CO-OP Financial Services highlights two Northwest credit unions who pursue their social missions by reaching out to underserved communities.
Credit unions, banks, government agencies and nonprofit organizations are banding together to create a statewide Bank On program in Oregon that would increase access to financial services for the state’s unbanked and under-banked consumers.
The World Council of Credit Unions has partnered with Boom Financial to offer an international mobile remittance solution for immigrant workers and their families, many of whom are unbanked.
The average unbanked household spends an average of $800 to $1,000 each year just to cash checks and pay bills. On Thursday, individuals from across Oregon will search for answers together at the 2013 Financial Education Summit. Will your credit union have a seat at the table?
Strategic Link business partner Member Access Pacific (MAP) writes about how until recently, there were the banked and the unbanked. But now it is time to look at another customer segment: the debanked.
A grant from the Washington Credit Union Foundation has allowed Express Credit Union to improve outreach to low-income and unbanked consumers through better computer connectivity.