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By | May 23, 2022

Rates alone won’t cut it. To remain relevant today, tomorrow, and for years to come, credit unions must make an impact in the lives of their members and communities. These stories featured in the past month of CreditUnions.com show how.

By Toby Hayes | May 23, 2022

The California cooperative and two for-profit banks together launched an emergency relief fund to support vulnerable businesses struggling amid a post-COVID environment.

By Aaron Passman | May 9, 2022

The SECU Foundation from North Carolina-based State Employees’ Credit Union has made a name for itself by homing in on key areas where it can have an impact across the state. The philanthropy’s biggest success, however, might be the buy-in it gets from members.

 

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By Rebecca Wessler | April 25, 2022

Rates alone won’t cut it. To remain relevant today, tomorrow, and for years to come, credit unions must make an impact in the lives of their members and communities. These stories featured in the past month of CreditUnions.com show how.

By Sharon Simpson | April 25, 2022

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.

By E.C. Harrison | March 14, 2022

The CEO of Idaho Central Credit Union, one of the fastest-growing credit unions in the country, shares insights on leading through change and planning for the future.

By Jon Jeffreys | March 8, 2022

Key stakeholders in the credit union movement are perhaps feeling anxious or uncertain. What should we, as leaders, be saying to members and employees?

By Marc Rapport | Feb. 21, 2022

The New York credit union is directing its grant money toward infrastructure needs from potties to podcasts.

By E.C. Harrison | Jan. 10, 2022

From lending off the grid to feeding appetites and wallets — and much more in between — VSECU supports quality of life for members, business, and communities across the state of Vermont.

By E.C. Harrison | Jan. 10, 2022

Energy lending, community impact programs, medical cannabis banking, and more have helped VSECU cross $1 billion in assets just in time for its 75th anniversary.