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By Sharon Simpson | June 6, 2022

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.

By Sharon Simpson | June 6, 2022

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.

By E.C. Harrison | June 6, 2022

A program at Carolina Foothills FCU targets low-income borrowers with flexible underwriting practices, financial education, and partnerships with public, private, and nonprofit groups.

 

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By Aaron Passman | May 23, 2022

New tools have allowed the Virginia-based credit union to maintain certification while getting staff buy-in on goals that grow the business and improve the lives of those it serves.

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 16, 2022

More targeted giving and other changes helped the foundation make a bigger difference in the lives of North Carolinians — especially those in rural and low-income communities.

By James Major | May 9, 2022

Since its launch in 2010, the credit union’s Summer Youth Employment Program has helped young members earn an income, save money, and build financial wellness.

By Symitar | May 2, 2022

In the age of digital, a “people-helping-people philosophy” is needed more than ever.

By Jon Jeffreys | Oct. 5, 2021

It’s time to show consumers that credit unions across the country are steadfastly working to improve the lives of their members and communities.