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South Carolina

By Sharon Simpson | July 13, 2020

Four credit unions share insights from their text messaging initiatives.

By Sharon Simpson | March 23, 2020

Carolina Foothills FCU is working with the City of Spartanburg to coach startups and fill a critical funding gap. That’s important because small-business support is now more important than ever.

By Marc Rapport | March 18, 2020

A first mobile deposit begins a shift for many a member across the country as digital replaces physical in a pandemic’s wake.

 

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By Erik Payne | Jan. 13, 2020

Credit union performance data likes the Palmetto State school’s chances in the College Football Playoff National Championship.

By Marc Rapport | Nov. 4, 2019

A South Carolina credit union expands its relationship with Habitat for Humanity and plants a stake in community service.

By Marc Rapport | May 28, 2019

The efforts of Wayne Keels underpin SAFE Federal Credit Union’s member-focused, process-based business transformation.

By Marc Rapport | March 18, 2019

Twenty-five years in, the Treasury Department program’s roster is dominated by member-owned cooperative financial institutions, who find a precise mission fit.

By Marc Rapport | Feb. 11, 2019

Seasoned conventioneers share their best practices for a successful foray to the movement’s biggest gathering.

By Sharon Simpson | Nov. 17, 2018

The Palmetto State cooperative encourages small businesses to think big with banking, management, and consulting services.

By Marc Rapport | Oct. 16, 2018

On the platinum anniversary of International Credit Union Day, CreditUnions.com looks at how different credit unions return value to members to showcase the credit union difference.

By Maya Neuman | Oct. 8, 2018

An interactive graphic by Callahan & Associates highlights ROM leaders by state. Who's tops in your state?

By Marc Rapport | May 28, 2018

Miller Devenny makes connections with millennials and more at South Carolina’s largest credit union.

By Aman Johal | April 16, 2018

Annual auto loan growth was higher for credit unions in the Southeast than for the overall industry, yet charge-offs were lower than for other regions. In what other areas did these credit unions excel?

By | April 1, 2018

This Callahan Collection examines how credit unions approach headquarter building and design.

By Marc Rapport | Aug. 28, 2017

Interest on loans drive the income train, but other revenue streams are steaming along.

By Sharon Simpson | May 1, 2017

How a hybrid indirect business model helps a Palmetto State credit union earn auto loan referrals and new member face time.

By Sharon Simpson | March 29, 2017

When Sharonview FCU sets its annual goals, it includes a member benefit component.

By Callahan & Associates | Nov. 14, 2016

Callahan & Associates and Sula Pettibon, Family Trust's vice president of marketing and community relations, discuss why the credit union chose to relocate its HQ to the city's redevelopment, how its actions have served to support the city's goals, and why this matters to the Family Trust's bottom line.

By Erik Payne | July 25, 2016

Family Trust FCU uses a new headquarters building and artwork commissioned from local college students to underscore the connection between the cooperative and the community it serves.

By Erik Payne | March 28, 2016

Grab the attention of existing members and bring them back into the credit union fold with a re-boarding initiative.

By Gabriel Meyr | Feb. 15, 2016

Credit unions with closed charters, community charters, or a little of both have fundamentally different DNA. These three articles illustrate how they succeed in different ways.

By Marc Rapport | Oct. 7, 2015

This grateful Callahan staffer is doing fine after epic rainfall washes away so much of central South Carolina.

By Sharon Simpson | May 25, 2015

Sharonview FCU is embracing an “and” — not an “or” — approach to physical branching and virtual channels.

By Drew Grossman | Jan. 13, 2014

A young entrepreneur brought the self-serve concept to TCBY, now nearly all of the company's stores that have opened since have adopted the model.

By Drew Grossman | Aug. 19, 2013

Greater Abbeville FCU steps up to ease financial pain when members unexpectedly lose their jobs.

By Sharon Simpson | June 17, 2013

A Q&A with Amy Perez, assistant vice president of retail lending at Grow Financial Credit Union.

By Aaron Pugh | Feb. 7, 2011

A lesson in (controlled) aggression positions one $42 million credit union for a substantial year of growth in 2011.