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In the seventh episode of our Foundation Field Notes video series, Foundation Executive Director Gigi Hyland speaks with Mike Reuter, Executive Director for the Worldwide Foundation. During their discussion, Gigi and Mike talk about how the Worldwide Foundation works to connect credit unions across the world to help them engage with one another and create solutions to solve challenges that they are facing. They discuss the inclusion of the underserved to help them with basic financial needs, how international credit unions meet people where they are and how credit unions can help each other advance their technology and financial well-being.
Foundation Field Notes Episode 7: Worldwide Foundation & Financial Well-being Globablly
Here are the three main takeaways from the interview:
- Providing inclusion to members is the first foundational block to building financial well-being.
- Don’t be afraid to leverage your credit union’s resources to help another credit union upgrade their and help their members.
- Be creative when it comes to meeting people where they are, especially in difficult times.