Great Lakes Credit Union helps 1st time homebuyers with new turnkey video series

BANNOCKBURN, IL (December 9, 2015) — Great Lakes Credit Union (GLCU) is excited to announce the release of its new First Time Homebuyer video series on its YouTube Channel. The short videos are the perfect resource for those looking for quick answers to all their home buying questions. They help break down the process from how to start a mortgage loan after finding the perfect home to closing without problems. Viewers will find them easy to follow and great to refer back to during all stages of the buying process!

“We are thrilled to be able to offer free financial education resources to the community like our First Time Homebuyer video series, which touches on all the ins and outs of purchasing and financing your first home. It can seem overwhelming, but GLCU presents the information in an easy-to-understand manner that makes the home-buying process fun instead of frantic,” says Vikki Kaiser, President/CEO.

There are 14 videos, each five minutes in length or less. They cover everything from knowing mortgage loan types to understanding closing costs and taking advantage of the tax benefits. All videos can be accessed directly from the GLCU website:, and also by searching within the You Tube App for the GLCU channel.

About Great Lakes Credit Union

Founded in 1938 and headquartered in Northern Illinois, GLCU is committed to financial empowerment for you. As a not-for-profit financial cooperative with over $1 billion in assets, GLCU is proud to serve more than 80,000 members in the Chicagoland and surrounding areas. Learn more about GLCU’s accounts, educational initiatives and community development programs at


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