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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 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.

 

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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 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.

By Symitar | May 2, 2022

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

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 Sharon Simpson | April 18, 2022

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

By Rebecca Wessler | April 18, 2022

Celebrate Earth Day with some recycled best practices featured previously on CreditUnions.com.