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Over 200 Share The Credit Union Difference at the State Government Affairs Conference

Jan 27, 2023
  • Advocacy
On January 24, over 200 Wisconsin Credit Union Activists shared The Credit Union Difference in 128 meetings with their legislators for our annual State Government Affairs Conference.

VIDEO: Providing Financial Literacy Education to Disenfranchised Youth

Jan 04, 2023
  • Education & Events
  • Advocacy
As part of their mission to foster financial wellbeing, credit unions provide financial literacy education and resources to their communities, including to those who have been traditionally underserved and disenfranchised.

VIDEO: Combating Financial Elder Abuse with AARP Bank Certification

Dec 16, 2022
  • Education & Events
  • Advocacy
Currently, financial abuse is the primary issue identified in 22% of all reported elder abuse-related crimes in Wisconsin, and this exploitation has increased dramatically in recent years across the country. Check out the video below to learn more about how a Wisconsin credit union obtained AARP Bank Certification so its employees on the frontlines of this issue are prepared to help protect their members' life savings.

VIDEO: Serving the Underserved with a Full-Service Branch on Wheels!

Nov 30, 2022
  • Education & Events
  • Advocacy
A credit union in southwest Wisconsin identified a need in their community: more accessible banking that would reach traditionally underserved areas of the state. How did they do it? A full-service credit union branch on wheels!

5 Ways to Support The Credit Union Movement in Wisconsin

Nov 13, 2022
  • Education & Events
  • Advocacy
If you've seen firsthand the power of The Credit Union Difference and want to learn more about how you can help protect & promote The Movement in Wisconsin, check out these 5 tips.

WBA Continues Campaign to Limit Financial Freedom

Nov 07, 2022
  • Advocacy
Last week, Settlers Bank announced plans to sell the bank in an open market transaction to Wings Financial Credit Union, a Minnesota based credit union.

Hike the Hill Celebrates Over 20 Years

Aug 01, 2022
  • Advocacy
For over 20 years, The League has brought you face-to-face with decision makers in Washington during our annual Hike the Hill event, discussing the valued services your credit union provides, plus policy and regulatory issues.

Capitol Eyes 7.28.2022

Jul 28, 2022
  • Advocacy
UW Credit Union's Chad LaFlash and Erin Bykowski presented during last week's Financial Inclusion Committee of the Governor's Council on Financial Literacy and Capability.

Capitol Eyes 7.14.2022

Jul 18, 2022
  • Advocacy
Wisconsin's August 9th Primary Election is just around the corner, and there are credit union friendly candidates running this fall that need our help.

Capitol Eyes 6.30.2022

Jun 30, 2022
  • Advocacy
Today is the last day of CULAC's $30 by the 30th campaign, and Wisconsin credit union Activists are nearly at the $3,000 goal.