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Affinity Plus completes successful summer sessions of financial literacy training with Cookie Cart ST. PAUL, Minn. (Aug. 17, 2017) – Cookie Cart of Minneapolis likes to say it helps bake bright futures for Twin Cities urban youth. As non-profit Cookie Cart does that, sometimes it calls on partners to help bake in some of the ingredients necessary for success. It does this as it provides teens with work, life and leadership skills in its urban bakery. This summer, Affinity Plus[...]
Sembach, Germany (August 8, 2017) – Service Credit Union was selected for the Army’s 2016 Distinguished Credit Union of the Year by the United States Department of the Army. This prestigious award recognizes exceptional financial service and support of U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria, Germany. USAG Bavaria in Germany includes Service Credit Union branches at Tower Barracks in Grafenwöhr, Rose Barracks in Vilseck, the Hohenfels Training Area and Artillery Kaserne in Garmisch. This [...]
Falcon Heights, Minnesota  SPIRE Credit Union has been honored with both the 2017 Youth and Adult Desjardins Financial Education Awards!  The awards, sponsored by the Minnesota Credit Union Network (MnCUN) and the Credit Union National Association (CUNA), recognizes leadership within the credit union movement on behalf of financial literacy.    The Youth Desjardins Award was received for SPIRE’s partnership with Elk River High School’s (ERHS) DECA class on the[...]
Burlington, VT –Vermont Federal Credit Union Participates in Middlebury Union Middle Schools “Shark Tank Start Up” summer camp for second year. Over the course of a month, 18 students from Middlebury Union Middle School divided into teams and built their own companies; developing products, evaluating their business and conducting market analysis. Vermont Federal Credit Union staff members, Kevin Parish and Shauntell Poquette joined the camp to mentor these students through[...]
Daleville, Ala. (August 14, 2017) — Army Aviation Center Federal Credit Union (AACFCU) partnered with two local Boys and Girls Clubs for its first annual Under the Big Top with AACFCU, a two day financial summer camp designed to teach youth the benefits of understanding money and financial planning.  Third through fifth grade students at Boys and Girls Clubs in Ozark and Troy created their own goal wheel, learned about budgets through a Mad City Money simulation and even came up[...]
ST. PAUL, Minn. (Aug. 14, 2017) – Affinity Plus debuts its first next-generation branch Wednesday, Aug. 16, in the Atwood Memorial Center on the St. Cloud State University campus. The branch opens in an expanded space the credit union has been located in for 20 years, just off Atwood Memorial Center’s main entrance. The most-obvious change for members and passersby will be a large, curved window that showcases the branch’s emphasis on an open design and technology[...]
Student members at the Baltimore Leadership School for Young Women, a Baltimore City-based charter school and site of the newest Millionaire’s Club financial literacy experience, have been featured in the newly-premiered Sundance Film Festival documentary, STEP. STEP is the true-life story of the girls’ high-school step team set against the background of the heart of Baltimore.  These young women learn to laugh, love and thrive – on and off the stage – even[...]
Four Town & Country Credit Union employees have successfully passed the required exams and earned the designation of Certified Credit Union Financial Counselor (CCUFC). The newly designated CCUFC’s include: Lisa Lysne, Financial Services Officer; Claudie Selzler, Financial Services Officer; Laura Bryant, Member Services Supervisor; and Karna Taft, VP Business Development. The training and coursework completed by Lisa, Claudie, Laura and Karna (shown L to R in the photo above) has[...]
Affinity Plus, Roseville Police Department share tips to prevent identity theft, fraud during July 27 Roseville seminar ST. PAUL, Minn. (July 28, 2017) – Sometimes, you just can’t be Minnesota Nice, not when financial scammers are involved. About 50 participants learned that Thursday during a financial-fraud seminar hosted by Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union and the Roseville Police Department. It takes common sense, education and vigilance to help prevent financial fraud[...]
Wisconsin Alumni Association (WAA) and UW Credit Union Partner on Student Loan Refinancing Program MADISON, Wis. (July 27, 2017) — The Wisconsin Alumni Association (WAA) and UW Credit Union are partnering to offer Wisconsin alumni a chance to save money by refinancing their student loans. UW Credit Union is the only financial institution that WAA is partnering with on the student loan refinancing program. “Student loans are a common financial responsibility for graduates.[...]
To help college graduates effectively manage their student loan debt, Align Credit Union, Lowell, Massachusetts, recently launched a new student loan refinance solution. Members will be able to refinance and consolidate their student loans from one or more lenders to make payments more manageable. "Student loan debt is a reality for the majority of college students today," saidAlign EVP/ CFO Tom Hammond. "Unfortunately, they often feel overwhelmed and unsure of how to repay[...]
July 19, 2017 – Greenfield –Franklin First Federal Credit Union (FFFCU) has announced a partnership with Invite Education to offer a free comprehensive, life-cycle college planning website. FFFCU’s College Planning Center, powered by Invite Education, is available to anyone, FFFCU members or non-members, who would like better information, tools, and services to more effectively plan and pay for college. FFFCU is the first Credit Union to partner with Invite Education.[...]


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