In 2013, Silver State Schools Credit Union partnered with a non-profit to create a savings program that puts real-world financial literacy concepts to the test. In five years, SSSCU has helped students in the Las Vegas area save more than $250,000. Learn more.
Read: "Turning Students Into Savers In Sin City."
When Southeast FCU merged into Peach State FCU in December 2017, the duo formed a member-owned cooperative that now serves more than 55,000 members and employs 177 FTEs. One of those employees is John Fair, a retired Air Force noncommissioned officer, who's now Chief Of Staff at Peach State. What does he do?
Read: "What's In A Name: Chief Of Staff."
Credit unions posted 18 consecutive quarters of double-digit growth in auto lending as of year-end 2017. Year-over-year auto loan growth slowed slightly since Dec. 31, 2016, but remained in the double-digits at 11.3%. Auto loans in the credit union portfolio reached $335.9 billion in the fourth quarter. Learn more about this segment of the loan portfolio.
Read: "Auto Loans By The Numbers."
2,527 credit unions have low income status. That's 44.4% of the industry. 70 credit unions receive secondary capital. That's 2.8% of low income designated credit unions. How can credit unions make the most of secondary capital?
Read: "Secondary Capital At U.S. Credit Unions."
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