2017 Year-End Statistics Confirm: Maine consumers continue to embrace credit unions with increased membership and usage leading the way

Led by an average membership growth rate at Maine’s 56 credit unions of nearly 3%, recently-released year-end statistics for 2017 by the Maine Credit Union League confirmed that the popularity and growth of credit unions in Maine show no signs of slowing down.  The average member relationship increased by nearly 5% over the past year,… Read more »

Legislators give Maine CUs warm welcome in Augusta

Legislative Leaders from both the Maine House and Senate as well as a number of other legislators welcomed Maine CUs to Augusta for Maine CU Day at the State House. This year’s event was held on Thursday, March 15, in the Hall of Flags at the State House. Representatives from nearly 30 credit unions were… Read more »

Maine Credit Unions’ Campaign for Ending Hunger, Good Shepherd Food Bank announce new, major partnership

On Monday, March 12, the Maine Credit Unions’ Campaign for Ending Hunger announced a new, $100,000 commitment to Good Shepherd Food Bank’s renovation project to expand capacity and distribution at its new Greater Bangor Region Distribution Center in Hampden. The announcement included the presentation of the first installment of $50,000 to the project. In addition,… Read more »

From community-service to economic impact, Maine’s Congressional Delegation heaps praise on Maine CUs

At the Annual Maine Credit Union League’s Breakfast with the state’s Congressional Delegation on Tuesday, February 27, on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., all four members of the Delegation mentioned the positive impact of Maine’s credit unions on “Maine people and communities.” “From financial education to ending hunger to another successful Swish-Out Childhood Cancer Challenge… Read more »