large corporations will find this title indispensable.” –American Reference Books Annual EDITION EDITION Weiss Ratings Guide to Banks Weiss Ratings Guide to Credit Unions Over 500 banks have failed since January 1, 2008. As the banking industry continues to deal with the aftermath of the 2008 recession, it is more important than ever for consumers to make sure that their money is safe. Weiss Ratings Guide to Banks provides accurate, unbiased ratings of the financial strength of over 8,500 U.S. commercial banks, savings banks and savings & loans. Features of this volume include: • Updated quarterly in print and monthly online to provide access to the most up-to-date information • Index of Banks – with user-friendly letter-grade ratings, city & state, letter-grade ratings from the previous three years, to identify trends and recent changes, along with data that shows the institution’s strong and weak points • Weiss Recommended Companies – arranged by state for easy location of the best bank in your area • Rating Upgrades & Downgrades – lists banks that have been upgraded or downgraded in the last quarter, along with an explanation for their change in status • Recent Bank & Thrift Failures • Glossary of Terms • Available in print and online database formats Weiss Ratings Guide to Banks is a must for individuals who are concerned about the safety of their CD or savings account, need to be sure that an existing line of credit will be there when they need it, or simply want to avoid the hassles of dealing with a failing or troubled institution. More than ever, consumers need this important information; this guide is a must for all reference collections. With lower loan rates, higher savings rates, more personal service and fewer service fees, credit unions are a viable, and growing alternative to commercial banks. Rather than make a profit, credit unions give their profits back to their members. Given these features, credit union lending and participation is on the rise. This important reference tool provides accurate financial strength ratings of the 7,800 credit unions in the United States. • Updated quarterly in print and monthly online to provide access to the most up-to-date information • Index of Credit Unions – with easy-to-use letter grade ratings, city & state, membership requirements and expanded data to highlight the institution’s strong and weak points • Recommended Companies – arranged by state, this section makes easy work of finding the best credit union in your area • Rating Upgrades & Downgrades • Glossary of Terms • Available in print and online database formats As the banking industry continues to struggle, more and more Americans are searching for a different option to traditional banking. Weiss Ratings Guide to Credit Unions answers this need.With this new reference tool at the ready, users will be able to find credit unions in their area, determine which are the most financially stable and rest assured that their money is safe.This informative guide will be an important acquisition in any public library reference collection. 2018 Editions | Quarterly Editions in Winter, Spring, Summer & Fall | 410 pages | Softcover 4 Quarterly Editions $549 | Single Edition $279 Available in print and as a subscription online at FinancialRatingsSeries.com 2018 Editions | Quarterly Editions in Winter, Spring, Summer & Fall | 500 pages | Softcover 4 Quarterly Editions $549 | Single Edition $279 Available in print and as a subscription online at FinancialRatingsSeries.com Banking & Insurance