Author Archives: Joy Audet

About Joy Audet

Joy Audet is political communications coordinator for the Arizona Credit Union League & Affiliates.

Credit Unions Could Be A Big Boost To Small Business

Credit Unions Big Boose to Small Business - AZ Business Magazine September/October 2011
October 10, 2011 by in AZ Business Magazine | Finance

Every week while driving to work I notice an increasing number of empty store fronts. A local restaurant, boutique or consulting firm that was there last week, is no longer there today. It makes me wonder how many of those local small businesses could have survived had they applied and been approved for a small… Read More →

Arizona’s Credit Unions Want To Make Larger Loans To Small Businesses

Make Larger Loans To Small Businesses - AZ Business Magazine Sept/Oct 2010
September 21, 2010 by in AZ Business Magazine | Featured | Finance

As lending opportunities for small businesses throughout Arizona continue to tighten, legislation has been moving through Congress that would enable Arizona’s credit unions to make more loans to small businesses. The media is filled with reports about how small businesses are having trouble gaining access to affordable credit. Credit unions did not take TARP money… Read More →

Arizona’s Credit Unions Are Helping Those Who Depended On Payday Loans

Arizona’s Credit Unions Are Helping - AZ Business Magazune Sept/Oct 2010
September 17, 2010 by in AZ Business Magazine | Featured | Finance

With Arizona’s payday loan industry now history, the state’s credit unions are jumping into the resulting void to both help consumers and gain new members. Called REAL Solutions, the Arizona Credit Union League & Affiliates’ new program offers an option for consumers who depended on the short-term loans made by the payday loan industry. But… Read More →