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Could your business’s financial health benefit from a credit union?

August 14, 2017

When searching for a doctor, you want one who cares about your current and future wellness, not one whose top priority is making money, right? The same can be said when choosing your small business’s financial institution. You should choose one that cares about where your business is now and offers products to help it […]

Dodging Fraud—Commons Scams and How to Avoid Them

August 7, 2017

It’s the age-old game of cat and mouse—fraudsters and financial institutions. Once a bank or credit union changes up security, criminals look for ways around it. These scammers are innovative, resourceful, and sneaky. While we can’t know every scam that’s out there, we can tell you about the ones we’ve recently seen in the region […]

Get to Know Us: One on One with Jean Hopstetter

July 31, 2017

From the movie she can watch on repeat to the unique super power she’d love to have, Jean Hopstetter, Member One’s Chief Operations Officer, sits down with us to talk about what brought her to Member One, her greatest piece of advice, and an interesting tidbit that you wouldn’t find on her résumé. How long […]

Grow Your Wealth—A Beginner’s Guide to Investing

July 24, 2017

You pack your lunch every day, skip the coffee shop latte, and pay with cash to avoid overspending. Congratulations! You’re a saver. But we have some bad news—saving alone isn’t enough to grow your wealth. It’s time to start investing. But where do you begin? Read our quick guide to investing to get an idea […]

Member One Employees Graduate from Leadership Roanoke Valley Program

July 17, 2017

Member One practices the credit union motto of People Helping People every day through low loan rates and high dividend rates, but we also encourage our employees to practice it in our community. That’s why we’re proud to announce that two of our employees have graduated from the 2017 Leadership Roanoke Valley (LRV) class: Angie […]

Credit Unions 101: Membership, Security, and Community Impact

July 10, 2017

People often think of a credit union as the big bank’s little brother—they try to act like a bank, but don’t offer as many products and services. Others think it’s an exclusive club for which they don’t qualify for membership. No matter the misconception, we’re here to set the record straight. Membership: While “membership” might […]

Member One’s Director of Marketing & Business Development Appointed to Opera Roanoke Board of Directors

July 3, 2017

Member One recently announced the appointment of Nick Hart, Director of Marketing & Business Development, to a three-year term on the board of directors of Opera Roanoke. With a philosophy of putting people before profits, Member One focuses on improving the overall quality of life in the communities they serve. As an avid supporter of […]

It’s Festival Season in Virginia – Are You Ready?

June 30, 2017

The days are long and the nights are warm. It’s the perfect time of year to kick back to the sounds of your favorite band. Whether you’re a hardcore festivalgoer or just a casual consumer of an evening concert, Southwest Virginia has a music scene that’s sure to fit your style. Roanoke Elmwood Park There’s […]

Let the Fireworks Begin—Fourth of July Area Happenings

June 26, 2017

It’s time to celebrate our favorite lady’s birthday—America! Avoid the stress of planning your own party and attend some of the cool, local events happening here! Here’s a quick list of fun happenings in our region: Roanoke Region Red Hot 4th Dr. Pepper Park July 4 at 4pm Admission: $15 in advance, $18 at the […]

Staycation, here we come! (Or is it stay?)

June 20, 2017

Your social feeds are flooded with beach pictures, and the out-of-office email replies are popping up left and right—it’s vacation season. However, you’ve made a commitment to save this summer (pat yourself on the back!), so a beach trip isn’t in the cards. Just because you’re saving doesn’t mean you can’t still enjoy yourself. How […]