Industry Press

The Press Center allows credit unions and their partners to share important news and keep accomplishments front and center in the credit union industry.

Coastal Credit Union Featured in Opportunity Knock$ TV Series

Coastal Credit Union is appearing in a new TV series called Opportunity Knock$. The show follows six families nationwide working through a variety of financial hurdles, featuring relatable heroes to show viewers at home they are not alone in their struggles. The show is streaming now on PBS Passport and airing now on the PBS

GTE FINANCIAL OPENS MEMBER SUBMISSIONS FOR NINTH ANNUAL MAKE HOPE REAL INITIATIVE

As a not-for-profit credit union, GTE Financial prides itself on giving back to the Tampa Bay community and putting members first. For the ninth consecutive year, the credit union is accepting member submissions for its Make Hope Real initiative, an internal philanthropic effort meant to help families in need during the holiday season.

Alogent’s End-to-End Check and Payment Solutions Suite Streamlines Teller Capture, Remote Deposit, and Back-Office Processing at State Department Federal Credit Union

By streamlining all Day 1, Day 2, and back-office reconciliation with Alogent, SDFCU eliminated errors and reduced paper processes associated with keying, sorting, and balancing. Real-time fraud prevention and web-based capabilities also enable greater control, increased visibility, and faster research and reporting of transactions across their deposit channels, freeing employees of time to instead focus

BCU EXPANDS HOME BUYING SERVICES WITH DOWN PAYMENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS

Owning a home is a dream for many, but it can feel overwhelming at times. BCU is invested in empowering people with the tools and confidence they need to dream big and achieve their goals. In an effort to continue to put its members first and offer more opportunities to those in need, the Credit

Coastal Credit Union Named Among Triangle’s Healthiest Employers for the Twelfth Time

Coastal Credit Union has been recognized as one of the Healthiest Employers of the Triangle for 2022. The awards recognize area companies and nonprofit organizations “that have committed to making wellness a priority, while proactively shaping the health of their employees.” Companies were recognized because of their commitment to workplace wellness and their exceptional health

CUNA Strategic Services Announces Equifax as New Alliance Provider

CUNA Strategic Services (CSS) announced Equifax, a global data, analytics and technology company, as an alliance provider. As the first Nationwide Credit Reporting Agency (NCRA) to join the CSS roster of providers, Equifax offers credit unions innovative solutions to help them strengthen member relationships, optimize member experience, increase portfolio growth and prevent fraud losses.

TopLine’s Personal Care Drive Benefits Local Communities

TopLine Financial Credit Union’s annual Personal Care Drive held during the month of September benefited three local non-profits, Avenues for youth, Keystone Community Services and Union Gospel Mission Twin Cities. TopLine members and employees generously donated a variety of personal care items including body wash and soap, tooth paste and brushes, diapers, hair care products

Nusenda Credit Union Announces new Co-op Capital Partners

Nusenda Credit Union announces four new community leading partners in its Co-op Capital microloan program. They include Southwest Native Assets Coalition, Cruces Creatives, The Climate Change Leadership Institute, and WESST. With these new partners, Nusenda expands its geographical reach to the most southern and western parts of New Mexico while diversifying its borrowers.

CUES Offers Additional Value For New Group Memberships

Now through December 31, credit unions joining CUES at the Unlimited Membership level will get an automatic upgrade to the Unlimited+ Membership level, a savings ranging from $1,100 to $1,460 depending on the institution’s asset size.

Making A Difference

Indiana Members Credit Union Contributes $1,600 to Red Pride Booster Club

Indiana Members Credit Union presented a check for $1,600 to the Red Pride Booster Club, which supports Plainfield High School …

New Product Releases

PSCU Expands Enhanced Fraud Services Offering

PSCU has announced it is expanding its Enhanced Fraud Services offering, enabling credit unions to choose which service level option …

Industry Analysis & Trends

Baker Market Update – Week in Review: November 25, 2022

Released every Friday, BMU is a brief and informative newsletter that provides financial institutions a review of the week’s economic …

Operations & HR

TEN NEW CLIENTS JOIN BACK-OFFICE SERVICES CUSO AUX IN Q3 2022

Aux continues to add new clients, with ten additional clients taking advantage of Aux’s back-office services during the third quarter …

Industry Analysis & Trends

PSCU Partners with Mercator Advisory Group to Publish Digital Account Opening White Paper

PSCU and Mercator Advisory Group have announced the release of a new white paper, “Digital Account Opening: Keys to Success …

Making A Difference

Indiana Members Foundation Golf Outing Raises Over $29,000

Indiana Members Foundation hosted its Annual Golf Outing and raised over $29,000 to support its mission of providing school children …

Investments

BCU INVESTS IN COMMUNITY WITH PURCHASE OF HEADQUARTERS FACILITIES

BCU recently purchased the buildings that house their main headquarters and over 70% of their employee base in Vernon Hills, …

New Product Releases

Securityplus Federal Credit Union Announces 4.85% APY Share Certificate

Securityplus FCU announces a new 23 month tern Share Certificate earning 4.85% APY, offering one of the highest rates in …

Other

Resource One Credit Union Receives “Best” Awards in 2022

Resource One Credit Union receives awards from the Dallas Morning News Best in DFW and the Houston Chronicle’s Best of …

Financial Center Sponsors Mozel Sanders Foundation Scholarships

Financial Center and Mozel Sanders Foundation awarded 11 scholarships totaling $4,500 on Wednesday, November 16. This year’s recipients included middle and high school students.

Making A Difference

Chapel Hill Non-Profit Receives SECU Foundation Grant for Housing Advocacy in Historic Neighborhoods

SECU Foundation is pleased to award Marian Cheek Jackson Center (MCJC) a $40,000 grant to help the non-profit expand affordable …

Other

CUES Encourages Leaders to Continue DEI Efforts in 2023

CUES popular Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Certificate Program, in partnership with Cornell University, is returning March 15 – June 20, …

Lending

American Credit Union Mortgage Association (ACUMA) Announces 2023 Live Events

Interested in becoming a more effective and successful credit union mortgage lender? Would you like to connect with other professionals …

New Product Releases

EasCorp Launches Pioneering Instant Payments Academy

Eastern Corporate Federal Credit Union (EasCorp) recently announced EasCorp’s Instant Payments Academy designed to prepare credit unions for FedNow℠ and …

Marketing

TopLine Financial Credit Union’s Vicki Roscoe Erickson Named Twin Cities Business 2022 Notable Leader in Marketing

Twin Cities member-owned cooperative TopLine Financial Credit Union’s Senior Vice President of Marketing and Communications has been named one of …

Making A Difference

Wilkes County Shelter Receives SECU Foundation Grant to Help Expand Services for the Homeless

SECU Foundation has provided a $40,000 grant to the Catherine H. Barber Memorial Shelter, a non-profit homeless shelter that has …

Making A Difference

BCU DEEPENS DIVERSITY, EQUITY, INCLUSION STRATEGY

As the financial well-being provider for some of America’s best workplaces, BCU keeps Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) top of …

Charity Events

Maine Credit Unions’ Holiday Meals for Mainers Initiative Returning for Second Year

Maine Credit Unions’ Campaign for Ending Hunger is pleased to announce it will be coordinating its second annual Holiday Meals …

Personnel Promotions

AFFCU (San Antonio, TX) announces several additions to its Senior Leadership Team.

AFFCU (San Antonio, TX) announces several additions to its Senior Leadership Team.

Industry Analysis & Trends

BCU NAMED ONE OF BEST CREDIT UNIONS OF 2022 BY CNET

BCU is proud to have made CNET’s list of Best Credit Unions of 2022. The list was determined by CNET’s …

Vendor Resources

2023 CUES Supplier Planning Guide Now Available for Industry Vendors

The 2023 CUES Supplier Planning Guide is now available, offering easy ways for industry suppliers to reach their target market …

Other

Sally Dischler Retires from Corporate Central Board and as CEO of Heartland Credit Union

After 11 years of dedicated volunteer service, including Board Chair from 2019 to 2021, Sally Dischler, CEO of Heartland Credit …

Making A Difference

SECU Launches First Annual Statewide Holiday Toy Drive for Children in Need

State Employees’ Credit Union (SECU) is pleased to announce the launch of its first annual statewide Toy Drive to help …

Other

Coastal Credit Union Earns Advancing Equity Award

Coastal Credit Union is the recipient of two Hero Awards from the Carolinas Credit Union Foundation.

Personnel Promotions

Credit Union Student Choice Adds Affinity Plus FCU’s Brian Volkmann to Board of Directors

Credit Union Student Choice, the foremost provider of higher education financing solutions to America’s credit unions, announced that Brian Volkmann, …

New Product Releases

GTE FINANCIAL NOW OFFERS BUSINESS CHECKING ACCOUNTS TO NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS

GTE Financial, one of Tampa’s leading financial institutions, announces it is now offering checking accounts to local nonprofit organizations to …

Personnel Promotions

Corporate Central Promotes Orianna Valentine to Marketing Strategist

Corporate Central is proud to announce that Orianna Valentine has been promoted to Marketing Strategist.

Technology

MeridianLink® Announces Acquisition of OpenClose™

MeridianLink, Inc.® announced it has completed the acquisition of OpenClose™, a leading fintech provider of residential mortgage software solutions for …

Personnel Promotions

Fred Houston Appointed Board Emeritus After 57 Years of Service

Long-time Gulf Winds Board Member, Fred Houston, was appointed to the role of Board Emeritus on October 17, 2022. Houston …

Industry Analysis & Trends

Baker Market Update – Week in Review: November 04, 2022

Released every Friday, BMU is a brief and informative newsletter that provides financial institutions a review of the week’s economic …

Making A Difference

Indiana Members Credit Union Contributes $1,600 to Red Pride Booster Club

Indiana Members Credit Union presented a check for $1,600 to the Red Pride Booster Club, which supports Plainfield High School …

New Product Releases

PSCU Expands Enhanced Fraud Services Offering

PSCU has announced it is expanding its Enhanced Fraud Services offering, enabling credit unions to choose which service level option …

Industry Analysis & Trends

Baker Market Update – Week in Review: November 25, 2022

Released every Friday, BMU is a brief and informative newsletter that provides financial institutions a review of the week’s economic …

Operations & HR

TEN NEW CLIENTS JOIN BACK-OFFICE SERVICES CUSO AUX IN Q3 2022

Aux continues to add new clients, with ten additional clients taking advantage of Aux’s back-office services during the third quarter …

Industry Analysis & Trends

PSCU Partners with Mercator Advisory Group to Publish Digital Account Opening White Paper

PSCU and Mercator Advisory Group have announced the release of a new white paper, “Digital Account Opening: Keys to Success …

Making A Difference

Indiana Members Foundation Golf Outing Raises Over $29,000

Indiana Members Foundation hosted its Annual Golf Outing and raised over $29,000 to support its mission of providing school children …

Investments

BCU INVESTS IN COMMUNITY WITH PURCHASE OF HEADQUARTERS FACILITIES

BCU recently purchased the buildings that house their main headquarters and over 70% of their employee base in Vernon Hills, …

New Product Releases

Securityplus Federal Credit Union Announces 4.85% APY Share Certificate

Securityplus FCU announces a new 23 month tern Share Certificate earning 4.85% APY, offering one of the highest rates in …

Other

Resource One Credit Union Receives “Best” Awards in 2022

Resource One Credit Union receives awards from the Dallas Morning News Best in DFW and the Houston Chronicle’s Best of …

Financial Center Sponsors Mozel Sanders Foundation Scholarships

Financial Center and Mozel Sanders Foundation awarded 11 scholarships totaling $4,500 on Wednesday, November 16. This year’s recipients included middle and high school students.

Making A Difference

Chapel Hill Non-Profit Receives SECU Foundation Grant for Housing Advocacy in Historic Neighborhoods

SECU Foundation is pleased to award Marian Cheek Jackson Center (MCJC) a $40,000 grant to help the non-profit expand affordable …

Other

CUES Encourages Leaders to Continue DEI Efforts in 2023

CUES popular Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Certificate Program, in partnership with Cornell University, is returning March 15 – June 20, …

Lending

American Credit Union Mortgage Association (ACUMA) Announces 2023 Live Events

Interested in becoming a more effective and successful credit union mortgage lender? Would you like to connect with other professionals …

New Product Releases

EasCorp Launches Pioneering Instant Payments Academy

Eastern Corporate Federal Credit Union (EasCorp) recently announced EasCorp’s Instant Payments Academy designed to prepare credit unions for FedNow℠ and …

Marketing

TopLine Financial Credit Union’s Vicki Roscoe Erickson Named Twin Cities Business 2022 Notable Leader in Marketing

Twin Cities member-owned cooperative TopLine Financial Credit Union’s Senior Vice President of Marketing and Communications has been named one of …

Making A Difference

Wilkes County Shelter Receives SECU Foundation Grant to Help Expand Services for the Homeless

SECU Foundation has provided a $40,000 grant to the Catherine H. Barber Memorial Shelter, a non-profit homeless shelter that has …

Making A Difference

BCU DEEPENS DIVERSITY, EQUITY, INCLUSION STRATEGY

As the financial well-being provider for some of America’s best workplaces, BCU keeps Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) top of …

Charity Events

Maine Credit Unions’ Holiday Meals for Mainers Initiative Returning for Second Year

Maine Credit Unions’ Campaign for Ending Hunger is pleased to announce it will be coordinating its second annual Holiday Meals …

Personnel Promotions

AFFCU (San Antonio, TX) announces several additions to its Senior Leadership Team.

AFFCU (San Antonio, TX) announces several additions to its Senior Leadership Team.

Industry Analysis & Trends

BCU NAMED ONE OF BEST CREDIT UNIONS OF 2022 BY CNET

BCU is proud to have made CNET’s list of Best Credit Unions of 2022. The list was determined by CNET’s …

Vendor Resources

2023 CUES Supplier Planning Guide Now Available for Industry Vendors

The 2023 CUES Supplier Planning Guide is now available, offering easy ways for industry suppliers to reach their target market …

Other

Sally Dischler Retires from Corporate Central Board and as CEO of Heartland Credit Union

After 11 years of dedicated volunteer service, including Board Chair from 2019 to 2021, Sally Dischler, CEO of Heartland Credit …

Making A Difference

SECU Launches First Annual Statewide Holiday Toy Drive for Children in Need

State Employees’ Credit Union (SECU) is pleased to announce the launch of its first annual statewide Toy Drive to help …

Other

Coastal Credit Union Earns Advancing Equity Award

Coastal Credit Union is the recipient of two Hero Awards from the Carolinas Credit Union Foundation.

Personnel Promotions

Credit Union Student Choice Adds Affinity Plus FCU’s Brian Volkmann to Board of Directors

Credit Union Student Choice, the foremost provider of higher education financing solutions to America’s credit unions, announced that Brian Volkmann, …

New Product Releases

GTE FINANCIAL NOW OFFERS BUSINESS CHECKING ACCOUNTS TO NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS

GTE Financial, one of Tampa’s leading financial institutions, announces it is now offering checking accounts to local nonprofit organizations to …

Personnel Promotions

Corporate Central Promotes Orianna Valentine to Marketing Strategist

Corporate Central is proud to announce that Orianna Valentine has been promoted to Marketing Strategist.

Technology

MeridianLink® Announces Acquisition of OpenClose™

MeridianLink, Inc.® announced it has completed the acquisition of OpenClose™, a leading fintech provider of residential mortgage software solutions for …

Personnel Promotions

Fred Houston Appointed Board Emeritus After 57 Years of Service

Long-time Gulf Winds Board Member, Fred Houston, was appointed to the role of Board Emeritus on October 17, 2022. Houston …

Industry Analysis & Trends

Baker Market Update – Week in Review: November 04, 2022

Released every Friday, BMU is a brief and informative newsletter that provides financial institutions a review of the week’s economic …

Indiana Members Credit Union Contributes $1,600 to Red Pride Booster Club

Indiana Members Credit Union presented a check for $1,600 to the Red Pride Booster Club, which supports Plainfield High School Athletics, as part of an …

PSCU Expands Enhanced Fraud Services Offering

PSCU has announced it is expanding its Enhanced Fraud Services offering, enabling credit unions to choose which service level option best fits their fraud and …

Baker Market Update – Week in Review: November 25, 2022

Released every Friday, BMU is a brief and informative newsletter that provides financial institutions a review of the week’s economic developments.

TEN NEW CLIENTS JOIN BACK-OFFICE SERVICES CUSO AUX IN Q3 2022

Aux continues to add new clients, with ten additional clients taking advantage of Aux’s back-office services during the third quarter of 2022. Aux saw an …

PSCU Partners with Mercator Advisory Group to Publish Digital Account Opening White Paper

PSCU and Mercator Advisory Group have announced the release of a new white paper, “Digital Account Opening: Keys to Success in Credit Union Lending.”

Indiana Members Foundation Golf Outing Raises Over $29,000

Indiana Members Foundation hosted its Annual Golf Outing and raised over $29,000 to support its mission of providing school children the necessities essential for learning …

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