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Credit Unions Win Best Customer Experience Award for Record-Breaking Fifth Consecutive Year

Credit unions have earned the number one spot for the best customer experience in Ireland for the fifth consecutive year. The achievement is a world first, with no other organisation across the globe claiming the top spot for five years running.

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ILCU survey finds significant increase in students skipping lectures to work

New, national ILCU research shows that more students are under financial pressure. A quarter (24%) say finance/debt is their biggest worry. Almost three quarters (74%) say they have to work during the college term to cope with costs.

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ILCU Survey Shows One Third of Northern Ireland Families in Debt over Back to School Costs

Over a third (37%) of Northern Ireland parents continue to get into debt covering the expense of back-to-school. The numbers in debt have remained steady since our survey last year.

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ILCU survey shows marked increase in numbers struggling with Back to School costs

More than three quarters of parents (78%) say the cost of Back to School is a financial burden. This is a significant increase on 67% in 2018.

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Study finds credit unions are most respected provider of financial services

Credit unions have been named the highest regarded organisations providing financial services in Ireland. 

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Minister Donohoe addresses credit unions at ILCU AGM 2019

Read minister for Finance & Public Expenditure and Reform, Paschal Donohoe TD address to credit union members at the AGM.

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Credit union borrowers the focus of heart-warming new RTE One series

A new eight-part RTE One television series will take viewers for a look into the credit union loan office! The Borrowers, commencing on Tuesday April 16th at 8.30pm, takes a fly-on-the-wall look at the people who borrow from their local credit unions. 

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Brexit and the Border Event - Belfast

A reminder of the upcoming event the ILCU ‘Brexit and The Border’ meeting in the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Shaw’s Bridge, Belfast this Thursday 11th April at 7.15.p.m.

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28th All Ireland Credit Union Schools Quiz Winners Announced

Winners of the 28th All Ireland Credit Union Schools Quiz at the RDS, Dublin on Sunday 7thApril have been announced after a hotly contested competition.

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Six in ten credit card users don’t know what interest rate they pay

A new, national survey has found that more than half of the population own a credit card (57%). However, almost six in ten (59%) credit card users said they were not aware of the interest rate they pay on their balance.

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