Press Releases & In the News

CreditUnions.com: How To Make Mortgages And Keep Your Distance

May 20, 2020

© 2020 Callahan & Associates, Inc. In mid-March, the Federal Reserve dropped the target range for its funds rate to 0%-0.25% to combat the economic fallout wrought by the coronavirus pandemic. The move pushed mortgage rates to half-century lows and, if first quarter data is any indication, spurred a flurry of activity for credit unions nationwide.

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Lakeland PBS: Affinity Plus Credit Union in Bemidji Honors Essential Workers

April 23, 2020

© 2020 Lakeland PBS. Bemidji, MN – A statewide challenge called #CU4U is honoring essential workers all across the state, and today that challenge made its way to Bemidij. Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union donated about $100 worth of lunches to the Bemidji Community Food Shelf, which was purchased from Big Apple Bagels.

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Bemidji Pioneer: Affinity Plus participates in CUs4U, donates meals to food shelf

April 23, 2020

© Bemidji Pioneer and Forum Communications Company. Bemidji, MN – Normally Paula Howard donates leftovers from Big Apple Bagels to the local food shelf, but since coronavirus restrictions were put in place, she hasn’t been able to. However, with help from Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union, the restaurant owner of 10 years was back to delivering to the Bemidji Community Food Shelf on Wednesday.  Read More...

StarTribune: Homeowners and mortgage lenders brace for coronavirus aftermath

April 23, 2020

© 2020 StarTribune. Many homeowners have received temporary relief from making mortgage payments, but lenders and homeownership advocates are urging them to understand their obligations so they don’t lose their housing.  Read More...

New Scholarship Program to Help College Students  Live The Dream of Music and Hospitality Careers

New Scholarship Program to Help College Students Live The Dream of Music and Hospitality Careers

March 13, 2020

Career opportunities in music and hospitality are growing, and Minnesota students now have access to new scholarships to make their own big break  Read More...

Affinity Plus and The Fillmore Partner to Expand Music Access in Minnesota

Affinity Plus and The Fillmore Partner to Expand Music Access in Minnesota

February 05, 2020

Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union today announced they are the presenting sponsor of The Fillmore Minneapolis, opening Feb. 12. It’s now officially named The Fillmore Presented by Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union.

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KARE11: FICO model to change, your score might rise or fall depending on your current situation

January 31, 2020

© 2020 KARE-TV. EAGAN, Minn. — The folks at FICO are planning to roll out a new model. Like many things, this change may be good for some and bad for others.

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