Other posts in the Credit Unions Category

A Brief History of Credit Unions

July 5th, 2019

Since we’re celebrating the birth of our country this week, we thought we’d take some time to share the birth of the credit union movement with you. Would you be surprised to know that credit unions first started in Germany? In the 1850s, two gentlemen opened the first credit unions. Cooperative pioneer Hermann Schulze-Delitzch created

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WWFCU is Now Open Wednesdays

July 9th, 2018

  You asked – we listened. Starting July 11th, Wayne Westland Federal Credit Union will be open Wednesdays to better meet your financial needs. To celebrate, we’re launching a month of Wonderful Wednesdays: Welcome Wednesday– July 11 Visit us during our branch lobby hours to get some fun WWFCU freebies. The first 20 members in

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Youth Money Management Skills

August 9th, 2016

This summer teach kids some practical life lessons including basic money management skills. Some kids might already have a savings account with a credit union to encourage good money management for kids and see for them to see their savings grow. Most teens will at some stage be offered opportunities to take on debt, perhaps through credit

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Credit Unions Strive to Offer the Best Value for Your Banking Dollar

January 12th, 2016

Below is an recent article from Time that asserts just how valuable credit unions are to its members. We continue to offer both superior and more affordable products than the alternative. Credit unions have been providing superior, reasonably priced products and services to their members for going on 100 years in the U.S., so I

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Why Join the Credit Union? Better Benefits are Hard to Find!

November 9th, 2015

What is a credit union? A credit union is a not-for-profit, cooperative financial institution that is owned and controlled by its members. Credit unions serve people that share something in common such as an employer or place of worship. Credit unions allow members to pool their savings, lend to one another, and have a voice

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Take the Rebate!

December 3rd, 2012

Manufacturers often market vehicles by offering a rebate or exceptionally low financing. Should you take the rebate or the special financing? The dealer does not give you both. For example, you have decided to purchase a vehicle for $20,000. The dealer is going to give you a rebate of $3,000 or a finance rate of

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Get into 28,000. Free ATMs, Everywhere You Go!

October 25th, 2012

Credit union members have unlimited access to over 28,000 surcharge-free CO-OP® Network ATMs in the U.S. and Canada. Shared Branch Network Shared Branch Network – A Nationwide Extension of Your Credit Union Members are no longer limited to conduct in-branch financial activities. We are part of a worldwide shared-branching network of thousands of credit union locations (hundreds in California), which

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Celebrating International Credit Union Day

October 18th, 2012

ICU Day International Credit Union Day Thursday, October 18, 2012 We salute the Credit Union movement as Credit Unions continually demonstrate their ability to improve the lives of individuals, families, communities and countries around the world. To celebrate International Credit Union day on Thursday October 18, 2012, Wayne Westland Federal Credit Union is taking the

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We’ve Branched Out!

October 5th, 2012

A huge misconception about credit unions is that you’re limited on where you can do your banking. Sure, many credit unions have only a couple branches, but that doesn’t stop us from serving members wherever they are. Shared Branching Thanks to something we call shared branching, credit unions share facilities across the country. What this

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Members Can Save with Sprint

September 14th, 2012

As you already know, members of Wayne Westland Federal Credit Union enjoy a wide range of benefits and perks. In addition to complete branch and online banking services, WWFCU offers low interest rates on car loans and low service fees. We also offer better rates on savings accounts and certificates, free financial education services, savings

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