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Brian Branch: 2023 Herb Wegner Memorial Award Winner

Over the course of our lives, most of us are lucky to positively influence a handful of people. It is no overstatement to say this 2023 Herb Wegner Memorial Award […] Find out more »

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Start at home: how simple interventions can improve credit union employees’ financial well-being

The results of a National Credit Union Foundation research grant are in—and show that statistically significant improvements are within reach for all credit unions. As the nation continues to navigate […] Find out more »

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Winona Nava: 2023 Herb Wegner Memorial Award Winner

“She’s someone who dreams big but builds even bigger.” The credit union movement and vulnerable people across the country are better off because of this Herb Wegner Memorial Award winner’s […] Find out more »

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National Credit Union Foundation marks 40-year milestone with latest DE cohort

The National Credit Union Foundation (the Foundation) celebrated an additional 48 graduates of its signature Development Education (DE) program last week. The fourth and final cohort of 2022 marked the […] Find out more »

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National Credit Union Foundation research shows simple email can increase savings and sense of financial well-being

MADISON, WI (November 15, 2022) – A new report published today by the National Credit Union Foundation (the Foundation) shows that credit unions can measurably increase their employees’ financial well-being […] Find out more »

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Credit union movement rallies in preparation for next natural disaster

The National Credit Union Foundation (the Foundation) has confirmed over $200,000 has been committed to its CUAid disaster relief program in the weeks since Hurricanes Fiona and Ian devastated large […] Find out more »

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Three key takeaways from The Foundation’s Start at Home grant report

The results of a recent National Credit Union Foundation (the Foundation) research grant are in—and they’re exciting. Launched in mid-2020, our Start at Home grant project asked a relatively simple question: if […] Find out more »

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Championing credit unions and communities

Originally shared on the Financial Health Network website. A longtime finhealth champion in the credit union industry, Gigi Hyland has spent her career empowering credit unions to work within their […] Find out more »

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Focus on employees’ financial well-being

Originally shared by CUNA News. When developing programs that address members’ financial well-being, keep an important group in mind: your employees. “It’s highly likely that many if not all of […] Find out more »