Blog

Get to Know Us! One on One with Ashley Vaught.

April 25, 2017

If you’ve ever been to our Main, Christiansburg, or Fairlawn branch, chances are you’ve seen Ashley Vaught. She has served our members in various branches throughout southwest Virginia and volunteers in our community with nonprofits like the Community Youth Program. This busy woman was kind enough to take a moment to give us a little […]

Member One donates Easter Baskets to Carilion Children’s Hospital

April 19, 2017

Member One recently donated Easter baskets to children at Carilion Children’s Hospital. The entire credit union came together to create a variety of baskets for boys and girls of all ages. Over 120 Easter baskets were donated in an overwhelming display of generosity. Member One regularly contributes financially and with volunteer time throughout their footprint […]

5 Ways to Teach your Kids Responsible Saving

April 18, 2017

April is Credit Union Youth Month It probably goes without saying, but we here at Member One are pretty keen on savings—a healthy nest egg, an emergency fund, IRAs… you get the point. We believe the best way to become a savings guru is to start from a young age, so how do we get […]

Member One names new Vice President of Risk Management

April 12, 2017

Member One announced today the appointment of Tami Black to the position of Vice President of Risk Management. Black has been with Member One for 18 years, serving in a variety of roles before joining the Fraud Department in 2010. She has since advanced her knowledge of important fraud issues that are critical to the […]

Member One names new Director of Information Technology

April 11, 2017

Member One announced today the appointment of Steve Crowder as Director of Information Technology. Crowder has been with Member One since 1997, serving in a variety of roles, most recently as VP of Information Systems. Crowder will be responsible for the management, strategy, and execution of IT infrastructure throughout Member One’s footprint. In addition to […]

Are You Ready for Your Next Home? Find Out Here.

April 10, 2017

Perhaps you’re looking for a larger home to accommodate a growing family. Or maybe you’re just ready to finally own your own house. Luckily, spring is prime mortgage time, which means this is the perfect opportunity to explore your housing options. Wherever you are on your housing journey, read here to see what your next […]

The Hunt for Easter Egg Activities is Over!

April 3, 2017

Spring is finally here, and that means egg hunts galore! Whether your goal is to collect eggs throughout the valley or just find a hunt close to you, we’ve got you covered. Take a look at the list of fun Easter egg activities in your neck of the woods. And don’t worry—no finder’s fee required! […]

Member One names new Vice President of Loan Operations

March 28, 2017

Member One recently announced the appointment of Chad King to the newly created position of VP Loan Operations. King will be responsible for Member One’s loan operations and loan servicing functions. The objective of this position will be to increase member loyalty and create a retention strategy that differentiates the credit union’s loan servicing capabilities. […]

Member One’s Mortgage Guide

March 27, 2017

USDA. FHA. VA. PMI. What does it all mean? The mortgage process doesn’t have to be a riddle. That’s why we’ve broken down some of the most common home loans and their characteristics. If you have any questions about these or any other real estate loan options, please give us a call at 800-666-8811 or […]

If You Prefer Ease, Get Yourself a Realtor

March 20, 2017

Excitement, anxiety, frustration—buying or selling a home brings about a flurry of emotions. In both situations, you’re about to shell out some major money. Wouldn’t it be nice to save some cash? Some people think a quick and easy way to do so is to forego a realtor, but before making that important decision, consider […]