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stories_t_kohler credit union

Committed to Financial Literacy in the Community

Dec 01, 2019
  • Escaping Predatory Lending
The payday loan cycle starts slow and spirals quickly. One of our members got behind because of a $200 car repair and took out her first payday loan.
Simplicity Credit Union

Credit Union Employees Care

Aug 01, 2019
  • Charity & Community Service
'The Family Crisis Center, a CAP Services program, helps victims of domestic violence, their families, friends, and care providers in Stevens Point.
WESTconsin Credit Union

An Outstanding Community Partner

May 14, 2019
  • Community Partnerships
WESTconsin Credit Union was recently awarded the Outstanding Community Partner Award by Junior Achievement for our commitment to area youth ages K-12 in support of financial literacy.
stories_t_kohler credit union

Keeping a Community Tradition Alive

May 01, 2019
  • Charity & Community Service
Kohler Credit Union stepped up to manage and sponsor a community Memorial Day Parade when the originating sponsors decided to relinquish the reins, putting the event in jeopardy of being canceled.
stories_t_landmark credit union

Getting Back on Track

Apr 24, 2019
  • Second Chances & Refinancing
"Landmark Credit Union was the only lender that would work with me at a very good rate."
stories_t_park city credit union

Longterm Fixed-Rate Products on Non-Conforming Properties

Apr 22, 2019
  • Home Loans
One way we help our members fulfill their dream of home ownership is by offering longterm fixed-rate products on non-conforming properties such as condominiums, vacant land, manufactured homes, and homes that sit on large acreage parcels.
The Difference: Taylor Credit Union

Providing Our Members With the Tools They Need

Apr 19, 2019
  • Fostering Financial Literacy
A young man with negative credit history applied for a home loan. Our loan officer, who is a Certified Financial Coach, showed him ways to clean up his credit.
stories_t_cloverbelt credit union

Loan Extensions, No Payments, & Waived Interest During Cancer Treatment

Apr 19, 2019
  • Rainy Day Support - Medical Bills
We have a self-employed over-the-road trucker who has his semi financed with us. Unfortunately, he was diagnosed with cancer and will be unable to drive for six months while receiving chemo treatment.
stories_t_prime financial credit union

Viridiana and her Family Had Always Dreamed of Living on a Farm

Apr 19, 2019
  • Serving the Underserved
With our expanded services, we are able to accept alternate forms of identification including ITINs. We helped make her family’s dream a reality.
stories_t_westby coop credit union

Helping Our Communities Recover

Apr 19, 2019
  • Charity & Community Service
After the floods of 2018 devastated our serving area from Coon Creek to Kickapoo Valley to the Baraboo watershed, WCCU committed to the recovery of our communities.
stories_t_blackhawk community credit union

"I Left the Branch Feeling Like I Was Being Taken Care Of"

Apr 18, 2019
  • Identity Theft Prevention & Mitigation
“My personal computer was accessed by an unknown entity. When I realized what was occurring and that it was probably a scam, I went to the branch to see if any funds had been withdrawn, which they had."
stories_t_fond du lac credit union

Helping When No Other Local Financials Would

Apr 18, 2019
  • Above & Beyond Service
A non-member with children was forced from her home due to flooding in town and lost everything. Her employer had a relief fund, but no other local financials would cash the check.
stories_t_health care credit union

Refinancing a 30% Interest Rate, Paying Off Collections, & Saving a Member $250/month

Apr 18, 2019
  • Second Chances & Refinancing
We had a member apply for a $5,000 loan to pay off some collections and credit cards. Looking at his credit report, we noticed that he was paying almost 30% in interest on his vehicle at a different institution.
The Difference - Unison Credit Union

Single Dad Seeks More Quality Time with Family

Apr 18, 2019
  • Second Chances & Refinancing
A single dad who drives a truck for a living came to us seeking a way to find more time with his kids and aging mother.
stories_t_oshkosh community credit union

Helping Refugees

Apr 17, 2019
  • Serving the Underserved
The city of Oshkosh has a large refugee population, and the majority have little experience navigating checking or savings accounts, paying bills, and are not financially empowered.
stories_t_athens area credit union

Contributing to the Backbone of Our Community

Apr 16, 2019
  • Charity & Community Service
Each year, we allocate funds to support our local community.
Altra Federal Credit Union

Finally Treated Like I Matter

Apr 16, 2019
  • Auto Loans
I am a hard-working single mom who was new to the area. Right before Christmas, the engine on my truck blew, and where I live is not supported by public transit.
WESTconsin Credit Union

Making Unique Loans Work

Apr 14, 2019
  • Home Loans
There is still a misconception in mortgage financing about the difficulty of finding financing for singlewide manufactured
Hayward Community Credit Union

Wanting to C-U Smile

Apr 04, 2019
  • Charity & Community Service
We created CU $mile to motivate our employees to experience the gift of giving and renew the spirit of people helping people.
Co-op Credit Union

Escape from Debt, Escape from Predatory Lending

Apr 01, 2019
  • Escaping Predatory Lending
'A member at Co-op Credit Union came through the drive-up and wanted to deposit a larger-than-normal check.