Merritt Linzie, Jerry Holland, honored by Hiway FCU through MnCUF’s “Credit Union Builder” award

Hiway CU Builders Linzie & Holland 5-2015

press release: Minnesota Credit Union Foundation 05/05/2015 – ST. PAUL, Minn. – Hiway Federal Credit Union (Hiway), at its Annual Meeting on April 29, honored retiring board members, Merritt Linzie and Jerry Holland, as Credit Union Builders through the Minnesota Credit […]

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City & County CU modernizes traditional approach to banking

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press release: City & County Credit Union 05/04/2015 – SHOREVIEW, Minn. – On January 24, 2015 City & County Credit Union officially opened the doors to a new branch in Shoreview which signified a drive for innovation and a goal to […]

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Royal CU gives savings rates a bump


press release: Royal Credit Union 05/04/2015 – EAU CLAIRE, Wis. – For the last several years, rates of return on savings accounts have held close to flat – but flat is no longer the case at Royal Credit Union. Today, […]

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Eden Prairie High School’s Streich, strong advocate for Royal CU student-run branch, named “Outstanding CTE Educator”

Royal CU EPHS Streich named Outstanding CTE Educator

Big Fish Lifestyle © 05/03/2015 – EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. – Shelly Streich, business and marketing teacher at Eden Prairie High School, was awarded the Outstanding CTE Educator Award from the Minnesota Association for Career and Technical Administrators (MACTA), according to a district news release. […]

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Prize-Linked Savings gets closer in Minnesota

IMG_1519 © 05/03/2015 – ST. PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota CUs moved one step closer to being able to offer prize-linked savings programs. The Minnesota House of Representatives Thursday passed a Minnesota Credit Union Network-sponsored bill (H.F. 1127) on a 125-2 vote. H.F. 1127, […]

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United Educators CU-supported Teacher of the Year Program names 2015 honoree

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Education Minnesota © 05/03/2015 – BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – Amy Hewett-Olatunde, who teaches writing and English to the all-immigrant student population at LEAP High School in St. Paul, has been chosen the 2015 Minnesota Teacher of the Year. She is the 51st winner of […]

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Prize-Linked Savings bill passes Minnesota House nearly unanimously

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Credit Union Journal © 05/01/2015 – ST. PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota’s Prize-Linked Savings Bill made another crucial step toward passage Thursday. The PLS bill (H.F. 1127), sponsored by the Minnesota CU Network, passed 125-2 in the House yesterday. A Senate version of the […]

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SouthPoint FCU uses video conferencing to interact with members

SouthPoint FCU video conferencing 5-1-2015

KEYC-TV © 04/30/2015 – ST. PETER, Minn. – A credit union in St. Peter is utilizing different technology that can provide a different banking atmosphere. SouthPoint Lending Manager Jenny Mude says, “This technology helps us serve all of our members, not just St. […]

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Mobile banking now available at Virginia Co-op CU

Virginia Co-op CU

Virginia Co-op Credit Union 05/01/2015 – VIRGINIA, Minn. – Virginia Coop Credit Union – with approximately 3,000 members – now has a safe and easy solution for member banking needs. The Mobile App for Android and iPhones makes accounts more accessible and appeals […]

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Prize-linked savings’ aim is to help more people save money

Rep Jennifer Loon PLS photo 04-30-2015

Session Daily © 04/30/2015 – ST. PAUL, Minn. – In an effort to increase savings, credit unions and banks may be allowed to offer raffle participation to their customers, a practice known as prize-linked savings. Rep. Jenifer Loon (R-Eden Prairie) sponsors H.F. 1227, […]

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