Credit Unions today are serving people in countries throughout the Free World. Here at home we find credit unions handling the savings of individuals with the surety and prudence born of long experience. The people of many of the newly developing countries – including those in Alliance for Progress – are now also finding that their credit union truly offer “Helping Hands in Many Lands” by performing much needed services for them and for their national economies.
– John F. Kennedy, August 1963.
Great Statesmen involved in Credit Unions
Mr Kennedy once put his signature on a credit union note as a co-signer for a white house janitor.