A Millennial’s Perspective: Giving Credit to Credit Unions

I became a member of my local credit union back in 2008. I joined primarily so I would have a physical place to deposit cash and checks. Mobile deposit doesn’t work too well for depositing cash. I also understood opportunity cost too well to leave much cash depreciating in my sock drawer. Read More...

2014 Banking Landscape Report

WalletHub’s 2014 Banking Landscape Report is aimed “to help consumers navigate this often unrecognizable, yet critically important segment of everyday life, WalletHub analyzed the fees, features, and rates associated with more than 2,000 checking accounts, savings accounts, money market accounts, and CDs from financial institutions both big and small, both online and brick-and-mortar, and both shareholder- […] Read More...

The Banker’s Dilemma

Truliant Federal Credit Union President and CEO Marcus Schaefer wrote this message for the credit union’s quarterly newsletter released in October. Oh Happy Day! The bankers are interested in selling services to consumers and small businesses again in the Carolinas and Virginia. A regional leader for a megabank in the trillion dollar asset range announced last […] Read More...

The New Financial Services Landscape: A Policy Discussion

With rapid growth in credit union membership and an American public that is increasingly skeptical of traditional financial institutions since the 2008 bank bailouts, The Hill convened a discussion on the new financial services landscape. Questions asked included: What key issues are on the horizon for the financial services industry? What policies will help – or hinder […] Read More...

100 Million Official Commendation from WI Governor Walker

On September 5th, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker issued an official commendation for Credit Unions reaching the 100 Million Members Milestone. Among the many accolades about the credit unions and the system, Governor Walker’s official commendation notes that Wisconsin is home to CUNA, CUNA Mutual, and the World Council of Credit Unions. View Certificate of Commendation Read More...

Show America what 100 Million looks like. Are you one of 100 million? Submit a selfie and add your presence to the growing credit union movement as we celebrate the power of 100 million memberships.