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6 Missouri and Kansas credit unions recognized for 2022 CUNA awards

Posted on 8/9/2022
CUNA's national award program honors credit unions' impact on their member and their communities.


Better together does not mean one size fits all

Posted on 8/5/2022
While the merger will expand our region as an association, each state will continue to maintain its own identity. Though each state will exist under the Cornerstone League banner, “one size fits all” has never been the outlook and never will be.


Millennium Corporate Credit Union Acquires Heartland Credit Union Association’s Item Processing

Posted on 7/31/2022
Millennium Corporate Credit Union (Millennium Corporate) and Shared Financial Solutions (SFS) Boards of Directors voted to move forward with the sale of the SFS service, Item Processing, to Millennium Corporate.


Credit union news from Mazuma and West Community

Posted on 7/29/2022
Mazuma Credit Union partners with CAPS, an organization focused on paving the education-to-employment path through profession-based learning; West Community's employees nominate their favorite local non-profit organizations.


CUlead Spotlight: Natalie Ring, Quantum Credit Union

Posted on 7/29/2022
We are excited to shine the spotlight on Natalie Ring, retail branch manager at Quantum Credit Union (Wichita, KS).


Important merger details available on member-only page

Posted on 7/26/2022
Stay informed at, which will be updated as new information about the HCUA-Cornerstone merger emerges. Virtual townhall meeting planned for August 25.


News from Arsenal, Electro Savings, Neighbors and Together credit unions

Posted on 7/22/2022
Big news from credit unions in the St. Louis area! Arsenal partnered with a local food pantry to provide $25 gas gift cards to those in need; Electro Savings and Together named Top Workplaces; Neighbors launched on-demand pay program.


Give a big, warm welcome to the newest credit union!

Posted on 7/19/2022
On Friday, WeDevelopmentCredit Union signed their Letter of Understanding with the NCUA, officially confirming them as the first credit union chartered in the United States in 2022. This accomplishment has been 13 years in the making.


CUlead Spotlight: Justin Rahe, Emporia State Credit Union

Posted on 7/15/2022
We are excited to shine the spotlight on Justin Rahe, assistant vp: projects & compliance at Emporia State Federal Credit Union (Emporia, KS).


News from Electro Savings, Meritrust and Together credit unions

Posted on 7/8/2022
Several credit unions in our region honored Pride Month and celebrated their employees' individuality and uniqueness.


Spotlight: Jeff Picazo, Mainstreet Credit Union

Posted on 7/1/2022
We are excited to shine the spotlight on Jeff Picazo, in-store branch manager at Mainstreet Credit Union (Lenexa, KS).


Forbes announces 2022 list of best credit unions by state

Posted on 7/1/2022
Every year, Forbes releases a list of credit unions in each state that ranks high in overall customer satisfaction.


Credit union news from Arsenal, Frontier Community and Together

Posted on 6/28/2022
Arsenal Credit Union gives $10,000 to St. Louis-area nonprofits. Frontier Community Credit Union donates $3,000 to Survivor Outreach Services. Together Credit Union and the Together Foundation awards $10,500 in scholarships.


Heartland Credit Union Association and Cornerstone League to Explore Merger

Posted on 6/23/2022
Cornerstone and HCUA merger committees have begun the due diligence process.


Credit union news from Arsenal, Heartland and Meritrust

Posted on 6/17/2022
Credit unions are busy this summer! A few of the headlines from earlier in June 2022.