Minn. credit unions see business lending, auto loan growth in third quarter

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press release: Minnesota Credit Union Network 12/11/2014 – ST. PAUL, Minn. – According to final data reported by the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA), Minnesota credit unions experienced significant growth in lending in the third quarter of 2014. Nationally, credit unions recorded […]

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Northwoods CU gift pays for new police dog

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Duluth News Tribune © 12/16/2014 – CLOQUET, Minn. – Somewhere in Slovakia, there’s a young German shepherd whose life is about to change. The dog will soon be headed to Carlton County to be sworn in as the newest K-9 officer in the Carlton […]

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Central Minnesota CU collects toys for Wadena High School drive

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Wadena Pioneer Journal © 12/14/2014 – WADENA, Minn. – Wadena-Deer Creek High School’s Business Professionals of America (BPA) members were like Santa’s elves last week, collecting and counting toys for their annual Toys for Tots project. A total of 333 toys were collected from […]

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Lake State CU expansion plan generates best practices

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CreditUnions.com  © 12/15/2014 – MOOSE LAKE, Minn. – Situated between the bustling city of Minneapolis and the lakeside town of Duluth, MN, sits the headquarters of Lake State Credit Union ($187.2M, Moose Lake, MN), a growing cooperative with six branches and 80 employees. Chartered […]

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Royal CU announces new Program Director of Organization Alignment

RCU Tracy White as Program Director of Organizational Alignment 12-15-2014

press release: Royal Credit Union 12/15/2014 – EAU CLAIRE, Wis. – RCU has named Tracy White Program Director of Organizational Alignment.  She will lead the Service Level Agreement (SLA) program.  RCU’s SLA’s are incorporated to provide excellent Member experiences, Member satisfaction, team […]

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HomeTown CU testifies at Minn. senate committee hearing

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CUNA News Now © 12/15/2014 – ST. PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota’s Senate Commerce Committee hosted leaders of a student-run, in-school credit union branch last week to learn about the success of the financial education program. Mike Rothman, commissioner of the state department of commerce, […]

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US Federal CU pilots new lending product


press release: US Federal Credit Union 12/11/2014 – BURNSVILLE, Minn. – US Federal Credit Union (USFCU) is working with the Filene Research Institute to pilot an auto loan product for those of modest means and those who are rebuilding their credit. The new […]

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SPIRE CU, Timberwolves FastBreak Foundation recognize CAER Food Shelf

SPIRE CU FastBreak Foundation recognize CAER 12-11-2014

NBA.com © 12/11/2014 – FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. – The goal of the Minnesota Timberwolves FastBreak Foundation this month has been to recognize those who give so much back to the community. That trend continued on Wednesday night before the team hosted the Portland Trail […]

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TopLine FCU gets kids talking about money, earns national award for youth financial education

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Minnesota Credit Union Network 12/12/2014 – MAPLE GROVE, Minn. – It’s never too early to talk with your kids about money. That’s why Topline Federal Credit Union is committed to Get Smart With Your Monev™ – an ongoing financial education initiative that encourages […]

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Mid-Minnesota CU’s “Mittens and More Drive” warms hands and hearts

Mid-Minnesota Mittens and More Drive 12-11-2014

press release: Mid-Minnesota Federal Credit Union © 12/11/2014 – BAXTER, Minn. – The cold winter months will be just a little warmer thanks to the generosity of many who contributed to the “Mittens and More Drive” at the Staples Branch of Mid-Minnesota Federal Credit […]

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Royal CU receives CU Journal 2014 Best Practices Award


Chippewa Valley Business Report © 12/15/2014 – EAU CLAIRE, Wis. – Royal Credit Union recently received a 2014 Best Practices Award from Credit Union Journal. RCU was recognized for its integrated, strategically aligned performance management and compensation structure. The Best Practices Awards are aimed at […]

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