Looking Back: CUNA Updates History Of Movement

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A new book that updates the history of the credit union movement has been published by CUNA. Called "People, Not Profit: The Story of the Credit Union Movement" touches on "every historical figure, significant event, and piece of legislation that has helped define the credit union story, from Alphonse Desjardins and Edward Filene to the passage of the Credit Union Membership Access Act (H.R. 1151) and the proposed Credit Union Regulatory Improvements Act (CURIA)," according to CUNA. The book explores the cooperative principles and people-centered philosophies that have defined the movement since its early beginnings.

The book also includes updated individual stories from credit unions, pictures, historical quotes, definitions, timelines and more to further illustrate its content, CUNA said.

For info: go to buy.cuna.org and enter stock number 22228 in the Product Finder search box, or call 800-356-8010, press 3, and use the stock number as a reference.

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