Anheuser Busch Employees’ Credit Union and Divisions receives 2017 Financial Capability Innovation Award

ST. LOUIS, MO (May 24, 2017) — Anheuser-Busch Employees’ Credit Union (ABECU) and its divisions (American Eagle Credit Union and Purina Credit Union) was recently honored as a recipient of the 2017 Financial Capability Innovation Award presented by Everfi, Nasdaq and the Financial Capability Network. This award recognizes the credit union for its exceptional efforts in improving the financial capabilities of the communities it serves through education.

ABECU and Divisions was among an estimated fifty honorees were selected based on the scale and reach of their financial education initiatives, the duration of their commitment, and unique employee volunteering activities that supplement their programs. Approximately 750 financial institutions of all sizes from across the nation were considered.

“The Credit Union was honored to receive this award in recognition of our work in advancing financial education and empowerment initiatives. We will continue to build on our financial education efforts with the goal of impacting the lives of more people in the communities we serve.” said Pier Alsup, Chief Community Relations Officer.

ABECU’s mission is to help its members achieve financial success. The credit union recently established a foundation via its community division devoted to supporting the dreams and aspirations of its members and the communities it serves in the St. Louis area by providing financial education and development opportunities to people of all ages, life stages and economic means.”
For additional information regarding this award or the credit unions financial education efforts and Foundation, please contact Pier Alsup, Chief Community Relations Officer, at 314-657-9300 or

About Anheuser-Busch Employees’ Credit Union

Since 1939, Anheuser-Busch Employees’ Credit Union, and divisions, has served as a trusted financial partner, empowering more than 132,000 Members nationwide to achieve their goals. As a member-owned, community-focused, not-for-profit financial institution, the Credit Union offers comprehensive banking products and financial services at 30 branches nationwide and through 24/7 Member resources and amenities. In addition, Members can access their accounts and perform transactions at more than 5,600 shared branch locations and self-service shared branch express terminals, as well as more than 25,000 surcharge-free ATMs, through the CO-OP Shared Branch Network in all 50 states. With more than $1.77 billion in total assets, the Credit Union is ranked a “Top 150” credit union in the U.S. and federally- insured by the National Credit Union Association (NCUA). For additional information, visit For more information regarding this announcement, please contact Julie Linder, Public Relations & Events Strategist, by calling (573) 268-0639.


Paula Anderson
Anheuser-Busch Employees’ Credit Union

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