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Entries for March 2015

Turns Out, Governmental Affairs and Tie-Dyed Shirts Do Go Together

Turns Out, Governmental Affairs and Tie-Dyed Shirts Do Go Together

March 26, 2015

“I’m Minnesota,” or as many of my Crasher friends would adoringly point out as they repeated it in the way Isupposedly say it, “I’m Minnesooo-dah.”

Early this March, I spent nearly a week with complete strangers in our nation’s capitol talking about credit unions. I’ve learned it’s a great topic to kumbaya over, because when it was time to say goodbye, I was like, “That’s it? Can there be more?” Not to mention, I knew I was genuinely going to miss this group of people I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to meet.

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Apple Pay is now available for Affinity Plus members!

Apple Pay is now available for Affinity Plus members!

March 17, 2015

We're excited to announce Apple Pay is now available to Affinity Plus members who have a Visa debit or credit card and an iPhone6, iPhone 6 Plus or Apple Watch. This new payment option offers members a convenient and secure way to store debit and credit information on their device to make purchases at participating retailers.  Read More...

Prize-Linked Savings Accounts Offer Incentive to Save

Prize-Linked Savings Accounts Offer Incentive to Save

March 05, 2015

On March 2, 2015, the Senate Commerce Committee unanimously passed (Senate File) S.F. 1043, a bill that, if passed, would allow credit unions to offer prize-linked savings accounts. Prize-linked savings accounts reward participants for saving so they’re motivated to save for their short- and long-term goals.  Read More...

Prize-Linked Savings Accounts Offer Incentive to Save

Prize-Linked Savings Accounts Offer Incentive to Save

March 05, 2015

Yesterday, on March 2, 2015, the Senate Commerce Committee unanimously passed (Senate File) S.F. 1043, a bill that, if passed, would allow credit unions to offer prize-linked savings accounts. Prize-linked savings accounts reward participants for saving so they’re motivated to save for their short- and long-term goals.  Read More...

Choosing Your Financial Institution

Choosing Your Financial Institution

March 03, 2015

What was the very first financial choice you ever made?

Think about it: it likely took place before your first job, even as far back as when your annual income consisted of Tooth Fairy money and lucky pennies. The very first financial decision you ever made is also one of the most important choices—it’s where to keep your money.

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