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, a member at Fort Worth-based EECU, gives testimony to how the credit union has helped he and his family establish credit and get on the path toward asset building. EECU has earned the Texas Credit Union League's Juntos Avanzamos designation for its exceptional outreach efforts to the Hispanic community in Northside Fort Worth.
Dr. Juan Hernandez
, a former cabinet member in the Mexican government and well-respected community advocate, applauds EECU for its efforts to help Hispanic families build wealth, and explains why Hispanic families and credit unions need one another. EECU has earned the Texas Credit Union League's Juntos Avanzamos designation for its exceptional outreach efforts to the Hispanic community in Northside Fort Worth.
Texas Credit Union League president and CEO Dick Ensweiler
congratulates EECU for earning the prestigious Juntos Avanzamos designation.
, president and CEO of EECU, affirms its commitment to the community. EECU has earned the Texas Credit Union League's Juntos Avanzamos designation for its exceptional outreach efforts to the Hispanic community in Northside Fort Worth.
of the Juntos Avanzamos flagship ceremony at EECU, held Oct. 21 at the credit union's Northside location.
Beacon FCU Juntos Avanzamos Flagship Ceremony
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TCUF & Dallas ISD School Zone
Interview with the Mayor of Galveston
Galveston Mayor Lyda Anne Thomas talks about the economy post Hurricane Ike, addressing challenges as well as opportunities. The Texas Credit Union League will hold its 22nd annual Credit Union Marketing & Business Development Conference in November at Galveston's Hotel Galvez - a Wyndham Historic Hotel.
Interview with the Galveston Convention & Visitors Bureau
: Meg Winchester, director of Galveston Island Convention and Visitors Bureau
speaks of the importance of tourism and business travel to the island's local economy. Well over 150 credit union marketers and business development professionals are expected to visit the Island Nov. 4-6, for the League's annual Marketing & Business Development Conference.
TCUF, DISD NEFE Training Session
Teachers in the Dallas Independent School District (Dallas ISD) are now better prepared to educate students on important money matters thanks to the Texas Credit Union Foundation (Foundation). Twenty-one teachers attended the Foundation’s recent train the trainer session, where they not only learned about the various units in the National Endowment for Financial Education’s High School Financial Planning Program (NEFE HSFPP), but also engaged in interactive exercises to ensure they deployed the most effective tactics for reaching students. This video includes a clip of Nickles reviewing theNEFE material, and a clip of an exercise where participants (teachers) present a unit in the NEFE curriculum.
First Light FCU Juntos Avanzamos Ceremony
FirstLight Federal Credit Union in El Paso has been designated as a “Juntos Avanzamos” credit union for its exceptional service to the Hispanic community. The Texas Credit Union League (the League) presented the credit union with the Juntos Avanzamos – or “Together We Advance” – flag June 8, representing the credit union’s participation in the League initiative. The program’s goal is to empower Texas credit unions to more effectively serve the needs of the emerging Hispanic market and provide modest-income families with an affordable alternative to expensive fringe financial service providers.
Make the Difference Interview with Courtney Graviett
A junior at Keller High School, Graviett has seen many of her peers make poor financial choices. Determined not to make those same mistakes, Graviett got involved with Unity One Credit Union's Teen Advisory Board and is now taking the financial lessons she learned from the credit union and helping to educate her peers.
Shred Day at Texans Credit Union
Identity theft is a growing problem in this country, and to help educate consumers on the importance of properly disposing of documents containing sensitive information, Texans Credit Union hosted its annual shred day April 18. Shalissa Clary, public relations director for the credit union, explains in this video interview that any document containing personal information such as credit card statements, medical records, insurance information, etc. should be shredded. This video also features B-roll of documents being shredded. Some 400 vehicles dropped off documents to be shredded at the April 18 shred day, and the credit union estimates that it shredded 10-12 tons of paper, which will be recycled.
Safety of Check Card
Join Linda Webb-Manon, director of public relations for the Texas Credit Union League, and Allison Griffin of Griffin Strategies, Inc., as they demonstrate just how easy it would be for someone to fraudulently use your check card.
Foundation Meeting with DISD
Representatives from the Texas Credit Union Foundation meet with Dallas ISD officials to discuss the deployment of the National Endowment for Financial Education's High School Financial Planning Program in Dallas schools.
Randy Martinez Interview
Randy Martinez, president and CEO of NCI Community Development Credit Union, explains how his credit union is helping taxpayers keep more of their tax refund through the credit union's participation in the IRS' Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program.
B-Roll VITA site
: Taxpayers line up to take advantage of NCI Community Development Credit Union's VITA program.
B-Roll REAL Solutions Meeting
When it comes to breaking the cycle of living paycheck to paycheck, and escaping the payday lending trap, Texas families need more than lip service- they need real solutions. That is exactly what the Texas Credit Union League hopes to deliver through its REAL Solutions initiative. On a quarterly basis, REAL Solutions credit unions meet to share strategies and experiences in serving a huge segment of the population that is currently operating in a fringe economy.
Check Cashing interview
: Kirian Xiomara Barrera isn't familiar with credit unions. In fact, she doesn't believe she has the means to even manage a checking or savings account. She is one of the millions of consumers who uses the high-cost services of check cashers that strip low-to-modest income earners of their hard-earned money.
Jeep Chrysler Invest in America interview
There has never been a better time than today to be a credit union member. Thanks to the “Invest in America” program, some seven million credit union members in Texas have the opportunity to enjoy real savings on their next auto purchase. Jeep Chrysler talks about this opportunity
Tight Labor Market Calls for Greater Flexibility
Susan Looney, Vice President of Human Resources for Credit Union Resources inc talks about Flexibility in the current job market.
The importance of Financial Education
: Courtney Nickles, Associate director of the Texas Credit Union Foundation(
), talks about the importance of Financial Education