Loan growth continues in third quarter for Minn. credit unions

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press release: Minnesota Credit Union Network 11/03/2014 – ST. PAUL, Minn. – Preliminary data recently released by the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) shows that Minnesota credit unions experienced strong year-over-year asset, deposit and loan growth between the third quarters of 2013 […]

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Community Connected infographic highlights the credit union mission


Minnesota Credit Union Network 10/22/2014  – ST. PAUL, Minn. – On Oct. 21, the Minnesota Credit Union Network released an infographic illustrating that credit unions are “Community Connected.” As locally-owned, not-for-profit financial cooperatives, credit unions are dedicated to the communities that […]

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VIDEO: Members From Across Minnesota Share Why They Love their Credit Union!


We’ve put together just a handful of the stories that we’ve received from people all across the state to show just how much credit union members love being a part of a not-for-profit financial cooperative. Whether it’s a great rate […]

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Mayo Employees FCU CEO Mary Hansen named “Top Woman in Finance” by Finance & Commerce

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Finance & Commerce © 11/21/2014 – MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – From a young age, Mary A. Hansen found math, economics and accounting concepts to be simple and easy, so it was a natural fit for her to move into the financial field. She began her […]

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Royal CU helps foil financial fraud scheme


Credit Union Times © 11/19/2014 – EAU CLAIRE, Wis. – With the help of the $1.4 billion Royal Credit Union, Wisconsin police investigators busted a financial fraud scheme that used Facebook to carry out the conspiracy. Robert Teuteberg, a financial crimes investigator at the […]

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Ideal Credit Union collects 224 coats for Coats for Kids, donates $2,500 for 156 more

Ideal CU Coats for Kids Donation 11-2014

PRWeb © 11/20/2014 – WOODBURY, Minn. – Ideal Credit Union members, staff and the community once again helped to fill collection barrels to ensure kids in the Twin Cities metro area receive new or gently used coats this winter. A total of 224 coats […]

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Washington Post, MONEY among media to cover CU satisfaction excellence

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CUNA News Now © 11/19/2014 – MADISON, Wis. – News of credit unions’ high placement in the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI)–released Tuesday–garnered national and international press attention. Credit unions remain at the top of overall consumer satisfaction rankings and, in particular, scored […]

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Credit unions top in customer satisfaction among financial institutions

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press release: Credit Union National Association 11/18/2014 – WASHINGTON, D.C. – Credit unions are ranked first in customer satisfaction, significantly outpacing all other financial services, according to findings released today by the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI).  The 85 customer satisfaction score is first […]

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SouthPoint FCU supports New Ulm community’s Parade of Lights

SouthPoint FCU © 11/18/2014 – NEW ULM, Minn. – The Holiday Season will soon be upon us, and with that comes the 26th Annual New Ulm Parade of Lights! The parade, which is organized by the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce, is always held […]

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Central Minnesota CU starts fund for “Ashtyn’s Journey”

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The Enterprise © 11/17/2014 – ALBANY, Minn. – Ashtyn Fiedler is a fighter. At just over seven months old, she has undergone immense medical complications stemming from a respiratory virus in September, which unveiled a congenital heart defect. “Everything was normal when she was […]

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CU foundations (Amazon)Smile as holiday shopping season nears

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CUNA News Now © 11/17/2014 – ST. PAUL, Minn. – A number of credit union foundations have signed up for Amazon’s new fundraising service AmazonSmile, which allows Amazon customers to pick charitable organizations that Amazon will donate to each time a purchase is made […]

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Former SharePoint CEO John Braff passes away at age 87

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SharePoint Credit Union 11/17/2014 – HOPKINS, Minn. – John E. Braff, of Minnetonka, died on Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014. Braff was raised in Duluth, Minnesota, graduated from Duluth Central High School and joined the Navy in World War II. After completing his military […]

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Collegeville CU’s student-run branch adds access, experience

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St. Cloud Times © 11/16/2014 – COLLEGEVILLE, Minn. – The “office” where Nico Marusco works isn’t really an office at all. It’s more like a wooden counter that separates a 120-square-foot space from the surroundings outside the St. John’s University Bookstore in Sexton Commons. […]

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