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CUs in the News

Credit unions are frequently in the news in their respective communities. This channel houses television reports that feature credit unions stories and good works. If your credit union has been on television and you don't see the video here, please get in touch with CUBE TV Manager Nick Olexa at nicholas.olexa@CUSolutionsGroup.com.

Inside Exchange #23: NCUA's risk-based capital proposal

 Inside Exchange #23: NCUA's risk-based capital proposal In this episode, CUNA Chief Economist Bill Hampel and Deputy General Counsel Mary Dunn discuss with CUNA's Pat Keefe NCUA's proposed rule on risk-based capital, including CUNA's initial analysis of the rule's key parts for credit unions. Source: http://vimeo.com/85460671

 

 Inside Exchange #23: NCUA's risk-based capital proposal

Inside Exchange #23: NCUA's risk-based capital proposal

In this episode, CUNA Chief Economist Bill Hampel and Deputy General Counsel Mary Dunn discuss with CUNA's Pat Keefe NCUA's proposed rule on risk-based capital, including CUNA's initial analysis of the rule's key parts for credit unions. Source: http://vimeo.com/85460671

Option 1 CU on WOOD TV: Get Financially Fit in 2014

Option 1 CU on WOOD TV: Get Financially Fit in 2014

"The New Year is right around the corner and with it come thoughts of resolutions and plans. Recent surveys show the most Americans are saving less than 4% and are concerned about financial stability. Here are some tips to help you know if you...

Save to Win: A lottery where you can't lose

Save to Win: A lottery where you can't lose

PBS Newshour Presents: Save to Win: A lottery where you can't lose Credit unions in four states offer a lottery that gives savers the chance to win small monthly prizes or a yearly grand prize -- even if you don't win you get to keep the money you...

Gigi Hyland Talks National Philanthropy Day

Gigi Hyland Talks National Philanthropy Day

Friday, Nov. 15, is National Philanthropy Day. It is a day set aside to recognize and pay tribute to the great contributions that philanthropy – and those people and organizations active in the philanthropic community – make to improve lives,...

 Inside Exchange #15: A conversation with the NCUA Board Chairman (Part 2)

Inside Exchange #15: A conversation with the NCUA Board Chairman (Part 2)

In this second of a two-part episode, CUNA's Paul Gentile discusses with NCUA Board Chairman Debbie Matz a variety of hot topics among credit unions and the federal regulatory agency, including: Regulatory modernization, risk-based capital, the proposed...

Inside Exchange #15: A conversation with the NCUA Board Chairman (Part 1)

Inside Exchange #15: A conversation with the NCUA Board Chairman (Part 1)

In this first of a two-part episode, CUNA's Paul Gentile discusses with NCUA Board Chairman Debbie Matz a variety of hot topics among credit unions and the federal regulatory agency, including: Corporate assessments, relations with the Consumer Financial...

WJBK Money Monday: Ways To Improve Your Credit Score

WJBK Money Monday: Ways To Improve Your Credit Score

WBJK invited Michigan First Credit Union President & CEO, MIchael Poulous on set for this segment of Money Mondays. Poulous is a credit score expert, educating metro Detroiters on how they can improve their credit scores and save money in the long...

 TruNorth FCU on ABC10: Financial Literacy Software for Kids

TruNorth FCU on ABC10: Financial Literacy Software for Kids

TruNorth FCU is reaching out to kids in local schools with a new and innovative tool designed to make money management fun.

Cornerstone Community Financial on Fox 2: CU Gas Giveaway

Cornerstone Community Financial on Fox 2: CU Gas Giveaway

Employees from Cornerstone Community Financial took some of the pain out of the pump as part of the nationwide “Take Back Your Banking” initiative.  

Security CU on ABC 12: Helping Feed the Needy

Security CU on ABC 12: Helping Feed the Needy

A local food bank’s shelves were running low until Security CU stepped in with a big donation.  

CU CEO Saved by AED Tells His Story on WLNS

CU CEO Saved by AED Tells His Story on WLNS

Jon Looman, CEO of Community West CU describes the interventions that saved his life following a major heart attack, and describes what his credit union and MCUL are doing to help others.

Ishpeming Community FCU Member Wins $10,000 CU Prize

Ishpeming Community FCU Member Wins $10,000 CU Prize

Michigan credit unions recently awarded the grand prize of the 2012 “Own Your Money” sweepstakes to Lynn Ylitalo of Champion. The longtime CU member was overjoyed to receive the prize she called “life-changing.” General Manager...

EECU on WLNS: CUs Fight for Expanded Business Lending Authority

EECU on WLNS: CUs Fight for Expanded Business Lending Authority

EECU recently financed the construction of another Culver’s restaurant, but as CEO Steve Cobb explains, credit unions are limited in their ability to help businesses thrive and help their communities grow because of the arbitrary cap on member business...

Michigan First CU on Fox 2 Detroit: Back to School Budgeting

Michigan First CU on Fox 2 Detroit: Back to School Budgeting

It's back to school time for college students and that means it's also time to think about campus life and money. Austin Chapman, spokester for Michigan First CU’s Young and Free program shared advice for students and young adults managing their...

ELGA CU on NBC25

ELGA CU on NBC25

ELGA Credit Union is proud to be one of the title sponsors for the 2012 American Muscle Motorway, which benefits the Back to the Bricks Automotive Pioneer Statue Fund. The fund is used to create life-sized, bronze statues commemorating the early pioneers...

Option 1 CU on WOOD TV: Big Bank Doesn't Mean Better Banking

Option 1 CU on WOOD TV: Big Bank Doesn't Mean Better Banking

Jerri Schmidt of Option 1 Credit Union discusses the credit union difference and shares sets credit unions and banks apart when it comes to rates, fees, personal control and consumer advocacy. She also highlights this year's CU Difference campaign, the...

CASE CU on WLNS

CASE CU on WLNS

CASE Cares partnered with several local community groups to build a treasure: the Miracle Field where children with disabilities can play ball. It has a rubberized surface with painted bases that allows children and young adults with physical or mental...

Michigan First CU on WDIV: College Scholarship Contest

Michigan First CU on WDIV: College Scholarship Contest

How does a $10,000 college scholarship sound? Michigan First Credit Union's Linda Douglas and Janelle O'Hara explain details of the program and how to submit a video application to compete for the prize.

Michigan First CU on Fox 2 Detroit

Michigan First CU on Fox 2 Detroit

Michael Poulos, CEO of Michigan First CU shares insights on providing the best customer service in a fast-paced business environment. He explains how credit unions go the extra mile when it comes to putting members first.

Option 1 CU on WOOD TV8: Financing a New Car

Option 1 CU on WOOD TV8: Financing a New Car

A West Michigan family shares their personal experience of the credit union difference when it comes to getting a loan for one of the largest purchases we make: a new car.

ABC10 Ishpeming-Marquette: Save to Win

ABC10 Ishpeming-Marquette: Save to Win

An overview of the prize-linked savings program in which many of Michigan's credit unions participate.

Fox News Now: Bank Transfer Season

Fox News Now: Bank Transfer Season

CUNA Chief Economist Bill Hampel explains that the massive number of people switching to credit unions is not limited to one day, calling it “Bank Transfer Season.” Source: FoxNews.com

Option 1 CU on WOOD TV 8: Celebrating 75 Years

Option 1 CU on WOOD TV 8: Celebrating 75 Years

Option 1 CU celebrates 75 years of serving the community. Source: WOOD TV 8

CNN: CUs Keep the Perks Banks are Dropping

CNN: CUs Keep the Perks Banks are Dropping

CNN's Poppy Harlow interviews CUNA President/CEO Bill Cheney discuss banks' rising fees and the advantages of credit union membership for consumers.

Option 1 CU on WOOD TV 8: Protecting Your Identity

Option 1 CU on WOOD TV 8: Protecting Your Identity

Option 1 Credit Union's Jerri Schmidt appeared on Eight West, Grand Rapids-based WOOD TV's morning show, to discuss how consumers can protect themselves from identity theft. She also described several of the credit union's programs to help its members...

Bloomberg: Credit Unions Grow Worldwide

Bloomberg: Credit Unions Grow Worldwide

CUNA President/CEO Bill Cheney speaks to Bloomberg TV from Edinburgh, Scotland, the site of WOCCU's 2011 World Credit Union Conference. He discussed the impressive international growth of the credit union movement and its continuing potential to improve...

Fox Business: MBL Caps Hurt Business Lending

Fox Business: MBL Caps Hurt Business Lending

Barry Sloane of The Small Business Authority, a credit union lending organization, appeared on Fox Business to discuss the potential for improving the economy by expanding access to small business capital. Raising the MBL cap would allow credit unions...

Fox Business: Swipe Fee Caps May Hurt Consumers

Fox Business: Swipe Fee Caps May Hurt Consumers

Fox Business's WIllis Report used its Back of the Envelope feature to discuss the changes taking place in the banking industry due to the debit interchange fee caps moving into place on July 21. The caps, mandated by Dodd-Frank, will place a significant...

Exchange City Featured on WXYZ Detroit

Exchange City Featured on WXYZ Detroit

Exchange City and Executive Director Stacey Mehler were featured on Detroit's WXYZ ABC 7 for their work to educate kids about business and finance. Due to the generous sponsorship of MCUL and many individual credit unions in Michigan, the city's financial...

Michigan First Credit Union: Young and Free Michigan

Michigan First Credit Union: Young and Free Michigan

Michigan First Credit Union has chosen Janelle O'Hara of Eastpointe to be its first "Spokester" for the Young and Free Michigan campaign. This video shows Janelle accepting the position from Michigan First CU CEO Michael Poulos and receiving...

Electronic Payment Coalition (CUNA/NAFCU)

Electronic Payment Coalition (CUNA/NAFCU)

This 30 second ad from the Electronic Payments Coalition is part of a strategy to inform the public about problems with the debit interchange provision to the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform act.

Channel News 11 Alpena on "Save to Win"

Channel News 11 Alpena on "Save to Win"

Alpena's CBS 11 visited Alpena Alcona Area Credit Union to cover announcement of the $100,000 Save to Win Grand Prize winner, Charmain Hanners, as well as credit union CEO Don Mills.

Ishpeming - Marquette ABC 10

Ishpeming - Marquette ABC 10

Ishpeming Community FCU and Superior Iron Range Community FCU are featured in this Marquette ABC 10 story on credit union growth in the U.P. and throughout Michigan. MCUL Board of Directors President and Ishpeming Community FCU CEO George Isola discusses...

Good Morning America: Savings Makeover

Good Morning America: Savings Makeover

Oswego County FCU union helped the Gunn family save $33,000 through refinancing their home and $155 a month refinancing their auto loans. The Good Morning America segment helped the family save more than $58,000 overall.

Option 1 CU on WOOD TV 8: Art Prize

Option 1 CU on WOOD TV 8: Art Prize

Option 1 CU's Jerri Schmidt and a local artist appeared on WOOD TV's EightWest to discuss the credit union's participation in the Grand Rapids Art Prize event.

Option 1 CU on WOOD TV 8: Money Smarts

Option 1 CU on WOOD TV 8: Money Smarts

Option 1 CU on WOOD TV

Option 1 CU on WOOD TV

Financial fitness was the main topic on WOOD TV's Eight West interview with Option 1 CU's Jerri Schmidt. They discuss the differences between banks and credit unions and the willingness of credit unions to make loans to local businesses.

Lansing WLNS CBS 6: Adams on Foreclosures

Lansing WLNS CBS 6: Adams on Foreclosures

WLNS Reporter Jessica Maki investigated the local impact of a national foreclosure spike, speaking with MCUL & Affiliate CEO David Adams. He discussed the importance of getting the real estate market working again, particularly through avoiding an artificial...

CUNA's Bill Cheney on CNBC

CUNA's Bill Cheney on CNBC

CUNA President & CEO Bill Cheney appeared on CNBC's "Squawk Box" with Steve Forbes to discuss the NCUA's corporate credit union restructuring plan. He emphasized that all of the issues would be taken care of within the industry with...

MSNBC: Top 5 Reasons to Join a Credit Union

MSNBC: Top 5 Reasons to Join a Credit Union

Stacy Johnson,CPA, highlighted credit unions on MSNBC's Money Talks by emphasizing the five reasons for consumers to join. These included, higher savings rates, lower loan rates, better customer service and improved convenience.

CU Diaper Drive

CU Diaper Drive

Flint's WJRT ABC 12 partnered with Dort FCU to sponsor a diaper drive. More than 30,000 diapers were collected and will support local organizations for women and youth in need of supplies.

NBC WLUC TV6: Overdraft Protection

NBC WLUC TV6: Overdraft Protection

Marquette-based WLUC (NBC 6) reported on the transition to overdraft opt-in for members. The story features Ann Olds of U.P. Catholic CU discussing the options the credit union offers its members, including cascading protection from different accounts,...

WILX Ingham County Foreclosures

WILX Ingham County Foreclosures

Maria Lenz, housing counselor at the Center for Financial Health discusses the state of foreclosures in Greater Lansing and the resources available to help.

CUNA's Bill Cheney on Fox Business News

CUNA's Bill Cheney on Fox Business News

New CUNA President and CEO Bill Cheney discusses the state of consumer finance -- both in terms of increased savings and decreased charge-offs. He also discusses the potential for an expansion of credit union member-business lending through raising the...

MCUL Presents: WDIV 4 "Vote For the Best"

MCUL Presents: WDIV 4 "Vote For the Best"

Michigan's credit unions are sponsoring WDIV's "Vote For the Best" awards, including a $1000 gift card and a getaway to the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island. More than 5,900 businesses are currently competing for the title of Detroit's...

GMA: Savings Makeover

GMA: Savings Makeover

Good Morning America featured a New Jersey credit union as part of a "Savings Makeover" for a cash-strapped family. The credit union refinanced their auto loans and restructure their debt to help reduce bills and stretch their limited income.

Flint: NBC 25 Mid-Michigan: Hardest Hit Fund

Flint: NBC 25 Mid-Michigan: Hardest Hit Fund

This Flint-area station discussed the Helping the Hardest-Hit Homeowners press conference featuring Gov. Granholm, Glenn Ray of the Michigan Credit Union League and representatives from other financial institutions and associations. The goal of the federal...

Michigan's Hardest Hit Fund

Michigan's Hardest Hit Fund

WLNS CBS 6 in Lansing aired a story regarding federal approval of Michigan's Hardest Hit Fund plan, developed in partnership with the MCUL and other state organizations, to distribute $154.5M starting July 12 that should help more than 17,000 Michigan...

Caring Community Credit Unions Week in Flint

Caring Community Credit Unions Week in Flint

ELGA Credit Union is featured in this story from WJRT ABC 12 in Flint. Caring Community Credit Unions Week pits credit union staff and members against those at other local credit unions to raise food and funds for the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan.

MCUL Presents: WDIV 4 "Vote For the Best" Preview

MCUL Presents: WDIV 4 "Vote For the Best" Preview

Michigan's credit unions are sponsoring WDIV's "Vote For the Best" awards, including a $1000 gift card for the winner.

WLNS: Center for Financial Health and Foreclosures

WLNS: Center for Financial Health and Foreclosures

Adeline Metzler, program director for the Center for Financial Health, spoke with WLNS about the continued increase of foreclosures in Michigan. Even as the national rate dropped, Michigan's residents and financial institutions continue to deal with...

WWMT: Move Your Money to a Credit Union

WWMT: Move Your Money to a Credit Union

Tom Van Howe of WWMT, CBS 3 in Kalamazoo/Grand Rapids, discusses the anger toward Wall Street banks and the solution for consumers: moving money to credit unions.

Dan Mica on FOX Business News

Dan Mica on FOX Business News

CBS News: Hate Your Bank? Join a CU

CBS News: Hate Your Bank? Join a CU

CBS's Jill Schlesinger reports on how credit unions can offer an alternative to Wall Street banks for many consumers. She emphasizes the better rates and lower fees of member-owned credit unions.

Public Service Credit Union Ad Earns Praise

Public Service Credit Union Ad Earns Praise

WXYZ ABC 7 in Detroit featured an internet ad for Public Service Credit Union, created by Rochester Hills-based Cola Creative, which was recognized as one of the best ads in the world by a French newspaper.

WLNS CBS 6: CUs Part of MSHDA Homeowner Program

WLNS CBS 6: CUs Part of MSHDA Homeowner Program

Michigan has received $154 million in federal money to assist homeowners in danger of foreclosure, and is partnering with credit unions, as well as other financial institutions, to help work with those in need. WLNS's Brittany Gray spoke with David...

WWTV:9 and 10 News Covers SBFA in Northern Michigan

WWTV:9 and 10 News Covers SBFA in Northern Michigan

Gov. Granholm held a press conference in Clare with the MCUL and small-business owners to promote SBFA loans and SBTCA entrepreneur training. Credit unions statewide have pledged $43 million to SBFA loans. The program will launch on May 1.

"Open Your Own Business; Michigan Will Help" on WILX

"Open Your Own Business; Michigan Will Help" on WILX

Gov. Granholm, Greg Main of the Michigan Economic Development Corporation and MCUL's Dave Adams appeared with small business owners at Lansing Community College to discuss the Small Business Financing Alliance and credit union contributions to Michigan's...

CUNA's Bill Hampel on FOX News

CUNA's Bill Hampel on FOX News

CUNA's Senior Vice President and Chief Economist Bill Hampel appeared on FOX News to give support for lifting the member business lending cap, potentially creating 100,000 jobs nationally.

Small Business Owner finds Savior in Credit Union

Small Business Owner finds Savior in Credit Union

ABC 12 in Flint highlighted ELGA CU's small business lending to support local entrepreneurs and the local community. ELGA CU is also part of the Governor's small business initiative, where Michigan credit unions have already pledged $43 million...

CBS Reports: Where America Stands

CBS Reports: Where America Stands

First Community Credit Union of Kalamazoo, Michigan, is featured in this CBS News national segment. As Credit card companies adjust rates and fees new regulations take effect, credit unions become increasingly attractive alternatives.

School of the Week - Student Run Branch

School of the Week - Student Run Branch

WXMI, FOX 17 in Grand Rapids, featured Rockford's Our Lady of Consolation as their school of the week and profiled their student-run credit union. Rockford Community FCU sponsors the branch and teaches financial literacy to upper elementary students.

Lottery a Chance: Deposit a Sure Thing

Lottery a Chance: Deposit a Sure Thing

Option 1's Save to Win program was featured on WOOD TV 8 in Grand Rapids as part of a larger story on increasing savings in a difficult economy.

New Credit Card Rules on CNN - Check Out a CU for Low Rates

New Credit Card Rules on CNN - Check Out a CU for Low Rates

CNN's Gerri Willis outlines some of the changes in the Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility and Disclosure (CARD) Act of 2009. Consumers have alternatives to paying higher bank fees on their credit cards, Willis said, including credit unions....

Dave Adams on MSNBC

Dave Adams on MSNBC

MCUL President/CEO David Adams appeared with host Contessa Brewer on MSNBC to discuss the Save to Win program. Highlighting the $8.6 million saved by more than 11,000 members at eight Michigan credit unions, Adams spoke to the success of the pilot program...

Gov. Granholm on FlashPoint

Gov. Granholm on FlashPoint

WDIV's Devin Scillian interviewed Gov. Jennifer Granholm on Flashpoint on Feb. 7, including a discussion of a Detroit Tech Town event announcing $43 million in credit union small business loans.

Gov. Granholm Partners with CUs

Gov. Granholm Partners with CUs

WJRT ABC 12 in Flint reported on the Governor's plans to use credit unions to help fund small businesses in the state. In Flint, ELGA credit union is a strong supporter of the program - Executive Vice President, Frank Wilber explained his credit union's...

CUs Recognized in State of the State

CUs Recognized in State of the State

Governor Jennifer M. Granholm featured credit unions in her small business lending initiative during her State of the State address on Feb. 3. Credit unions statewide pledged $43 million in small business loans to support entrepreneurs through an MEDC...

Michigan International Auto Show

Michigan International Auto Show

WOOD TV's coverage of the Grand Rapids-based Michigan International Auto Show featured MCUL President/CEO David Adams discussing the Invest in America program and the opportunities for consumer credit union financing and incentives.

Center for Financial Health on WLNS Lansing

Center for Financial Health on WLNS Lansing

The Center for Financial Health, housed at Option 1 Credit Union and the Michigan Credit Union League in Lansing, was featured on WLNS CBS 6 discussing the prospect of rising FHA standards. CFH's Program Director Adeline Metzler told WLNS that she...

Dan Mica on Fox News

Dan Mica on Fox News

"Move to a Credit Union" on ABC Nightly News

"Move to a Credit Union" on ABC Nightly News

Fed-up bank customers are taking their money to community banks and credit unions, according to Diane Sawyer and reporter David Muir from ABC News. They highlighted the Huffington Post's "Move Your Money" campaign, which has inspired people...

Communicating Arts CU CEO on WDIV Detroit

Communicating Arts CU CEO on WDIV Detroit

WDIV, Detroit's NBC Channel 4, highlighted Communicating Arts Credit Union and CEO Hank Hubbard's work to brighten the holidays for Highland Park families. Credit union staff and members donated gifts and food for 30 needy families in the city,...

Money 911 on NBC's TODAY

Money 911 on NBC's TODAY

On the Jan. 6 Today Show, David Bach, author of "Start Over, Finish Rich," highlighted credit unions as a safe and profitable place for saving money. Part of the "Money 911" segment, Bach mentioned the better savings and certificate...

CU Rates on CNN American Morning

CU Rates on CNN American Morning

CNN's American Morning profiled the benefits of joining a credit union, including better savings and loan rates well as lower credit card fees. The program also highlighted the Pew Charitable Trusts study showing the benefits of credit union cards.

Rewards for Saving on Fox Business News

Rewards for Saving on Fox Business News

David Adams, MCUL President/CEO was interviewed on FoxBusiness.com LIVE regarding the Save to Win program, its success over the past 6 months, and its expansion into 2010. On Jan. 15, CUcorp will pick the $100,000 grand prize winner for the year.

Option 1 on WOOD TV 8 for Scan Away Hunger

Option 1 on WOOD TV 8 for Scan Away Hunger

Grand Rapids' WOOD TV 8 morning program Eight West recently featured the Spartan Stores holiday initiative Scan Away Hunger. Jerri Schmidt, VP of marketing at Option 1, was a guest as the credit union donated its Christmas party money to the program...

Rep. Thad McCotter (R - MI) on CNN

Rep. Thad McCotter (R - MI) on CNN

On CNN Tonight with John Roberts, U.S. Reps. Thaddeus McCotter, R-Mich., and Brad Sherman, D-Calif., each mention the importance of allowing credit unions to expand small business lending. Their comments are part of a larger discussion on financial sector...

Rep. Gary Peters on MSNBC

Rep. Gary Peters on MSNBC

Rep. Gary Peters (D-MI) on the Ed Show on MSNBC Monday November 30. Rep. Peters talks about the field hearing held by the House Financial Services Subcommittee in Oakland County. Peters talks about the opportunity credit unions have for making small...

Dan Mica Touts MBL Expansion on Bloomberg

Dan Mica Touts MBL Expansion on Bloomberg

CUNA President/CEO Dan Mica spoke with Bloomberg TV supporting the role of credit unions in commercial lending. Credit unions can lend a lot more, Mica cited statistics stating that the funds could create 110,000 jobs. He also mentioned credit unions'...

Good Morning America

Good Morning America

Good Morning America ran a segment on Nov. 6 about college students and finances. Financial reporter Mellody Hobson pointed out that credit unions are a good option for college students looking for financing.

Dort FCU's "Home for the Holidays" Home Giveaway

Dort FCU's "Home for the Holidays" Home Giveaway

WJRT, ABC 12 in Flint, profiled Dort Federal Credit Union's 2nd annual "Home for the Holidays" program. The program, in partnership with local charities including Flint Boys and Girls Clubs and the Salvation Army, gives mortgage-free homes to two deserving...

KMBC ABC 9 Kansas City

KMBC ABC 9 Kansas City

During an interview with Suze Orman on KMBC, ABC 9, Kansas City, Orman highlighted credit unions as a consumer alternative to banks for credit cards. With new pro-consumer regulations looming, she criticized the actions of major credit card companies:...

Today Show Touts CU Credit Cards

Today Show Touts CU Credit Cards

On Tuesday, Oct. 27, the Today Show outlined the consumer-unfriendly changes being made at major credit card companies. Bank of America, Chase and others are raising fees for consumers who pay off their balance every month or do not carry a large-enough...

 WXYZ ABC 7 - Credit Squeeze Survival Guide

WXYZ ABC 7 - Credit Squeeze Survival Guide

JoAnne Purtan, consumer reporter at WXYZ ABC 7 in Detroit, investigated the rising costs and fees associated with credit cards. Her advice: look for a credit union to find a better deal.

WLNS CBS 6 - Auto Loan Segment

WLNS CBS 6 - Auto Loan Segment

On Monday, WLNS CBS 6 in Lansing reported on the growth in credit union auto lending, both in terms of loan volume and market share. The increases have helped Michigan's car buyers find financing as the big 3's captive finance companies have cut...

Murray's Money Minute on Fox 2 Detroit

Murray's Money Minute on Fox 2 Detroit

FOX 2 Detroit's personal finance guru Murray Feldman highlights the strength of Michigan credit union auto lending and the "Invest in America" program during his daily "Murray's Money Minute" segment.

WIFR - Rockford, IL: Credit Unions Gaining Customers

WIFR - Rockford, IL: Credit Unions Gaining Customers

CBS-affiliated WIFR in Rockford, Illinois reported that credit unions are gaining customers by offering low rates and avoiding risky lending. Locally, Rock Valley Credit union has seen an increase in first mortgages and new checking and savings accounts.

WLNS - Michigan Foreclosures Down

WLNS - Michigan Foreclosures Down

Anchor Sherri Jones and reporter Darren Cunningham covered the drop in foreclosures and in Michigan and Ingham County. They also mentioned the Center for Financial Health as a resource to homeowners who may have financial difficultly.

WDIV-Credit Card Act and CUs

WDIV-Credit Card Act and CUs

WDIV in Detroit did a story on the credit card act and mentioned checking a credit union for a card and specifically mentioned Communicating Arts Credit Union.

David Adams on Fox Business News

David Adams on Fox Business News

MCUL CEO David Adams appeared on FoxBusiness.com Live to talk about Save to Win. The appearance on this Fox Business Channel webcast focused the prize link savings pilot program at eight Michigan credit unions and the success of the program through the...

Dan Mica on PBS Nightly Business

Dan Mica on PBS Nightly Business

Dan Mica discusses credit union lending practices on the PBS Nightly Business Report. He praises the movement's conservative values and its open attitude toward regulation that would benefit consumers.

Overdraft Overload Has Consumers Fuming (ABC News)

Overdraft Overload Has Consumers Fuming (ABC News)

On July 8, ABC News advocated for joining a credit union as the best way to avoid overdraft fees. With the loss of other income, banks have turned to consumer fees, including overdraft fees, which can quickly add up to hundreds of dollars.

Dan Mica Discusses Credit Card Legislation on Fox Business June 29

Dan Mica Discusses Credit Card Legislation on Fox Business June 29

FOX Business interviewed CUNA CEO Dan Mica on June 29 as part of a discussion of the impact of new federal credit card legislation. Mica emphasized that the changes would be viable for the broader industry as a similarly conservative approach is already...

Dan Mica on Bloomberg June 23 on 100th Anniversary of first Credit Union

Dan Mica on Bloomberg June 23 on 100th Anniversary of first Credit Union

CUNA CEO Dan Mica appeared on Bloomberg TV on June 23 touting the credit union difference on the 100th Anniversary of the first credit union in the U.S. He also discussed the movement's ongoing strength and stability in light of the problems at other...

WLNS TV Lansing - CU Difference

WLNS TV Lansing - CU Difference

MSU FCU CEO Pat McPharlin and MCUL CEO David Adams talk about the credit union difference.

Chrysler Commercial

Chrysler Commercial

This national Chrysler commercial mentions the credit union discount through "Invest in America."

Morning News - WXMI.com - Fox 17

Morning News - WXMI.com - Fox 17

On May 11, the Fox 17 morning show in Grand Rapids had CUcorp CEO David Adams as a guest to talk about the "Invest in America" program.

Auto Deals by the Dozen, WXYZ

Auto Deals by the Dozen, WXYZ

WXYZ-TV Detroit runs a short story on an auto promotion by Michigan First Credit Union. The promotion was held in Lathrup Village Saturday May 9, 2009.

CUNA News Now on Fox/CUs in the News Channel

CUNA News Now on Fox/CUs in the News Channel

CUNA President and CEO Dan Mica appears on the Fox Business Network. Mica, along with Scott Arney, CEO of Chicago Patrolmens FCU, tell viewers why credit unions are a good bet and how they can help the economy without costing taxpayers a dime.

WOOD TV - Auto Loan Ad

WOOD TV - Auto Loan Ad

Grand Rapids area credit unions, along with the MCUL, are featured in a commercial airing in February on WOOD, WOTV and WXSP in the Grand Rapids market. The ad is centered around the GR Auto Show.

FOX 2 - Detroit: Save to Win Program

FOX 2 - Detroit: Save to Win Program

Communicating Arts CEO Hank Hubbard is featured in Murray Feldman's "Money Minute" explaining the Save to Win program, where credit union members that make regular deposits are entered to win a $100,000 grand prize.

WLNS TV – Lansing: Filene Foreclosure Study

WLNS TV – Lansing: Filene Foreclosure Study

Dr. Robert Manning and others from the Filene Research Institute presented the findings of a report on foreclosures in Michigan to the State Senate Banking Committee.

WOOD TV – Grand Rapids

WOOD TV – Grand Rapids

MCUL President and CEO David Adams is interviewed live during WOOD TV’s Auto Show Gala the night before the auto show opened.

WDIV TV – Detroit

WDIV TV – Detroit

MCUL President and CEO David Adams and Credit Union ONE CEO Gary Moody are interviewed about Invest in America.

Morning News - WXMI.com - FOX 17

Morning News - WXMI.com - FOX 17

Fox 17 (Grand Rapids) anchor Tracy Forner interviews Option One Credit Union CEO Andy List regarding the Invest in America partnership. The program gives credit union members in four Midwest states a supplier discount on GM cars.

FOX 2 12.11

FOX 2 12.11

FOX 2 (Detroit) reporter Charles Pugh speaks with Communicating Arts Credit Union CEO Hank Hubbard and Art Moran Pontiac GMC Sales Manager Dave Webb about the benefits of the Invest in America partnership. The program gives credit union members in...

Credit unions offer American-made auto loan deals

Credit unions offer American-made auto loan deals

BC 12 (Flint/Sagniaw) reporter Gabe Gutierrez goes to ELGA credit union in Burton and speaks with CEO Karen Church about the role credit unions can play in supporting GM through the Invest in America partnership. The program gives credit union members...

WXYZ Detroit TV Station

WXYZ Detroit TV Station "New CTP Loan" at DFCU

WXYZ Detroit TV Station “Auto Workers Loan Program” WXYZ Reporter Bill Spencer profiles the Career Transition Program from DFCU in wake of auto layoffs.

DFCU Financial Member Dividend New Story on WXYZ

DFCU Financial Member Dividend New Story on WXYZ

WXYZ TV newsstory on DFCU Financial Credit Union’s member dividend, one of the many benefits of belonging to DFCU Financial. DFCU’s Pays to Belong Site