Jason, an owner of an auto accessory shop in Quispamsis, NB, switched gears and moved all of his business and personal banking to a credit union after facing challenges with his former financial institution. He shares his story and how the credit union helped his business in many ways, for the better.
Kyrsten, a 21-year-old in the mining industry in Williams Lake, BC, made her homeownership dreams a reality with the help of her local credit union after she was denied a mortgage from her financial institution for being "too young."
In this challenging housing market, Sarah and her friends needed to get creative. What once was considered “normal” for buying a house is changing. In this challenging housing market, Sarah and her friends needed to get creative. Kindred helped make their dream a reality. Sarah and her friends received financial expertise to buy a property …
Below is a written testimonial from the Gordon Family, members of Northern Credit Union in Ontario “We have been using Northern Credit Union as our banker for over five years. They have been extremely helpful to us over the years as we have steadily grown our (farming) business. Our experience has been that they have …
Janelle shares the biggest differences and benefits she’s noticed since moving her finances to her local credit union. “People don’t know there is a difference, people think financial institutions are all the same, and until you have the opportunity to experience the (credit union) environment, you wish you would have done it years ago.”
“When I go to into the credit union, it is a different feeling. The staff knows who you are, they say hi to you – often by name, even when they might not be the person taking care of your transaction. They will tell you of specials coming up for investment purposes or to get a better interest rate. They will advise you on the person to talk to about investing in something that doesn’t suit your needs. No matter if you are just paying a bill, with drawing money, or depositing money, the reception from the staff is always pleasant. They treat you like a person and not an account number” -Sue M.