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MADISON, Wis.–Credit unions around the world are celebrating International Credit Union Day today with everything from awareness promotions, volunteering in their communities to prize giveaways and more.

SPOKANE, Wash.–All the PowerPoints and data in the world will never convince anyone to act: not members, not coworkers. Instead, persuasion requires a story be told, and three experts here shared with CU leaders how and why they should be telling those stories, citing examples ranging from Swahili to neuroscience to pineapples.

MADISON, Wis.—A new program established by CMFG Ventures and the Filene Research Institute is looking to help credit unions “break the ice” in establishing fintech partnerships.

SEATTLE–Credit unions across the country will be kicking off International Credit Union Week on Monday by taking advantage of the banking holiday and heading into their communities to conduct everything from huge financial literacy initiatives to volunteering at a Ronald McDonald House.

ST. LOUIS—Credit unions have partnered with businesses ranging from coffee shops to coworking spaces, and now one CU is sharing space with a new type of partner: an urgent care facility.

WASHINGTON–Following the recent decision by the Supreme Court, will credit unions now see another wave of lawsuits alleging their websites are in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)?

LAKE FOREST, Ill.—Bank and credit union overdraft prices continue to rise—and total overdraft revenue continues to fall as a result, a new report shows.

BIRMINGHAM, U.K.—Before turning 30 years old, Paul Norgrove was running one of the larger credit unions in the United Kingdom. Just four years earlier, he didn’t even know what a credit union was.

CANTON, Ohio—The dreaded phone call or in-branch visit from an irritated member—or members–because an ATM is down will soon be a thing of the past, thanks to machines that can contact the credit union in advance to warn of an impending failure.

LATHRUP VILLAGE, Mich.—Realizing the need to diversify its income streams, one CU has developed a new revenue source it reports has driven 300% compound annual growth since 2016.