celebrating kindness and resilience

A small act of kindness can change the world

By CLCU Editorial | May 9, 2024

In a world that at times often seems to be focused on the negative aspects of life and those that do wrong in the world, it’s important to recognise and celebrate resilience and acts of kindness that bring people together and create positive change. Let kindness blossom At Central Credit Union (CCU) we believe that…

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International Women’s Day 2024: celebrating trailblazing women in the credit union sector

By CLCU Editorial | March 8, 2024

It’s International Women’s Day, a day of global recognition of the achievements of women across various fields and to advocate for gender equality. To celebrate International Women’s Day, we have taken this opportunity to pose questions to Eileen Halligan, founding member and CEO of Central Credit Union, to understand the challenges she has faced in…

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Celebrating 35 Years

By CLCU Editorial | February 29, 2024

This year marks a momentous occasion as we celebrate 35 years of service and expand our common bond. Wednesday the 28th of February 2024 marked 35 years since we were founded. We have also taken this occasion as an opportunity to officially announce our name change from ‘Central Liverpool Credit Union’ to ‘Central Credit Union.’…

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A Need to Step Up!

By CLCU Editorial | April 18, 2023

By Julie Jackson I don’t know about you – but January isn’t my favourite month! Whether it’s the dark mornings and evenings, the debt of Christmas or the sluggish feeling after over-indulging. As the end of December approached, I knew that I would need to be proactive to keep the January Blues at bay. I’d…

Special General Meeting

By CLCU Editorial | January 24, 2023

We hereby give notice of an Special General Meeting of Central Liverpool Credit Union Ltd Time and date: 14.30 on Friday 10th February Venue: By Zoom Conference: Register here: Only one motion is to be considered at this meeting: “This meeting agrees that Central Liverpool Credit Union extend the field of membership to cover the additional local…

Fuel Poverty Awareness Day 2022

By CLCU Editorial | December 1, 2022

This year, Fuel Poverty Awareness Day falls on Friday 2nd December. The day is promoted by National Energy Action and aims to raise awareness of the fuel poverty crisis and how an increasing number of households are in fuel poverty, with the number set to rise. Households are classified as being in fuel poverty if…

Shop Smart this Black Friday

By CLCU Editorial | November 21, 2022

Black Friday can be a good time to make some savings and get all your Christmas presents boxed off, but you also need to be smart and cautious about your shopping. UK consumer body Which? researched the prices of products in Black Friday sales and found that 85% of the items were available for the…

Tips to help you budget this Christmas

By CLCU Editorial | November 12, 2022

Christmas is a time of year that most people look forward to, but it can be very expensive, leading to money worries for many families. With the current situation regarding the rising cost of living and the energy bill crisis, this Christmas is likely to be even more challenging as people try to afford presents…

Get Talking About Money for ‘Talk Money Week’

By CLCU Editorial | November 7, 2022

Many people find it difficult to talk about money usually because they don’t feel comfortable talking about personal money issues and feel like they will be judged if they reveal that they are struggling. According to the Office of National Statistics, 3 in 4 adults reported feeling very or somewhat worried about the rising cost…

What is inflation and how does it affect you?

By CLCU Editorial | October 27, 2022

Recently the news has been filled with worrying topics such as the cost-of-living crisis and rising energy bills. There are so many terms being used to describe the stressful financial circumstances that UK households are facing, and it can be a bit overwhelming to understand the individual impact on you. It has been announced that…