Category Archives: Consumers @Work

Did You Know? Consumers Brings Financial Wellness to Your Workplace!

Consumers @Work

Our Consumers @Work program creates partnerships with local companies to provide your employees with information, education, and financial services. You prioritize your needs, and we create programs to help your staff with personalized services and free seminars. We believe in West Michigan businesses, and we know that employees are happier and more productive when they feel financially secure. Take advantage of convenient complimentary education programs brought right to your workplace. We’ll also connect your staff to our expert financial advisors and retirement specialists to who can provide the resources necessary for financial empowerment. Watch the video below to hear how Consumers @Work has benefited our current partners. Contact us today at 800.991.2221 or atWork@ConsumersCU.org to find the best solution for your business.  

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More Employers Providing Financial Counseling to Staff

Business Savings

A quarter of companies in the U.S. now offer their employees one-on-one financial counseling and more than half offer one-on-one investment advice, according to a survey by the Society for Human Resource Management. And these employers have good reason to provide this extra service: Distracted employees are less productive. In fact, a recent survey from McGraw Hill Federal Credit Union found that 36% of respondents said they spend at least two hours per day worrying about their finances or handling them. Accordingly, about 44% of male respondents and 49% of female respondents reported having difficulty concentrating as a result of the stress. Because of this, financial education is becoming an essential part of a company’s wellness program, just like physical wellness. Companies that support the all-around well-being of their workers see higher productivity levels. Would your business and employees benefit from a financial wellness program? Our Consumers @Work program brings … …continue

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Business Services Abound

You trust us to provide the best in personal financial products—now let us help with your business. Our complete line of Business Services will meet your needs with the same innovation, quality, and personal service we’ve been delivering to members since our inception in 1951. Whether you’re just starting a new business or looking for ways to improve efficiencies of your existing business, try Consumers Business Services. NEW BusinessPlus Checking NEW ePayroll Savings & CDs Loans & Mortgages eBanking Consumers @Work Events If you already use our business checking, look for your account to transition this month to new BusinessPlus Checking. You’ll appreciate the account’s flexible structure – eliminating many unnecessary fees and ultimately saving you money in the costs to manage your business. We’ve built the account with no minimum balance requirements, free and unlimited check writing and ACH transactions, and plenty of free deposit items and bill payments*. The … …continue

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Smart Business Services

Consumers Credit Union Offers Smart Business Services To Members and the Community Kalamazoo, Mich. – Consumers Credit Union announces a focus on Business Services including the launch of its new BusinessPlus Checking and ePayroll Services. “Our business portfolio is designed perfectly for the small business owner who is looking for quality personal service,” says Gary Ferguson, Vice President of Business Services. “We bring our credit union philosophy to meet the needs of business members right here in West Michigan.” All decisions are made locally by Consumers for its business members. Consumers Offers a Complete Line of Business Services: •          New BusinessPlus Checking – with tiered rates •          New ePayroll Solutions – offering ACH (direct deposit) payroll for employees •          Business Savings & CDs •          Online Banking & Bill Pay •          Business Loans & Business Mortgages •          Consumers @Work – free presentations to employees and breakroom connections A new feature of Consumers Business Services … …continue

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