MCUL CEO talks credit unions vs. banks on morning news show

Corkery discusses historic inflation, DEI initiatives and how consumers can become members.

LANSING, MI (October 11, 2022) — On Oct. 10, Michigan Credit Union League (MCUL) CEO Patty Corkery appeared on 9&10 news’ program Good Day Northern Michigan to discuss credit unions and the current economic landscape.

The show’s hosts, Sid Simone and David Lyden, asked Corkery a variety of questions about credit unions, including:

  • The difference between credit unions and banks
  • How consumers can become a credit union member
  • The Global Women’s Leadership Network
  • Current DEI initiatives
  • Upcoming financial trends

Corkery also talked at length about the historic inflation rise we’re currently seeing — how that is impacting borrowing and lending as well as spending and saving.

Watch Corkery’s appearance in full here.

About Michigan Credit Union League (MCUL)

The Michigan Credit Union League(MCUL) is headquartered in Lansing, Michigan. The 187 Michigan credit unions, which hold $101 billion in assets, serve 60% of the state’s population. During 2023, Michigan credit unions provided its 6 million members with a total of $1 billion in direct financial benefits.


Shawn Glinis
Media and Publications Editor
Michigan Credit Union League
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