Read more at chipfilson.com “Forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors.” We say these words in the Lord’s prayer. Where have we seen this ever done in “real” life? Society, especially market-based ones, do not practice debt forgiveness. Capitalism is built on finance, i.e. all kinds of debt—corporate,...
Working closely with The Summit’s Regional Directors, the Summit FCU is announcing the initiatives that they will be supporting this holiday season. These selected charities are specific to each region of The Summit’s footprint and have been chosen because of the impact that they each make on their communities.
David Baumann of the Washington Credit Union Daily reports that a mere six people have participated in the United State Postal Service’s postal banking pilot program, USPS officials said.
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.
With the capabilities of modern technology, underserved communities are taking financing into their own hands and creating FinTechs tailor-made for their needs. Credit unions should reconsider how they’re reaching out, Emily Claus advises, or risk losing the communities they claim to serve.
Reflecting on fifteen years working for a CUSO, Alycia Meyers shares her own perspective and the perspectives of four credit union leaders on what makes credit unions and our industry so unique.
Chip Filson shares his thoughts on the 50th anniversary of cooperative CUSO CU*Answers and the message they sent to owners.
In the middle of a pandemic, it can seem impossible for credit unions to stay connected to their communities, but Emily Claus offers a reminder that staying connected isn’t a choice, it’s essential to what defines credit unions.