Archive Links

Consumer Archive
CU System Archive
Market Archive
Products Archive
Washington Archive

News Now

CU System
Irish CU league helps members buy computers
DUBLIN, Ireland (11/19/07)--Irish credit unions have begun a program, which is part of the government-backed Home Computing Initiative, to help their members buy computers. About 60 credit unions who are members of the Irish Credit Union League are offering the computer deal, which makes low-cost loans and discounts on desktop and laptop computers available to participants (Irish Independent Nov. 14). “The program offers many of our members their first opportunity to own a home computer and become technologically connected to the wider world, improving skills and gaining access to all the Internet has to offer,” Liam O’Dwyer, chief executive of the league, said in a statement. Three million credit union members can take advantage of this program, which gives discounts up to 800 euros (about $1,170). Interest rates offered in the initiative compare well to in-store financing, said an Irish league spokesman.


RSS





print
News Now LiveWire
National #LouiseHerring awards for #creditunion philosophy in action selected #NewsNow http://t.co/two4z5lBAU
40 seconds ago
#NewsNow: @CUNA-CFA survey results suggest 3-3.5% increase in holiday spending. http://t.co/GjcDvvwfzy
17 hours ago
.@WOCCU promoted financial inclusion as a sustainable development goal at two separate @UN events this month.
18 hours ago
Colo. authorities OK first-ever #marijuana-focused CU #NewsNow http://t.co/77qj6O3bcu
18 hours ago
.@Vancity busts some Black Friday retail myths http://t.co/q8Wht3CcRc
18 hours ago