June, 2013

American Eagle Credit Union Helps Design a Dream

Mike Killeen had a plan. The owner of Killeen Studio Architects wanted to design a space that would work for his company – and others. “We had a vision for this building to make it a hub for creative types,” says Killeen. “But most of all it’s a nice flexible…

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Common Financial Mistakes Young Adults Should Avoid

Whether it’s an individual burden such as student loans, or a cooperative investment like buying a house or getting married, getting in touch with a financial adviser is a great first step to getting your fiscal life in order. Credit unions can help you get on the right path. Click…

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Vantage Credit Union Uses Social Media to Reunite Member with Lost Cash

Vantage Credit Union (Bridgeton) used social media to help return nearly $1,000 to a member who lost the money while on vacation in New York City. It all began on the night of June 12, when a tech-savvy Good Samaritan found a Vantage Credit Union envelope in a New York…

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Credit Union Helps Local Bakers Live the Sweet Life

It’s been a whirlwind year for Jenna and Jason Siebert, owners of the Sweet Divine bakery and food truck. In 2012, the couple was settling into their first storefront on busy South Kingshighway in St. Louis. Since then, the couple won the Food Network’s hit reality competition “Cupcake Wars” and…

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The Difference Between Credit Unions and Banks

What’s the difference between credit unions and banks? A LOT….find out more!

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Fed Up With Your Bank? Consider a Credit Union

By ELISABETH LEAMY Last week I wrote about banks that offer high-yield checking accounts. This week I want to write about “un-banks”–in other words, credit unions. Hey, consider it equal time. It’s no secret that banks got a bad rap during the financial crisis for their part in risky mortgage…

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Credit Unions Fight Back Against Big Banks

After enduring months of salvos from the banking industry, credit unions are fighting back. The above video from the Credit Union National Association, one of the industry’s two major trade groups, launches credit unions’ campaign to enlist their 96 million members nationwide to beat back lobbying efforts by the American…

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