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The Difference a Credit Union Makes: Putting Your Money where Your Heart Is

To celebrate International Credit Union Day this week, we are exploring what makes a credit union worth celebrating. In the first part of this series, we examined the way credit unions like ECCU put their members over profit. However, the benefits of being a credit union member goes beyond profits, to the sort of synergy that is created when people with similar values come together to meet a common need. [read more]

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The Difference a Credit Union Makes: Putting Members Before Profit

Did you know October 20 is International Credit Union Day? Now, you won’t find any special decorations or Hallmark cards to commemorate the day, but we think there is still plenty to celebrate. Because credit unions like ECCU offer our members a trustworthy alternative to traditional banking. [read more]

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All in the Family: How ECCU Helps Giving Children Hope Spread Compassion around the Globe

"As a nonprofit – as with all businesses – we’re always counting our dollars and trying to strike a balance between acting on our faith and conducting good business. ECCU is a partner that understands this balancing act and helps make what we do possible.” Most recently, Giving Children Hope credited ECCU with fueling ministry by restructuring a loan, saving the Buena Park, California-based nonprofit more than $5,000 a month. [read more]

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New Ruling Could Mean Higher Payroll Costs for Your Organization

The US Department of Labor (DOL) has issued a final ruling that may mean higher payroll costs for organizations like yours. [read more]

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Evangelical Christian Credit Union Expands Roles of Two Key Executives

BREA, Calif., April 14, 2016 – Following the appointment of Abel Pomar as chief executive officer in February, Evangelical Christian Credit Union (ECCU) continues to advance its evolution as a full-service consumer financial institution by promoting from within its executive leadership ranks. Susan Rushing assumes the role of Senior Vice President, Chief Operations Officer/Chief Risk Officer and Tom Honan steps up as Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer effective immediately. [read more]

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Evangelical Christian Credit Union Names Abel Pomar to Top Post as CEO

BREA, Calif., Feb. 16, 2016 – Evangelical Christian Credit Union (ECCU) is pleased to announce the appointment of Abel Pomar as President and Chief Executive Officer, a move intended to further accelerate its transition to a diversified, full-service financial institution, offering its members a full range of both consumer and commercial products and services. "Mr. Pomar is the right person for the job,” said Van C. Elliott, chair, ECCU board of directors. “We are thrilled that he has accepted this role, and are encouraged by his commitment to further advance ECCU's mission—to fuel Christ-centered ministry worldwide." [read more]

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