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By Sharon Simpson | July 25, 2022

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.

By Marit Hoyem | July 25, 2022

The industry could learn a lot from a group of undergrads pursuing a charter for a credit union to serve the students at George Washington University.

By Sharon Simpson | July 4, 2022

A new initiative sees Kansas City’s CommunityAmerica Credit Union working alongside local community colleges and others to deliver financial peace of mind to consumers in depressed areas.

 

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By James Major | July 4, 2022

From financial education to grants for the classroom and more, three credit unions share their tips for making the transition back to school a bit easier.

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 Rebecca Rowold | June 6, 2022

Credit unions across the country have rolled out programs to create better days in their communities.

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.

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.