Immigrants Credit Luck & A CU Loan For Business
If you're ever in Raleigh, stop by the Hotpoint Caf?, order a cup of coffee and a foccacia
It's there in the kitchen where the meals are being prepared, in the dining room where patrons are being served, and
The couple were once successful operators of a complex business network that included an apartment building, caf?,
"We were so burdened by high taxes," Nadia Kakovsky said. "It was hard to live with any hope of future."
Yuriy added, "It seemed like all this money that we'd worked so hard to earn just vanished . . ."
After winning a green card lottery offered by the United States, the couple and their three children landed in Raleigh,
Upon her successful completion of accounting classes (taken during her nights off), Nadia was hired as an
That's when the couple felt safe enough to dream about owning a restaurant.
Despite rejection after rejection from investors and lenders, the couple called Coastal FCU Business Lending Officer
"He asked us detailed questions, showed so much concern not only for our business, but he was genuinely interested
But, she added, Mason also said he would continue to search for a loan that met the couple's criteria. "He never said,
Six months later, Mason delivered the good news that he had found a member business loan comparable to their
"I really wanted to make things happen for them," Mason told The Credit Union Journal. "I can't tell you the
Mason said it made him feel good about what he does for a living.
For Nadia and Yuriy Kakovsky, it was a key to their future in America.
"America, as I've come to know, offers choices and many great services," Nadia said. "I can get everything I need
She said that she and her husband are proud to tell others they do business with Coastal Federal CU "because it is the