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Brand new credit union is designed to reverse Kansas town’s legacy of segregation

Brand new credit union is designed to reverse Kansas town’s legacy of segregation

The situation: way too many payday loan providers with too few consumer-friendly alternatives. The perfect solution is: charter a newer credit union.

“We had a heightened awareness to the reality that we have few finance institutions in these communities [in Kansas town, Mo.],” Ajamu Webster stated. “But you might toss a stone and struck a payday-lending check casher.”

This is where WeDevelopment government Credit Union are looking to can be found in, if it could finally get their charter application authorized. Webster could be the board seat of this team that is working together with the nationwide Credit Union management to charter a credit that is low-income in this region since 2009. Continue reading →