Credit Unions 101

We are excited to welcome you to the Credit Unions 101 Onboarding program! As a new employee, board member, or someone looking for a refresher, we know you will appreciate the many resources and information provided to assist you in becoming familiar with the credit union movement.

The series of modules below will introduce you to the credit union difference, principles and philosophies, our history, and resources available through the Cornerstone League and others. By completing this series of modules, we hope to ease your transition as a new employee and show the many opportunities available to you to become involved.

Not a Member?

This service is a Cornerstone League member benefit. If your credit union is not currently a member and you would like to learn more, visit the Benefits of Membership page.


The Credit Union Difference

What does "People Helping People" mean? Take a look at the characteristics of a credit union versus a bank.

Principles & Philosophy

Explore the Seven Cooperative Principles for Credit Unions and the philosophy of cooperation.

Credit Union History

Discover the history of the credit union movement and the foundation of values and principles on which it was built.

Cornerstone: Membership Benefits & Available Services

What is the value of membership? Cornerstone membership comes with a full suite of products and services to fit credit union needs.