I don’t have a favorite story, but I will say this: I have seen more investors become wealthy by investing in well-known companies than by buying penny stocks based on rumors. Many investors who find great success do so by keeping things simple – buying shares of companies whose products they use every day.
First and foremost, we’re paid a salary by the Credit Union. We’re full-time employees (as well as members), with benefits and regular paychecks. The Credit Union did this so our members would feel comfortable coming in to meet with us, as we don’t need to sell high-commission products to put food on the table.
Firstly, we’re a member-driven organization from top to bottom. Having worked at some of the largest brokerage and insurance companies in the world, I can tell you with confidence that Wings is an organization that “walks the talk” when it comes to taking care of our membership. I’ve worked for companies where the mission statement on the wall did not match the business practices. That’s not an issue here.
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