President Barack Obama sent greetings Thursday to those celebrating International Credit Union Day. CUNA worked closely with the White House on the statement, and a number of credit union-friendly legislators also weighed in with the White House.
CUNA’s Strategic Communications Department teamed up with The Wall Street Journal this week on an infographic illustrating the differences between credit unions and banks. The graphic ran in print today, on International Credit Union Day.
Credit union leaders from around the world are celebrating International Credit Union Day with messages that focus on "The Authentic Difference" of the not-for-profit, cooperatively structured financial institutions.
Credit unions and how they help people were the topic of the day not only in the United States but around the world Thursday. International Credit Union Day special events were held, for example, in Brussels; Canada; London, and St. Kitts.
As credit unions worldwide celebrate International Credit Union Day, CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle offered greetings from Cuba, where he is part of a contingent of credit union leaders working to bring cooperative financial services to the island nation.
The discussion boards on CUNA’s Compliance Community featured an interesting discussion last week: what is the difference between the terms “share draft” and “checking account”? The correct use is important since credit unions pay dividends, not interest.