News Release – Public Service Announcement – Community Donations

DCCU donates to area non-profitsDane 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


Press Release: New DCCU Board of Directors Chairperson

DCCU Board of Directors ChangesDane 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


DCCU News from CEO, Shay Santos

DCCU's CEO, Shay S.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


Hispanic Heritage Month at DCCU

Hispanic Heritage Month imageEvery 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


Teen Financial Literacy – The Missing Piece

hashtag my money teen blog by dane county credit unionTeenagers. 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


Credit Union Democracy – The Seven Principles Of Cooperatives Part 2

Electoral candidates
One person, one vote – the democratic way in credit unions.

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