Cultivate Gratitude during the Holiday Season

Cultivate Gratitude during the Holiday Season! It’s easy to get caught up in the stress and busy-ness of the Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanza and other celebratory days. Add the potential for familial dysfunction, and you might consider a vacation from your holiday vacation! The blog LivingWellSpendingLess has a great little…

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Credit Unions are champions of low-income and working class people

Credit Unions are champions of low-income and working class people Nobel Peace Prize winner, Irish politician John Hume stated, “Before the arrival of the Credit Union, people who were from the poor background or the working class background couldn’t borrow from banks.” It’s true.  Banks have long been only interested…

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Millennials are killing Banks…

Millennials are killing Banks… Business Insider has article online about Millennials killing all kinds of retail type businesses – here’s what they say about banks: Millennials distrust financial establishments and rarely visit physical banks. “There’s a massive shift in consumer behavior and consumer trust,” Rick Yang, a partner at the…

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Credit Union Memberships Are on the Rise – But Why?

Rise of the Credit Union “In the year to April 2017, credit union memberships rose 4.8% faster than the 3.8% pace set in the year to April 2016, and the fastest pace in in the modern credit union era,” says CUNA Mutual Group, in a new study entitled “2017 Credit Union…

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Hug your Credit Union

It’s not often that your service provider can boast of relationships like this with their clients: Last week, a member of SourceONE Credit Union called and informed the office staff that his mother had passed away, unexpectedly.  This gentleman, while not a regular visitor, had been to the office in…

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MTO does great job for our community!

Have you heard of the Metropolitan Tenants Organization in Chicago? At SourcreONE Credit Union, we have.  They’re an organization of great people working together to educate, organize and empower tenants to have a voice in the decisions that affect the affordability and availability of decent and safe housing. You can…

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