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GCS Credit Union was awarded 1st place for Desjardins, Youth Financial Literacy, and 3rd place for Dora Maxwell, Social Responsibility, in the 2022 CUNA Awards Program for the $250 million - $1 billion asset category. GCS received an honorable mention for the Desjardins, Youth Financial Literacy, Award at the CUNA National Awards for the $250 million - $1 billion asset category. The Desjardins Award recognizes credit unions for leadership within the credit union movement on behalf of financial [...]
Hudson, Wis. –Royal Credit Union and Hudson High School partnered for the first time to present students with a signature financial education experience Test Drive…Next Stop Reality® (Test Drive). Test Drive is a simulation of real life when it comes to money and finances.  The event was held on Friday, January 13, 2023 at Hudson High School. Nearly 215 students participated. In addition to Royal team members, many members of the Hudson community and Hudson Chamber of[...]
SAN DIEGO, Calif., (January 12, 2023) –  San Diego County Credit Union® (SDCCU®), one of Southern California’s largest locally-owned financial institutions, is committed to helping improve the financial health of the community by offering free educational resources for National Financial Wellness Month. The new year is a great time to focus on improving financial health, as research shows that poor financial health often leads to diminished physical health. To help[...]
DUBLIN and SAN RAMON, Calif. – Dec. 16, 2022 — Patelco Credit Union, a Bay Area-based credit union dedicated to the financial wellness of its members and communities, is on a mission to educate local senior centers on internet safety and fraud prevention. Financial scams and fraud perpetrators targeting older people are happening more and more. Patelco is getting actively involved in the community and hosting in-person and virtual seminars to educate people on fraud protection and[...]
TULLAHOMA, Tenn., Dec. 13, 2022 – Ascend Federal Credit Union announced today that it has donated $175,000 to the National Credit Union Foundation (the Foundation) to support the organization’s financial health and well-being initiatives. The bulk of the donation – $150,000 – was given to the Foundation’s FinHealth Fund, while $25,000 will support other Foundation programs. Ascend’s previous donation to the Foundation was $25,000 in 2020. “One of[...]
Daleville, Ala. (December 13, 2022) – All In Credit Union has announced the winners of the second season of the organization’s All In 2 Finances Challenge. Throughout the six-month challenge, finalists worked with All In Financial Coaches to improve their credit scores, increase savings and reduce debt. They also shared their journeys online to help others gain a better understanding of how to improve their finances. The Season 2 All In 2 Finances winners are: 1st Place: [...]
Wichita, KS, November 17, 2022 -- Skyward is pleased to support Consumer Credit Counseling Services, Inc. (CCCS) with a $9,000 donation. For more than 30 years, CCCS has provided Kansas consumers with the highest quality service for credit and financial counseling. Well-trained, specialized coaches provide assistance with financial education, budgeting assistance, and debt management plans. CCCS has offices in Wichita and Salina, KS, covering approximately 75% of Kansas with their services.[...]
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 18, 2022 – Golden 1 Credit Union (Golden 1) hosted a proprietary budget simulation workshop called “The Challenge” with Sacramento’s Prime Time Teen at the George Sim Community Center on Wednesday night that taught students about financial well-being and budgeting.   About 50 students from Prime Time Teen, an interactive workforce readiness and skill development program for teens ages[...]
El Paso, TX – On Sunday, November 6 at 3:00 PM (Mountain Standard Time), the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) television network will air the premier episode of “Opportunity Knock$”, a television program featuring six families and their journey to break free from financial hardship. Raiz Federal Credit Union, a certified Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), helped one of those families residing in the El Paso area to overcome their financial hurdles and[...]
Daleville, Ala. (Nov. 2, 2022) – All In Credit Union works diligently to protect member data using sophisticated technology and highly trained personnel.  These efforts are necessary because fraud costs organizations throughout the world an estimated five percent of their annual revenues according to a study conducted by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE). Because the global fraud problem is so pervasive, All In Credit Union is an official supporter of[...]
Waltham, MA— RTN GoodWorks Foundation raised more than $35,000 from its 2022 Golf Tournament held on October 3, 2022 at the Oakley Country Club in Watertown, MA. These funds will help support RTN GoodWorks Foundation’s community projects and financial education efforts. The day’s festivities included a program with prize awards, raffles and a silent auction. As a Titanium Sponsor, RTN Federal Credit Union was the major supporter of this[...]
Indianapolis, Indiana, October 25, 2022 - FORUM Credit Union is proud to announce winning first place for the second year in a row for the Alphonse Desjardins Adult Award in the $1 Billion+ asset size category in the Indiana statewide competition. CUNA (Credit Union National Association) created the Desjardins program to recognize leadership within the credit union movement on behalf of financial literacy for all ages. Plaques were presented to statewide winners at the ICUL (Indiana Credit[...]


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