We recently announced the winners of our 31st annual Herb Wegner Memorial Awards. Not familiar with the Wegner Awards? Since 1989, the Foundation has presented the Herb Wegner Memorial Awards, which are often referred to as the “Academy Awards” of the credit union movement. The awards are named in honor of the late Credit […]



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  It seems like as soon as one natural disaster passes, another one is not far behind. So far this year we have seen the disastrous impacts of Hurricanes Florence and Michael, and the fast moving and deadly California Wildfires. Credit unions are very generous – with their time, talent and dollars. Social responsibility is […]



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  Each year, Credit Union Magazine recognizes the credit union movement’s Rock Stars: Those unique, innovative people who excel in their areas of expertise—and by doing so make our movement better. With the list of 2018 winners being recently released, we were excited to see some familiar names of individuals who are also Credit Union […]



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In our first post on this topic, we made the assertion that health and financial well-being are intrinsically linked – especially for millions of low- and moderate-income Americans struggling under the burden of rising out-of-pocket health care costs. As a social determinant of health, financial well-being needs to be prioritized alongside quality and affordable health […]



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Health and financial well-being are intrinsically linked. Think about it: financial insecurity is a major source of stress, and stress impacts our physical and mental health, including our decisions; poor health impacts our ability to work, or perform well at work, which can lead to financial insecurity – and you guessed it, more stress. For […]



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