The Summit Federal Credit Union to Sponsor Buffalo Wine and Chocolate Festival

The Summit Federal Credit Union to Sponsor Buffalo Wine and Chocolate Festival

The Summit Federal Credit Union will sponsor the 5th Buffalo Wine and Chocolate Festival on Saturday, November 12th. The festival features numerous regional wine and chocolate vendors, as well as other local businesses.

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The Credit Union Industry Celebrates Third Annual CU Kind Day

The Credit Union Industry Celebrates Third Annual CU Kind Day

On October 10th, 2022, the credit union industry celebrated the fourth annual CU Kind Day. Emily Claus reports on the event and how credit unions chose to give back to their communities this year.

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Jeanne D’Arc: A 110 Year Perspective on Sustaining Co-op Success

Jeanne D’Arc: A 110 Year Perspective on Sustaining Co-op Success

Chip Filson analyzes Jeanne D’Arc Credit Union’s 110 years of service and commitment to the community, along with lessons other credit unions can take away from its success.

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When the Most Important GAC Speaker Missed His Scheduled Appearance

When the Most Important GAC Speaker Missed His Scheduled Appearance

One schedule speaker was missing at GAC this year when he chose instead to help refugees at the Ukraine border; Chip Filson shares that speaker’s story and how he embodies the credit union creed of “people helping people.”

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The Summit Federal Credit Union Organizes Company-Wide School Supply Drive

The Summit Federal Credit Union Organizes Company-Wide School Supply Drive

The Summit Federal Credit Union has kicked off its 2022 School Supply Drive which will conclude on August 23.

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Credit Unions and Community: The Importance of Volunteering

Credit Unions and Community: The Importance of Volunteering

Marketing expert Megan Tenbusch reminds credit unions not only of their obligation to support their communities but also of the incentives that come along with it.

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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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