All articles tagged Credit Unions (57)

East Idaho Credit Union Earns Recognition for Taking a Personal Approach to Service That Helps Members and Communities

East Idaho Credit Union Earns Recognition for Taking a Personal Approach to Service That Helps Members and Communities

In a Nutshell: East Idaho Credit Union (EICU) has cared for the people in the Idaho communities it serves for generations. EICU employees counsel members personally, raise funds for local charities, and encourage area schoolchildren to support their less-fortunate peers. The institution is on a mission to invest in local people and foster employee communication, teamwork, and volunteerism. That dedication to its members and Idaho residents has earned EICU our Editor's Choice™ Award... read more »

Consumers Credit Union Recognized for Its Free Rewards Checking Account that Delivers High Yields to Members

Consumers Credit Union Recognized for Its Free Rewards Checking Account that Delivers High Yields to Members

In a Nutshell: Credit unions are known for putting the interests of their members above profits by reinvesting in improved products and services, but Consumers Credit Union in Illinois stands out from the pack for its Rewards Checking account. The account delivers an APY of up to 5.09%, making it one of the most competitive in the nation. And Consumers Credit Union membership is not limited to people living in the vicinity of its northeast Illinois locations. For just a one-time $5... read more »

University of Nebraska Federal Credit Union Earns Recognition for Providing Financial Education and Support to Communities

University of Nebraska Federal Credit Union Earns Recognition for Providing Financial Education and Support to Communities

In a Nutshell: In the vibrant university town of Lincoln, the University of Nebraska Federal Credit Union (NUFCU) dedicates itself to saving members time and money while supporting community outreach and philanthropic programs. NUFCU hosts financial education seminars at the university and in its own community development space and has earned recognition as one of the best financial institutions in the state. The credit union also contributes to a variety of charities and assists... read more »

Indiana Members Credit Union Earns Recognition for its Financial Literacy Program and Charitable Foundation that Benefit Communities in the State

Indiana Members Credit Union Earns Recognition for its Financial Literacy Program and Charitable Foundation that Benefit Communities in the State

In a Nutshell: Indiana Members Credit Union (IMCU) understands how overwhelming it can be for students to start managing their own money. That’s why the credit union works to improve financial literacy in Central Indiana through one-on-one counseling, ongoing group events, and a new seminar series led by certified branch managers and account service representatives. Through the Indiana Members Foundation, the credit union also donates time and money, in partnership with nonprofits... read more »

Sound Credit Union and Its Community-Oriented Approach Supports Local Organizations and Financial Education Initiatives in Washington

Sound Credit Union and Its Community-Oriented Approach Supports Local Organizations and Financial Education Initiatives in Washington

In a Nutshell: Sound Credit Union has demonstrated its strong commitment to the communities it serves by focusing on ways to support individuals through all waves of life. The credit union shows its support, in part, by donating to local organizations and encouraging volunteerism among its employees. It also promotes financial education efforts in schools and in the areas it serves through a variety of educational initiatives. We are recognizing Sound Credit Union’s dedication to its... read more »

Northern Credit Union is Recognized for its Youth Financial Education Programs and Community Involvement in Upstate New York

Northern Credit Union is Recognized for its Youth Financial Education Programs and Community Involvement in Upstate New York

In a Nutshell: Northern Credit Union is a shining example of a financial institution that is committed to the communities it serves. Not only does it partner with local organizations to offer services to those in need, but Northern Credit Union also provides financial tools and products to help community members and their families. The credit union teaches children and young adults healthy financial practices through programs, incentives, and educational resources. For its strategies... read more »

How SAFE Federal Credit Union Gives Back to South Carolina Communities through Volunteerism

How SAFE Federal Credit Union Gives Back to South Carolina Communities through Volunteerism

"In a Nutshell: In Midlands South Carolina, SAFE Federal Credit Union offers higher dividends, lower rates, fewer fees, and real financial benefits to more than 120,000 members within its seven-county service area. Its contributions extend to community service as well. Folks in the Midlands frequently engage with SAFE employee volunteers at charitable events. For living the credit union mission of putting "people over profits" every day, SAFE has earned our 2019 Editor's Choice™... read more »

ēCO Credit Union Recognized for Its Community Commitment in Alabama and Focus on Financial Education for All

ēCO Credit Union Recognized for Its Community Commitment in Alabama and Focus on Financial Education for All

In a Nutshell: ēCO Credit Union started in 1939 as Jefferson County Teachers Credit Union. It has maintained its founding commitment to teachers and education despite growing its service area to include all of Birmingham, Alabama. This is evident in its many financial literacy programs offered to everyone from elementary school students to retirees. The ēCO Credit Union Foundation provides educational modules to 36 area schools, free online courses for all consumers, and scholarships... read more »

Blackhawk Community Credit Union Recognized for Giving Back to Wisconsin Communities Through Service and Education

Blackhawk Community Credit Union Recognized for Giving Back to Wisconsin Communities Through Service and Education

In a Nutshell: Many credit unions prioritize being active in their communities, but Wisconsin’s Blackhawk Community Credit Union has upped the ante. It recently pledged to donate its administrative building, zoned as a medical facility, to a local free and charitable health clinic. And it promotes financial literacy from an early age through credit union branches in local high schools and educational programs. Blackhawk also actively supports a wide variety of charities and causes... read more »

Genisys Credit Union Recognized for Promoting Financial Education and Giving Back to Michigan Communities

Genisys Credit Union Recognized for Promoting Financial Education and Giving Back to Michigan Communities

In a Nutshell: Credit unions are known for offering personalized levels of service not always seen at their big banking counterparts. Genisys Credit Union in Michigan takes its service to the next level by prioritizing ongoing financial literacy efforts for members and non-members alike. The credit union also extends its educational philosophy to children of all ages with a youth club divided into different grade levels and by offering scholarship opportunities. Genisys also... read more »