CUNA Mutual Group’s TruStage Simplified-Issue Life Insurance Exceeds $6 Billion in Issued Coverage Less Than 2 Years After Introduction

Includes $1 Billion in Online Sales Alone. During National Life Insurance Awareness Month, Strong Traction Underscores Robust Demand for Convenient and Affordable Life Insurance Options

MADISON, Wis.  ̶  TruStage, CUNA Mutual Group’s consumer brand, announced today its simplified-issue life insurance products have exceeded $6 billion in issued coverage.

School’s In! Join the Yoobi Backpack Bundle Drive by September 1st

There is still time to help students in need gear up for a new school year through the Yoobi Back to School Backpack Bundle Drive. CO-OP and Yoobi are partnering with credit unions nationwide to provide backpacks filled with school supplies to elementary school students in their communities – and needed items to schools across the U.S.

Intuvo: Marketing Automation Key to Credit Unions Better Competing in Today’s Financial Services Industry

New white paper outlines the requirements for automated marketing systems that heighten credit unions’ ability to increase loans and improve member satisfaction

SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. ⎯ Intuvo, a leading provider of marketing automation software to the credit union industry, has published a new white paper outlining the requirements for an effective marketing automation platform for the modern credit union.

AdvantEdge Analytics Adds Four More Credit Unions to Growing Client List

Credit Unions Will Leverage New Data Platform to Improve Member Experience

MADISON, Wis. –  CUNA Mutual AdvantEdge Analytics announced it has signed four more credit unions in the second quarter. The company will partner with these credit unions to build their data analytics strategy to deliver better member insights and digitally transform the member experience.


Data-Driven Fraud Mitigation Tool to be Introduced as Security Benefit of CO-OP Shared Branching

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. – CO-OP Financial Services has launched COOPER Fraud Analyzer, its advanced data-driven fraud mitigation tool, into pilot testing with four participating credit unions in the CO-OP Shared Branch network.

CUNA Mutual Group’s Discovery Conference Now Available On-Demand

Free Online Conference Helps Credit Unions Drive Innovation for Today & Tomorrow

MADISON, Wis. – CUNA Mutual Group's ninth annual, day-long Discovery Conference brought together innovation experts and credit union leaders to help credit unions prepare for upcoming 2019 strategic planning sessions. The conference is now available on-demand, at no cost, until Feb. 28, 2019.

MidState FCU Joins njBIZloan Connection’s Member Business/Commercial Lending Program

PRINCETON, N.J. njBIZloan Connection is excited to announce that MidState Federal Credit Union (MidState) has joined njBIZloan Connection’s new venture, a member business lending/commercial loan referral program (RCU). MidState is looking forward to offering business lending to their membership and the community of business owners, commercial realtors, mortgage brokers, appraisers, developers, builders and investors.

Vizo Financial Announces 2018 Board Election and Officers

GREENSBORO, N.C., and MIDDLETOWN, PA. – Vizo Financial Corporate Credit Union announced the results of the board of directors’ election during its Annual Meeting on August 9, 2018. Member credit unions were invited to attend the meeting at the University of Virginia Inn at Darden Conference and Event Center in Charlottesville, Va., or via live-stream.

Employees Place High Value on Retirement Planning Tools, Financial Wellness, According to CUNA Mutual Retirement Solutions Survey

MADISON, Wis.  When ranking their interest in retirement education components, employee plan participants surveyed by CUNA Mutual Retirement Solutions indicated they were most interested in financial wellness topics and a desire to better understand retirement planning tools and resources available to them.

The 2018 Retirement Education Preferences Survey was conducted to provide plan sponsors insight into what retirement topics plan participants are most interested in, what educational resources they want to help guide them to financial security in their retired years, and how well they understand their retirement plans. The survey delves into demographic trends to offer further insight into how age and gender differences may impact retirement education preferences.

Narmi Releases Latest Piece of Innovation: Digital Account Opening

Narmi now offers a one-platform approach to digital banking across account opening, mobile banking, online banking and support/admin/fraud applications.

Vizo Financial Holds Fifth Annual Hot Dog Eating Contest for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals

MIDDLETOWN, Pa. – Vizo Financial brought a little bit of sunshine to the wettest July in Pennsylvania history when they held their fifth annual Hot Dog Eating Contest on July 25, 2018! The event raised in $3,300 for Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) Hospitals at Penn State Children’s Hospital.

Evolve IP & NJCUL Services Corporation Partner to Bring Enterprise-class, Integrated Cloud Solutions to NJ Credit Unions

HIGHTSTOWN, N.J. – NJCUL Services Corporation and Evolve IP – the Cloud Strategy Company, announced they have partnered to bring compliance-focused, integrated cloud communications and cloud computing services to New Jersey’s 150+ credit unions. Evolve IP, based outside of Philadelphia, PA, is one of the world’s fastest growing cloud companies and provides customized deployment strategies for an extensive client base of credit unions, banks and financial organizations around the globe.

PWCampbell Adds Veteran to Sales Team

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – PWCampbell is proud to announce and welcome James Ryan as the Company’s newest Regional Vice President in the Sales Department. Ryan will be responsible for business development and client satisfaction in the states of Indiana and Michigan.

Nusenda CU Expands Partnership with CO-OP to Improve Operational Efficiencies, Offer Advanced Payment Services

Nusenda Adds CO-OP Signature Debit and Full-Service Credit Processing

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. – Nusenda Credit Union has reached an agreement to greatly expand its partnership with CO-OP Financial Services for improved operational efficiencies, to be first-to-market with new payments technology and enhance fraud fighting capabilities.

CU Times Highlights njBIZloan Connection and Servion Mortgage in CU Tech Round-Up

Credit Union Times recently shined a spotlight on a new wave of credit union partnerships with tech vendors to improve the member experience. The article highlights njBIZloan Connection, a collaborative program for NJCUL members to assist with connections for member business lending and servicing needs, and Servion Mortgage, a CUSO that recently partnered with the NJCUL Services Corporation that offers mortgage services.

CO-OP Financial Services Introduces Cardless Cash Access for ATMs

Seamless, Secure Enhancement Improves ATM Experience, Eliminates Card Skimming Losses

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. – To help credit unions meet digital consumer expectations and enhance security, CO-OP Financial Services is adding cardless ATM transactions to its roster of digital banking and payment solutions. The new Cardless Cash Access allows members to withdraw cash faster and more securely at the ATM by using their phones, rather than a plastic card, to initiate and complete a transaction.

CUNA Mutual AdvantEdge Analytics Launches New Industry Data Platform Integrated with Microsoft’s Common Data Model

Industry-Leading Data Platform Designed to Power Analytics Models for Credit Unions Debuts at Microsoft Inspire 2018

MADISON, Wis. – CUNA Mutual AdvantEdge Analytics announced it has launched its new data platform for the credit union industry, which leverages Microsoft’s technology. This collaboration between Microsoft and AdvantEdge Analytics, announced in March, debuts one of the first industry-specific Common Data Model extensions designed for credit unions. The announcement is in conjunction with Microsoft Inspire 2018.


RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. – Looking for a business partner to help it digitally transform its services to members, Water and Power Community Credit Union has contracted with CO-OP Financial Services for products addressing member needs at virtually every touchpoint.

‘Success’ Says It All: Global Women’s Leadership Network PA Sister Society Volunteers with Dress for Success

MIDDLETOWN, Pa. – Success was the theme of the day as 22 members of the Global Women’s Leadership Network Pa. Sister Society volunteered with Dress for Success, a statewide event supported by Vizo Financial, in various locations throughout the month of June. (There’s no mention of what Vizo has to do with the event except for the quotes, so I figured we’d pop in the phrase” , a statewide event supported by Vizo Financial,” to explain why we’re publishing it.

CO-OP Financial Services Releases White Paper on the ‘How’ of Digital Transformation

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. – CO-OP Financial Services has released a new white paper, “Seven Strategies to Accelerate Your Digital Transformation,” providing practical guidance for credit unions positioning themselves for growth in a digital world.

Vizo Financial & Pittsburgh Credit Unions Come Together to Support Walk for Children’s Event

MIDDLETOWN, Pa. – Vizo Financial Corporate Credit Union, their CUSO, MY CU Services, and four Pittsburgh-area credit unions teamed up in support of the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation’s Walk for Children’s event on June 23, 2018.

PWCampbell and Studio 109 Designs Hires New Design Architect

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – PWCampbell announced the hiring of Crispin Conklin, RA, NCARB, as the newest team member to its strategic partner company, Studio 109 Designs.

CU Direct Partners with Colorado’s CU Direct Connect to Provide Credit Unions an Increased Market Presence in the Auto Dealer Community

New Partnership Strengthens Credit Unions’ Ability to Compete in an Expanded Indirect Lending Landscape

ONTARIO, Calif. CU Direct, the nation’s leading developer of lending software technology to the credit union industry, has announced a new partnership with CU Direct Connect (CUDC), an industry provider of vehicle lending and origination funding platforms. The collaborative agreement leverages the strengths of the two largest indirect lending credit union service organizations to better meet the growing indirect lending needs of credit unions, and strengthen the position of the credit union industry nationally with auto dealers.

CUNA Mutual Group Wins 2018 Innovation Award from NAFCU Services

CUNA Mutual AdvantEdge Analytics Secures this First-Time Honor for the Company

MADISON, Wis. – CUNA Mutual Group announced it has won the 2018 Innovation Award from NAFCU Services for AdvantEdge Analytics. The innovation award is a highly recognized award competition for groundbreaking solutions within the credit union industry. The annual competition highlights outstanding innovations that help credit unions thrive in an increasingly saturated financial services market. CUNA Mutual Group was selected for its AdvantEdge Analytics solution that advances the credit union industry through data analytics.

Link High Technologies & NJCUL Services Corporation Partner to Help NJ Credit Unions Improve their Security Posture

HIGHTSTOWN, N.J. – NJCUL Services Corporation and Link High Technologies ( have partnered together to help credit unions of all sizes assess and improve their security posture through comprehensive testing of existing controls, actionable reporting, and guidance for remediation.

NJCUL Services Corporation adds Servion Mortgage as a Preferred Solution Provider for New Jersey Credit Unions

HIGHTSTOWN, N.J. – NJCUL Services Corporation added Servion Mortgage, a Minnesota based CUSO offering mortgage services, as a Preferred Solution Provider to more than 150 credit unions across the state of New Jersey.


Credit Union Leaders to Gather in Chicago for Alloya’s Executive Leadership Symposium

NAPERVILLE, Ill. – The Credit Union Executive Leadership Symposium is set to return to Chicago, IL on September 5-7, 2018, at the Westin River North. In its fourth year, the symposium, hosted by Alloya Corporate FCU and its wholly-owned CUSO, Balance Sheet Solutions, LLC will bring together credit union executives from across the nation, and provide education on industry trends, economic factors and leadership.

Credit Union of New Jersey joins njBIZloan Connection’s Member Business Lead Lender Program

PRINCETON, N.J. – njBIZloan Connection, LLC  is excited to announce that Credit Union of New Jersey has joined njBIZloan Connection’s new member business/commercial lending venture as a lead lender (LCU). Credit Union of New Jersey is looking forward to funding member business/commercial loans referred to njBIZloan Connection from New Jersey Credit Union League member credit unions.


Single-Day Events across the Country Bring Industry Thought Leaders to Doorsteps of Credit Unions

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. – CO-OP Financial Services is bringing strategic and tactical learnings to help credit unions on their digital transformation journey through six, single-day “Roadshow” events running July-October in locations across the country.

Deepwater Industries FCU Joins njBIZloan Connection’s Member Business Lending Referral Program

PRINCETON, N.J. – njBIZloan Connection is excited to announce that Deepwater Industries Federal Credit Union has joined njBIZloan Connection’s new venture, a member business lending/commercial loan referral program (RCU). Deepwater is looking forward to offering business lending to their membership and the community of business owners, commercial realtors, mortgage brokers, appraisers, developers, builders, and investors. What a great way to compete, connect, and collaborate!

CUNA Supports the Cooperative Trust and New Mentorship Program

The partnership empowers the Cooperative Trust to create significant impact for young professionals

MADISON, Wis. – The Filene Research Institute announces that Credit Union National Association (CUNA) has renewed its primary sponsorship of the Cooperative Trust for another three years, making it possible for the group to embark on a new mentorship program and Crash events.

Narmi & NJCUL Services Corporation Partner to Help NJ Credit Unions Succeed

HIGHTSTOWN, N.J. – NJCUL Services Corporation and Narmi have partnered together to bring innovative financial technology to New Jersey’s 150+ credit unions. Narmi is a financial technology company – namely digital banking and online account opening – specifically designed for regional and community financial institutions like credit unions.

YMC Teams with Three New Hires

Ben Coleman, Lauren Tedeschi and Andrew Ream Join Greenville Marketing Agency

GREENVILLE, S.C. – This month, Your Marketing Co., a full-service creative marketing agency for community financial institutions, welcomed three new marketing professionals to its team. The announcement comes as YMC deepens its talent pool to serve a growing roster of community financial institutions from coast to coast.

CUNA Mutual Group Executive Benefits Program Passes $3 Billion in Assets Under Management

Industry-Leading Program Experiencing Rapid Growth and Celebrating 20th Year

MADISON, Wis. – CUNA Mutual Group’s Executive Benefits Program for credit unions continues to enjoy rapid growth and recently reached the $3 billion milestone in assets under management. 

Allan Kemp Mcmorris President/CEO of Oakland County CU Elected Chairman Of Co-Op Financial Services

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Cali. – Allan Kemp McMorris, President/CEO of Oakland County Credit Union of Waterford, Michigan, was elected May 9 by the Board of Directors of CO-OP Financial Services to serve as the company’s Board Chairman.

Charitable Giving at THINK 18 Reaches $191,500, Shattering Previous Record for Conference

Transaction Network Services, Inc. Alone Donates $130,000 to CMN Hospitals

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. – A total of $191,500 was raised in charitable and philanthropic donations at CO-OP Financial Services’ THINK 18 Conference held May 7-10 in Chandler, Arizona, including $130,000 from Transaction Network Services, Inc.

Public Service Credit Union Announces the Acquisition of Seven Metro-Detroit Standalone Shared Branches from CO-OP Financial Services

ROMULUS, Mich. – Public Service Credit Union (PSCU) has reached an agreement with CO-OP Financial Services to purchase seven standalone branches in Metro-Detroit and continue to operate each location as part of the CO-OP Shared Branch network under the Credit Union Family Service Center name.  

CO-OP Financial Services Introduces COOPER; Advanced New Data-Driven ‘Brain’ Designed to Detect and Fight Fraud

Foundational Step to Advanced Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence Exclusively to Help Credit Unions Improve Security and Increase Member Engagement

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. – CO-OP Financial Services is unveiling COOPER, an advanced data-driven platform designed to detect and fight fraud faster than ever before, bringing more visibility to member activity and needs. COOPER is CO-OP’s largest technology initiative, in which the company is investing millions of dollars to provide state-of-the-art machine learning and artificial intelligence to its client credit unions across the CO-OP ecosystem.

CO-OP Announces New Charitable Option for Sprig by CO-OP Enabling In-Product Donations

Members Can Make CMN Hospitals Contributions Using CO-OP’s Turnkey Mobile App

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. – As part of its CO-OP Purpose social responsibility initiatives, CO-OP Financial Services is adding a link to the menu options of the Sprig by CO-OP mobile app enabling member donations to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.

Jean Chatzky to Kick off Think 18 on Why Credit Unions Must ‘Race to Excellence’

Interview Featured in Next Issue of THINK Review Magazine Covers Meeting Consumer Expectations, How Digital Experience Cuts Across Generations

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. – The THINK 18 Conference will hold its first general session on May 8 with an introduction by host Jean Chatzky showing why all companies, and especially credit unions, are in a “Race to Excellence.”