Arizona Credit Union League & Affiliates Archives

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

Make Larger Loans To Small Businesses - AZ Business Magazine Sept/Oct 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
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 →

Profiles Of ACULA Members And Credit Union CEOs

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Pat Bodnar Senior Vice President Arizona Credit Union League & Affiliates Pat Bodnar has never worked at a credit union. Yet, as senior vice president of the Arizona Credit Union League & Affiliates, she certainly works for them. In the 24 years that Bodnar has been at the league, her colleagues say she has reached… Read More →

The ACULA Formed A Partnership To Help Peer Credit Unions In Antigua

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by in AZ Business Magazine | Featured | Finance

Arizona credit unions are reaching out to professional colleagues in the former British colony of Antigua, offering instruction, training and guidance to help credit unions on the tiny Caribbean island expand and modernize. Working through the World Council of Credit Unions (WOCCU), the Arizona Credit Union League & Affiliates has established a partnership with the… Read More →

The ACULA Has Transformed Over The Decades

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by in AZ Business Magazine | Featured | Finance

In the 75 years since the formation of the Arizona Credit Union League & Affiliates, the organization’s role has changed markedly as its membership soared. Actually, the first credit union law in Arizona was introduced, passed by the Legislature and signed by the governor in 1929. Thus, Arizona became the 29th state to enact a… Read More →