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Northwest Credit Unions Contribute $334K to Children's Hospitals (Photo) - 06/26/18

SEATAC, WA, TIGARD, OR, BOISE, ID—Eight Northwest Children’s Miracle Network hospitals received wagons full of good cheer, and substantial cash contributions totaling $334,421 from the region’s credit unions in recent months. The money was raised at the October “Run for the Roses” auction sponsored by the Northwest Credit Union Association (NWCUA), the trade organization representing 184 credit unions in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington.

Since early spring, credit unions in each region fanned out to distribute checks and red wagons stuffed with toys. The wagons are used to transport nervous children from their hospital rooms to their appointments.

“Every dollar makes a difference in comforting children and their families, and in helping the hospitals to do their amazing work,” said Holly Miller, Project Manager for the NWCUA.

In raising money for the hospitals, credit unions are honoring a rich legacy. The “Credit Unions for Kids” charity was born in the Northwest in 1986, when a group of Oregon and Southwest Washington credit unions began raising money for local children’s hospitals. Their model was adopted nationally ten years later, and Credit Unions for Kids has since donated more than $170 million to Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) hospitals.

“The support of our credit union partners has been critical to the funding of life-saving research, expansion of facilities, and charity care, which assures all kids receive treatment regardless of their families’ ability to pay,” said Chris Perry, Managing Director of Corporate Partnerships at CMN hospitals. “As one of the largest contributors among our corporate partners, credit unions in the Northwest has played a vital role in assuring all kids have access to the best healthcare available.”

The contributions made to the region’s CMN hospitals this year include:

  • Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center (Medford, OR)- $20,698.89
  • OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital (Portland, OR) - $97,768.89
  • PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center (Eugene, OR) - $24,463.89
  • Intermountain Primary Children’s Hospital (Salt Lake City, UT) - $21,068.89
  • Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital (Spokane) - $64,088.89
  • Seattle Children’s Hospital - $59,168.89
  • St. Luke’s Children’s Hospital (Boise) - $24,163.89
  • Virginia Mason Memorial Hospital (Yakima) - $22,998.89

In addition to the auction supported by all credit unions at the NWCUA’s annual MAXX Convention, credit unions sponsor their own golf tournaments, wine tastings, art sales, and other events for Credit Unions for Kids year around. The Northwest CMN hospitals have received over $20 million from credit unions in the past eight years alone.

 

 

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The Northwest Credit Union Association is the not-for-profit trade association representing over 180 credit unions in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington, and their 6.5 million consumer members. Northwest Credit unions are not-for-profit cooperatives, owned by their members. Credit unions help members achieve their financial goals.  All earnings in excess of operating expenses and required reserves are returned to members in the form of lower loan rates, fewer fees and higher interest paid on savings. For information on how to join a credit union, please visit http://www.asmarterchoice.org.

 

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Northwest Credit Unions Contribute $334K to Children's Hospitals (Photo) - 06/26/18

SEATAC, WA, TIGARD, OR, BOISE, ID—Eight Northwest Children’s Miracle Network hospitals received wagons full of good cheer, and substantial cash contributions totaling $334,421 from the region’s credit unions in recent months. The money was raised at the October “Run for the Roses” auction sponsored by the Northwest Credit Union Association (NWCUA), the trade organization representing 184 credit unions in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington.

Since early spring, credit unions in each region fanned out to distribute checks and red wagons stuffed with toys. The wagons are used to transport nervous children from their hospital rooms to their appointments.

“Every dollar makes a difference in comforting children and their families, and in helping the hospitals to do their amazing work,” said Holly Miller, Project Manager for the NWCUA.

In raising money for the hospitals, credit unions are honoring a rich legacy. The “Credit Unions for Kids” charity was born in the Northwest in 1986, when a group of Oregon and Southwest Washington credit unions began raising money for local children’s hospitals. Their model was adopted nationally ten years later, and Credit Unions for Kids has since donated more than $170 million to Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) hospitals.

“The support of our credit union partners has been critical to the funding of life-saving research, expansion of facilities, and charity care, which assures all kids receive treatment regardless of their families’ ability to pay,” said Chris Perry, Managing Director of Corporate Partnerships at CMN hospitals. “As one of the largest contributors among our corporate partners, credit unions in the Northwest has played a vital role in assuring all kids have access to the best healthcare available.”

The contributions made to the region’s CMN hospitals this year include:

  • Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center (Medford, OR)- $20,698.89
  • OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital (Portland, OR) - $97,768.89
  • PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center (Eugene, OR) - $24,463.89
  • Intermountain Primary Children’s Hospital (Salt Lake City, UT) - $21,068.89
  • Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital (Spokane) - $64,088.89
  • Seattle Children’s Hospital - $59,168.89
  • St. Luke’s Children’s Hospital (Boise) - $24,163.89
  • Virginia Mason Memorial Hospital (Yakima) - $22,998.89

In addition to the auction supported by all credit unions at the NWCUA’s annual MAXX Convention, credit unions sponsor their own golf tournaments, wine tastings, art sales, and other events for Credit Unions for Kids year around. The Northwest CMN hospitals have received over $20 million from credit unions in the past eight years alone.

 

 

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The Northwest Credit Union Association is the not-for-profit trade association representing over 180 credit unions in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington, and their 6.5 million consumer members. Northwest Credit unions are not-for-profit cooperatives, owned by their members. Credit unions help members achieve their financial goals.  All earnings in excess of operating expenses and required reserves are returned to members in the form of lower loan rates, fewer fees and higher interest paid on savings. For information on how to join a credit union, please visit http://www.asmarterchoice.org.

 

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Northwest Credit Unions Contribute $344K to Children's Hospitals (Photo) - 06/26/18

SEATAC, WA, TIGARD, OR, BOISE, ID—Eight Northwest Children’s Miracle Network hospitals received wagons full of good cheer, and substantial cash contributions totaling $334,421 from the region’s credit unions in recent months. The money was raised at the October “Run for the Roses” auction sponsored by the Northwest Credit Union Association (NWCUA), the trade organization representing 184 credit unions in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington.

Since early spring, credit unions in each region fanned out to distribute checks and red wagons stuffed with toys. The wagons are used to transport nervous children from their hospital rooms to their appointments.

“Every dollar makes a difference in comforting children and their families, and in helping the hospitals to do their amazing work,” said Holly Miller, Project Manager for the NWCUA.

In raising money for the hospitals, credit unions are honoring a rich legacy. The “Credit Unions for Kids” charity was born in the Northwest in 1986, when a group of Oregon and Southwest Washington credit unions began raising money for local children’s hospitals. Their model was adopted nationally ten years later, and Credit Unions for Kids has since donated more than $170 million to Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) hospitals.

“The support of our credit union partners has been critical to the funding of life-saving research, expansion of facilities, and charity care, which assures all kids receive treatment regardless of their families’ ability to pay,” said Chris Perry, Managing Director of Corporate Partnerships at CMN hospitals. “As one of the largest contributors among our corporate partners, credit unions in the Northwest has played a vital role in assuring all kids have access to the best healthcare available.”

The contributions made to the region’s CMN hospitals this year include:

  • Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center (Medford, OR)- $20,698.89
  • OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital (Portland, OR) - $97,768.89
  • PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center (Eugene, OR) - $24,463.89
  • Intermountain Primary Children’s Hospital (Salt Lake City, UT) - $21,068.89
  • Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital (Spokane) - $64,088.89
  • Seattle Children’s Hospital - $59,168.89
  • St. Luke’s Children’s Hospital (Boise) - $24,163.89
  • Virginia Mason Memorial Hospital (Yakima) - $22,998.89

In addition to the auction supported by all credit unions at the NWCUA’s annual MAXX Convention, credit unions sponsor their own golf tournaments, wine tastings, art sales, and other events for Credit Unions for Kids year around. The Northwest CMN hospitals have received over $20 million from credit unions in the past eight years alone.

 

 

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The Northwest Credit Union Association is the not-for-profit trade association representing over 180 credit unions in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington, and their 6.5 million consumer members. Northwest Credit unions are not-for-profit cooperatives, owned by their members. Credit unions help members achieve their financial goals.  All earnings in excess of operating expenses and required reserves are returned to members in the form of lower loan rates, fewer fees and higher interest paid on savings. For information on how to join a credit union, please visit http://www.asmarterchoice.org.

 

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Northwest Credit Unions Contribute $334K to Children's Hospitals (Photo) - 06/26/18

SEATAC, WA, TIGARD, OR, BOISE, ID—Eight Northwest Children’s Miracle Network hospitals received wagons full of good cheer, and substantial cash contributions totaling $334,421 from the region’s credit unions in recent months. The money was raised at the October “Run for the Roses” auction sponsored by the Northwest Credit Union Association (NWCUA), the trade organization representing 184 credit unions in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington.

Since early spring, credit unions in each region fanned out to distribute checks and red wagons stuffed with toys. The wagons are used to transport nervous children from their hospital rooms to their appointments.

“Every dollar makes a difference in comforting children and their families, and in helping the hospitals to do their amazing work,” said Holly Miller, Project Manager for the NWCUA.

In raising money for the hospitals, credit unions are honoring a rich legacy. The “Credit Unions for Kids” charity was born in the Northwest in 1986, when a group of Oregon and Southwest Washington credit unions began raising money for local children’s hospitals. Their model was adopted nationally ten years later, and Credit Unions for Kids has since donated more than $170 million to Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) hospitals.

“The support of our credit union partners has been critical to the funding of life-saving research, expansion of facilities, and charity care, which assures all kids receive treatment regardless of their families’ ability to pay,” said Chris Perry, Managing Director of Corporate Partnerships at CMN hospitals. “As one of the largest contributors among our corporate partners, credit unions in the Northwest has played a vital role in assuring all kids have access to the best healthcare available.”

The contributions made to the region’s CMN hospitals this year include:

  • Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center (Medford, OR)- $20,698.89
  • OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital (Portland, OR) - $97,768.89
  • PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center (Eugene, OR) - $24,463.89
  • Intermountain Primary Children’s Hospital (Salt Lake City, UT) - $21,068.89
  • Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital (Spokane) - $64,088.89
  • Seattle Children’s Hospital - $59,168.89
  • St. Luke’s Children’s Hospital (Boise) - $24,163.89
  • Virginia Mason Memorial Hospital (Yakima) - $22,998.89

In addition to the auction supported by all credit unions at the NWCUA’s annual MAXX Convention, credit unions sponsor their own golf tournaments, wine tastings, art sales, and other events for Credit Unions for Kids year around. The Northwest CMN hospitals have received over $20 million from credit unions in the past eight years alone.

 

 

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The Northwest Credit Union Association is the not-for-profit trade association representing over 180 credit unions in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington, and their 6.5 million consumer members. Northwest Credit unions are not-for-profit cooperatives, owned by their members. Credit unions help members achieve their financial goals.  All earnings in excess of operating expenses and required reserves are returned to members in the form of lower loan rates, fewer fees and higher interest paid on savings. For information on how to join a credit union, please visit http://www.asmarterchoice.org.

 

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Northwest Credit Unions Contribute $334K to Children's Hospitals (Photo) - 06/26/18

SEATAC, WA, TIGARD, OR, BOISE, ID—Eight Northwest Children’s Miracle Network hospitals received wagons full of good cheer, and substantial cash contributions totaling $334,421 from the region’s credit unions in recent months. The money was raised at the October “Run for the Roses” auction sponsored by the Northwest Credit Union Association (NWCUA), the trade organization representing 184 credit unions in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington.

Since early spring, credit unions in each region fanned out to distribute checks and red wagons stuffed with toys. The wagons are used to transport nervous children from their hospital rooms to their appointments.

“Every dollar makes a difference in comforting children and their families, and in helping the hospitals to do their amazing work,” said Holly Miller, Project Manager for the NWCUA.

In raising money for the hospitals, credit unions are honoring a rich legacy. The “Credit Unions for Kids” charity was born in the Northwest in 1986, when a group of Oregon and Southwest Washington credit unions began raising money for local children’s hospitals. Their model was adopted nationally ten years later, and Credit Unions for Kids has since donated more than $170 million to Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) hospitals.

“The support of our credit union partners has been critical to the funding of life-saving research, expansion of facilities, and charity care, which assures all kids receive treatment regardless of their families’ ability to pay,” said Chris Perry, Managing Director of Corporate Partnerships at CMN hospitals. “As one of the largest contributors among our corporate partners, credit unions in the Northwest has played a vital role in assuring all kids have access to the best healthcare available.”

The contributions made to the region’s CMN hospitals this year include:

  • Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center (Medford, OR)- $20,698.89
  • OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital (Portland, OR) - $97,768.89
  • PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center (Eugene, OR) - $24,463.89
  • Intermountain Primary Children’s Hospital (Salt Lake City, UT) - $21,068.89
  • Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital (Spokane) - $64,088.89
  • Seattle Children’s Hospital - $59,168.89
  • St. Luke’s Children’s Hospital (Boise) - $24,163.89
  • Virginia Mason Memorial Hospital (Yakima) - $22,998.89

In addition to the auction supported by all credit unions at the NWCUA’s annual MAXX Convention, credit unions sponsor their own golf tournaments, wine tastings, art sales, and other events for Credit Unions for Kids year around. The Northwest CMN hospitals have received over $20 million from credit unions in the past eight years alone.

 

 

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The Northwest Credit Union Association is the not-for-profit trade association representing over 180 credit unions in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington, and their 6.5 million consumer members. Northwest Credit unions are not-for-profit cooperatives, owned by their members. Credit unions help members achieve their financial goals.  All earnings in excess of operating expenses and required reserves are returned to members in the form of lower loan rates, fewer fees and higher interest paid on savings. For information on how to join a credit union, please visit http://www.asmarterchoice.org.

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Northwest Credit Unions Contribute $334K to Children's Hospitals (Photo) - 06/26/18

SEATAC, WA, TIGARD, OR, BOISE, ID—Eight Northwest Children’s Miracle Network hospitals received wagons full of good cheer, and substantial cash contributions totaling $334,421 from the region’s credit unions in recent months. The money was raised at the October “Run for the Roses” auction sponsored by the Northwest Credit Union Association (NWCUA), the trade organization representing 184 credit unions in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington.

Since early spring, credit unions in each region fanned out to distribute checks and red wagons stuffed with toys. The wagons are used to transport nervous children from their hospital rooms to their appointments.

“Every dollar makes a difference in comforting children and their families, and in helping the hospitals to do their amazing work,” said Holly Miller, Project Manager for the NWCUA.

In raising money for the hospitals, credit unions are honoring a rich legacy. The “Credit Unions for Kids” charity was born in the Northwest in 1986, when a group of Oregon and Southwest Washington credit unions began raising money for local children’s hospitals. Their model was adopted nationally ten years later, and Credit Unions for Kids has since donated more than $170 million to Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) hospitals.

“The support of our credit union partners has been critical to the funding of life-saving research, expansion of facilities, and charity care, which assures all kids receive treatment regardless of their families’ ability to pay,” said Chris Perry, Managing Director of Corporate Partnerships at CMN hospitals. “As one of the largest contributors among our corporate partners, credit unions in the Northwest has played a vital role in assuring all kids have access to the best healthcare available.”

The contributions made to the region’s CMN hospitals this year include:

  • Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center (Medford, OR)- $20,698.89
  • OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital (Portland, OR) - $97,768.89
  • PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center (Eugene, OR) - $24,463.89
  • Intermountain Primary Children’s Hospital (Salt Lake City, UT) - $21,068.89
  • Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital (Spokane) - $64,088.89
  • Seattle Children’s Hospital - $59,168.89
  • St. Luke’s Children’s Hospital (Boise) - $24,163.89
  • Virginia Mason Memorial Hospital (Yakima) - $22,998.89

In addition to the auction supported by all credit unions at the NWCUA’s annual MAXX Convention, credit unions sponsor their own golf tournaments, wine tastings, art sales, and other events for Credit Unions for Kids year around. The Northwest CMN hospitals have received over $20 million from credit unions in the past eight years alone.

 

 

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The Northwest Credit Union Association is the not-for-profit trade association representing over 180 credit unions in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington, and their 6.5 million consumer members. Northwest Credit unions are not-for-profit cooperatives, owned by their members. Credit unions help members achieve their financial goals.  All earnings in excess of operating expenses and required reserves are returned to members in the form of lower loan rates, fewer fees and higher interest paid on savings. For information on how to join a credit union, please visit http://www.asmarterchoice.org.

 

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Northwest Credit Unions Contribute $334K to Children's Hospitals (Photo) - 06/26/18

Northwest Credit Unions Contribute $334K to Children’s Hospitals

SEATAC, WA, TIGARD, OR, BOISE, ID—Eight Northwest Children’s Miracle Network hospitals received wagons full of good cheer, and substantial cash contributions totaling $334,421 from the region’s credit unions in recent months. The money was raised at the October “Run for the Roses” auction sponsored by the Northwest Credit Union Association (NWCUA), the trade organization representing 184 credit unions in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington.

Since early spring, credit unions in each region fanned out to distribute checks and red wagons stuffed with toys. The wagons are used to transport nervous children from their hospital rooms to their appointments.

“Every dollar makes a difference in comforting children and their families, and in helping the hospitals to do their amazing work,” said Holly Miller, Project Manager for the NWCUA.

In raising money for the hospitals, credit unions are honoring a rich legacy. The “Credit Unions for Kids” charity was born in the Northwest in 1986, when a group of Oregon and Southwest Washington credit unions began raising money for local children’s hospitals. Their model was adopted nationally ten years later, and Credit Unions for Kids has since donated more than $170 million to Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) hospitals.

“The support of our credit union partners has been critical to the funding of life-saving research, expansion of facilities, and charity care, which assures all kids receive treatment regardless of their families’ ability to pay,” said Chris Perry, Managing Director of Corporate Partnerships at CMN hospitals. “As one of the largest contributors among our corporate partners, credit unions in the Northwest has played a vital role in assuring all kids have access to the best healthcare available.”

The contributions made to the region’s CMN hospitals this year include:

  • Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center (Medford, OR)- $20,698.89
  • OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital (Portland, OR) - $97,768.89
  • PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center (Eugene, OR) - $24,463.89
  • Intermountain Primary Children’s Hospital (Salt Lake City, UT) - $21,068.89
  • Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital (Spokane) - $64,088.89
  • Seattle Children’s Hospital - $59,168.89
  • St. Luke’s Children’s Hospital (Boise) - $24,163.89
  • Virginia Mason Memorial Hospital (Yakima) - $22,998.89

In addition to the auction supported by all credit unions at the NWCUA’s annual MAXX Convention, credit unions sponsor their own golf tournaments, wine tastings, art sales, and other events for Credit Unions for Kids year around. The Northwest CMN hospitals have received over $20 million from credit unions in the past eight years alone.

 

 

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The Northwest Credit Union Association is the not-for-profit trade association representing over 180 credit unions in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington, and their 6.5 million consumer members. Northwest Credit unions are not-for-profit cooperatives, owned by their members. Credit unions help members achieve their financial goals.  All earnings in excess of operating expenses and required reserves are returned to members in the form of lower loan rates, fewer fees and higher interest paid on savings. For information on how to join a credit union, please visit http://www.asmarterchoice.org.

 

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Northwest Credit Unions Contribute $334K to Children's Hospitals (Photo) - 06/26/18

SEATAC, WA, TIGARD, OR, BOISE, ID—Eight Northwest Children’s Miracle Network hospitals received wagons full of good cheer, and substantial cash contributions totaling $334,421 from the region’s credit unions in recent months. The money was raised at the October “Run for the Roses” auction sponsored by the Northwest Credit Union Association (NWCUA), the trade organization representing 184 credit unions in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington.

Since early spring, credit unions in each region fanned out to distribute checks and red wagons stuffed with toys. The wagons are used to transport nervous children from their hospital rooms to their appointments.

“Every dollar makes a difference in comforting children and their families, and in helping the hospitals to do their amazing work,” said Holly Miller, Project Manager for the NWCUA.

In raising money for the hospitals, credit unions are honoring a rich legacy. The “Credit Unions for Kids” charity was born in the Northwest in 1986, when a group of Oregon and Southwest Washington credit unions began raising money for local children’s hospitals. Their model was adopted nationally ten years later, and Credit Unions for Kids has since donated more than $170 million to Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) hospitals.

“The support of our credit union partners has been critical to the funding of life-saving research, expansion of facilities, and charity care, which assures all kids receive treatment regardless of their families’ ability to pay,” said Chris Perry, Managing Director of Corporate Partnerships at CMN hospitals. “As one of the largest contributors among our corporate partners, credit unions in the Northwest has played a vital role in assuring all kids have access to the best healthcare available.”

The contributions made to the region’s CMN hospitals this year include:

  • Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center (Medford, OR)- $20,698.89
  • OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital (Portland, OR) - $97,768.89
  • PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center (Eugene, OR) - $24,463.89
  • Intermountain Primary Children’s Hospital (Salt Lake City, UT) - $21,068.89
  • Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital (Spokane) - $64,088.89
  • Seattle Children’s Hospital - $59,168.89
  • St. Luke’s Children’s Hospital (Boise) - $24,163.89
  • Virginia Mason Memorial Hospital (Yakima) - $22,998.89

In addition to the auction supported by all credit unions at the NWCUA’s annual MAXX Convention, credit unions sponsor their own golf tournaments, wine tastings, art sales, and other events for Credit Unions for Kids year around. The Northwest CMN hospitals have received over $20 million from credit unions in the past eight years alone.

 

 

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The Northwest Credit Union Association is the not-for-profit trade association representing over 180 credit unions in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington, and their 6.5 million consumer members. Northwest Credit unions are not-for-profit cooperatives, owned by their members. Credit unions help members achieve their financial goals.  All earnings in excess of operating expenses and required reserves are returned to members in the form of lower loan rates, fewer fees and higher interest paid on savings. For information on how to join a credit union, please visit http://www.asmarterchoice.org.