Articles by Craig Sauer

Serving Low-Income Populations Requires Innovation

‘We must be creative at applying the tools we have as effectively as possible.’
Low-income consumers need relief from payday lenders, more public and private investment, and greater access to mainstream financial products and services.
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Why Financial Empowerment Matters

Consumer financial education amplifies the impact of other social programs.
Combining workforce development with financial counseling can prevent people from needing additional government help.
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How to Build Community Partners

‘The only ones that work are those where everybody gets value.’
Cooperation was a central theme of the Federation’s 2013 Annual Conference in Baltimore.
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Reach the Underserved

Tips for CUs from a public policy innovator.
The quality of your offerings is irrelevant if you don’t get them in front of those who need them.
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Special Report

Scenes from the Federation's 2013 Annual Conference

Financial inclusion for new immigrants tops the agenda.
Speakers urge CUs not to wait for federal immigration reform to reach out to the immigrant community.
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A Lifetime of Achievement

Q&A with Wegner Award-winner Rick Craig.
Craig has been a leader, advocate, and teacher in the CU movement for decades.
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A Tireless Advocate

Q&A with Wegner Award-winner Hubert H. Hoosman, Jr.
Hubert Hoosman, CEO of Vantage CU, has been a tireless advocate for CU philosophy for more than 30 years.
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CUNA Hopes Election Day Victories Will Advance Legislative Priorities

‘Potential for success’ on MBL bill looming in upcoming lame duck session.
National MBL Hike the Hill scheduled for Nov. 27-28.
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What Makes a Healthy Corporate Culture?

A healthy culture creates a sustainable advantage, ‘chief culture officer’ says.
Signs of a healthy culture include high morale, high productivity, organizational clarity, and minimal politics.
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‘Exposure is Everything’ for Financial Success

Entrepreneurial family says financial literacy set them on the right path.
The McNeill family of Miami is a living example of financial literacy leading to financial empowerment.
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