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The Difference


People Before Profit Stories

Whether it’s helping a member escape predatory lending, rebuild credit, weather an illness, save for a home, or simply be given a second chance, credit unions are uniquely equipped to provide a lifeline when other financial institutions can’t or won’t. Check out our collection of stories below--all submitted by Wisconsin's credit unions. More will soon be added! Have your own story you'd like to share? Submit your story here.



Story Collection

The Power of Cooperation

Jan 06, 2023
  • Above & Beyond Service
The credit union movement is founded on cooperative principles and a commitment to people helping people.

Overcoming Hurdles

Jan 06, 2023
  • Above & Beyond Service
A member came to Landmark Credit Union for their home equity line of credit and during the process ran into a few hurdles that Landmark associates were able to help navigate.

Ready for New Memories

Jan 06, 2023
  • Home Loans
“When it was finally time to update my older home, I went to Landmark to receive the funds to equip my house with everything it needed to be 'new' to me!

Best Choice & Best Rate

Jan 06, 2023
  • Second Chances & Refinancing
“After shopping around for the best rates in the area, Landmark was ultimately the best choice with the best rate. I truly enjoyed the friendly customer service.

Banking with Landmark Since High School

Jan 06, 2023
  • Home Loans
“My wife and I got married last October and found a home that had the possibility to be our dream home.

Turn to a Credit Union

Jan 06, 2023
  • Second Chances & Refinancing
A couple looking for a small loan approached several financials but were turned down. Then, they looked to Landmark.

What's a Credit Union?

What makes credit unions different from other financial institutions, and why does it matter? 

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Credit Unions vs. Banks

What's the difference between a credit union and bank? Check out this interactive infographic! 

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From accounts of above and beyond member service, to granted second chances, to responses to disaster, to meeting community needs, to returning funds back to their members through patronage, and more—your stories educate policymakers and the public about their banking options and are vital to preserving The Credit Union Difference.

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