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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Celebrating International Credit Union Day 2021

Celebrating International Credit Union Day 2021

Celebrating credit unions and their cooperative spirit around the globe, the 73rd International Credit Union Day® recognizes how credit unions and members work together to build financial health. Emily Claus delves into this year’s theme, meaning, and celebrations.

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Credit Union Employees and Members Join Together to Celebrate Credit Unions with #ILoveMyCreditUnion

Credit Union Employees and Members Join Together to Celebrate Credit Unions with #ILoveMyCreditUnion

On July 30th, 2021, hundreds of credit unions, leagues, and partners from around the globe came together on social media to show the world what makes credit unions great. Emily Claus shares the inspiration behind the day, the stories that were told, and the success of the event.

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Celebrate #ILoveMyCreditUnion Day!

Celebrate #ILoveMyCreditUnion Day!

The Illinois Credit Union System has started the hashtag #ilovemycreditunion trending across social media platforms, raising awareness about the amazing things credit unions do every day for their members and communities. 

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Cannabis and Credit Unions: House Passes the SAFE Banking Act

Cannabis and Credit Unions: House Passes the SAFE Banking Act

On April 19, 2021, the House officially passed the SAFE Banking Act, which aims to protect financial institutions servicing cannabis accounts. Emily Claus covers the path of the legislation, where it goes from here, and what its odds of success are.

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Xceed Financial Credit Union to Merge with Kinecta Federal Credit Union

Xceed Financial Credit Union to Merge with Kinecta Federal Credit Union

Emily Claus discusses the merger of Xceed Financial Credit Union and Kinecta Federal Credit Union going into effect next month and debates the reasons behind low member participation.

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Affinity Credit Union Donates Over $65,000 to Local Charities

Affinity Credit Union Donates Over $65,000 to Local Charities

Affinity Credit Union remains committed to its mission of “Building Better Lives” by providing $65,000 in charitable contributions to its local community in 2020.

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Biden Appoints Todd Harper As New NCUA Board Chairman

Biden Appoints Todd Harper As New NCUA Board Chairman

On Monday, January 25th, President Joe Biden appointed Democrat Todd Harper as the new NCUA Board Chairman.

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Project Give Back: Public Service Credit Union Makes Members’ Christmas Wishes a Reality

Project Give Back: Public Service Credit Union Makes Members’ Christmas Wishes a Reality

Public Service Credit Union decided to play Santa this holiday season with Project Give Back. Emily Claus details how they succeeded in making their members’ wishes come true and inspiring their community.

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Hauptman’s First NCUA Board Meeting: A Ray of Hope

Hauptman’s First NCUA Board Meeting: A Ray of Hope

Chip Filson reflects on Kyle Hauptman’s first NCUA board meeting, how he chose to break from the script, and what it may predict for the rest of his time on the NCUA.

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