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The 4 Biggest Credit Union Myths

With International Credit Union Day right around the corner, we’d like to clear up the four biggest myths about credit unions. They aren’t big enough. There are big and small credit unions, but just like banks, your deposits at a credit union are insured by the federal government up to $250,000. It will be hard…

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Your Life Goals, Are Our Life Goals

If there’s ever a time that “millennials” need cooperatives, it’s now. The last ten years have been quite transformational for this generation of young adults. Younger millennials just graduating college likely saw their parents lose jobs, benefits, and pensions while bank executives lost nothing. According to a study by Filene Research Institute, millennials make about…

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The authentic difference is our people-first principles

The authentic difference

On October 20, 2016, credit unions around the world will celebrate International Credit Union Day (ICU Day). Credit unions are not-for-profit financial cooperatives, offering the same services as other financial institutions, but with a people-first philosophy. “The Authentic Difference,” this year’s ICU Day theme, zeroes in on what makes credit unions different from banks, fintech…

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