The Pay Yourself CD

Diane Sandoval-Griego

Diane Sandoval-Griego is the Chief of Financial Empowerment at Guadalupe Credit Union, where she has worked for 17 years. She is very passionate about identifying needs in the communities of her home state of New Mexico, which is ranked 3rd highest for poverty in the US.  GCU’s reach covers seven counties in Northern New Mexico and strives to provide access to fair financial services to the unbanked and the underbanked.

March 28, 2023

Most Americans do not have $400 in a savings account for a rainy-day emergency.  How can a credit union help?  This is the topic on today’s episode when Jami Jennings, VisiFI’s Vice President of Product Marketing Strategy talks to Diane Sandoval, Chief of Financial Empowerment at Guadalupe Credit Union in Santa Fe, New Mexico.  Listen in as they discuss how the idea of the Pay Yourself CD was developed, how it works, why it benefits their members, the success of the program, and how others can offer it to their members.