July 22nd, 2019

60 Stories for 60 Years

60 Stories for 60 Years- #9

Recently I went to the credit union. I walk inside, and it is all smiles. Mrs. Mary holler at my mom, “Rebecca is that you?” We stood and talked about my whole family, who have all had accounts there. Many workers were asking how everyone was. KT Member Since 1999...

60 Stories for 60 Years- #8

I’m pretty sure I joined the predecessor to CORNERSTONE just before or shortly after the ’70’s due to quite unsubtle pressure from co-workers at Peabody Demonstration School. These were true-blue, die-hard supporters who should have been on your payroll. Well, it was all well-deserved as this organization faithfully served it’s...

60 Stories for 60 Years- #7

In 1969 my husband began a new job at UPS in Nashville. I had completed two years of teaching in Mississippi and was pregnant with our second child when we moved to Nashville. I began teaching with Metro Nashville Public Schools in the fall of 1972 and was delighted to...

60 Stories for 60 Years- #6

Oh My! Where shall I start! Many years ago I would walk into the Murfreesboro branch and the staff would simply ask how many discount movie passes I wanted! I am so predictable! My Cornerstone credit card was hacked on one of my trips. They saw a suspicious charge and...

60 Stories for 60 Years- #5

She was from Australia. I was from Nashville. I fell for her, hard. But there was this big ocean in the way. So I saved up and flew over there to visit for a month. The following year, she saved up and flew over to visit me in Tennessee. Six...

60 Stories for 60 Years- #4

When I was four my parents set up my savings account at the Rivergate branch and ever since I have been banking with Cornerstone – I am now 43. My earliest memory of banking I was 5 and had a toy I wanted to buy so went to the credit...

60 Stories for 60 Years- #3

My husband and I have been so blessed to have a bank with so many caring people serving us. I can go in and visit with the tellers, and we share experiences, like where we like to go on vacations, or how they can better serve us. One of the...

60 Stories for 60 Years- #2

I joined the “Educators Credit Union” in 1987, and they have always been helpful in all ways in managing my money and in helping me learn the “in’s and out’s” as computer technology came on line and became available. They have held me to a special standard and given me...

60 Stories for 60 Years – #1

Nearly eight years ago, I was divorced after 29 years of marriage. As part of our settlement, I was keeping the house. That also meant I needed to pay my ex-husband his portion of the equity in our house—$85,000. As a self-employed person, it was very scary, not only to...

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