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National award reinforces Maine CUs strong commitment to Youth Financial Education

Published: April 6, 2018

For the eighteenth consecutive year, the Maine Credit Union League and Maine CUs, already the most decorated CU System in the country when it comes to youth financial education, have received a national, first-place Desjardins Youth Financial Education Award. Read More...


2017 Year-End Statistics show Maine consumers continue to embrace credit unions with increased membership and usage

Published: March 20, 2018

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. Read More...


Legislators give Maine CUs warm welcome in Augusta

Published: March 16, 2018

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. Read More...


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

Published: March 13, 2018

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. Read More...


Stronger together! Maine is one of only three states nationwide with 100% CU-League affiliation

Published: March 9, 2018

The Maine Credit Union League recently reported that it has attained 100% affiliation for all Maine credit unions in 2018, as well 100% affiliation with the Credit Union National Association (CUNA). Read More...


Emergency fund planning for finances? TV segment highlights Maine CUs' expertise

Published: March 9, 2018

Reinforcing the commitment and focus of Maine CUs on financial education, the Maine CU League recently appeared in a segment that aired on WGME CBS 13 and FOX 23 helping members and consumers plan for financial emergencies. "A lot of people don't prepare for the unexpected," explained Jon Paradise, Vice President of Public Affairs and Engagement with the Maine Credit Union League. Read More...


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

Published: February 28, 2018

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." Read More...


A strong voice: Largest-ever group of Maine CUs descend upon D.C.

Published: February 25, 2018

From February 25-March 1, nearly 110 credit union representatives from across Maine, the largest-ever contingent from the state, will be in Washington, D.C., advocating on behalf of Maine CUs at the Credit Union National Association’s (CUNA) Annual Governmental Affairs Conference. Read More...


From technology to payments, Maine Credit Union League shares expertise

Published: February 14, 2018

The Maine Credit Union League and Maine's credit unions continue to be 'in the news' on a regular basis. Most recently, the League offered its expertise regarding technology and financial services, and did an extensive white paper on the world of payments. Both segments have been well-received, and received significant views and attention online. Read More...


Record-setting! $740,000 raised for the Maine Credit Unions Campaign for Ending Hunger

Published: February 6, 2018

On Tuesday, February 6, three-time Olympian with the Jamaican Bobsled team and one of the inspirations for the Disney blockbuster movie, Cool Runnings, Devon Harris, was the keynote speaker who helped Maine credit unions make the announcement that a record-setting $740,000 was raised in 2017 by the Maine Credit Unions' Campaign for Ending Hunger. Read More...