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Educational Systems Federal Credit Union Offers Financial Solutions for the Education Community

Educational Systems Federal Credit Union Offers Financial Solutions for the Education Community

In a Nutshell: For nearly 70 years, Educational Systems Federal Credit Union has served the education community in Maryland. The credit union focuses on educator-friendly solutions, including savings accounts for 10-month paid employees and low-rate credit cards. The credit union also develops learning resources that help members of the education community improve their financial situations for both the short and long term. By catering to member needs, Educational Systems FCU has... read more »

California Credit Union Offers Members Accessible Financial Products and Educational Resources

California Credit Union Offers Members Accessible Financial Products and Educational Resources

In a Nutshell: California Credit Union offers banking and credit card products for Southern Californians in any financial situation. The credit union recently updated its credit card offerings to provide more reward opportunities for members. Education is a key part of California Credit Union’s mission. CCU provides online financial counseling and courses, as well as in-person consultations and workshops. Members with poor or no credit history can take advantage of California Credit... read more »

First Financial Credit Union Recognized For a Companywide Commitment to Financial Education

First Financial Credit Union Recognized For a Companywide Commitment to Financial Education

In a Nutshell: First Financial Credit Union takes on an immersive approach to providing its members with financial education resources. Instead of focusing solely on online content, First Financial offers one-on-one counseling to understand each member’s financial circumstances. The credit union also works with GreenPath to ensure members can improve their financial literacy. In recognition of its commitment to financial education, CardRates.com has bestowed First Financial Credit... read more »

Ent Credit Union Leverages Its Large Footprint to Improve Financial Products and Serve Its Communities

Ent Credit Union Leverages Its Large Footprint to Improve Financial Products and Serve Its Communities

In a Nutshell: Ent Credit Union is the largest credit union in Colorado with nearly 500,000 members. But growth isn’t the institution’s primary concern. Rather, the credit union leverages its size and influence to offer more appealing products, educate its members, and give back to the community. The Ent Credit Union team is always looking for ways to provide access to financial services and membership to underserved populations.  Ent Credit Union started as “a little... read more »

Addition Financial Credit Union Elevates Financial Literacy Through Its Community Outreach

Addition Financial Credit Union Elevates Financial Literacy Through Its Community Outreach

In a Nutshell: Addition Financial Credit Union is a member-owned cooperative and one of the largest credit unions in Central Florida. It provides numerous financial education resources to its members, including webinars, blogs, YouTube videos and discussion forums. The credit union is fully invested in teaching children and college students how to protect and grow their earnings wisely. Several of Addition Financial’s programs are designed specifically for young people. As one of... read more »

Patelco Credit Union Promotes Financial Wellness Through Education Resources and Its ScoreUp™ Credit Builder Loan

Patelco Credit Union Promotes Financial Wellness Through Education Resources and Its ScoreUp™ Credit Builder Loan

In a Nutshell: Patelco Credit Union is a not-for-profit organization operating in Northern California that strives to support the financial well-being of its members. The credit union serves its members by providing attractive interest rates and a full range of financial products. The ScoreUp™ Credit Builder Loan enables members to improve their credit score while building their personal savings without any fees. Patelco also promotes financial stability through various channels,... read more »

Belco Community Credit Union Focuses on Financial Education for Employees and Members

Belco Community Credit Union Focuses on Financial Education for Employees and Members

In a Nutshell: Belco Community Credit Union serves Central Pennsylvania by offering communities access to affordable financial products. The credit union is also committed to providing educational resources that help members, and others, build stronger financial futures. And Belco Community Credit Union ensures its employees have opportunities to learn and grow, building the knowledge necessary to better serve members. If you’ve ever flown on an airplane, you’ve likely heard a... read more »

Diamond Credit Union Promotes Financial Learning with Social Events and an Engaging App Partnership

Diamond Credit Union Promotes Financial Learning with Social Events and an Engaging App Partnership

In a Nutshell: Diamond Credit Union has a long-standing history of providing excellent membership service, and Diamond implements unique ways to illustrate banking and financial literacy to its members to differentiate itself from other credit unions. Members can earn rewards while learning about finance by using the Zogo app. Diamond has also experimented with holding homebuyer events at local breweries, which has seen much success. Founded in 1947, Diamond Credit Union is a... read more »

Centris Federal Credit Union Invests in Education to Help Members Build Better Financial Futures

Centris Federal Credit Union Invests in Education to Help Members Build Better Financial Futures

In a Nutshell: Centris Federal Credit Union uses its resources to position members to build wealth through education. Its trained employees answer members’ questions and solve their problems. Members and nonmembers have access to seminars and online resources through the credit union so they learn more about the best ways to save money. A local university and online financial literacy platform are just a few of Centris Federal Credit Union’s partners in researching and teaching the... read more »

First Entertainment Credit Union Gives Creative Professionals the Red-Carpet Treatment in Banking

First Entertainment Credit Union Gives Creative Professionals the Red-Carpet Treatment in Banking

In a Nutshell: For many working in the entertainment industry and living in L.A. County, First Entertainment Credit Union offers a viable solution to banking needs. First Entertainment originated in 1967 and has supported people working in film and music for several decades. The credit union recently launched a new credit card called Spotlight that members can apply for. First Entertainment is also actively involved in cultivating financial literacy among its members and the community... read more »

Family Trust Emphasizes Community with its Credit Products and Financial Wellness Services

Family Trust Emphasizes Community with its Credit Products and Financial Wellness Services

In a Nutshell: Family Trust treats its members like family because, to the credit union, members are family. The credit union is based and headquartered in York County, South Carolina, and is open to anyone who lives, works, or worships in the county. Family Trust caters its banking services to the community and gets to know each member’s financial situation. No member is just a number. Family Trust works with members to assist them and put them in a position to be financially... read more »

Financial Plus Credit Union Takes an Innovative Approach to Designing Member-Focused Products

Financial Plus Credit Union Takes an Innovative Approach to Designing Member-Focused Products

In a Nutshell: Financial Plus Credit Union is a rapidly expanding credit union in Michigan. The credit union is based in Flint. Just two years ago, Financial Plus Credit Union opened to all residents in Michigan. The credit union partners with different financial companies to bring more credit products and services that benefit members. Financial Plus’s services focus on smart spending, saving and rebuilding credit. For its dedication to creating the next generation of helpful... read more »

BCU Promotes Employee Peace of Mind by Delivering Financial Well-Being to its SEG-Based Membership

BCU Promotes Employee Peace of Mind by Delivering Financial Well-Being to its SEG-Based Membership

In a Nutshell: BCU offers financial services to its members while focusing on financial well-being and education. The credit union serves members throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico and partners with several companies, including Target and GEICO, to bring their employees tailored banking services for their needs. BCU makes sure its products are accessible for every situation. The credit union works to improve its members’  credit scores and get them to a place where they can... read more »

4Front Credit Union Balances Digital Innovation with Strong Branch Presence to Better Serve Members

4Front Credit Union Balances Digital Innovation with Strong Branch Presence to Better Serve Members

In a Nutshell: 4Front Credit Union ensures it stays up to date with its digital and physical presence. While bolstering its online offerings, the credit union is expanding to even more branches through the end of the year. 4Front’s philosophy of people helping people means its credit card, loan, and checking account services are competitive and transparent. The credit union also supports its members’ financial wellness with free educational resources online and at events. Seven... read more »

First Tech Federal Credit Union Caters to the Tech Industry with a Unique Approach to Credit Access

First Tech Federal Credit Union Caters to the Tech Industry with a Unique Approach to Credit Access

In a Nutshell: First Tech Federal Credit Union is built by the technology community, for the technology community. The credit union provides tailored services to the world’s leading technology-oriented companies, including Microsoft, Google, Intel, and Amazon, and their employees. First Tech is a leader in technology and digital banking, and has services that help members boost their credit or start their credit journey from scratch. Its financial resources educate members so they... read more »

SchoolsFirst Federal Credit Union Provides School Employees with Tailored Financial Resources

SchoolsFirst Federal Credit Union Provides School Employees with Tailored Financial Resources

In a Nutshell: SchoolsFirst Federal Credit Union is a specialized credit union with products that cater to school employees. Any school employee can become a member, including bus drivers, janitors, and even college students in programs that require student teaching. Its card offerings have benefits perfect for school employees, such as a card with a flexible payment schedule during the summer months when school is out. School employees are the backbone of society. They are role... read more »

Financial Partners Credit Union Builds Relationships with Members to Help Improve Credit and Understand Finances

Financial Partners Credit Union Builds Relationships with Members to Help Improve Credit and Understand Finances

In a Nutshell: For more than 85 years, Financial Partners Credit Union has helped its members build strong financial foundations to ensure they have better financial futures. The institution accomplishes that through its product line, which includes secured cards and credit builder loans that empower members to establish or improve their financial profiles. That allows them to qualify for other products with better terms and rates. Financial Partners also provides financial education... read more »

Brooklyn Cooperative Federal Credit Union’s Financial Services Help Members Build Credit

Brooklyn Cooperative Federal Credit Union’s Financial Services Help Members Build Credit

In a Nutshell: Brooklyn Cooperative Federal Credit Union prides itself on providing fair and affordable financial services to its community. As a Community Development Financial Institution, the credit union is committed to giving underbanked and underserved communities access to financial services. Brooklyn Coop gives its members flexibility to access financial services with a low minimum balance requirement and low monthly checking account fees. Members who need to build credit can... read more »

Abound Credit Union Delivers Services Tailored to Member Needs and Financial Health

Abound Credit Union Delivers Services Tailored to Member Needs and Financial Health

In a Nutshell: Abound Credit Union is a leading provider of financial education in Kentucky, with over 100,000 members and 18 branch locations. Although the credit union has expanded during its more than 70-year history, it has never lost touch with its core mission. Abound partners with community organizations to spotlight financial literacy and help people make better financial decisions at all stages of life. It also gears its credit offerings and banking services toward making... read more »

Aegis Credit Union Goes Beyond Credit Scores to Deliver Access to Loan Products for Its Community

Aegis Credit Union Goes Beyond Credit Scores to Deliver Access to Loan Products for Its Community

In a Nutshell: Aegis Credit Union gives members access to products and services designed to build their credit scores and financial well-being while rewarding them for making on-time payments. The credit union prides itself on the diverse economic backgrounds of its members and looks at every applicant on a case-by-case basis, ensuring they are not solely defined by a mistake made years ago. With no fee credit card interest rates starting at a competitive 6.95%, its goal is to make... read more »

Skyline Financial Federal Credit Union Takes on Digital Evolution to Enhance Member Experience

Skyline Financial Federal Credit Union Takes on Digital Evolution to Enhance Member Experience

In a Nutshell: Skyline Financial Federal Credit Union, based in Waterbury, Connecticut, continues through a digital transformation to improve its member service and employee experience. As online banking services grow in popularity, Skyline CEO James Higgins set out to enhance the company’s remote-based offerings and align its operations with this increasingly digital landscape. The credit union promotes fair credit features while prioritizing member needs through its advocacy... read more »

OnPoint Community Credit Union Delivers Personal Service and Financial Education to Communities

OnPoint Community Credit Union Delivers Personal Service and Financial Education to Communities

In a Nutshell: OnPoint Community Credit Union is the largest credit union in Oregon. However, its size doesn’t hinder its commitment to delivering quality, personalized service and education to members and communities. It offers many banking options, and the credit union team provides members the guidance and education they need to make the best financial decisions. And OnPoint Community CU's educational efforts extend beyond branches and members to public school students, inmates,... read more »

OUR Credit Union Offers Products and Support to Help Members and Communities Reach Their Goals

OUR Credit Union Offers Products and Support to Help Members and Communities Reach Their Goals

In a Nutshell: OUR Credit Union has made it its mission to benefit Michigan communities with its products and community support. OUR Credit Union offers card and loan products to help members build credit and achieve more all year long. The organization provides free financial wellness resources and services to energize communities, and it maintains a commitment to charitable giving that lifts those members most in need. When the colder weather yields in Michigan, residents often... read more »

Freedom First Credit Union Offers Something For Everyone With Beneficial Checking and Credit Products

Freedom First Credit Union Offers Something For Everyone With Beneficial Checking and Credit Products

In a Nutshell: Freedom First Credit Union is a Community Development Financial Institution committed to the financial success of its members, from people of modest means to those with accumulated wealth. It provides customized services tailored to its members’ specific needs, often in one-on-one sessions, in addition to no-cost financial counseling for the community. Its financial products are designed to meet the needs of low-income individuals while also incentivizing and... read more »

Georgia’s Own Credit Union Offers Flexible, Competitive Products and Accessible Financial Education

Georgia’s Own Credit Union Offers Flexible, Competitive Products and Accessible Financial Education

In a Nutshell: Georgia’s Own Credit Union has a long and storied history, but rather than letting its reputation rest on tradition, the institution strives to meet the current needs of consumers. Its variety of credit products and loans offers the flexibility to balance good interest rates and rewards, and helps people with poor credit build their credit histories to qualify for more beneficial products in the future. The credit union also provides financial education, ensuring its... read more »