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Impact

By | Sept. 5, 2022

Leaders of the Montana cooperative discuss the importance of the credit union’s certification as a community development financial institution and how that status dovetails with the institution’s broader mission.

By Aaron Passman | Aug. 29, 2022

A look back at recent stories of how credit unions are making a difference in the communities they serve.

By James Major | Aug. 22, 2022

The Wisconsin-based institution sets itself apart by focusing on the needs of women, helping them gain financial independence, and, most recently, helping people take steps to close the gender pay gap.

 

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By E.C. Harrison | Aug. 15, 2022

An emphasis on reducing its carbon footprint is just one part of Clearwater Credit Union’s multifaceted community-impact strategy.

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 Sherry Virden | July 22, 2022

Callahan’s 2021 Impact Survey shows the variety of ways credit unions are making a difference in their communities and advancing the industry’s philosophy of “people helping people.”

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.

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 Aaron Passman | June 27, 2022

Think there’s no room for creativity in banking? Think again. These stories from the last month reveal a host of new ways credit unions are finding to serve members and make a difference in their communities.

By Katy Slater | June 27, 2022

A mentoring experience offered one participant the chance to better understand biases, stand in another person’s shoes, and put DEI principles into action.