State Employees' Credit Union http://wunc.org en Greater Kinston Credit Union Working To Keep Legacy Strong http://wunc.org/post/greater-kinston-credit-union-working-keep-legacy-strong <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">There is a credit union in eastern North Carolina that has worked hard to help people who have historically been left out of traditional banking circles.</span></p><p>But during the economic downturn, the <a href="http://www.greaterkcu.org/">Greater Kinston Credit Union</a> suffered just like many of its members.&nbsp; Major loans weren’t re-paid and the state placed it under conservatorship.&nbsp; Today, Greater Kinston has a new manager, is open for business and is making money again.</p> Tue, 20 Aug 2013 10:32:48 +0000 Leoneda Inge 21044 at http://wunc.org Greater Kinston Credit Union Working To Keep Legacy Strong Down Economy Equals Growth At State Employees' Credit Union http://wunc.org/post/down-economy-equals-growth-state-employees-credit-union <p>North Carolina’s State Employees’ Credit Union reached a major milestone in recent years.&nbsp; There is now at least one branch in each of the state’s 100 counties.</p><p>The 75-year-old credit union was chartered with only 17 members.&nbsp; Today, its membership base is close to 1.8 million and growing.&nbsp; And a lot of this growth has come in the past five years, since the financial crisis and since retail banks have struggled to win back consumer confidence.</p> Mon, 19 Aug 2013 11:07:35 +0000 Leoneda Inge 20979 at http://wunc.org Down Economy Equals Growth At State Employees' Credit Union