Is It Time for Credit Unions to Get Their Bank On?

Is It Time for Credit Unions to Get Their Bank On?

With overdraft fees in the crosshairs, certified Bank On accounts are gaining recognition. Esteban Camargo explains what these accounts are and how credit unions can implement them at their institutions.

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Concern for Community Makes a Comeback: Credit Unions Spread Holiday Cheer

Concern for Community Makes a Comeback: Credit Unions Spread Holiday Cheer

Following a lackluster year in holiday giving during the pandemic, Emily Claus happily reports the various ways credit unions are bringing holiday cheer back and giving to their communities.

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Community Coalition Joins Banks in Blasting Credit Unions

Community Coalition Joins Banks in Blasting Credit Unions

The National Community Reinvestment Coalition joined the American Bankers Association and the Independent Community Bankers of America in telling Congress that credit unions are not fulfilling their mission and are not sufficiently accountable to the communities they serve, reports David Baumann of the Washington Credit Union Daily.

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A Cooperative DEEP in Formation

A Cooperative DEEP in Formation

Chip Filson shares the story of a recently opened grocery cooperative and the optimism it engenders. Where communities pull together to provide cooperative solutions, credit unions should be there to support them along the way.

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An Unexpected Surprise From a Competitive Board Election at Frontwave

An Unexpected Surprise From a Competitive Board Election at Frontwave

Chip Filson recounts the recent surprise one credit union faced when it received an unexpected response to a call for board candidates. What can credit unions learn from Frontwave to boost the candidate pools of their own board elections?

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Hamilton: The Credit Union Connection

Hamilton: The Credit Union Connection

While most associate Lin Manuel Miranda with his musicals, Chip Filson tells of his family’s history with credit unions in Puerto Rico and contemplates how our credit unions could support the island after disaster.

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A Benefit for Credit Unions with a Conscience in Community Development

A Benefit for Credit Unions with a Conscience in Community Development

CreditUnions.com: Carla Decker, the CEO of DC Credit Union, discusses her credit union’s commitment to community and how the COVID-19 crisis has affected her certified CDFI shop.

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TBA Credit Union Serves the Community

TBA Credit Union Serves the Community

In July, the TBACU team held an Essential Item Drive for the Women’s Resource Center, donating food, pillows, toys, and more to transitioning families in need.

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Looking Outside the Credit Union: Spotlight on ATL Federal Credit Union

Looking Outside the Credit Union: Spotlight on ATL Federal Credit Union

As Michigan restaurants face their second month of closures, ATL Federal Credit Union is encouraging members to support local establishments and rewarding them for their effort. CEO Robert Shane details the inspiration for the project and how you can get involved.

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