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Community & Inclusion are More than Words for Wisconsin’s Credit Unions

Jun 16, 2021
  • The CU Difference
  • Press
A diverse, equitable, and inclusive approach to serving our members and communities is built into the DNA of Wisconsin’s credit unions. From our very inception, we have been mission- and state statute-driven to “provide an opportunity for members to improve their economic and social conditions.”

CUs in the News: May 2021

Jun 01, 2021
  • The CU Difference
  • More on The Movement
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.

A Year of Transformation

May 06, 2021
  • More on The Movement
The COVID-19 pandemic has been a time of loss. Grief. Compassion. Challenges. Isolation. Growth. Fear. Frustration. Connection. Hope. Humility. Resilience. Transformation.

CUs in the News: April 2021

Apr 28, 2021
  • The CU Difference
  • More on The Movement
Whether it's giving back, responding to COVID-19, awarding scholarships, or supporting financial literacy (and so much more), here's how Wisconsin's credit unions supported their members and communities in April.

VIDEO: Reality Check Days Give Students a Taste of Adult Financial Reality

Apr 27, 2021
  • The CU Difference
  • Press
During National Credit Union Youth Month in April, Wisconsin credit unions are helping young people navigate the world of money and finances. A great example is Educators Credit Union, which works with high schools in southeastern Wisconsin through an innovative program called Reality Check Days.

Capitol Eyes 4.22.21

Apr 22, 2021
  • Advocacy
The League's SVP of Advocacy Sarah Wainscott testified in front of the Senate Committee on Financial Institutions and Revenue in support of SB 19, a bill that will better empower credit unions to prevent the financial exploitation of vulnerable adults.

Credit Unions Among Governor's Financial Literacy Award Recipients

Apr 21, 2021
  • Press
  • Awards
On April 15, Gov. Tony Evers honored eight individuals and five organizations as recipients of the 2020 Governor’s Financial Literacy Awards in a virtual ceremony. The recipients were honored for their efforts in helping Wisconsinites build their financial literacy and capability skills. 7 Rivers Region Chapter of Credit Unions, Royal Credit Union, Educators Credit Union, and Marine Credit Union Foundation were among the recipients.

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 and as National Credit Union Youth 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.