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Save the Dates – and Make Miracles!

Summer is flying by, and Credit Unions for Kids has two upcoming national campaigns which will be here before we know it!

Miracle Jeans Day – September 10

Miracle Jeans Day is the next Credit Unions for Kids’ national fundraiser.  Encourage your employees to donate $5 to wear jeans on September 10.  With a $25 donation, employees will receive a free Miracle Jeans Day t-shirt, specially designed for credit unions.   This year, CU4Kids also has pre-preprinted stickers and special FREE paper icons specifically designed for Miracle Jeans Day, so members can celebrate too! {Read The Full Article}

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Veridian Credit Union Market President

Veridian Credit Union, the largest credit union in the state of Iowa with assets of $2.2 billion and over 170,000 members, is building a team in the Omaha area. The open position of Market President will direct and monitor the operations of the branch as well as develop and maintain relationships with individuals, groups, and agencies in the Omaha and Council Bluffs community. {Read The Full Article}

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NCUF Approves Biz Kid$ Education Grants to Build Youth Financial Literacy Skills

Programs Extend Reach of Award-winning Financial Literacy Series

Madison, Wis. — The National Credit Union Foundation’s (NCUF) board of directors has approved seven new Biz Kid$ grants for 2014. The new grants engage the credit union movement in using Biz Kid$ and its curriculum to build students financial literacy and economic education skills. {Read The Full Article}

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Spot light on CUNA STRATEGIC PROVIDERS  

SILVERSKY

SilverSky (formerly Perimeter E-Security) is the expert provider of cloud security solutions. They deliver the industry’s only advanced security-as-a-service platform from the cloud, dramatically simplifying how growth-minded companies secure their most important information. {Read The Full Article}

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Collaborate With Schools on ‘Experiential Learning’ in Financial Literacy

By Mark Lynch

 

If you don’t know what “MEGO” means, ask any high school student. It means “my eyes glaze over”—a condition most teachers probably witness anytime they try to teach personal financial management in class. This is an important real-life skill that students typically don’t grasp through traditional classroom instruction. Credit unions can help schools produce more financially literate graduates by collaborating on “experiential” learning. {Read The Full Article}

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Joint CEO/Board Roundtable

Save the date for the Kansas and Nebraska CEO/Board Roundtable, October 28-29, in Kansas City.  The event kicks off with a golf outing and welcome dinner.  Interim CUNA President, Bill Hampel, along with CUNA Mutual Group Senior Vice President, Faye Patzner, will be on hand the next day to give a Systems Update.  The event will be filled with vendor networking, breakout sessions, and more.  Look for additional information coming soon.

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How Digital Marketing Channels for Lending Can Actually Enhance Personal Service

By Ben Klepzig

 

Financial institutions clearly see how important digital marketing channels have become (see sidebar) as more consumers shop for loans online, especially on smartphones and tablet computers. {Read The Full Article}

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100 MILLION MEMBERSHIPS REACHED AT CREDIT UNIONS NATIONWIDE

2.85 million joined between June ’13-June ’14; fastest growth since 2000

WASHINGTON — Credit unions have reached and surpassed 100 million memberships nationwide – equating to one in every three Americans – J. Scott Sullivan, President and CEO of the Nebraska Credit Union League, announced today. {Read The Full Article}

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