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By Erik Payne | Sept. 20, 2021

In response to fires in the fall of 2020, Oregon Community Credit Union’s Foundation created a relief fund focused on mid-term recovery needs.

By Erik Payne | Aug. 2, 2021

The SBA’s Paycheck Protection Program has helped businesses operate during COVID-19. But where do these loans live on the balance sheet? And what will forgiveness look like?

By Marc Rapport | June 21, 2021

Nusenda Credit Union works with community partners to identify and support borrowers shut out of traditional lending.

 

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By Marc Rapport | May 24, 2021

Kenia Calderon Ceron is forging a deeper relationship between Iowa’s biggest financial cooperative and the state’s growing Latino population.

By Erik Payne | May 24, 2021

Affinity FCU’s outbound calling team seeks out suffering members to help solve their financial problems.

By Erik Payne | May 17, 2021

A 12-person group at Teachers Credit Union focuses on action and deliverables in its efforts to promote DEI at the Indiana cooperative.

By Erik Payne | April 27, 2021

A reworked strategic plan and employee resource committees have helped Verity Credit Union fast-track efforts to improve diversity, equity, and inclusion.

By E.C. Harrison | April 12, 2021

Bill Bynum, CEO of Hope Credit Union, makes the case for focusing on America’s poorest communities every day — not just during a crisis.

By Alexandra Gekas | March 29, 2021

Completing these steps will help you avoid writer’s block and set you up for writing success.

By Marc Rapport | Feb. 10, 2021

Public Service Credit Union surveyed members, bought gifts, and made donations to take care of the community it loves.

By Erik Payne | Feb. 8, 2021

When the pandemic hit, San Mateo Credit Union moved quickly to stand up a non-profit fund and move much-needed assistance into the communities it serves.

By Chip Filson | Feb. 8, 2021

Isolation in Los Alamos, NM, has prompted an alliance of local cooperatives to provide a gathering space for people craving connection.

By E.C. Harrison | Jan. 25, 2021

Backed by a changing FOM and new BOD, One Detroit Credit Union targets programs to bring hope to Detroit’s abandoned neighborhoods.

By Chris Howard | Jan. 25, 2021

It’s time to find ways to support members’ economic recovery.

By E.C. Harrison | Jan. 18, 2021

The Vermont cooperative relies on a little-known state statute to make direct investments in cooperatives to bolster local economies and create a better world.

By Marc Rapport | Nov. 16, 2020

Columbus United FCU joins forces with a national nonprofit to champion housing availability in rural Nebraska.

By Erik Payne | Nov. 16, 2020

A Louisiana credit union brings technical education within reach by removing two major barriers to attaining it.

By Marc Rapport | Nov. 2, 2020

Research and reflection drives a new lineup of products and services at Seattle Credit Union.

By Marc Rapport | Oct. 26, 2020

A group of member-owned cooperatives and their league helped strapped residents and businesses through state programs.

By Callahan & Associates, Inc. | Oct. 6, 2020

Join a panel of credit union executives as they share strategies to ensure cooperative boards fully represent their diverse memberships.

By Marc Rapport | Sept. 28, 2020

Simeon Chapin plays an integral role in communicating and executing Vermont State Employees Credit Union’s goals to make a local and global difference.