International Credit Union Day Celebrates The Authentic Difference

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On October 20, 2016, credit unions around the world will celebrate International Credit Union Day (ICU Day).

Credit unions are not-for-profit financial cooperatives, offering the same services as other financial institutions, but with a people-first philosophy. Since 1948, on the third Thursday of every October, credit unions have celebrated the principles that make credit unions the best financial partners of people all over the world. “The authentic difference,” this year’s ICU Day theme, zeroes in on what makes credit unions different from banks, and other financial institutions—our principles. Continue reading

International Credit Union Day, October 15, 2015

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People Helping People

The credit union movement began 160 years ago with a simple but radical idea, that with the help of your neighbors, you can improve your financial well-being.

This idea spread across the world, and credit unions flourished, especially during times of economic hardship. Continue reading