Hi, I’m Lauren, the voice of the 18-to-25 crowd
I help you make sense of banking and money. I also write and make videos about fun stuff and pop culture. I am 22, live in Windham and I am the Young & Free Maine Spokester representing Maine’s Credit Unions. If you are an 18- to 25-year-old Mainer, I am your voice.
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Maine’s Credit Unions are here to help you
Today there are 61 credit unions in Maine with more than 200 locations and nearly 627,000 members. Credit unions are member-owned, not-for-profit cooperatives that provide financial services for their members including savings and checking accounts, auto loans and mortgages. Credit unions direct their income back to their members in the form of lower fees, higher rates of return and improved products and services.
Get money smart
You are the future community leaders of Maine—the dreamers, innovators, professionals and entrepreneurs. We're here to give you a head start. » Learn
Save your money
Are you wasting your hard-earned cash on bank fees and high-interest payments? Find out why you should move your money to one of Maine's Credit Unions. » Save
Win free stuff
We’ve given away more than $75,000 in prizes to young adults in Maine including the incredible annual Spokester job, plus awesome products, gift cards and more! » Win