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    2021 News and Events

  • April 20, 2021

    BCU Awarded Designation of Savings Excellence by National Savings Program

    This honor is reserved for financial institutions who displayed exceptional achievement during America Saves Week activities.

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  • April 5, 2021

    Credit Union Industry Loses A Giant With Rex Johnson’s Passing

    It's with great sadness that BCU announces the passing of our founding President & CEO, A. Rex Johnson. Rex passed away peacefully on Friday, April 2, 2021, surrounded by his loving family. He was 77 years old.

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  • February 5, 2021

    BCU Members Surpass $1 Million in HomeAdvantage® Savings in 2020

    Amid the economic challenges of 2020, BCU members celebrate over $1 million in cash rewards earned in 2020 and more than $5 million since the inception of the Credit Union’s partnership with the HomeAdvantage® program.

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  • February 2, 2021

    CU CHRO/EVP Lisa Baron Named Crain's Chicago Business Notable Leader in HR 2021

    Lisa’s extraordinary people-first commitment and compassionate leadership continues to be invaluable to our growth and success.

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  • January 8, 2021

    BCU Gives Members Special Access to Innovative College Planning Tools

    BCU, in partnership with Student Choice and Edmit, now provides members with special access to innovative planning tools and advising that will help student members and their families make smarter college financial decisions.

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