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Affinity Plus – Minneapolis to be a Nice Ride Minnesota Site

ST. PAUL, MINN. (March 26, 2015) – Many people living in the Minneapolis and surrounding communities get from point A to point B on bicycles – and now, with the addition of 20 new stations for shared bikes through the Nice Ride Minnesota program, more people will have the opportunity to travel this way. 

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Affinity Plus Meets with Representatives from the Office of Senators Klobuchar and Franken in Washington, D.C.

ST. PAUL, MINN. (March 26, 2015) – Affinity Plus President and CEO, Dave Larson, and members of the credit union’s senior team and board of directors, visited Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., March 8-12, as part of the Credit Union National Association’s (CUNA) annual Governmental Affairs Conference.
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Affinity Plus Offers Apple Pay™

ST. PAUL, MINN. (March 19, 2015) Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union announces it is now offering Apple Pay™ for its members. The mobile payment option developed by Apple® will provide iPhone® 6, iPhone 6 Plus or Apple Watch™ users a convenient and secure way to store their Affinity Plus Visa debit and credit card information to make purchases without swiping their card at participating retailers.  Read More...


Contribution from Affinity Plus Completes Fundraising for Tri-Angels Playground

ST. PAUL, MINN. (March 19, 2015) – “We did the right thing,” shares Dave Larson, president and CEO of Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union, as he reflects on the credit union’s involvement in the deconstruction of the home and sale of the land on which the Schaffhausen home in River Falls, Wis. once stood.  Read More...


Affinity Plus Hosted Roseville’s State of the City Address

ST. PAUL, MINN. (March 3, 2015) – On Wednesday, Feb. 25, Affinity Plus hosted Roseville’s State of the City Address presented by Mayor Dan Roe. The audience included local and county officials, representatives from public and private businesses, small business owners and employees, and residents.  Read More...


Affinity Plus Receives Community Impact Award

ST. PAUL, MINN. (March 2, 2015) – Making people’s lives better through simple, intentional acts of kindness is the goal of Plus It Forward, an initiative launched in the fall of 2013 by Affinity Plus. Last week, Plus It Forward was the impetus for the credit union being honored with the Minnesota Business Magazine’s Community Impact Award for Best in Class – Large Company, which recognizes companies for overall excellence in positively impacting Minnesota communities.  Read More...


Affinity Plus Welcomes Kristina Wright as SVP of Member Experience

ST. PAUL, MINN. (January 30, 2015) – Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union announces the recent hire of Kristina M. Wright as its senior vice president of member experience. Wright brings 14 years of industry experience to the Affinity Plus leadership team, most recently working for the Minnesota Credit Union Network (MnCUN), the state’s credit union trade association, since 2000.  Read More...


Scattering Kindness in Minnesota on Plus It Forward Day

ST. PAUL, MINN. (November 6, 2014) – Sarnia Street in Winona proved to be an interesting place to drive on Monday, Oct. 13, as people wearing purple shirts with “Plus It Forward” on them held up a series of signs: Knock, knock. Who’s there? Canoe. Canoe who? Canoe help us spread kindness?  Read More...


Ben Hering Named 2015 DRIVE Emerging Leader of the Year

MINNEAPOLIS – (October 2, 2014) – Ben Hering of Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union was named the 2015 Emerging Leader of the Year by the DRIVE Emerging Leaders board. This award is given to individuals who embody the qualities of a great leader and work to fulfill the goals of DRIVE by promoting the Twin Cities as a great place in which to live and work.  Read More...


Affinity Plus Announces Second Annual Plus It Forward Day

On Oct. 13, the credit union will make a difference in local communities by spreading kindness.

ST. PAUL, MINN. (October 9, 2014) Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union announces its second annual Plus It Forward Day on Monday, October 13, 2014, in which members and employees will perform acts of kindness in communities it serves.

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Events

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Estate Planning Seminars - Greater MN

January 22, 2015

Take advantage of a free estate planning seminar to answer your questions about wills, trusts, health care directives, power of attorney forms, transfer on death deeds, probate and other aspects of the estate planning process. These 90 minute seminars will take place on the dates and at the locations listed below beginning at 6 p.m. To register simply contact our estate planning advisor, Ray McCoy at your convenience at (651) 312-9878 or rmccoy@affinityplus.org

 

Date  Location City 
 April 7 Courtyard by Marriott
1080 28th Avenue S.
Moorhead, MN 56560
Moorhead
 April 9 Affinity Plus - St. Cloud Heritgage Branch St. Cloud


Estate Planning Workshops

January 29, 2015

These workshops are designed to provide you with a will, health care directive, durable power of attorney and basic transfer deed for real property, if needed.The cost of participation in these workshops will be $500 for a single person and $600 for a couple. Because these workshops are designed to provide completed plans by the end of the workshop, participation will be limited to no more than 20 members per workshop. To determine if your estate planning goals can be met through these workshops, please contact our estate planning advisor to arrange for a free consultation. If afterwards you feel the workshop will meet your needs, you may register for one of the workshops scheduled to take place between January and May.

The workshops will be held on the following days:

Workshop Dates Workshop Location
March 26 Roseville Branch
April 30 Roseville Branch
May 28 Roseville Branch

Each participant will be provided a packet of worksheets to complete and return one week prior to the scheduled workshop date. Whenyou arrive at the workshop your estate plan drafts will be ready for review andcompletion. No participant will be required to spend the entire day at the workshop inorder to complete your estate plan. If you cannot attend the workshop you may schedule an individual session during a time
that is convenient for you.

For more informationand to determine if the workshop is suitable for your needs, please contact Ray
McCoy, estate planning advisor at (651) 312-9878 or rmccoy@affinityplus.org.



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Holiday Closings

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Memorial Day Holiday Closing

May 25, 2015
All branches will be closed Monday, May 25 in observance of Memorial Day.

Independence Day

July 04, 2015
All Affinity Plus branch locations will be closed Saturday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day.

Labor Day

September 07, 2015
All Affinity Plus branch locations will be closed Monday, September 7 in observance of Labor Day.

Columbus Day

October 12, 2015
All Affinity Plus branch locations will be closed Monday, October 12 in observance of Columbus Day.

Veterans Day

November 11, 2015
All Affinity Plus branch locations will be closed Wednesday, November 11 in observance of Veterans Day.

Thanksgiving Day

November 26, 2015

All Affinity Plus branch locations will be closed Thursday, Nov. 26 in observance of Thanksgiving Day.

Please note: The following branches will be closed on Friday, Nov. 27: Bemidji Campus, Mankato, Moorhead Campus, St. Cloud Campus, and Nicollet Mall.

Christmas Day

December 25, 2015
All Affinity Plus branch locations will be closed Friday, December 25 in observance of Christmas Day.

New Year's Day

January 01, 2016
All Affinity Plus branch locations will be closed Friday, January 1 in observance of New Year's Day.

News/Promotions

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Turbo Tax 2014 Tax Year

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Take action now to protect your credit union! Join the tax status fight.

You may have heard that Congress is considering a major reform of the U.S. tax code, meaning all current tax exemptions, including the tax-exempt status of your credit union, could be nullified.  Read More...