Sharon Simpson

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How The TowerCares Foundation Maximizes Its Impact

As the philanthropic organization surges past the $1 million mark, its CEO looks back on lessons learned and offers advice for those just getting started.

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Mentoring Program Connects C-Suite Women With Young Black Professionals

A six-week, 1-to-1 mentoring program connects white women in senior leadership positions with up-and-coming black women in the credit union industry to open discussion around the racial divide and gender bias.

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A Call For Cooperatives To Close The Racial Homeownership Gap

GreenState Credit Union has committed $1 billion toward home loans for communities of color. CEO Jeff Disterhoft is rallying the entire industry to take similar steps.

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Crowdsourcing For A Cause: How Blue FCU Plans To Ease The Down Payment Pinch

The Wyoming-based credit union is testing a program that rewards members for contributing to a fund to help other members more easily afford a down payment on a home.

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Supporting The Military Is More Than A Job At AmeriCU

The New York credit union addresses financial readiness for military members via basic budgeting guidance as well as more in-depth financial planning for soldiers heading down the wrong path.

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Exit Interview: Cheryl DeBoer, Advia Credit Union

After 18 years as CEO at the Kalamazoo, MI, cooperative, DeBoer is ready to pass the torch to a new generation of leaders.

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A Strategy To Serve Members And Build Non-Interest Income

Punitive fees are going away, and employee expenses are increasing. Finding member-friendly sources of non-interest income is more important than ever.

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Behind The Scenes Of Financial Inclusion At Travis Credit Union

Along with hosting its first Financial Inclusion Forums — intended to be an annual event — the California credit union is making efforts to provide products and services that meet the needs of underserved consumers who might be intimidated by traditional FIs.

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Strategies To Encourage Military Members To Manage Money And Build Wealth

This Military Saves Month, check out how efforts within credit union land have earned three cooperatives the Designation of Savings Excellence.

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The ABCs Of Engagement And Philanthropy

South Carolina Federal Credit Union encourages staff members to get more heavily involved in its nonprofit work, but that involvement requires a bit of a balancing act.

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