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World Council Launches The Global Credit Union Podcast

23rd May 2021

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World Council of Credit Unions is excited to launch a new monthly podcast that will provide the international credit union community with an in-depth look at some of the interesting and important stories it has to tell, particularly in the areas of international advocacy, international projects, education and networking, and digital transformation.

The Global Credit Union Podcast will also be telling stories about the work credit unions across the world are doing on behalf of their members.

Listen To The First Podcast HERE

"There is only so much information, only so much storytelling you can provide in a press release or social media post. The Global Credit Union Podcast provides us a with a format to give the full scope, detail and impact of the services we provide to our members and the international credit union movement as a whole," said Greg Neumann, World Council Director of Communications and host of the new podcast.

The first episode features a compelling conversation with outgoing World Council President and CEO Brian Branch, who details the memories and moments that shaped his 30-plus years with the organization. Branch discusses a range of topics, including helping credit unions overcome civil conflicts in Central America and the fall of the Soviet Union in the early 1990s, establishing World Council's Model Credit Union Building (MCUB) methodology and International Advocacy programs, and helping credit unions get through the current COVID-19 pandemic.

The Global Credit Union Podcast is available for streaming on our website, as well as Anchor FM, Spotify and Pocket Casts.

In Highland, Orkney, Shetland and Western Isles you can join Hi-Scot Credit Union for saving and borrowing at very good rates. Hi-Scot now offers online systems to join and to access your account for transactions. An increasing number of employers are offering savings via salary deductions to your savings account.

 

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