Best Places To Work in Maine 2021

cPort Credit Union was recently named as one of the 2021 Best Places to Work in Maine. The awards program was created in 2006 and is a project of the Society for Human Resource Management – Maine State Council (MESHRM) and Best Companies Group. Partners endorsing the program include: Mainebiz, the Maine State Chamber of…

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Paying For College

The Greek philosopher Aristotle once said, “The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.” When considering these bitter roots of education, was Aristotle thinking about college tuition? Without a doubt, the price of a good college education can be expensive in the United States. However, students can plan ahead to lower the…

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"Portland Me., Post Office" (1909). Portland Postcards. 28.

We are asked often about what the “c” stands for in our name cPort Credit Union. Our recognizable “c” encompasses everything we do. For us, our “c” represents character, confidence, cooperative, current, and community. Our name may be young, but our history serving the community reaches back to 1931. In the midst of the Great…

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Chris M

cPort’s very own Chris Mbalazamo was featured in a Mainebiz article about new Mainers working as bank tellers in our state. Chris attended a 12-week new Mainer teller training program that cPort supports. After graduating, Chris came to work at cPort. In the Mainebiz article, Chris states “When I was growing up, my dream job…

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Champion Award

On Wednesday, June 9, the Portland Regional Chamber awarded cPort Credit Union the Champion Award. Presented to us by UNUM, this award recognizes our efforts to strengthen the foundation of the Portland region through our work to promote racial and social justice. The award was given during the Portland Regional Chamber’s Imagine Portland virtual celebration…

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Financial Wellness

The next time you log into cPort’s eBanking platform you will see a new Financial Wellness widget (formerly Budgets). This exciting new feature learns buying habits based on your spending history and automatically categorizes transactions for you. This way you can understand where you spend money and how it impacts your finances. The Financial Wellness widget groups…

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cPort Maine News Connect

cPort Credit Union is a sponsor of Maine Public News CONNECT, a six-month pilot program by Maine Public to deliver the news in the four most commonly spoken languages in Maine, after English: French, Spanish, Portuguese and Somali. cPort’s underwriting message for this program is cPort Credit Union. Providing innovative banking solutions while actively supporting Maine’s…

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Why my credit score matters

Your credit score matters because it is the single number that can cost or save you a great deal of money in your lifetime. Lenders look at your credit score to determine how much of a risk you might be to for them to loan money to. But, that’s not all! There are many reasons…

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What is my credit score?

The answer to this question is an important one and one you should always be aware of. In fact, lenders will want to know too. This is especially true when it comes time to apply for a loan or credit card. Lenders pull from a credit bureau such as TransUnion, Equifax or Experian to determine…

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