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Capitol Eyes 4.8.21

Apr 08, 2021
  • Advocacy
Next week, the Senate Committee on Financial Institutions and Revenue will hold a public hearing on Senate Bill 19, relating to financial exploitation of vulnerable adults.

April Proclaimed Financial Literacy & Capability Month in Wisconsin

Apr 06, 2021
  • The CU Difference
  • Press
As Gov. Tony Evers proclaims April as Financial Literacy and Capability Month, Wisconsin’s credit unions are spotlighting their work with members, schools and community groups to promote and foster financial well-being.

CUs in the News: A Monthly Roundup of #TheCUDifference Across WI

Apr 02, 2021
  • More on The Movement
  • The CU Difference
The League is excited to introduce a new series that rounds up all the ways credit unions support their members and communities across Wisconsin! Whether it's giving back, responding to COVID-19, awarding scholarships, or supporting financial literacy (and so much more), we are proud of all their hard work!

The Foundation Awards $6,000 in CUNA Management School Scholarships

Apr 01, 2021
  • Scholarships
  • The Foundation
The Wisconsin Credit Union Foundation recently awarded $6,000 in CUNA Management School Scholarships to three recipients, including Nilsa Gebert (FOCUS Credit Union), Lois Pluff (Sheboygan Area Credit Union), and Chris Trost (Glacier Hills Credit Union).

Capitol Eyes 3.25.21

Mar 25, 2021
  • Advocacy
While Wisconsin was bested by Minnesota in the Border Battle fundraising competition earlier this month, Activists were able to raise $9,375, 129% of Wisconsin’s goal for this event!

Foundation DE Scholarship Renamed Pat Wesenberg DE Scholarship

Mar 25, 2021
  • Scholarships
  • The Foundation
  • Press
In March, The Wisconsin Credit Union Foundation's Board of Directors approved renaming its Development Education (DE) Scholarship the Pat Wesenberg Development Education (DE) Scholarship in memory of Pat Wesenberg, the former President of Simplicity Credit Union and longtime advocate for The Credit Union Movement who passed away in February after an extended illness.

Capitol Eyes 3.11.21

Mar 11, 2021
  • Advocacy
Last week, over 100 Wisconsin Credit Union Activists participated in the 2021 CUNA Government Affairs Conference.

$11,000 Raised for Foundation Through Frozen Fitness Fun

Mar 04, 2021
  • The Foundation
  • Press
If there's anything Wisconsinites know, it's how to have fun in the snow! Last week, 157 participants from across the state raised over $11,000 to support The Wisconsin Credit Union Foundation's mission through its Frozen Fitness Fundraiser.

The League Urges Elder Financial Abuse Reforms

Feb 24, 2021
  • Press
  • Advocacy
The Wisconsin Credit Union League is urging passage of a key elder financial abuse prevention bill to help seniors targeted for illegal and fraudulent withdrawals and other transactions.

Remembering Pat Wesenberg

Feb 23, 2021
  • More on The Movement
The League is saddened to share the news of Patricia Wesenberg's passing on February 12 after an extended illness.

5 Tips for Improving Your Credit Score

Feb 22, 2021
  • Press
  • More on The Movement
Wisconsin's credit unions help their members make the most of their money. If improving your credit score is a goal, they have some strategies to help you succeed.

Capitol Eyes 2021 State Government Affairs Conference Recap

Feb 12, 2021
  • Advocacy
On January 26 - 28, over 200 Credit Union Activists participated in The League’s State Government Affairs Conference.

The League to Hold Virtual State Government Affairs Conference January 26-28

Jan 25, 2021
  • Press
  • Advocacy
The Wisconsin Credit Union League is ready to kick off its Virtual State Government Affairs Conference. State lawmakers will hear directly from credit union leaders, giving a voice to its more than 3.4 million members.

The League Issues Letter to State Health Dept. Requesting Phase 1b of COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Include Essential Financial Workers

Jan 20, 2021
  • Press
  • Advocacy
The Wisconsin Credit Union League is sharing a letter they sent requesting that Phase 1b of the COVID-19 vaccination distribution include essential frontline workers at financial institutions.

5 Reasons to Attend Virtual State GAC

Jan 15, 2021
  • Education & Events
  • Advocacy
Here are 5 reasons why we can't wait for you to join us at the upcoming Virtual State Government Affairs Conference, to be held January 26-28.

Capitol Eyes 1.14.2021

Jan 15, 2021
  • Advocacy
There are new faces in leadership for the 2021-2022 State Legislative Session, along with eight new Senators and 16 new Representatives.

Special Edition of Capitol Eyes: 2020 Advocacy in Review

Dec 31, 2020
  • Advocacy
As 2020 comes to an end, it is clear credit unions continue to play a vital role for Wisconsinites and their communities. Be proud of the work you've done in 2020.

Capitol Eyes 12.17.2020

Dec 17, 2020
  • Advocacy
Activists from the Chippewa Valley Chapter participated in a virtual trivia night in support of the Wisconsin Credit Union Legislative Action Fund (WCULAF).

An Inside Look at CDFI Credit Unions

Dec 08, 2020
  • System Vendor
More than ever, 2020 has shown a spotlight on the incredible impact that credit unions make in their communities. Whether it’s working around the clock to process Payment Protection Program loans, participating in social justice initiatives or giving their employees time off to vote, credit unions have consistently demonstrated their commitment to serving the needs of their communities.

2020 League Highlights

Dec 07, 2020
  • More on The Movement
The League has been proud to serve Wisconsin's credit unions throughout this difficult time. Here's how we put your membership to work in an unprecedented year like 2020.