We strive to uphold our core values in our community by hosting, sponsoring, and participating in events that are both exciting and engaging throughout the entire year. From free seminars, to raising money for charitable causes, to sponsorship's and scholarship - we are an active partner in our community. We are always seeking out ways to add value in our community and make it a better place.
Credit Union 101 with Greenville Federal Credit Union
I’ve been a member of a credit union my whole life but I never really thought about what my money was going towards Credit unions aren’t run by Wall Street–they are owned by the members they serve. And a small number of members serve on the board of directors, which is made up of all volunteers. The credit union operates to provide low-cost financial services to its members. They are not-for-profit (not non-profit) institutions that literally would not exist without their members or…
Why are Credit Unions better?
A short, fun animation promoting Credit Unions as a better place to keep your money. Re-invest in our local communities through the transfer of funds from ba...
Mountain America Credit Union
Jay Mcfarland of KSL Radio, and Jade Beckman, VP of Consumer Loans at Mountain America discuss how to enjoy the holidays without going into debt. A true happ...
The Credit Union: What is a Member?
There are a ton of different memberships in the world. Why is being a member of a credit union any different?
What is a Credit Union?
What is a Credit Union and why join one? Here Jennifer talks about low fees and great service and why CAP COM was a perfect fit for her.
Rivermark Community Credit Union
We wanted to ask our members one question, "What are you thankful for?" We loved hearing their replies and it reinforced what it is we are thankful for: you,...
10 Reasons Millennials Choose Credit Unions
by Jeremiah Tucker / February 5th, 2016 I can't remember the first time I joined a bank Banks have come and gone numerous times in my life, each one about as memorable as switching wallets, but I remember joining my credit union. I've found most people do. Often because joining a credit union was a game changerthe exact point their financial lives took a big turn for the better. This is particularly true of millennials. Millennialsgenerally defined as anyone born between 1980 and…
What’s Eating Credit Unions?
Why Credit Unions Matter
BECU, formerly the Boeing Employees' Credit Union, was founded in 1935, by 18 members with an initial investment of only $9. Today BECU services 750,...
What's The Best Credit Union?
If you're looking for a better place to put your money than a big bank, a credit union is an excellent option. In most cases they offer better service, lower fees, and better rates on everything from loans and mortgages to savings accounts and CDs. This week, we want to know which ones you think are the best.
Georgia's Own Credit Union
Georgia's Own employees recently participated in the United Way Shoebox Project. These boxes, filled with basic every day necessities, will be distributed on...
Why Credit Unions Are Unique
In February, Credit Union 1 collaborated with the KTUU MomsEveryday show to chat about the difference between credit unions and banks! Our Senior VP of Commu...
Why Is It Called A Credit Union?
While bank and banking are universally understood and accepted terms, the term credit union is still largely misunderstood and unknown to many. Credit union is an unusual term, isn’t it? Is it just another name for a bank? Is it a credit card company? Do I have to be in a union to join?
Unitus Community Credit Union
2019 is going to be a very exciting year for our members and our credit …
What Is a Credit Union?
Congratulations to Heather and Shyanne for winning our video contest! Their challenge was to create an original video to answer the question, "What is a cred...
Vantage Tips: Credit Unions vs. Banks
The battle is on. Who will be the reigning champion in the fight of credit unions vs. banks? Find out here!
TruStone Financial Federal Credit Union
Understanding the language used by financial institutions helps you know what you’re getting into when you take out a loan, open an account, invest or otherwise manage your money. These are key money terms you should know.
The 4 Biggest Credit Union Myths
Credit unions are having a momentâand that moment keeps getting bigger and longer. Since the financial crisis of 2008, millions of Americans have switched from banks to credit unions. Now more than 106 million people in the U.S. use credit unions Why? Because credit unions are a better deal. They offer better rates, fewer fees, and their superior service and people-first values empower you to get after your biggest dreams in life more quickly. But there are some persistent myths about credit…
How Credit Unions Work
Have you ever asked yourself "How do credit unions work?" We've provided a down-to-earth explanation of how credit unions work, and why that works for you!