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Planning for the future relies upon a clear understanding of the needs of credit union members. However, clearly understanding the history, purpose and founding principles of credit unions is also vital in charting a successful future.

Credit Union History

Learn more about the key forces and people that created the worldwide credit union movement, and find out what makes credit unions unique in the marketplace.

CU History & FAQs


Carolinas CU History

Credit unions emerged in the Carolinas nearly a century ago as a means of providing affordable financial services to hard working farmers. Chart the key faces and places involved in bringing credit unions to North Carolina and South Carolina.

Carolinas CU History


People, Not Profit

People, Not Profit spotlights the innovative credit union programs and people delivering value to credit union members in communities throughout the Carolinas. 

People, Not Profit


Seven Principles Blog

Since their founding in Germany nearly 150 years ago, credit unions have followed Seven Cooperative Principles in order to meet the needs of their member-owners. The Seven Principles Blog shares how North Carolina and South Carolina credit unions continue to honor these principles in their daily business practices.

Seven Principles Blog