EECU of Jackson, Mich., has been granted permission from the NCUA and the State of Michigan, Office of Financial and Insurance Services to adopt a new name, Michigan Community Credit Union.
The $117 million EECU – A Community Credit Union will be known as Michigan Community Credit Union as of April 1.
The $231 million, 41,200-member Gwinnett Federal Credit Union is now Peach State Federal Credit Union.
Renaming reflects Georgia credit union's growth over past 20 years.
The Ledge Light Federal Credit Union announced its new name, Scient Federal Credit Union. Along with the new name, the $229 million credit union in Groton, Conn., also is introducing a new identity and a website.
Connecticut credit union says new name results from search for moniker that resonates well and reflects values.
In response to the “Call for ‘Bank’ Entries” letter from Gregg Stockdale, and with all due respect to that unique call to action to re-label what we do, I believe that an attempt to redefine what credit unions do as anything other than banking is counterproductive.
Thank you for your recent Editor’s Column about credit unions dropping the words “credit union” from their names [Aug. 29 issue, page 4].
Credit Union Times' Sarah Snell Cooke joins branding guru Denise Wymore and webcast hosts in debate over whether to keep "credit union" in the name.
The use of the term “financial” will convey that membership is open to every individual and business in our communities and not simply select groups.