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Tuesday, October 18, 2022

October 20th is International Credit Union Day!

Empower Your Financial Future with a Credit Union.International Credit Union (ICU) Day® has been celebrated on the third Thursday of October since 1948. It’s a day recognizing and celebrating the impactful history of the credit union movement and its unique spirit and philosophy. This year, ICU Day is October 20th!

Each year, the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) and the World Council of Credit Unions select a theme for ICU Day. This year’s theme is: “Empower your financial future with a credit union.”

At Community Financial, we use International Credit Union Day as an opportunity to celebrate YOU, our members! Visit us in-branch on Thursday, October 20th for more helpful tips to empowering your own financial future.

Curious how credit unions are different from big banks?


Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Celebrating International Credit Union Day

As a proud Michigan credit union, Community Financial was pleased to celebrate International Credit Union (ICU) Day® on October 21, 2021. Since 1948, ICU Day has embodied the spirit of the global credit union movement, recognizing the history, achievements, and hard work that goes into creating the best member experience. This year, we celebrated the 73
rd anniversary of ICU Day with the theme “Building Financial Health for a Brighter Tomorrow.”
Our Michigan Avenue branch celebrated
International Credit Union day with
drinks, snacks, and coloring pages
to help share the ICU Day spirit!

Are you on track to build a brighter tomorrow with your financial health? Community Financial is here to help, no matter what your finances look like. Your credit union membership provides a variety of benefits:


Tuesday, October 13, 2020

International Credit Union Day: Inspiring Hope for a Global Community

Each year we come together to celebrate International Credit Union Day (ICU Day) and raise awareness about what it means for members everywhere to partner with their local credit union. This year, with the coronavirus pandemic and health crisis on a global scale, communities around the world have seen their lives turn upside down. During this time, credit unions have stayed true to our cooperative principles and stepped up during the economic uncertainty.

Hope is a global resource that everyone has a right to feel and experience. This year’s ICU Day theme, “Inspiring Hope for a Global Community,” reflects how we as credit unions work to create a brighter future through financial empowerment, education, and support.

In the spirit of ICU Day, let’s take a look at just a few of the perks members receive by entering in a relationship with their local credit union:


Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Community Financial Named "Best and Brightest" for 14th Year

Community Financial leaders get ready
for the annual Meetup event!
We are thrilled to announce that for the 14th consecutive year, Community Financial Credit Union has been selected as one of “Metro Detroit’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies To Work For™!” This award recognizes companies for their excellence in human resources and practices which create exceptional work environments.

This recognition is awarded based on questionnaires completed by the employees of each nominated company. Companies give insight into their workplace environment by providing details on things like: work place communication, work-life balance, employee education, diversity, employee recognition, and retention. Employees then fill out an extensive survey, and winners are selected based on independent research on key measures in those various categories.


Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Celebrating Wixom’s Grand Opening with Guest Blogger Alex

The Wixom Branch is located at
28607 S. Wixom Rd. and is 
Community Financial's 13th location.
In honor of Community Financial’s Wixom branch opening, we asked its new Branch Manager, Alex Hansen, to be our guest blogger. Alex talks about the Wixom team, his excitement for the Grand Opening, and what the new branch will bring to the community. 

About the Branch
The Wixom branch is located at 28607 S. Wixom Road. It is just north of I-96 off exit 159. We are located at the same site of what was the oldest Ford manufacturing plant at the time, the Wixom Assembly plant, which closed in 2007.


Tuesday, February 12, 2019

8 Reasons to Love Being a Credit Union Member

As a credit union member, you can expect a much more rewarding and meaningful banking experience. Because credit unions are member-owned and not-for-profit, they are more attuned to the needs of their members and are not driven by investors or their bottom line.

It’s no secret that at Community Financial we love our members! In that same spirit, we’ve compiled a short list of reasons why you should love being a credit union member too.


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