Point West Credit Union takes wraps off the Caring Tree; Fibre Federal pays out Save-to-Winners; Gesa Credit Union invites families to the carousel.
Credit unions can repurpose CO-OP’s material for their own outreach to millennials.
Singer/Songwriter Daria Musk innovated her way into the national spotlight by performing concerts from her home studio and inviting fans to join her via the Internet. Now the spokesperson for CO-OP Financial Services’ “Empowering People. Amplifying Dreams” campaign, Musk will meet with credit unions in a July 10 webinar.
CO-OP Financial Services is banking on the drawing power of a young singer-songwriter to attract new members to credit unions — members who may not understand what credit unions are, but who know they’re not satisfied with the status quo.
Prize-linked savings accounts have turned un-banked consumers into savers in Michigan. Some Washington credit unions are considering launching similar programs by taking advantage of legislation passed this year. The NWCUA will lobby for a similar law in Oregon next year.
A story picked up around the nation this week focuses on the Northwest Credit Union Associationâ€™s Washington state effort to pass legislation encouraging non-savers to sock away a short term nest egg.