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5-Star Cardinal Credit Union Laser Focused on its Membership

5-Star Cardinal Credit Union Laser Focused on its Membership Mentor, OH - March 2023: BauerFinancial, Inc., the Nation’s Premier Credit Union and Bank Rating Firm, is proud to announce that Cardinal Credit Union has once again earned its top (5-Star) rating for financial strength and stability. This marks the 13th consecutive quarter that Cardinal Credit Union has earned Bauer’s top rating. Bauer rates every federally-insured credit union with the same strict standards, and is pleased to report that Cardinal Credit Union continues to come out on top. What’s more, credit unions, like Cardinal Credit Union, understand that in order for…

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2022 Ohio CUNA (Credit Union National Association) Award Winners

Cardinal received The Desjardins Adult and Youth Financial Education Award. This distinction recognizes leaders within the credit union movement on behalf of financial literacy for member and nonmembers of all ages. Cardinal was honored for their extensive financial education instruction and student-run branch initiatives, as well as their homebuyer and financial counseling outreach programs. Cardinal placed second nationally, and first in the State of Ohio.

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Improving financial wellness through education, innovation and community

by LAURA HENNIGAN, Crain's Content Studio-Cleveland Original article: Since its original formation 10 years ago, Cardinal Credit Union's Financial Education Wellness program has expanded to include five additional high schools and one student-run branch at Lakeland Community College. Cardinal Credit Union has been providing f­inancial services in the Greater Cleveland area for more than half a century. Initially established in 1953 to support the employees of the Mentor Public School System, the organization now serves 24,000 members across Ohio. Unlike a traditional bank, Cardinal Credit Union is a member-owned financial cooperative that is owned, managed and utilized by its…

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“PSCU is excited to announce the appointment of Christine Blake, President and CEO of Cardinal Credit Union, as an associate director to our board!”

via St. Petersburg, Fla.— (Oct. 26, 2022) — PSCU, the nation’s premier payments credit union service organization (CUSO), today announced the appointment of Christine Blake, president and CEO of Cardinal Credit Union (Cardinal), as an associate director to its board. “We are pleased to welcome Christine to the PSCU Board of Directors,” said Chuck Fagan, president and CEO of PSCU. “Her proven leadership abilities and drive for uncompromised excellence make her a great fit for our cooperative. We are confident her skills and experience will help support our ability to continue delivering the industry-leading tools, technologies, services and support to which our Owner…

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Cardinal Credit Union hosts Money Booth Madness at Mentor High

Teaching high school students about financial responsibility doesn’t have to only take place in a classroom. And it certainly can be fun. To help kick off this school year, Cardinal Credit Union recently hosted Welcome Back Money Booth Madness during lunch periods at the SmartStart Student Branch at Mentor High School. Cardinal Credit Union will deposit dollar for dollar of money collected in the booth into a student’s Cardinal checking or savings account. Dominic Santell, a 16-year-old junior at Mentor, took his chance in the money booth and it was a little bit different than he expected. “When the money…

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  Cleveland PLAIN DEALER NAMES Cardinal CREDIT Union A Top Workplace IN NORTHEAST OHIO For second consecutive year MENTOR, OHIO, July 28, 2022 – For the second consecutive year, the Cardinal Credit Union, a member-owned, not-for-profit financial cooperative serving the community through high performance banking products and services, is being recognized as a Top 2022 Workplace by The Cleveland Plain Dealer and Cardinal was among 220 Northeast Ohio companies awarded this distinction, which is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by employee engagement technology partner Energage LLC. The anonymous survey uniquely measures 15 culture…

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