Coming to the rescue of younger members looking for help meeting higher education costs presents an opportunity for credit unions to shine.
Programs recognized by Governor's Council on Financial Literacy.
Members in or out of school can refinance outside, consolidate current loans.
UW Credit Union announced it has launched a fixed-rate private student loan for college students.
Credit unions worked hard in 2011 to continue to build their housing finance programs even as the overall housing industry continued to struggle with low home prices, high foreclosure rates and significantly tighter mortgage underwriting rules.
One example of this trend is the 162,000-member, $1.41 million UW Credit Union, headquartered in Madison, Wis.
For what may be the first time ever, a credit union has become the biggest source of housing finance for a major metropolitan area in the U.S.
More home buyers in Madison, Wis., area chose the credit union to finance home loans than any other lender in 2010.
Austin CU to use Wisconsin-based CUSO's services to offer private student loans.
True employee engagement goes beyond just the human resources department to include buy-in at every level of the organization.