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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MnCUN’s Cummins to serve as chair of national credit union PAC

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Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal © 12/19/2014 – ST. PAUL, Minn. – Mark Cummins, president and CEO of the Minnesota Credit Union Network, has been named chairman of a national political action committee that lobbies on behalf of credit unions. The Minnesota Credit Union Network […]

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MnCUN’s Cummins shares credit union loan growth insights on Minnesota Public Radio


Minnesota Public Radio © 12/18/2014 – ST. PAUL, Minn. – Highlighting Minnesota credit unions’ continuing growth in business and auto lending, Minnesota Credit Union President & CEO Mark Cummins, spoke with Minnesota Public Radio business reporter Martin Moylan earlier this week. To listen […]

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Altra’s Drive Away Hunger Campaign generates over $21,000

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The Leaf Chronicle © 12/18/2014 – Altra Federal Credit Union raised over $21,000 nationally with its Drive Away Hunger Campaign. “Hunger is a very real concern in the communities we serve,” stated Cheryl Dutton, Vice President of Marketing for Altra Federal Credit Union. “Besides […]

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Minnesota credit union campaign aims to eradicate ‘Bankziety’

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Credit Union Magazine © 12/18/2014 – ST. PAUL, Minn. – The Minnesota Credit Union Network’s (MnCUN) “Bankziety” program recently gained national attention after being mentioned in an article by The New York Times. The program, which spreads the word to consumers about the benefits […]

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Strong biz lending leads 3Q loan growth at Minn. CUs

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CUNA News Now © 12/18/2014 – ST. PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota’s credit unions posted healthy gains in loan growth in the third quarter, with outstanding loan balances jumping 10.1% year-over-year, according to data from the National Credit Union Administration. Driven by business lending, which […]

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Mid-Minnesota CU grant funds Brainerd poetry exhibition

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Brainerd Dispatch © 12/17/2014 – BRAINERD, Minn. – A juried exhibition will opens Feb. 21 and run through March 13 of 2015 at the Q Gallery located at the Franklin Art Center in Brainerd. Selected poets are invited to read their poetry at the […]

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SPIRE CU’s relocated Eagan branch opens Dec. 22


press release: SPIRE Credit Union 12/17/2014 – FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. – After 15 years in its existing location, SPIRE Credit Union’s Eagan branch is moving.  The new location has the same excellent employees providing superlative service, but now boasts new conveniences such as […]

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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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