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2021 League Highlights

Dec 01, 2021
  • More on The Movement
The Wisconsin Credit Union League has been proud to support our member credit unions throughout 2021, another historic year of addressing the pandemic’s effects as the first signs of normalcy return. Here's how we put your membership to work in 2021.

Foundation Announces Grant & Scholarship Recipients

Nov 27, 2021
  • The Foundation
  • Press
The Wisconsin Credit Union Foundation's Board of Directors has awarded its Emerging Markets Grant to Royal Credit Union and three Professional Development scholarships to credit union professionals looking to continue their education.

CUs in the News: October 2021

Oct 27, 2021
  • The CU Difference
Whether it's giving back, responding to COVID-19, awarding scholarships, or fostering financial literacy (and so much more), here's how Wisconsin's credit unions supported their members and communities in October.

64 Credit Union Professionals to Participate in Tristate Mentorship Match

Oct 12, 2021
  • Press
  • More on The Movement
64 participants from three states were selected to participate in the inaugural Tristate Mentor Match - a 12-month formal mentorship program developed in partnership by the Minnesota Credit Union Network, Montana’s Credit Unions and the Wisconsin Credit Union League.

Public Support Strong for Credit Unions Being Exempt from Corporate Income Taxes

Oct 07, 2021
  • Advocacy
  • Press
  • More on The Movement
I​n a recent survey, 80% of registered voters said Wisconsin credit unions should be exempt from state and federal corporate income taxes because they are non-profit cooperatives.

CUs in the News: September 2021

Oct 05, 2021
  • The CU Difference
Whether it's giving back, responding to COVID-19, awarding scholarships, or fostering financial literacy (and so much more), here's how Wisconsin's credit unions supported their members and communities in September.

CUs in the News: August 2021

Sep 17, 2021
  • The CU Difference
Whether it's giving back, responding to COVID-19, awarding scholarships, or fostering financial literacy (and so much more), here's how Wisconsin's credit unions supported their members and communities in August.

UNconventional Wrapup: By the Numbers

Sep 16, 2021
  • Education & Events
Thank you to all who joined us for our first-ever “a little different, a little UNconventional” Virtual Convention and Expo September 7-10! Here’s a quick look—by the numbers—of what we accomplished.

Introducing Our New Advanced Search Engine

Sep 13, 2021
  • More on The Movement
The League is excited to unveil a new & improved search experience on our website! In an effort to help our members find exactly what they are looking for (& fast), we have completely overhauled our search engine so you can now filter and sort results through a clean and intuitive interface.

Capitol Eyes 9.10.21: Credit Union Advocacy Refresh Part 2

Sep 10, 2021
  • Advocacy
This edition of Capitol Eyes continues with part two of the three-part series to refresh Activists' advocacy IQ. 

Support The Movement at UNconventional!

Aug 31, 2021
  • Education & Events
It's one week until our UNconventional Convention, and we can't hardly wait! From high-profile speakers to our interactive, virtual expo hall, there will be something for everyone. But, did you know you can also help support The Credit Union Movement while attending?

Fitchburg Credit Union Leader Kicks Off Series of Tips to Tame Finances

Aug 30, 2021
  • More on The Movement
  • Press
A local executive is the first to share financial expertise in a video series featuring tips from Wisconsin credit unions.

Capitol Eyes 8.26.21: Credit Union Advocacy Refresh Part 1

Aug 26, 2021
  • Advocacy
This edition of Capitol Eyes will kick-off a three-part series aimed at helping Activists refresh your advocacy IQ.

What to Expect at the UNconventional Virtual Expo Hall

Aug 19, 2021
  • Education & Events
A highlight for many of our Convention attendees is our Expo Hall, where you can check out the latest innovations from a variety of industry vendors, catch up with colleagues, and make new connections. At our upcoming UNconventional Virtual Convention September 7-10, here's what you can expect for our Virtual Expo Hall.

Capitol Eyes 8.12.21

Aug 13, 2021
  • Advocacy
Activists from the LaCrosse area participated in a town hall with CUNA President & CEO Jim Nussle at Altra Federal Credit Union.

CUs in the News: June & July 2021

Aug 10, 2021
  • The CU Difference
Whether it's giving back, responding to COVID-19, awarding scholarships, or fostering financial literacy (and so much more), here's how Wisconsin's credit unions supported their members and communities in May.

$80k in Foundation Grants Distributed to Wisconsin's Credit Unions

Aug 09, 2021
  • The Foundation
  • Grants
Last month, The Foundation's Board of Directors met to award funds to Wisconsin's credit unions through their Credit Union Development and REAL Solutions grants. A record $80,000 was distributed to help recipients better serve their communities. Here they are!

REAL Solutions is Now The Difference, & We Want Your Stories!

Jul 30, 2021
  • The CU Difference
To reach a broader audience with more consumer-friendly lingo in mind, The League's REAL Solutions Program is now The Difference, though there's no difference in our mission!

Capitol Eyes Special Edition: Mid-Year Political Advocacy Update

Jul 29, 2021
  • Advocacy
Political advocacy allows credit unions to provide financial support that can help elect and keep credit union friendly elected officials in office. Contributions to campaigns allow Activists to build rapport with candidates and key elected officials, show support for the individuals that champion our priorities, and importantly give our allies running for office the leg up they need to win election. 

Q&A With UNConventional Keynote, Ben Nemtin

Jul 20, 2021
  • Education & Events
It's important to stop and think about what you truly value. A lot of people have never done this. It's important to write the list because that helps you prioritize these things that deserve your energy and attention. So at a very basic level, a bucket list forces you to think about what’s important and reminds you to take steps towards those things.