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Follow Along on our #CrashTheGAC17 Journey

Follow Along on our #CrashTheGAC17 Journey

The Crashers are going to Washington! Yes, once again, The Cooperative Trust has assembled FIFTY of the nation's freshest, bright-eyed, young credit union professionals to make the annual trek to Washington D.C. to "Crash the GAC" and deliver the message that the country's youth care about the future of credit unions! 

Check out the full list of our 50 Crashers, and follow along on their journey with Megan, Blair, Amber and Daniel as they take over The Cooperative Trust's social media in D.C.

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Credit Unions Stand Up to Serve Those Who Need Them Now

Credit Unions Stand Up to Serve Those Who Need Them Now

There are 42 million immigrants in the U.S., including foreign born citizens, refugees, lawful permanent residents, and undocumented immigrants; all coming from nearly every country in the world. Being foreign born is what technically defines this group, but there are other designations that make these individuals and families a part of who we are as a country.

Here we share preliminary results in the Non-Citizen Lending program -- a program being tested with 13 credit unions across the country offering a variety of consumer lending products to non-citizens with the same rates as traditional consumer lending products. 

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You Can Change the 2017 Headlines: 6 Steps to Success

You Can Change the 2017 Headlines: 6 Steps to Success

Credit unions have so much to celebrate as we say goodbye to 2016. However, the recent headlines about the CFI Group’s Credit Union Satisfaction Index member satisfaction results dipping might have you wondering what you need to do to ensure that your members have the best possible experience in the New Year.

Over the years, you’ve challenged Filene to move beyond research into action. We’ve listened. 

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The Sandwich Generation Wrap-Up

The Sandwich Generation Wrap-Up

We hope everyone had a fantastic holiday season and is off to good start in the new year! December was a whirlwind month for us here at Filene and we want to be sure you didn't miss one of our most popular reports from last month. Here's a wrap-up of all the resources available for you to learn more about our "Sandwich Generation" research.

So, a sandwich or a wrap? Your choice. (The wrap has less carbs...)

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