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Desert Schools announces scholarship program Brian Jackson

Desert Schools Federal Credit Union announced its 12th annual Community Service Scholarship Program to reward outstanding local high school seniors who have made notable charitable contributions to their communities over the past year and are dedicated to doing so in the future. This scholarship program is part of Desert Schools’ mission to give back and… Read More →

Desert Schools looks to give $60,000 to nonprofits


Community involvement and giving back is a top priority for Desert Schools. After the success of the inaugural year, Arizona’s largest federal credit union is launching the second annual Shine On campaign with the intent to give up to $10,000 each to six deserving organizations. The following organizations were selected to participate in the 2015-2016… Read More →

Desert Schools plans day of service at food banks


Summer break for many children means time playing at the pool, going to camp and family vacations. However, for many in Arizona the summer is a very difficult time due to food insecurity. Desert Schools Federal Credit Union wants to make a difference. On June 24, more than 150 managers and employees from Arizona’s largest… Read More →

Desert Schools provides 5 tips for financial fitness


April is National Financial Literacy Month and Desert Schools Federal Credit Union has joined in the celebration, hoping to provide local consumers with some helpful tips to become savvy savers and spenders. The goal of the month, recognized officially in 2004 by the United States Senate, is to teach individuals and families how to better manage their budgets, pay… Read More →

Desert Schools Promotes Meshey to President


Desert Schools Federal Credit Union has announced the appointment of the organization’s new president, Jeff Meshey. Desert Schools’ current CEO and President, Susan Frank, will retain the title of CEO and remain in the foremost executive leadership position. A former senior executive vice president and veteran of Desert Schools, Meshey assumes the role following 20… Read More →

Credit unions grow membership, revenue

by in Business News | Finance

Like many other industries, credit unions in Arizona are bouncing back from the economic downturn. Credit unions, which are similar to banks in the products and services that they offer except at a slightly lower cost, are taking advantage of consumer disenchantment with big banks to attract new members. According to a recent National Credit… Read More →

Desert Schools Honored For Community Service In Arizona

Desert Schools - community service and leadership award

Desert Schools Federal Credit Union, the largest not-for-profit membership-based financial institution in the state of Arizona, announced today that it has been selected by Toastmasters International and the organization’s District 3 Governor as the 2012 award recipient for community service and leadership for the state of Arizona. This is the first time Desert Schools has… Read More →