Posted December 19th, 2011 No Comments
Two Free Discovery Webinars in January: 2012 Outlook for Fixed Income & Equity Markets

To kick off the New Year, CUNA Mutual Group will host two free Discovery Webinars in January. You are invited to register for one, or both of these sessions, which will discuss the opportunities, risks and challenges facing the fixed income and equity markets in the coming year. {Read The Full Article}

Posted December 19th, 2011 No Comments
SAC Federal Credit Union Receives National Well Workplace Award
SAC Federal Credit Union, Bellevue, Nebraska has received the Gold National Well Workplace Award designation through the Wellness Council of America.  To achieve this level of excellence, the Credit Union successfully designed comprehensive worksite wellness initiatives; demonstrating and documenting concrete outcomes through its C.U. Well Program. {Read The Full Article}
Posted December 15th, 2011 No Comments
U.S. News & World Report, Yahoo Finance Cite Benefits of Credit Unions

An article outlining “Why You Should Consider a Credit Union” in a recent issue of  U.S. News & World Report, which also featured comments from CUNA and NCUA, was among several positive press items about credit unions in national media. {Read The Full Article}

Posted December 15th, 2011 No Comments
The CFPB Announces Ombudsman’s Office

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) Chief of Staff Meredith Fuchs said the agency has “been hard at work putting procedures and mechanisms in place to protect you [consumers] from unfair, deceptive, and abusive financial practices.” {Read The Full Article}

Posted December 15th, 2011 No Comments
Help Members Save Big with Sprint

Give your members big savings on their wireless service and equipment through the Sprint Credit Union Member Discount Plan. Thanks to an agreement between NCUL and CU Solutions Group, your credit union members can take advantage of this exclusive discount. {Read The Full Article}

Posted December 15th, 2011 No Comments
Cynthia Buettner joins SAC Federal Credit Union

SAC Federal Credit Union, Bellevue, Nebraska announced the addition of Cynthia Buettner as Sr. Vice President of Marketing and Sales. Buettner comes to SAC FCU with over 22 years of experience in marketing, strategy development, communications and customer service operations experience. {Read The Full Article}

Posted December 15th, 2011 No Comments
Enterprise Car Sales Partners with Credit Unions to Benefit CU’s for Kids

Enterprise Car Sales, located at 7505 “L” Street in Ralston www.cuautodeals.com , is teaming up with the Nebraska Credit Union League to raise money for the Credit Unions for Kids, Children’s Miracle Network. January 1st through May 31st, 2012 Enterprise Car Sales will donate $50 for each directly referred member from a Nebraska League Affiliated Credit Union, who books a loan through the Credit Union and purchases from Enterprise Car Sales in Nebraska. {Read The Full Article}

Posted December 15th, 2011 No Comments
Helping Credit Union Youth Succeed

CU Succeed® is a cooperative venture brought to you by participating credit union leagues across the nation. Our primary goal is to assist credit unions in the United States and Canada in attracting teen members. Second, we strive to provide valuable financial education to teens while raising their awareness of the credit union difference. Ultimately, we seek to convince teens that the best place for their money – now and in the future – is with their credit union. {Read The Full Article}

Posted December 14th, 2011 No Comments
FSCC Shareholders Unanimously Approve Combining Operations with CO-OP Financial Services; Expected to Close Early 2012

Financial Service Centers Cooperative, Inc. (FSCC) announced that in a vote held December 8, 2011, its shareholders have unanimously approved the combining of the company’s operations with CO-OP Financial Services. The transaction, announced in September, is expected to close in early 2012, unifying credit union shared branch services. {Read The Full Article}

Posted December 14th, 2011 No Comments
Deadline Nears for Ending Paper Savings Bond Sales at Financial Institutions, Treasury Updates Financial Institution Resources

With the end of over-the-counter sales of paper savings bonds only two weeks away, financial institutions are encouraged to continue preparing employees and customers for the upcoming transition to electronic savings bonds. Savings bonds are popular gifts, so financial institutions may see an increase in inquiries during the holiday season. {Read The Full Article}

Posted December 14th, 2011 No Comments
CFPB to Take Consumer Mortgage Complaints

The CFPB yesterday said it will soon begin accepting consumer complaints and inquiries regarding mortgage loans and, in fact, said that process could begin as soon as today.

CUNA Deputy General Counsel Mary Dunn said CUNA will be urging the bureau to focus on egregious complaints against non-regulated entities in the financial marketplace. The bureau indicated in a blog posting that it would be accepting complaints about home-secured loans, as well as mortgages. {Read The Full Article}

Posted December 14th, 2011 No Comments
CFA Board Unanimously Approves Statement Of Support For Credit Unions

Washington, DC – The Consumer Federation of America’s Board of Directors has unanimously approved a statement of support for America’s credit unions emphasizing these not-for-profit, financial cooperatives have “a critical and irreplaceable” role in ensuring consumers have access to high quality and low-cost financial services. {Read The Full Article}

Posted December 14th, 2011 No Comments
Biz Kid$ Films at Two NY CUs

Youth Financial Education PBS Show Shoots Segment for Season Five

In a segment on understanding a line of credit and where they are available, Biz Kid$ recently filmed at Actors Federal Credit Union and Montauk Credit Union in New York, N.Y. The segment was filmed for an episode from Season five of Biz Kid$, which is the Emmy Award winning and credit union funded public television series that teaches kids about money management and entrepreneurship. {Read The Full Article}

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