November 7, 2016

Lakota Federal Credit Union Develops New Products to Support Financially Inclusive Economy

Over 25% of households in Oglala County on the Pine Ridge Reservation have neither a checking nor savings account, but the Lakota Federal Credit Union, the only federally-insured depository institution on the Reservation, is providing tools to help build the […]

April 14, 2016

Lakota Federal Credit Union Expands Services on Rolling Rez Bus

With National Financial Literacy Month in full swing, the Lakota Federal Credit Union is taking several steps to support increased financial capability on the Pine Ridge Reservation. In partnership with First Peoples Fund and Lakota Funds, the credit union will […]

August 24, 2015

Member Survey Reveals Increased Financial Capability on Pine Ridge Reservation

This summer we conducted a survey to find out more about our members – what is important to them, what their financial goals are, and how we can best serve them. One hundred and five individuals that comprise 6% of […]

July 27, 2015

Indian Start-Up Credit Unions Holding On

As published on Indian Country Today Media Network… The experiences of the most recently chartered American Indian-based credit unions have been a mixed bag. Two are well-capitalized and seem to be performing normally, while a third was merged into another […]

June 17, 2015

Enter to Win $50.00!

We are conducting a survey to find out how we can best serve our members. By completing this brief survey, you will be entered into a drawing to win one of two $50.00 gift certificates to Kyle Grocery or Angel’s. […]

May 20, 2015

Lakota Federal Credit Union Now Hiring

The Lakota Federal Credit Union is currently hiring for the following positions:   Member Service Representative/Teller Responsible for providing a variety of paying and receiving functions for members in person, via phone, and through the mail, including processing deposits, withdrawals, […]

April 20, 2015

Lakota Federal Credit Union Encourages Wise Financial Choices

The Lakota Federal Credit Union has produced an educational video to help its members utilize a certificate of deposit. A certificate of deposit is a valuable financial tool that can help individuals and families grow their savings. The video provides […]

January 6, 2015

Lakota Federal Credit Union Receives U.S. Treasury Certification

As 2014 came to a close, the Lakota Federal Credit Union and its Board of Directors is celebrating another major milestone in the young credit union’s development – certification from the U.S. Department of Treasury as a Community Development Financial […]

August 18, 2014

Lakota Federal Credit Union Calls for More Members

The Lakota Federal Credit Union on the Pine Ridge Reservation is giving Lakota tribal members the opportunity to conduct banking transactions within close proximity to their homes for the first time in history. The Lakota Federal Credit Union also allows […]

May 6, 2014

Native American Non-profits Announce Economic Impact of Free Tax Preparation Sites

While April as National Financial Literacy Month comes to a close, members of the Great Plains Native Asset Building Coalition, a group of organizations and institutions that work to expand asset development strategies in low-income Native American communities, announce the […]