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Affinity Plus, Minnesota credit unions launch CU Green, a clean-energy lending platform

October 18, 2018

Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union collaborated with the Minnesota Credit Union Network (MnCUN) to build the website at cu-green.org. The website offers clean-energy information focused on finding qualified contractors, utility incentives and below-market rate financing for installing residential solar electric generating systems.  Read More...

Credit Union National Association: CUNA names Affinity Plus’ Morgan Sylvester a “Credit Union Rock Star” in 2018

September 27, 2018

Morgan Sylvester, Affinity Plus product manager of deposits and rewards, was recently named a “Credit Union Rock Star” by the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) for her efforts to help members save more, live better, and feel more cared for by their credit union. Sylvester is heralded for increasing member participation in a homebuyer grant program more than 1300%, awarding $200,000 to 40 members in 2017.  Read More...

CreditUnions.com: Dave Larson on Leadership

July 24, 2018

The CEO of Affinity Plus discusses the importance of transparency, the benefit of leading a different kind of team, and the power behind the movement’s voices. Dave Larson’s non-traditional path to credit union leadership has led to important changes as CEO of the St. Paul, Minnesota, credit union.

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Todd Sharkey named new Affinity Plus vice president of business services

Todd Sharkey named new Affinity Plus vice president of business services

July 18, 2018

In his role, Sharkey will revamp Affinity Plus’ business services program and develop a road map for the future, focused on the needs of the credit union’s membership, officials said.  Read More...

Affinity Plus Title Company earns “Excellence in Action” award for best practices, customer service, operations

Affinity Plus Title Company earns “Excellence in Action” award for best practices, customer service, operations

July 12, 2018

This award places Affinity Plus Title Company in the top 20 title agencies in Minnesota, and recognizes outstanding performance in best practices, customer service and operations, officials said.  Read More...

Forbes names Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union 'Best Credit Union in Minnesota'

June 29, 2018

Global media company Forbes has named Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union as tops in Minnesota in its Best-In-State Banks and Credit Unions ranking.  Read More...

Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union breaks ground May 18 on new Duluth branch

May 18, 2018

Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union officially broke ground, Friday, May 18, on a new Duluth credit union branch that will open by the end of 2018.  Read More...

Affinity Plus named 'Favorite Financial Institution' in 2018 'What Women Want' recognition program

May 14, 2018

Businesses named as “favorites” in a variety of categories were nominated by readers of the Minnesota Women’s Press. Honorees received the most votes in its online survey.  Read More...

Affinity Plus debuts WINcentive Savings program in Wisconsin

Affinity Plus debuts WINcentive Savings program in Wisconsin

May 10, 2018

Minnesota-based Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union is debuting its prize-linked savings program to Wisconsin residents, after passage of a Wisconsin law that permits residents to participate in prize-linked savings programs.  Read More...

Affinity Plus Reports Surge In Usage Following Relaunch Of Mobile, Online Offerings

May 01, 2018

© CUtoday – Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union is reporting a surge in usage of its digital banking platforms following launch of a new mobile-banking app, online-banking platform and new rewards program.  Read More...

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