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Our research stokes ideas, but ideas cannot change an industry unless we put them into action. Our communities of bright, creative people take our most promising research and use it to build ideas that solve real-world problems.

Filene is always looking for the brightest individuals in the credit union community to join our prestigious i3 program. Explore the documents below to learn more about Filene i3 and how the program works.  

Applications open every spring.

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Read about the radical new solutions developed by the current Filene i3 class. Ballooning student loan debt, financial security during stressful life events and maximizing value from credit union conferences are just a few of the solutions to address consumer and credit union challenges.

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Filene thanks CSCU for its generous support of Filene i3.