The National Community Reinvestment Coalition said that if underserved areas of the U.S. are going to be revitalized, non-banks, including credit unions, should be subject to the Community Reinvestment Act, reports David Baumann of the Washington CU Daily.
Credit unions facing an economic downturn need to avoid being swayed by the doomsayers, says Chip Filson. The most important thing for credit unions is in how they respond.
It’s one thing to have a mission statement, it’s another to actively follow it in your credit union’s daily business. Danielle Caliendo lays out why it’s important to have a community focused mission statement – and have your staff aim to live by it every day.
Credit unions aren’t just for the adults, kids and teens need ways to save and prepare for their future as well. Samantha Seume covers some of the best ways to get the younger generations engaged with your credit union.
Dozens of businesses and community organizations, including CU*Answers’ Communi7y Crew, recently pulled together to raise school supplies for the annual Stuff the Bus event, and set a new record.
Julie Gessner tackles the importance of good customer service and brick and mortar stores in a tale of credit unions, wayward road trips, and a need for some catsup.
CU*Answers’ Communi7y Crew recently led a backpack drive in which members of the cooperative CUSO filled empty backpacks with needed clothes and accessories for children entering a new foster home.
The Communi7y Crew at CU*Answers held a Chili Cook Off to raise money for Kid’s Backpack Event. Read more to find out who the winners were and how much the Crew raised during the event.