Our Statement of Commitment to Our Members
As a member-owned, not-for-profit financial cooperative, Calcasieu Teachers & Employees Credit Union is committed to our members. We will uphold our fundamental responsibility to actively serve people within our field of membership, and as appropriate, the communities they live in. We will treat all members with respect and dignity and we will offer honest, fair deals to all members at all times. We will deliver a range of low cost products and services to the diverse economic and social make-up of our members and potential members. We will always seek better ways to reach out to the underserved in our field of membership. And we will continually, in all facets of operations, demonstrate the value of membership in Calcasieu Teachers & Employees Credit Union.
We will monitor and communicate our service to members in a meaningful way so that members, potential members, legislators, regulators, and the community at large will understand and appreciate the unique role that member-owned financial cooperatives play in their lives.
Throughout Calcasieu Teachers & Employees Credit Union’s strategic plan, we will make every effort to enable our members to become financially self-sufficient and successful. We will place high importance on consumer education and the teaching of financial thrift.
This Statement of Commitment to Members is consistent with our credit union principles of “Not for Profit, Not for Charity, But for Service” and our philosophy of “People Helping People”. We truly strive to be an institution where “people are worth more than money”.This statement represents good business practices that ensure the financial strength of our credit union on behalf of our members.