A Holiday Message from the CFF President

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!! Warmest Greetings to you my fellow cooperators at this festive time of year.   What a year this has been.  Eventful at the very least, but more importantly one that’s deserving of unfettered thanksgiving. The stark reality that we should be eternally grateful to be afforded daily blessings […]

A Holiday Message from the CFF President

Its beginning to look a lot like Christmas!! Warmest Greetings to you my fellow cooperators at this festive time of year.   What a year this has been.  Eventful at the very least, but more importantly one that’s deserving of unfettered thanksgiving. The stark reality that we should be eternally grateful to be afforded daily blessings […]

Credit Unions and Economic Growth in Trinidad and Tobago (TT)

The TT economy has experienced an average real GDP growth since 2008 of -0.8% per annum and for the period 2020-2026 its average real GDP growth is forecast at 0.33%.  In this same period of time (2009-2019) there has been a rise in debt per capita from US$5252.9 per person in 2009 to US$10,905.1 per […]

The Central Finance Facility (CFF) A One Stop Financing House for the Credit Union Movement

The Central Finance Facility (CFF) continues to be a bedrock of financial stability in the credit union movement, assisting ordinary members and also cooperatives and credit unions to pursue their dreams and financial projects. The CFF currently offers home mortgages and small business loans to individuals and institutional loans to credit union members. Loans for […]

Happy International Credit Union Day 2021!

International Credit Union Day is a momentous occasion when we celebrate the credit union difference and recognize the contributions that credit unions make every day in the lives of their members and their communities worldwide. Beginning in 1948, credit unions come together annually on the third Thursday in October to commemorate the credit union movement’s […]

Minister Cummings to address Credit Union leadership on how the 2021/2022 National Budget can facilitate a brighter future for the youth even within the credit union movement

Chaguanas, Trinidad – October 6, 2021:  The Honourable Foster Cummings, Minister for Youth Development and National Services will deliver the feature address at a Virtual Budget Breakfast Meeting hosted by the Central Finance Facility (CFF) on Friday, October 8, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. via Zoom. Minister Cummings will speak on the topic: […]

Central Finance Facility (CFF) Virtual Annual Post-Budget Breakfast Meeting

The Minister of Finance of the Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago will deliver the 2021/22 National Budget on Monday October 4th, 2021. The Central Finance Facility  Co-operative Society of Trinidad & Tobago Limited (CFF) will be hosting our Annual Post Budget Breakfast on Friday October 8th, 2021. You will hear directly from […]

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 themselves these experiences and aspirations and build the credit union as the vehicle to […]