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WI Banks and Credit Unions Prepare to Process Payroll Protection Loans

Apr 02, 2020
  • Press
On behalf of Wisconsin’s community banks and credit unions, we want to assure the state's small businesses that we are eager to be your partner in weathering financial challenges brought on by this unprecedented pandemic.

4 Tips for Credit Union Business Members During COVID-19

Mar 31, 2020
  • More on The Movement
Credit unions across Wisconsin are hard at work helping their business members weather the COVID-19 pandemic. What should entrepreneurs, small businesses and employers do at this time?

REAL Solutions® Initiative Grant Impacts High School Students

Mar 23, 2020
  • Grants
  • The Foundation
In 2019, The League's 7 Rivers Region Chapter received a $3,000 REAL Solutions® Initiative Grant from The Wisconsin Credit Union Foundation. Here's what Janelle Black, the Fundraising Liaison for 7 Rivers, had to share about the impact this grant made for area high school students.

WI Financial Institutions Focus on Service During the COVID-19 Crisis

Mar 20, 2020
  • Press
Wisconsin financial institutions understand the importance of stable and uninterrupted delivery of important financial services, such as access to money and credit, during this time of crisis.

Your Money is Safer in a Credit Union than in Your Pocket

Mar 19, 2020
  • More on The Movement
The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is top-of-mind for just about everyone. However, one concern consumers can put to rest is about the safety of their money at a credit union. Here are four great reasons why consumers should not consider large cash withdrawals from their credit union accounts

League Annual Convention & Expo Postponement Announcement

Mar 17, 2020
  • Education & Events
In light of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and Governor Evers’s ban on gatherings of more than 50 people, the leadership of The Wisconsin Credit Union League has made the difficult decision to postpone our Annual Convention & Expo.

CU Direct Introduces Origence—A New Brand for Financial Institution Solutions

Mar 11, 2020
  • System Vendor
CU Direct, the nation’s leading developer of lending software technology for the credit union industry, announced it has launched Origence™, a new brand for its products and solutions serving financial institutions.

POSTPONED: Crystal Clear Insights with Convention's Keynote Speakers!

Mar 09, 2020
  • Education & Events
A supercharged lineup of keynote speakers at The League’s Annual Convention & Expo is sure to leave you setting your sights on big things for your credit union and The Movement!

Capitol Eyes 3.9.20

Mar 09, 2020
  • Advocacy
In late February, over 50 credit union Activists from across Wisconsin traveled to Washington D.C to participate in the 2020 Credit Union National Association Governmental Affairs Conference.

Data Privacy and Credit Unions: What to Expect in 2020

Mar 06, 2020
  • System Vendor
In a changing digital world, many consumers continually weigh convenience and customized experiences with the privacy of their personal information. Consumers become accustomed to perks like scanning their loyalty card for an extra five dollars off, seeing an ad or coupon that fits their needs, enjoying faster searching, or matching a weather report with their exact location. Simultaneously, they demand increased protection of their personal information and transparency over how the information is used.

Consumer Best Practices for Online Shopping

Mar 02, 2020
  • System Vendor
Shopping online can create stress. While reputable businesses have safely conducted online transactions since the mid-1990s, the possibility of fraud still lurks in all the internet nooks and crannies.

The Similar Beginnings of The Green Bay Packers & The Credit Union Movement

Feb 26, 2020
  • More on The Movement
Both organizations are non-profit. The Packers are owned by the community. A credit union is owned by a community of people with a common bond. Both of the corporations are directed by volunteers. Without dedicated volunteers, neither organization would have survived the hardships they endured in the early years of their existence.

3 Routes to Modernization

Feb 24, 2020
  • System Vendor
From trading to data management to settlement and accounting, the executives that I speak to recognize that they need to do more with less and still deliver a customer experience that is consistently ahead of the competition.

Capitol Eyes 2.21.20

Feb 21, 2020
  • Advocacy
Greater Fox Cities Chapter Legislative Night and WCULAF Auction; Three Credit Unions Honored with Governor's Financial Literacy Awards, Cooperative Network's 2020 Wisconsin Co-op Day at the Capitol; Meeting NCUA Board Members at The Rochdale & Paragon Volunteer Leadership Institute

Three Credit Unions Honored with Governor's Financial Literacy Awards

Feb 19, 2020
  • Awards
  • Press
On Wednesday, Governor Evers honored over a dozen individuals, businesses, and organizations with the 2019 Governor's Financial Literacy Awards. Altra Federal Credit Union, Educators Credit Union, and Summit Credit Union were among the recipients.

Credit Union Compliance Management System is Now Available for All Wisconsin Member Credit Unions

Feb 19, 2020
  • Compliance
  • Press
The Wisconsin Credit Union League and Credit Union National Association announce the availability of our newest member benefit – Credit Union Compliance Management System™ (CU CMS).

POSTPONED: Make Your Credit Union’s Vision 20/20 at the 2020 League Convention

Feb 13, 2020
  • Education & Events
The League’s Annual Convention & Expo is arriving in Appleton May 6-9, 2020, and what’s in focus this year will be establishing a clear vision of your credit union, The Movement, and much more!

Open Your Eyes to a Credit Union® Lands in Wisconsin

Feb 13, 2020
  • Press
Credit Union National Association (CUNA) today announced the arrival of the Open Your Eyes to a Credit Union® campaign to Wisconsin and Oklahoma. Officially launching February 3, the launches follow five other newly launched states in January and bring the total number of states running the campaign to 21.

Do Your Account Holders Consider You Their MVP?

Feb 06, 2020
  • System Vendor
The financial services playing field is no longer level ground for all financial institutions. With increased competition from digital non-bank providers and tech giants, such as Amazon, Google and emerging newcomers, traditional banks and credit unions face new challenges every day. To stand out in the field you must focus on meeting the increasing demands for financial services that add value, convenience and stability to consumers’ lives.

Credit Unions Use CDAs to Boost "Cause Marketing" Partnership with CU4Kids

Jan 31, 2020
  • System Vendor
CUNA Mutual Group—in addition to its corporate and employee donations to CU4Kids—has been introducing credit unions to a relatively new funding mechanism, the “charitable donation account” (CDA).