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Consumers Credit Union Earns “Best in State” Recognition

Forbes Media recognizes local credit union for product excellence

forbes 2018 best in state credit union powered by statista Waukegan, IL, August 7, 2018: Consumers Credit Union (CCU; $1.25 Billion, Waukegan, IL) has earned national recognition for the 4th consecutive year, this time from Forbes Media. The 2018 award recognizes CCU as a “Best-In-State” credit union for its comprehensive gallery of products and services, along with the overall value the Member-owned cooperative delivers to Members.

Forbes Media is a global media, branding and technology company, with a focus on news and information about business, investing, technology, entrepreneurship, leadership and affluent lifestyles. Forbes has been in business for 100+ years and currently has 400+ employees worldwide. They are also recognized as a thought-leader when it comes to business, industry and financial services.

Here is what Forbes had to say about Consumers Credit Union:

“Consumers Credit Union (CCU), headquartered in Lake County, IL, has provided unparalleled financial services to Members since 1930. The credit union offers a complete menu of products and services, including checking, debit and credit cards, vehicle loans, consumer loans, savings, money market and certificates of deposit, along with a complete range of mortgage products.”

“The credit union is extremely proud to earn recognition from such a prestigious organization as Forbes,” said Sean M. Rathjen, CCU’s CEO.  “We often associate Fortune 500 companies with global strategies when thinking about Forbes. In that context, their recognition of Consumers Credit Union is even more impressive.”

The most recent recognition for CCU follows three consecutive years of awards from organizations such as NerdWallet and Wallethub. In 2017, Wallethub named CCU’s Rewards Checking the “Best Online Checking Account” available nationwide, while NerdWallet said CCU had the best interest rate for credit union checking products nationwide. Both Wallethub and NerdWallet focus on online presence, where Consumers Credit Union has had a national footprint for more than 15 years.

CCU is Member-owned, with offices in Waukegan, Mundelein, Round Lake Beach, Gurnee, North Waukegan, Volo, Palatine, Schaumburg, and Northbrook  Illinois, with a new Service Center opening soon on Route 12 in Kildeer, Illinois.