Cada 15 de septiembre al 15 de octubre de cada año, Estados Unidos reconoce y celebra la influencia a los que contribuyen y descienden de América Latina y otros países de habla hispana. DCCU está comprometido durante todo el año con el apoyo y el desarrollo de nuestra propia comunidad latina local. Continue reading Mes de la Herencia Hispana – 2020
Every September 15 – October 15 the United States recognizes and celebrates the influence and contributions of those descending from Latin America and other Spanish speaking countries. Dane County Credit Union has a long standing and year-round commitment to the support and advancement of our own local Latino community. Continue reading Hispanic Heritage Month Celebrated at DCCU – 2020
Dane County Credit Union Donates $20,000 to Local Non-profits
Several local non-profits are the benefactors of $20,000 in donations made by Dane County Credit Union. These donations help support organizations that are providing needed services for those affected by the Covid-19 pandemic in our community. Continue reading News Release – Public Service Announcement – Community Donations
Dane County Credit Union Announces the Appointment of New Chair to Board of Directors
Madison, WI — After serving on Dane County Credit Union’s Board of Directors for 20 years, 9 of the those being the Chair, Joe Guastella, has retired from the board. Jeff Heil, who has served on the board for the past 8 years, most recently as Vice Chair, was appointed by the board to succeed Mr. Guastella as the new Chair.
“It has been a great honor serving on the board and representing the members of Dane County Credit Union,” said Guastella. “I am incredibly proud of what we have accomplished at this credit union over the years. I am confident in Jeff’s leadership and vision to continue making a positive
difference for our members and our community.”
Commenting on his appointment, Mr. Heil said: “I’m honored to accept the Chair of the Board appointment and look forward to continuing our credit union’s vision to provide our members with financial solutions to improve their lives.”
In addition to the newly appointed Chair, other appointed officer positions include: Theola Carter as Vice Chair, Cody Davies as Secretary, and J. McLellan as Treasurer.
About Dane County Credit Union
Dane County Credit Union, a $200 million, full-service, not-for-profit financial cooperative, serves everyone who lives or works in Dane County and the surrounding counties. Dane County Credit Union currently has 4 branches in the Madison area with 20,000 members. To learn more, visit www.dccu.us.
It is important for credit unions everywhere to share the many ways they add value to their communities. It helps keep alive the essence of what financial cooperatives do best – to provide thrift (the practice of using your money carefully and not wastefully) and to make a difference for you and everyone in our community. Continue reading DCCU News from CEO, Shay Santos
Every year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15. We celebrate the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. DCCU celebrates our Hispanic staff and community throughout the year. We are proud to recognize Hispanic Heritage Month. Continue reading Hispanic Heritage Month at DCCU
The International Cooperative Alliance adopted a set of seven principles in 1937. These still guide cooperatives worldwide today–including Dane County Credit Union. Find out how credit unions are governed democratically for the sole benefit of members. Continue reading Cooperative Principles 3 & 4 – Participation and Independence
Dane County Credit Union provides personalized financial education to recently released inmates and those who are re-acclimating themselves into the community. Continue reading Dane County Credit Union Provides Financial Education Via the Department of Corrections
Teenagers. It’s an “interesting” stage of life for them AND for their families. Many teenagers test their independence by getting a drivers license, buying a car, and getting their first job. They will soon realize that along with those responsibilities comes the need for smart money management. Teen financial literacy is the key. Continue reading Teen Financial Literacy – The Missing Piece
The first modern cooperative is rooted in 1840s England. Credit unions are member-owned cooperatives that follow the same seven cooperative principles ever since the very first one was established in 1849. Dane County Credit Union has also followed the principles since our own beginnings in 1937. Continue reading Credit Union Democracy – The Seven Principles Of Cooperatives Part 2