Articles by Craig Sauer

Serving Low-Income Populations Requires Innovation

‘We must be creative at applying the tools we have as effectively as possible.’
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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.
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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.’
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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The McNeill family of Miami is a living example of financial literacy leading to financial empowerment.
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