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SAC Federal Credit Union Holds Topping Out Ceremony on New Corporate Headquarters

SACBellevue, Nebraska, May 9, 2013 –  SAC Federal Credit Union, Nebraska’s largest credit union,  held the Topping Off Ceremony for its new corporate headquarters at the southeast corner of 72nd Street and US Highway 370 in Papillion, Nebraska.  The property sits adjacent to the Shadow Lake Shopping Center and numerous other retail developments. The event marks a major construction milestone and signifies that the structural steel work is completed on the new building.

Joining Gail DeBoer, SAC Federal Credit Union CEO, and SAC employees were several Mayors and local officials, SAC’s board of directors, and representatives from the Leo A. Daly and MCL corporations. {Read The Full Article}

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Full Healthcare Reform Webinar Series Now Available

The Iowa Credit Union League, Nebraska Credit Union League and CoOportunity Health hosted three webinars this month focused on healthcare reform, the impact to your credit union and to your members. Below are links to each webinar and supporting materials. Thank you to everyone who was able to join us!  We know how important this topic is to you and your members and will work to continue to provide healthcare reform educational opportunities to help you understand its impact and requirements. {Read The Full Article}

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Educating Members on CU Tax Status

by Scott Sullivan, President/CEO

As Congress works on tax reform, it is imperative that credit unions educate their members that credit unions have been federally tax exempt since 1937.  Congress provided the exemption because all credit unions are not-for-profit financial institutions that are owned by their members for the benefit of all members.  As not-for-profit financial institutions, credit unions return their earnings to their members in the form of lower rates on loans, higher returns on savings and lower and/or fewer fees.  {Read The Full Article}

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Credit Union Shared Branching Rebranded: CU Service Centers to Give Way to CO-OP Shared Branch

CO-OP Network Also to Be Presented to Consumers as CO-OP ATM 

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. – The most recognized credit union consumer brand name will now be applied to the industry’s shared branching network, it was announced at THINK 13 in Chicago, by Stan Hollen, President/CEO, CO-OP Financial Services.

CU Service Centers and its “swirl” logo and signage at participating credit unions will be replaced by CO-OP Shared Branch in a two-year rebranding process. Migration to the new logo will be done in a phased approach for the benefit of current shared branch users, as well as participating credit unions and state networks. {Read The Full Article}

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Under Counter Equipment

A potential new low income credit union is interested in used under counter bank equipment.

Please contact Dan Collins if you have any used equipment available.

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Beyond the Road Protection and Savings for Your Members

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Get great incentives for your credit union!

Credit Union Auto Club is the newest Invest in America program created exclusively for credit union members to help them save on a wide range of roadside assistance services and other travel benefits.

Credit Union Auto Club Benefits

For Members:

  • Emergency Roadside Assistance
  • Emergency Ambulance Expense
  • Emergency Tow and/or Extrication
  • Emergency Travel Expense
  • Emergency Lockout
  • Traffic Court Defense
  • Fuel Delivery Service
  • Legal Fees Related to Traffic Accident
  • Flat Tire Repair Reimbursement {Read The Full Article}
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Compliance Got You Down? The League Can Help!

The League understands the difficulties that credit unions face in today’s complex regulatory environment.  As a result, we offer numerous resources to assist credit unions with their regulatory compliance needs.

The following resources are provided, cost-free, as a benefit of League membership: {Read The Full Article}

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How can a credit union prevent check fraud without alienating its customers in the process?

According the 2013 AFP Payments and Fraud Control Survey, checks remain the payment type most vulnerable to fraud. The threat of check fraud is something that all credit unions must be prepared to fight – regardless of their size or operating footprint.

TrueChecks™ identifies counterfeit, NSF, duplicates, and closed accounts at the teller line. In real time, via the web or as part of an existing teller system, TrueChecks™ provides credit unions with a cross-institutional, account level view of the transaction.

Our service is virtually transparent to the customer and allows tellers to make fully informed decisions regarding check acceptance. TrueChecks guides the teller through the transaction by displaying the type of fraud or risk associated with the item, as well as providing recommendations regarding the appropriate Reg CC hold.

Regardless of the size of your credit union, TrueChecks™, Advanced Fraud Solutions industry leading check fraud prevention service, provides access to databases that contain over 95% of the nation’s account status information, or approximately 427 million account records.

TrueChecks™ provides peace of mind from knowing that your tellers have access to latest fraud related intelligence provided by financial institutions across the country.

No matter how large or small your credit union is, you can have access to the best tools available to protect your customers’ accounts, and minimize your credit union’s exposure to check fraud.

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Nebraska Credit Unions are Picture Perfect!

Don’t miss out on the 79th Annual Meeting and Convention, June 6-8 in Lincoln!  Come out and network with your peers.  There’s golf, bowling, education, exhibits, awards, and more!  Registration is now open, so click here to sign up!

And don’t just take our word for it; the League Boards are excited too!  Check out their Harlem Shake video!

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