Have you been dreaming of cruising in style down Main street in a brand new e-bike? Do you even know what an e-bike is, or what all the features are? Regardless, you can save on gas money, get in better shape, cut down on carbon emissions, get access to instant rebates and zero-percent financing. Working […]
Opportunities Credit Union will sign the community declaration of racism as a public health emergency today. Along with more than 30 other Chittenden County organizations we acknowledge the structural racism that is now exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic with, “Black and Latino people in the U.S. have been nearly three times as likely as white […]
You could save big with energy-efficient appliances every day, and even better, you can now upgrade to new energy-efficient appliances with our new energy-efficient appliance loan program. Read further to see what type of appliances are eligible for as low as 0% interest loans and if you meet the requirements for this program. You can […]
OVERVIEW If you are a Winooski based business experienced difficulties during the Covid-19 pandemic, please, keep reading. The city of Winooski is teaming up with Opportunities Credit Union to help local businesses adapt during these difficult times. You can get an emergency business loan up to $10,000 with a term of 5 years. If your […]
Opportunities Credit Union stands in solidarity with Black communities. We support ending systemic racism and police violence. We have never questioned that Black Lives Matter. OCU shares the outrage about the systemic racism plaguing our country. We reaffirm our 30-year commitment to racial justice. As a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI,) serving low-income communities is […]
Opportunities Credit Union helped Wooden Hammer arrange the necessary financing to move into a larger building. Now, Ben Raphael can take on more and bigger jobs without all the dust. The new facility will help Ben continue to grow his business and continue to strengthen his community. Wood and Hammer creates top-quality custom cabinets and […]
On January 2, 2020 Katharine Laud will be the new President and Chief Executive Officer of Opportunities Credit Union. Laud comes to credit union with a background in banking and non-profit finance. Most recently, she was Associate Vice President for Finance and Administration at the UVM Foundation. Kate also serves as Vice-Chair of theboard of the […]
For Abigail Terrazzano and Adeline Webb, dogs, and cats are more than just a job. It’s a way of life. They met each other working at a national box store as groomers, and they wished for a more personal experience for the animals and their owners. Just like many entrepreneurs, they had a way to […]
The Winooski Small Business Loan Program is currently accepting applications. This program expands the City’s commitment to economic vitality by providing access to financing for new and existing businesses in Winooski.
Nicole Carey, owner of the Birdfolk Collective, recently opened a new storefront in Waterbury with the help of Opportunities Credit Union.