Community First Credit Union

By Erik Payne | June 29, 2020

The chief human resources officer at Community First Credit Union discusses her credit union's response to the coronavirus pandemic.

By Erik Payne | June 29, 2016

Credit unions are providing programs, products, and services to help households in need.

By Callahan & Associates | May 1, 2015

A monthly collection of Callahan content that, together, addresses a single topic from a variety of perspectives.

By Erik Payne | April 15, 2015

Callahan & Associates celebrates five years of adventure with the Anatomy Of A Credit Union series.

By Alix Patterson | Jan. 4, 2015

Credit unions need to recognize the power in their members' stories as a way to communicate the credit union difference.

By Drew Grossman | May 19, 2014

When banks couldn't make development loans during the recession, Community First captured the business instead.

By Jay Johnson | Jan. 28, 2013

Now is the time for credit unions to invest in three key strategic areas to drive success in 2013: mortgage lending, younger member recruitment, and sophisticated data usage.

By Aaron Pugh | April 28, 2011

Engage first-time homebuyers with products and specials built especially for them.

By Rebecca Wessler | Oct. 21, 2010

Community First is dedicated to promoting wellness in the communities it serves, from financial to physical and everything in between.

By Rebecca Wessler | Oct. 21, 2010

Superior experiences don’t start when members walk through the door; they start when employees commit to WOW service.

By Rebecca Wessler | Oct. 21, 2010

With determination and superior service, Community First is cultivating its existing member relationships to bring members' loans in-house.

By Rebecca Wessler | Oct. 21, 2010

For Wisconsin-based Community First Credit Union, putting community first isn’t just a choice of name, it is a strategic differentiation.

By Rebecca Wessler | Oct. 1, 2010

Five Community First members share how they were WOWed with the credit union's service.

By Brianne Aiken | Sept. 30, 2010

This video tutorial will have you producing professional looking video faster than you can say “Lights. Camera. Action!”

By Rebecca Wessler | June 15, 2010

Community First Credit Union keeps its focus on community members in and outside of the cooperative.

By Chip Filson | Nov. 23, 2009

Seth and Lindsey Gregory had done all the right things to afford their first home and start a family. Life, however, sometimes throws a curve ball. Hear their story and remember to give thanks for all your blessings this Thanksgiving.

By Callahan & Associates | April 1, 2009

At Community First Credit Union, one brief phrase captures our commitment to our members: "We'll find a way." Our new outreach specifically targeting first-time home buyers reflects this mind set. The housing market in Wisconsin has not escaped the national home purchase slump, with homeowners unable to sell their homes and potential first-time home-buyers unable to get into the market.

By Callahan & Associates | July 1, 2008

Credit unions exist to serve members, and the Return of the Member (ROM) scoring system is designed to measure how well credit unions live up to this task.

By Cathie Tierney | June 16, 2008

Community First CU held a four-day loan sale in this winter, drawing huge interest and not a little bit of skepticism. Here is the follow-up evaluation.