The Remarkable Credit Union
What Does It Mean to Be a CDFI, and Why Do CDFIs Matter?
Credit unions, by their nature, are community oriented, but some are more intentional about their commitment to impact. Community Development Financial Institutions, or CDFIs, are a perfect case in point. Credit unions now represent a third of the CDFI industry, serving more…Read more What Does It Mean to Be a CDFI, and Why Do CDFIs Matter?
The 6 Principles of Values-Based Banking
Is the financial industry committed to the common good? If you equate the financial industry with megabanks, the answer would likely be a resounding no. Though millions of Americans are megabank customers, it’s doubtful many of us believe that these banks have…Read more The 6 Principles of Values-Based Banking
How Co-ops Can Pave the Way to a Solidarity Economy
Many credit unions differentiate from banks by pointing out that they are member-owned, but the average consumer doesn’t always understand what that means. Though our country tends to idolize entrepreneurs and CEOs, we are less likely to think too much about ownership…Read more How Co-ops Can Pave the Way to a Solidarity Economy
What it Means To Be a Remarkable Credit Union
Our podcast is called The Remarkable Credit Union, but what does that mean, exactly? What distinguishes a good credit union from a remarkable one? Steve Bugg, President and CEO of the award-winning Great Lakes Credit Union (GLCU), joins us to talk about…Read more What it Means To Be a Remarkable Credit Union
Cryptocurrency and Credit Unions: Where to Start?
If you’re like most of us, you find cryptocurrency a bit… well, cryptic. While we’re intrigued, we’re also uncertain—and even moreso after the recent crypto crash. Credit unions have been watching from the sidelines, knowing that the financial sector will, and already…Read more Cryptocurrency and Credit Unions: Where to Start?