When it comes to buying a car, many members of Communicating Arts Credit Union face choices limited to buy-here-pay-here lots with some rates as high as 20% or more.
Some people just don’t get it. The Filene Research Institute released a new report, “Finding Sustainable Profits: Green Lending in Credit Unions.”
An innovative community development credit union that serves the greater New Orleans area is one of 12 financial institutions to receive federal grant money to help improve the quality of food in their areas.
The 107-member Houston Chapter of Credit Unions recently donated more than 3,500 pounds of much-needed food to the Houston Food Bank.
Arizona State CU helped state employees save more than 23,000 gallons of fuel in a clean air campaign.
April is Financial Literacy Month and opportunities abound for credit unions.
Lincoln Elementary School recently hosted the Pottstown School District’s Reading Olympics. John Faust (far right), president/CEO of Diamond Credit Union, and Chip, Diamond CU’s mascot (rear, center), were on hand to share in the competition.
Repo Remarketing said it has integrated the NADA Auction Sales Guide to its vehicle valuation system for managing credit union sales inventory.
Changing economic circumstances among its members have led yet another mainstream credit union to the realization that it has effectively become a community development credit union.
Community Plus Federal Credit Union, Rantoul, Ill., has used the money it received under the Community Development Capital Initiative program to increase its auto lending.