WASHINGTON—Call it the signature that changed credit unions.

June 26 marks the 80th anniversary of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signing the Federal Credit Union Act, a pen stroke that sparked credit union growth in the U.S. in the decades that would follow, weaving CUs into the fabric of this country's financial services system.

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