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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.
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
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.
UnitedOne Credit Union

An Onsite Branch at Ascend

Apr 01, 2019
  • Community Partnerships
Ascend Services, Inc. provides community experiences, education, and employment opportunities that promote individual growth for residents of Manitowoc County.
N.E.W. Credit Union

From No Positive Credit to Mortgage Pre-Approval

Apr 01, 2019
  • Second Chances & Refinancing
I had no positive credit and 16 accounts in collections with a credit score of 400. N.E.W. Credit Union took the time to help me create the best plan of action to get out of debt and start building a positive credit history.