Truliant Celebrates 60 Years of Helping Members
Release date: 11/12/2012
Winston-Salem, N.C. (Nov. 13, 2012) – Truliant Federal Credit Union is excited to be celebrating their 60th anniversary. Located in Winston-Salem, NC; the credit union was founded in 1952 to serve the employees of Western Electric, starting with 2,000 members and $100,000 in assets. First known as Radio Shops Credit Union, the organization later became known as AT&T Family Federal Credit Union. In August 1999, they changed their name to Truliant Federal Credit Union to more accurately reflect the growing and diversified member-owner base.
For 60 years, Truliant has remained dedicated to serving the communities in which it operates and providing financial education seminars on a variety of topics including debt management, budgeting and home buying. Truliant is one of the largest credit unions in North Carolina and serves more than 190,000 member-owners and more than 900 employers and their employees. Additionally, Truliant has grown to have 22 Member Financial Centers in North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and Ohio.
“Our mission is to enhance the quality of life of our members and to become their preferred financial institution,” said Marc Schaefer, President and CEO of Truliant. “We are very proud of the thousands of member-owners we’ve helped in the past through restructuring and consolidating their debt, and through refinancing their higher-rate loans, saving them thousands of dollars. We look forward to continuing to improve the financial lives of many more members in the coming years.” This philosophy has afforded Truliant the opportunity to enhance their members’ financial lives on a daily basis through a variety of financial products and services. To view firsthand how members-owners financial lives have been improved, please visit www.youtube.com/TruliantFCU to view Truliant’s testimonial videos.
Truliant’s commitment to their member-owners is at the forefront of all their decisions regarding financial services and products. As part of this commitment, Truliant offers their “No Cost Credit Review” and members receive advice from staff on how to lower their payments, pay off bills sooner, and keep extra cash in their wallets, all the while enhancing their members’ financial lives. For more information, browse our website, call 800-822-0382 or visit a Member Financial Center.