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considering a new business or expanding an existing one?

Financing your Business

Considering starting a new business or expanding an existing one? The Assiniboine Credit Union Business Financial Centre (BFC) is here to help. Here are a few options to consider when deciding how to finance the endeavor. Here are a few options that are available: The Manitoba Business Start Program, available through the BFC, provides government-guaranteed […]

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Starting a small business?

Starting a small business?

Every week, I receive several inquiries from Manitobans looking to start a business. Most of the questions are the same; “How do I apply for a small business loan?” and “What documents do I need?” If you’re wondering about starting a business, and have questions, here are a few tips to think about.   Develop […]

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International Credit Union Day and Coop week

Why is a Co-op or Credit Union important? Why celebrate?

Throughout the year I’m occasionally asked why co-operatives are important or more specifically, why is a credit union important? Why celebrate Co-op Week or International Credit Union Day (ICU)? I’m probably asked this because I’ve been a member and an employee of Assiniboine Credit Union (ACU) for little over 18 years, which is nearly 25% of […]

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Doing good is something credit unions take seriously, locally and globally.

Celebrate Credit Union Day on October 16!

When the news seems to be filled with conflict, it’s easy to forget what can be achieved when people come together to help each other. For centuries people have banded together to work co-operatively without thought of profit – fighting fires, harvesting crops, raising barns, and avoiding high-interest loans by lending to one another. These […]

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Help Urban Eatin' Win $25,000 to Create More Edible Landscapes

Urban Eatin’ Needs Your Vote for the National Co-op Challenge!

Congratulations to Assiniboine Credit Union member Urban Eatin’ Gardeners Co-op for being selected as a finalist in the National Co-op Challenge sponsored by the Co-operators Group. There are eight regional prizes of $25,000 to help co-ops develop their services. Urban Eatin’ transforms underused spaces such as balconies, school grounds and community spaces into beautiful food-producing systems […]

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