In The News

In Mid-Year Statistics, Maine credit unions surpass significant milestones in Assets, Savings and Membership

Published: October 11, 2016

According to recently-released mid-year statistics of Maine credit unions, the first six months of 2016 was marked by the achievement of significant milestones including total membership reaching a new record of nearly 680,000 members. Read More...


CUPromise 'keeps' growing in popularity

Published: September 30, 2016

The promise to deliver a mortgage that is easy, simple, a great value and is offered by credit unions is being kept and, as a result, continues to grow. The success of the CU Promise Loan is continuing to result in strong mortgage activity for CUSO Home Lending, which the League is a part owner of and serves a number of Maine credit unions. Read More...


When It Comes To Supporting Youth Sports, Maine CUs Are 'In The Game'!

Published: September 15, 2016

From coordinating and sponsoring successful basketball tournaments to youth football and numerous baseball and softball teams, Maine credit unions are in the game in communities across Maine. Over the past few years, support of youth sports by Maine CUs has continued to grow, and is now visible on uniforms, in gyms and on fields in many communities throughout the state. Read More...


Maine CU System Well-Represented on Best Places To Work In Maine List

Published: September 9, 2016

Not only are Maine credit unions the best value in financial services, an impressive number are also among "Best Places to Work in Maine" recipients for 2016. The recently-announced list of "Best Places To Work" in Maine for 2016 features nine credit unions or credit union-related organizations including the Maine Credit Union League and Synergent. Read More...


Maine CU League announces 2016 Candidate Endorsements; Non-partisan breakdown nearly 50/50

Published: September 2, 2016

This past week, the Maine Credit Union League's Board unanimously approved candidate endorsements for 2016. A total of 160 candidates for the Maine Legislature are receiving an endorsement, and the League made endorsements in both Congressional races, as well. Nearly 10% of the legislative candidates receiving an endorsement are current or former credit union volunteers, relative of a volunteer, or a current or former CU employee. Read More...


Away at school or elsewhere? Maine CUs are one of nation's most convenient financial institutions

Published: August 26, 2016

As thousands of Maine students head off to college this fall, and others hit the road traveling out of state after spending the summer in Maine, consumers are advised that Maine credit unions are nearly everywhere throughout the United States. Thanks to the Shared Branch Network, nearly all of Maine's 672,000 credit union members can access more than 5,400 locations nationwide. Read More...


CU Aid activated by Maine CU League to help Louisiana Flood victims

Published: August 19, 2016

The Maine Credit Union League has joined the National Credit Union Foundation (NCUF) in activating the online disaster relief system, CUAid.coop, to enable Maine CUs to make safe and secure contributions for credit unions to help people in Louisiana affected by recent flooding. Read More...


Young & Free Maine set to help with 'Back to School' book costs

Published: August 19, 2016

After spending most of his first six weeks as the new Young & Free Maine Spokester on the road making appearances at the Old Port Festival, Whoopie Pie Festival, Moxie Festival, Maine Potato Blossom Festival, Lobster Festival and, most recently, the Great Falls Balloon Festival, Jake Holmes is doing what many Mainers are doing - focusing on back to school. As students start returning to their respective colleges and universities for the fall semester, Young & Free Maine is again offering them the chance to win Bucks for Books. Read More...


Maine CUs partner with FAME to launch new student loan consolidation program

Published: August 5, 2016

How committed are Maine CUs to helping students consolidate and refinance student debt? Of the five, initial lenders participating in the newly-launched Student Loan Consolidation Program, which is backed by the Finance Authority of Maine (FAME), all five are Maine credit unions. Read More...


A milestone transaction! the SURF Network from Maine's credit unions recently added its 250th ATM location

Published: August 5, 2016

Recently, Maine's largest, surcharge-free ATM Network, the SURF Network, from Maine's credit unions, reached another milestone with the implementation of its 250th location. Read More...