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September 2014 News

September 2014 News

Have you read the recent September 2014 Newsletter? Learn about our upcoming Annual General Meeting, Loud Shirt Day participation, and our proposed new branding. Text vote for your preferred branding and go in the draw to win a $50 Pak N Save voucher. Click here to view  Read more

'Take a Selfie' Competition

'Take a Selfie' Competition

It's easy! Here's how to enter: Like the Westforce Credit Union Facebook page Take a 'selfie' in front of the International Credit Union day poster displayed inside any of our local Westforce branches Upload it to Westforce Credit Union's Facebook page Selfies... Read more

New Zealand needs to follow UK and Australian moves to regulate payday lenders

Political parties in New Zealand are being urged to follow the example of the United Kingdom which has signaled moves by both the current British Government and opposition parties to cap the cost of payday loans. Operations manager at Westforce Credit Union, Victor Martick, is calling on the... Read more

Credit union moves to combat growing debt problem in the workplace

A common workplace malaise that most employers and managers face everyday is requests by individual staff members for an advance on their pay, but ‘giving in’ is not necessarily helpful to the person in trouble, says a local credit union. Westforce Credit Union, Education... Read more

Political party sweeteners worsen debt crisis for Kiwi families

Westforce Credit Union management are concerned that political party promises of more money — effectively vote sweeteners – will exacerbate the personal debt crisis many families are struggling with. Operations Manager Victor Martick said even an extra $60 a month from Government... Read more

Urgent need to address Kiwi teen’s attitudes to debt

Kiwi parents are being urged to address their teenager’s attitudes towards debt by taking the time to demonstrate that there is nothing normal, or necessary, about debt. Operations Manager at Westforce Credit Union, Victor Martick, said New Zealand’s consumerism is placing massive... Read more

Teaching children traditional money values must make way for new thinking

Teaching children and teenagers traditional money values, like a penny saved is a penny earned, is an outdated concept compared to the more urgent need to address how young people think about money. Operations Manager at Westforce Credit Union, Victor Martick, said it was understandable that... Read more

September 2013 Newsletter

September 2013 Newsletter

Have you read the recent September Newsletter?  Learn about Westforce's Interest Free Credit Union PayDay Loan,  our new slogan "Your Family Credit Union" and much more. Click here to view our latest newsletter Read more

Westforce's "Epic" Movie Nights

Westforce's "Epic" Movie Nights

Westforce would like to thank all the members and their family's that attended our movie screening of "Epic" in Auckland and Whangarei.  Read more

Backyard Sports Photo Competition

Backyard Sports Photo Competition

A big congratulations to Sophia Maui, the winner of our Backyard Sports Photo competition. Sophia's entry was an awesome collage of her and the family enjoying a day of golf. Read more

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