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The Credit Union Difference

New federal laws and regulations are changing the structure and face of the financial services industry. In this time of accelerating change, it is important to truly understand how credit unions are unique and different, and why we remain a necessary and extremely popular financial alternative for 96 million Americans. WHAT IS THE CREDIT UNION […]

Credit unions step up during shutdown

SPECIAL TO THE NEWS ADVOCATE   WASHINGTON, D.C. – Credit unions are stepping up during the partial government shutdown, offering those affected members a variety of services including special rates, salary equivalent loans, skip-a-payment programs, financial counseling and more to ensure members survive any furloughs with their finances intact. The Credit Union National Association (CUNA) […]

Servpro honors owners of local franchises

MANISTEE — Servpro Industries honored two Manistee men at the company’s 44th annual national convention held in June. John Erbel, who owns the Manistee, Ludington and Cadillac franchises, received the millionaire’s silver award and William Sawhill, who owns Servpro of Grand Traverse Area, received the millionaire’s bronze award. Sawhill can be reached at Servpro, an […]

Honor Bank announces promotions

Honor Bank announces promotions

HONOR — Honor Bank has announced three staff advancements. Dixie Hoeh has been promoted to vice president. She has also accepted the position of branch manager. She began her career in November 2000 as assistant branch manager at the Benzonia branch. In 2007, she was promoted to Bear Lake branch manager, where she became assistant […]