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ARTICLES BY Sharon Simpson

By Sharon Simpson | Aug. 8, 2022

After Huntington Bank closed several branches where the credit union has a presence, Honor purchased five of those locations so those communities wouldn’t be banking deserts.

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 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 Sharon Simpson | June 20, 2022

A six-week, 1-to-1 mentoring program connects white women in senior leadership positions with up-and-coming black women in the credit union industry to open discussion around the racial divide and gender bias.

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 Sharon Simpson | May 23, 2022

PSECU takes a realistic segmentation strategy to keep personalization manageable yet effective.

By Sharon Simpson | May 23, 2022

The New York credit union addresses financial readiness for military members via basic budgeting guidance as well as more in-depth financial planning for soldiers heading down the wrong path.

By Sharon Simpson | May 16, 2022

Punitive fees are going away, and employee expenses are increasing. Finding member-friendly sources of non-interest income is more important than ever.

By Sharon Simpson | May 16, 2022

After 18 years as CEO at the Kalamazoo, MI, cooperative, DeBoer is ready to pass the torch to a new generation of leaders.