The Post Vaccine Economy and the Way Forward for Credit Unions Virtual Thought Leadership

The Post Vaccine Economy and the Way Forward for Credit Unions Virtual Thought Leadership

There is no denying that the COVID -19 crisis has ushered in a period of upheaval with significant implications for financial, political, social, cultural, and technological futur..
Credit Union Board Governance and Leadership Virtual Training Workshop – Leadership During Uncertain Times

Credit Union Board Governance and Leadership Virtual Training Workshop – Leadership During Uncertain Times

Making decisions is easier if you know all the facts. However during times of crisis situations are never perfect. There are often many disparate facts all at once or even a ..
Financial Technology Thought Leadership

Financial Technology Thought Leadership

The Central Finance Facility (CFF) invites you to attend its Financial Technology Virtual Thought Leadership.  This event follows the Leveraging Technology for a Competitive advant..
Anti-Money Laundering/Combatting Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) Training Workshop

Anti-Money Laundering/Combatting Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) Training Workshop

The Central Finance Facility Cooperative Society of Trinidad and Tobago Limited (CFF) invites you to register for our Anti-Money Laundering/Combatting Financing of Terrorism (AML/C..
International Women’s Day 2021 #ChoosetoChallenge

International Women’s Day 2021 #ChoosetoChallenge

In commemoration of International Women’s Day 2021, the Central Finance Facility (CFF) invites you to attend our IWD celebratory brunch carded for Monday March 8, 2021 from 10:00 a..
Products & Services
The Central Finance Facility (CFF) provides a wide range of financial products services to its members. The Facility, which is often described as a “Credit Union for Credit Unions” helps credit unions invest their money by purchasing shares from th..

Member Benefits

Virtual Investment Pool

Virtual Investment Pool

The Virtual Investment Pool (VIP) is the first step towards Credit Unions owning a commercial bank. The VIP is the literal pooling/pledging of investment funds by Credit Unions that will allow for joint participation in sophisticated investments that..
Thought Leadership

Thought Leadership

CFF's Thought Leadership sessions are meant to nurture and develop a movement that can sit together and discuss issues that affect us all. In partnership with our member Credit Unions, we conduct market research activities where the findings are anal..
Training & Professional Services

Training & Professional Services

CFF offers a series of training programs which we believe are aptly suited towards addressing issues faced by the credit union movement. We also provide customized support in order to address Credit Unions' specific strategic and operational needs. ..
Loans

Loans

The Central Finance Facility currently offers Home mortgage and Small business loans to individuals and Institutional loans to credit union members.   Home Mortgage ..
Savings & Investments

Savings & Investments

The CFF leverages its enviable Operating Margin of less than 2% to provide depositors with the most competitive returns while borrowers rent funds lower than the prevailing Market Rates. As the financial intermediary of the Cooperative Movement, th..
Home Mortgage

Home Mortgage

  Interviews by appointment only Interest rate is 6% to 9% Deposit minimum is 10% Debt Service Ratio is 40% Payment period 10,20,25,30 years        Document Checklist     Basic (Required for all mort..

Co-operative Blog

Credit Unions Need to Keep Abreast of Member Needs and Build a Member Centric Culture
20Oct
Credit Unions Need to Keep Abreast of Member Needs and Build a Member Centric Culture
Credit Unions were once known as the “small man’s bank” and the concept of sharing a common bond underscored member shared common experiences, needs and aspirations that allowed them to own and operate a credit union. Indeed, they would share among..
The Credit Union Movement’s Approach to Fostering Social and Economic Resilience for the ‘New Normal’
13Oct
The Credit Union Movement’s Approach to Fostering Social and Economic Resilience for the ‘New Normal’
  The Credit Union Movement’s Approach to Fostering Social and Economic Resilience for the ‘New Normal’ Introduction In times of any disaster, be it natural or otherwise, a need will always arise to strengthen social and economic resilie..
Credit Unions Must Improve Competitiveness in the Covid-19 era and beyond.
09Sep
Credit Unions Must Improve Competitiveness in the Covid-19 era and beyond.
Even before Covid-19, the finance industry was rapidly changing and steadily becoming more competitive. This was putting pressure on traditional lenders to evolve, preserve and grow their business, with Credit Unions (CUs) being no exception. Wit..
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