Archive Links

Consumer Archive
CU System Archive
Market Archive
Products Archive
Washington Archive

News Now

CU System
CUs, Banks Take Over Gas Pumps To Urge Local Banking
AUSTIN, Texas (8/28/13)--Credit unions are always on the alert for ways to help their communities. Today and Thursday they will team up with community banks nationwide to pump $150,000 in free gas to raise awareness about how they fuel local economies, and also to encourage consumers to transfer their accounts from megabanks. 
 
Nearly 40 credit unions and community banks across the country will take over gas stations as part of the Take Back Your Banking initiative.

In partnership with Kasasa.com, a resource for free checking accounts with rewards at credit unions and community banks, the community financial institutions will showcase the benefits they offer consumers, including free reward-checking, superior member/customer service and nationwide ATM fee refunds with no minimum balance requirements to earn rewards or maintain accounts.

The Take Back Your Banking event will take place from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. local time each day.
 
 Today's event will be in:
  • Dallas;
  • Atlanta;
  • Baltimore;
  • St. Louis;
  • La Crosse, Wis.;
  • Wellesley, Mass.;
  • Marietta, Ga.;
  • Glendale, Ariz.;
  • Worthington, Ohio;
  • Yarmouth, Maine;
  • Shreveport, La.;
  • Altoona, Pa.;
  • Mason, Mich.;
  • Greenville, S.C.;
  • Hackettstown, N.J.;
  • Kennett, Mo.;
  • Mankato, Minn.;
  • Evanston, Wyo.;
  • Mineola, Texas; and
  • Auburn, Hills, Mich.
Thursday's events will be in:
  • St. Paul, Minn.;
  • Portland, Ore.;
  • Chattanooga, Tenn.;
  • Council Bluffs, Iowa;
  • Baton Rouge, La.;
  • Worcester, Mass.;
  • Middletown, Conn.;
  • Suffolk, Va.;
  • Teays Valley, W.Va.;
  • Biddeford, Maine;
  • Warner Robins, Ga.;
  • Lubbock, Texas;
  • Benton, Ky.;
  • Colchester, Vt.;
  • Hiram, Ga.;
  • Green River, Wyo.;
  • Rock Springs, Wyo.; and
  • Quitman, Texas.


RSS print
News Now LiveWire
@AdamMertzCUNA @CUNACraig @AnnHPeterson @CUEscan @cumagazine
2 hours ago
.@TheNCUA :Low-income CUs can expand services to members, train staff,collaborate for efficiencies w/more than $1M in grants awarded 2day
12 hours ago
.@CUNA joins 11 other financial service orgs urging @SenateFloor to take up #CISA to strengthen cybersecurity information sharing
13 hours ago
.@RedwoodCU and its staff donated a combined $5,100 toward AIDS Walk San Francisco. The CU is a longtime sponsor of the event.
13 hours ago
See the latest from @CUNA's CompBlog on Customer Due Diligence. http://t.co/rzOzDUpNMT
13 hours ago