Star Choice Credit Union honored at Minnesota Business Ethics Award ceremony

Star Choice MBEA finalists

University of St. Thomas Center for Ethical Business Cultures © 05/14/2015 – MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Business leaders gathered at the Nicollet Island Pavilion on May 13, 2015, Business Ethics Awareness Day in Minnesota, to honor three companies with the 16th annual Minnesota Business Ethics […]

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Top Minn. officials visit award-winning student-run credit union branch

Dayton & Crettol

CUNA News Now © 05/22/2015 – COOK, Minn. – Students from the “Bunch of Students Saving” (B.O.S.S.) program at a school in Cook, Minn., recently received a visit from Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton and Department of Commerce Commissioner Mike Rothman, who wanted to commend […]

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SPIRE Credit Union awards scholarships to Eden Prairie & Milaca High School students


press release: SPIRE Credit Union 05/21/2015 – EDEN PRAIRIE & MILACA, Minn. – The SPIRE Scholarship Committee recently awarded a $500 Traditional Scholarship to Spencer Stoltz (no relation to SPIRE CEO, Dan Stoltz) of Eden Prairie High School.  Spencer will be attending […]

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Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union member awarded two academic scholarships from credit union organizations

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CU Insight © 05/20/2015 – ST. PAUL, Minn. – Affinity Plus is proud to announce that Annie S., a student-member of the credit union, is the recipient of a $1,000 Harvey Bakke academic scholarship from the Minnesota Family Involvement Council (FIC). In order to […]

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SPIRE Credit Union nominates The Refuge Network for “Hometown Hero” award

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press release: SPIRE Credit Union 05/21/2015 – MORA, Minn. – During the Minnesota Timberwolves Season of Giving, The Refuge Network was presented with the “Hometown Heroes” award from the FastBreak Foundation and Roger & Nancy McCabe Foundations.  The Refuge Network was nominated […]

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Minnesota credit union loans grow by nearly $1 billion

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CU Insight © 05/20/2015 – ST. PAUL, Minn. – Preliminary data released by the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) show that Minnesota credit unions experienced robust year-over-year growth in assets, deposits and loans between the first quarters of 2014 and 2015. Growth includes $927 […]

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Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union’s Lake Alice 100 a “force for good”

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Fergus Falls Journal © 05/20/2015 – FERGUS FALLS, Minn. – Due to popular demand, the Lake Alice 100 bicycle ride will be back in 2015 with the tagline “A Rolling Force for Good in Fergus Falls.” The date is set for Saturday at Lake […]

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Gov. Dayton & Comm. Rothman laud students, credit union for financial education initiatives

Dayton & Feist

CU Insight © 05/20/2015 – COOK, Minn. – Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton and Department of Commerce Commissioner Mike Rothman commended students from the B.O.S.S. (Bunch of Students Saving) program sponsored by the Cook Area Credit Union – soon to be North Star Credit […]

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Wings Financial Credit Union launches ClickSWITCH to provide automated account switching

Wings Financial CU

PR Newswire © 05/19/2015 – EAGAN, Minn. – ClickSWITCH™ a patent pending, fully automated, turnkey solution that quickly, securely transfers recurring payments and deposits from one financial institution to another, today announced that Wings Financial Credit Union, Minnesota’s largest credit union, has selected their […]

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Lending and deposits up at Minnesota credit unions


Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal © 05/15/2015 – ST. PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota credit unions boosted lending, membership and deposits during the first quarter of 2015 compared to the same period a year ago, according to the Minnesota Credit Union Network. Here are more details […]

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