Check out this article and the slide show that follows to see how some credit unions are getting creative to help build young adult membership.
Last spring, an unsuspecting elderly couple came into Alpena Alcona Area Credit Union in Alpena, Mich., to discuss a loan. Their loan interviewer, Jamaican Beaudoin, was helping them when the couple said two words that set off alarms that something was amiss.
The end-of-the-year Christmas party was a good setting for presenting 2011 Personal Achievement Awards to staffers at the $253 million Alpena Alcona Area Credit Union.
1st Advantage Federal Credit Union, Yorktown, Va., received a Green Award from the Newport News Green Foundation for its Denbigh branch.
Advantis Credit Union, Portland, Ore., helped address the Portland area's need for nonperishable, high-protein foods for hungry families and children. The credit union raised $7,300 in cash contributions and encouraged