Championing, Connecting and Equipping the Global Credit Union Community

The global credit union movement benefits significantly from the efforts of the World Council of Credit Unions and its foundation. Eighty percent of the funds raised come from the U.S. movement. Find out how you’re helping.

CFPB Gathers Educators and Advocates to Explore Financial Education Effectiveness

Classroom education is not enough, a gathering of financial educators and advocates finds. Some of the initiatives being driven by credit unions are key to improving students’ financial capability.

Global Credit Union Community Serving 208 Million Members

The global credit union community is now 57,000 credit unions strong, serving 208 million members. The World Council of Credit Unions has released a new statistical report.

Australia’s Gold Coast to Host Professionals from 50 Countries at World Credit Union Conference

Credit union executives and volunteers from more than 50 countries will gather on Australia’s Gold Coast for World Council’s 2014 World Credit Union Conference in July.

World Council of Credit Unions: Impacting Lives Around the Globe

Through international advocacy and a worldwide exchange of information and ideas, the World Council of Credit Unions is working to provide affordable, reliable and accessible financial services to more than 200 million members of 56,000 credit unions in 101 countries.

How Will You Celebrate International Credit Union Day?

Credit unions in more than 100 countries will “unite for good” on Oct. 17, when they reflect on the movement’s history and promote its achievements on International Credit Union Day. Will your credit union be celebrating, too? Tell us how!

Which Countries Have a Higher S & P Ranking than U.S.?

U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner accuses Standard & Poor’s of showing “really terrible judgment” for downgrading the nation’s debt rating from AAA to AA+. Nineteen countries received better ratings from S & P.