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Cherokee Strip Credit Union signs core data processing contract with CU*Answers

$70M Ponca City, Oklahoma-based Cherokee Strip Credit Union (CSCU) recently signed a core processing agreement with CUSO CU*Answers.

April 2, 2018

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CU*Answers

CU*Answers to hold RIM Awareness Week during National Records and Information Month in April

CU*Answers will be celebrating National Records and Information Month by holding RIM Awareness Week from April 16-20.

March 22, 2018

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CU*Answers

Inaugural onsite training event complete for Asterisk Intelligence

A five-day string of on-site training events was hosted last week by Asterisk Intelligence, the data analytics group at CU*Answers.

March 22, 2018

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CU*Answers

AuditLink and Fortress Plus Partner to Protect Against Financial Crime

AuditLink and Fortress Plus have signed a partnership agreement to bring comprehensive software and services in the management and prevention of fraud

Sept. 13, 2017

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CU*Answers

CU*Answers AuditLink Hosts “An Afternoon of Compliance”

AuditLink, the audit and compliance division of CU*Answers, recently hosted “An Afternoon of Compliance” for network clients.

Aug. 9, 2017

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CU*Answers Lender*VP Hits Milestone in Credit Score Soft Pulls

Lender*VP recently announced that it has updated more than one million credit records through its soft pull credit score service for 72 CUs.

Aug. 9, 2017

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CU*Answers

cuasterisk.com Network Holds Planning Session in Lake Tahoe

The cuasterisk.com network held a three-day planning session in Lake Tahoe.

Aug. 2, 2017

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CU*Answers

CU*Answers publishes report on litigation hold tabletop exercise

CU*Answers conducts exercise to provide vendor due diligence information to the more than 250 credit unions clients.

July 19, 2017

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CU*Answers

Database Customization Becomes Reality at CU*Answers

For the first time ever will allow credit unions complete customization of member information stored in the database.

July 18, 2017

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CU*Answers

CU*Answers Announces 3rd Quarter Share & Win Contest

In its mission to increase collaborative contest numbers, CU*Answers recently announced their third Share & Win contest for the free Bill Pay Contest.

July 11, 2017

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CU*Answers

CU*Answers Holds Grand Opening for Employee Membership Drive

CU*Answers staff are eligible to receive a bonus deposit of $50 simply by opening a new membership with WDMCU.

July 11, 2017

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CU*Answers

CU*Answers Announces Three Video Contest Winners

CU*Answers announced three winners at their 2017 Leadership Conference for the 10th annual video contest.​

June 29, 2017

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CU*Answers

Member of Cal Poly FCU Wins CU*Answers Quarterly Contest

Member of Cal Poly FCU Wins CU*Answers Quarterly Contest.

June 8, 2017

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CU*Answers

CU*Answers Announces New Contest for Credit Union Clients

To encourage use of the marketing for the Mobile Banking Contest, CU*Answers recently announced that it will hold a separate “Share & Win" contest.

Jan. 9, 2017

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CU*Answers

CU*Answers Announces 10th Annual Video Contest

CU*Answers announces their 10th Annual Video Contest to credit union clients.

Jan. 6, 2017

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CU*Answers

CUSO Fills Board Seats, Sets Records for Voter Participation

CU*Answers Announced three board members, chosen by their peers to serve a three-year term on the CUSO’s Board of Directors.

June 28, 2016

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CU*Answers

CU*Answers Hosts Leadership Conference and Owners Meeting

CU*Answers held their 2016 Annual Leadership Conference and Stockholders Meeting on June 22nd at the J.W. Marriott Hotel in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

June 28, 2016

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CU*Answers

CU*Answers Selects G2Link for Vendor Monitoring Platform

that CU*Answers has chosen G2Link’s vendor monitoring platform to support the dynamic compliance requirements for vendor compliance.

March 28, 2016

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CU*Answers

CU*Answers Announces Mobile Banking Contest Winner

CU*Answers, the 100% credit-union owned cooperative, recently announced the winner of its 2016 Mobile Banking contest.

March 3, 2016

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CU*Answers

CU*Answers Announces 9th Annual Video Contest

CU*Answers recently announced their 9th Annual Video Contest to clients of the cuasterisk.com network.

Jan. 15, 2016

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CU*Answers

CU*Answers Announces Winners of Online Banking Contest

CU*Answers, data processor to nearly 200 credit unions nationwide, recently announced the winners of its contest “5 Pages Inside It’s Me 247.”

Jan. 13, 2016

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CU*Answers

CU*Answers Announces Debit Card Contest Winner

CU*Answers recently announced the winner of its 2015 Debit Card contest.

Dec. 11, 2015

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CU*Answers

CU*Answers Wraps Up First Credit Union Boot Camp Session

CU*Answers held the first What Makes Data Valuable Executive Boot Camp to make ownership more real for its credit union clients.

Nov. 20, 2015

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CU*Answers

CU*Answers Hosts 2015 CEO Strategies Week

CU*Answers, a 100% credit union-owned CUSO, recently wrapped up its 2015 CEO Strategies week.

Nov. 17, 2015

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CU*Answers

CU*Answers Signs Fifteen Clients to Payveris Partnership

CU*Answers announced their partnership with Payveris, an online mobile payments company to its clients' members at a fraction of the cost.

Nov. 10, 2015

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CU*Answers

CU*Answers Welcomes Chiphone Federal Credit Union

CU*Answers announced that it had recently converted Chiphone Federal Credit Union to its CU*BASE processing platform.

Oct. 27, 2015

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CU*Answers

CU*Answers Prepares for 2015 CEO Strategies Week

West Michigan-based CUSO CU*Answers provided details for its 7th annual CEO Strategies Week, to be held in Grand Rapids on November 10-12.

Oct. 27, 2015

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CU*Answers

Lower East Side People’s FCU Proves The Value Of The Cooperative Spirit

Lower East Side People’s Federal Credit Union was featured in an article celebrating Community Development and their role in giving opportunities.

Oct. 13, 2015

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CU*Answers

CAMS Certification Achieved At CU*Answers

AuditLink announced that Jim Vilker has passed the Certified Anti-Money Laundering (CAMS) exam.

Oct. 8, 2015

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CU*Answers

Credit Unions Prepare For Free Mobile Apps From CU*Answers

CU*Answers web teams launched four new custom It’s Me 247 Mobile Web themes in September.

Oct. 1, 2015

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CU*Answers

CU*Answers Announces 2015 CEO Strategies Week

CU*Answers has been busy with preparations for this year’s 2015 CEO Strategies week, a three-day event held from November 10-12, 2015.

Sept. 28, 2015

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CU*Answers

CU*Answers Announces Newsletter Service For 2016

CU*Answers, the 100% credit-union owned cooperative, recently announced that their 2016 newsletter service is available for client credit unions.

Sept. 23, 2015

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CU*Answers

“Robert H. Mackay” Award Goes To CEO Of Community CU

Chris Butler, CEO of Community CU, was recognized by CU*Answers as the 11th recipient of the Robert H. Mackay award at the 2015 Leadership Conference.

June 25, 2015

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CU*Answers

CU*Answers Announces 2015 Video Contest Winners

CU*Answers announced at its 2015 Leadership Conference the winners of its 8th Annual Video contests.​

June 24, 2015

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CU*Answers

“Spirit Of CU*Answers” Award Goes To Element Federal CU

At its 2015 Leadership Conference, CU*Answers recognized Element FCU in Charleston, West Virginia, and its CEO, Linda Bodie, as the winner.

June 23, 2015

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CU*Answers

CU*Answers Hosts Leadership Conference And Owners Meeting

CU*Answers held their 2015 Annual Leadership Conference and Stockholders Meeting on June 17th at the J.W. Marriott Hotel in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

June 23, 2015

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CU*Answers

CU*Answers Announces E-Statement Contest Winner

CU*Answers Marketing recently announced the winner of its 2015 e-Statement Enrollment contest.

June 9, 2015

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CU*Answers

eDOC And CU*Answers CUSOs Partner

eDOC Innovations and CU*Answers have compeleted deployment of eDOC’s CheckLogic Manager item processing platform.

June 2, 2015

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CU*Answers

CU*Answers Announces Earnings Edge

CU*Answers announced the creation of Earnings Edge, a division of CU*Answers Managed Services dedicated to helping credit unions grow, solve, and earn.

May 18, 2015

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CU*Answers

The Finest Federal Credit Union Opens For Business

CU*Answers is happy to announce that a new institution, The Finest Federal Credit Union, has joined the ranks of credit unions.

May 18, 2015

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CU*Answers

CU*Answers Video Contest Draws Record Number Of Entries

CU*Answers announces a record number of entries for the 8th Annual Video Contest.

May 15, 2015

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CU*Answers

CU*Answers & Virtual StrongBox Announce Strategic Initiative To Safeguard Members’ Personal Information

Agreement gives up to 1.7 million members access to My Virtual StrongBox via online banking

April 30, 2015

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CU*Answers

CU*Answers Hosts “Business Continuity And Appendix J” Instructional Webinar

CU*Answers broadcasted a 60 minute web-based presentation for credit unions on building robust business continuity and disaster recovery programs.

April 27, 2015

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CU*Answers

CU*Answers To Exhibit At Wisconsin And Pennsylvania Annual Meetings

CU*Answers will be an exhibitor at the 81st Annual Meeting of the Wisconsin Credit Union League May 6th through the 9th in the Dells.

April 20, 2015

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CU*Answers

CU*Answers And Chatter Yak! Approach Social Media With A Purpose

CU*Answers recently sponsored two educational webinars on the topic of social media. Co-hosted by Deb Schaffer and Don Emmer of Chatter Yak!

March 31, 2015

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CU*Answers

CU*Answers Releases 2015 Board Member Handbook

CU*Answers recently announced the publication and release of its 2015 Board Member handbook.

March 17, 2015

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CU*Answers

CU*Answers Hosts Unique Data Symposium

CU*Answers recently held its first Data Investment Symposium, a focus group event to brainstorm new investments the CUSO should be making in data.

March 12, 2015

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CU*Answers

CU*Answers Preparing For The Minnesota Credit Union Network Annual Convention

CU*Answers gears up for the 2015 credit union convention season by preparing for the MnCUN convention on April 10-11 at the Radisson Blue.

March 12, 2015

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CU*Answers

CU*Answers Announces Email Collection Contest Winner

CU*Answers, the credit-union owned cooperative, recently announced the winner of its 2015 Email Collection contest.

March 9, 2015

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CU*Answers

CU*Answers Unveils “Building The Factory” Series

CU*Answers unveiled its Building the Factory series of how-to manuals designed to help its clients take advantage of revenue-generating opportunities.

March 3, 2015

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CU*Answers

CU*Answers Hosts “Conversations On Compliance” Panel Discussion

CU*Answers hosted a discussion featuring industry compliance experts detailing the cybersecurity landscape and methods for managing cyber risks.

Feb. 25, 2015

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CU*Answers

CU*Answers Signs The Finest FCU Start-up

CU*Answers has announced the signing of newly formed The Finest Federal Credit Union to a CU*BASE® agreement.​

Feb. 25, 2015

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CU*Answers

CU*Answers Publishes Third Article Critiquing NCUA’s Revised Risk Based Capital Rule

CU*Answers announced that is has published its third and final article critiquing the NCUA’s revised Risk Based Capital rule (RBC2).

Feb. 18, 2015

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CU*Answers

CU*Answers Publishes Second Article On NCUA’s Revised Risk Based Capital Rule

CU*Answers announced that is has published its second article critiquing the NCUA’s revised Risk Based Capital rule (RBC2).

Feb. 11, 2015

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CU*Answers

CU*Answers Publishes Business Continuity Plan For In-Network Credit Unions

CU*Answers announced the availability of its 2015 Business Continuity Plan to in-network credit unions as a proactive measure to assist them.

Feb. 10, 2015

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CU*Answers

CU*Answers Creates Integration To DigitalMailer’s My Virtual Strongbox® Product For Element Federal Credit Union

CU*Answers, Element FCU's core date processing vendor, is now offering its members DigitalMailer’s My Virtual StrongBox product.

Feb. 9, 2015

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CU*Answers

MEMBERS1st Community Credit Union Becomes Newest CU*Answers Owner

CU*Answers recently added another credit union owner. This newest investor is MEMBERS1st Community Credit Union, located in Marshalltown, Iowa.

Feb. 9, 2015

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CU*Answers

CU*Answers Holds Minnesota Education Symposium

Cooperative CUSO and core data processor, CU*Answers, recently hosted an education symposium for its Minnesota based clients.

Feb. 6, 2015

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CU*Answers

CU*Answers CEO Randy Karnes Calls For The Credit Union Industry To Act On Revised Risk Based Capital Proposal

CU*Answers CEO Randy Karnes is calling on all participants of the cuasterisk.com networks to submit their comments to the NCUA before the deadline.

Feb. 5, 2015

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CU*Answers

CU*Answers Releases First Article On Revisions To Proposed Risk Based Capital Rule

CU*Answers released an article outlining the reasons it believes the second version of the proposed RBC rule by the NCUA should not become regulation.

Feb. 4, 2015

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CU*Answers

Monthly Education Express Offerings From CU*Answers

CU*Answers schedules hundreds of training sessions throughout the year, many of them announced in their annual Education Catalog.

Jan. 28, 2015

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CU*Answers

CU*Answers 3rd Annual Continuity Awareness Day Observed

CU*Answers held it's 3rd annual "Continuity Awareness Day" as part of their business continuity awareness and training program.

Jan. 26, 2015

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CU*Answers

CU*Answers Celebrates Its Top Twelve Software Enhancements Of 2014

CU*Answers revealed what it considers to be the top twelve enhancements of 2014 for its CU*BASE® core platform and related credit union products.

Jan. 23, 2015

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CU*Answers

CU*Answers Announces 8th Annual Video Contest

CU*Answers recently announced their 8th Annual Video Contest to clients of the cuasterisk.com network.​

Jan. 12, 2015

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CU*Answers

CU*Answers Caps Busy Year Of Plastic Conversions And Projects

CU*Answers announced that in 2014 the SettleMINT Team completed 16 online credit card conversions and projects, and 25 ATM/debit card conversions.

Jan. 7, 2015

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CU*Answers

CU*Answers Announces Cost Of Compliance Contest Winners

CU*Answers announced the winners of their first Cost of Compliance contest. A total of $5,000 awarded for templates for accounting cost of compliance.

Nov. 10, 2014

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CU*Answers

CU*Answers Announces New Corporate Officer

CU*Answers, the 100% credit union-owned CUSO, announced the appointment of Geoff Johnson to the newly created position of Chief Operations Officer.

April 15, 2014

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CU*Answers

CU*Answers Invests In Chatter Yak!

CU*Answers, the 100% credit union-owned cooperative CUSO, announced that they have established an ownership/partnership relationship with Chatter Yak!

April 2, 2014

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CU*Answers

CU*Answers Announces Award Winners

At their recent Leadership Conference, CU*Answers announced the winners of two annual awards.

July 5, 2013

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CU*Answers

‘Spirit of CU*Answers’ Award Goes to VacationLand FCU

During its recent 20th Annual Leadership Conference and related events, CU*Answers honored Vacationland Federal Credit Union (15,400 members, $140M assets) of Sandusky, OH, its newly-created ‘Spirit of CU*Answers’ award.

Aug. 1, 2011

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CU*Answers

Oak Trust to Upgrade to CU*BASE

The West Michigan-based provider of CU*BASE core data processing services has recently announced that Oak Trust Credit Union has signed Agreements to migrate to the CU*BASE core data processing system, slated for October of this year.

July 28, 2011

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CU*Answers

CU*Answers Announces Fee Savings

CU*Answers recently announced some fee decreases and other changes which will impact the invoices of its credit union clients to the sum of $466,000 in savings for its online CU*BASE processing credit unions over the 2012 business year.

July 26, 2011

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CU*Answers

CU*Answers Collaborates with Production Co. to Create 'cuatv'

CU*Answers in conjunction with FULVEW Productions recently released a new website, coined as ‘cuatv’ (http://cuatv.com).

July 22, 2011

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CU*Answers

Conference Attendees Donate To Community Charities

The West Michigan-based provider and 100% credit union-owned CUSO recently announced that attendees of its annual user group donated funds to community charities in lieu of receiving gifts.

July 1, 2011

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CU*Answers

Annual Video Contest Offers 3 Ways to Win

CU*Answers has unveiled its 4th Annual Video Contest, and for 2011, the Grand Rapids-based CUSO has upped the ante. Rather than awarding one prize only for Best Video Idea, participants can also contend for Best Complete Video and Best Jingle.

Feb. 16, 2011

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CU*Answers

CU*Answers Announces $1.2M Patronage Return

As 2011 begins, some credit unions are reminded of the value in choosing to partner with a 100% credit union-owned CUSO. CU*Answers has recently announced a $1.2 Million Patronage Dividend return to its credit union owners.

Jan. 5, 2011

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CU*Answers

It's Me 247 Expands Password Security Options

West Michigan-based credit union data processor, CU*Answers, has announced a series of security upgrades for its online banking platform, It’s Me 247.

Oct. 25, 2010

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CU*Answers

CU*Answers Rolls-out Promo Campaign Software

West Michigan-based credit union data processor, CU*Answers, has provided a new, easy-to-use promotional campaign software for credit union marketing teams to configure their own promo campaigns.

Oct. 25, 2010

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CU*Answers

Auto-generated Reg E Notices Added to CU*BASE

Grand Rapids, MI – October 25th, 2010 New with the 10.3 version of CU*BASE is the ability to automatically generate member notices when a member changes their Opt In/Opt Out status.

Oct. 25, 2010

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CU*Answers

CU*BASE Deploys New Help System

The credit union data processing system, CU*BASE, is incorporating a new online help system termed “Show Me the Steps”. This feature is available with the 10.3 software release which became available to online processing credit unions 10/17.

Oct. 20, 2010

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CU*Answers

CU*Answers to Hold WI Training Event

CU*Answers has recently announced that for two days later this month, CU*BASE clients can attend workshop-style training sessions in Madison, WI.

Oct. 20, 2010

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CU*Answers

CU*Answers Welcomes 90th Owner

CU*Answers has recently announced the addition of Horizon Utah Federal Credit Union as its 90th stock owner. The Farmington, UT-based credit union serves more than 15,000 members in the Greater Salt Lake City Area.

Oct. 20, 2010

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CU*Answers

Collaborative Contest Spurs 9,079 E-Statement Enrollments!

A recent contest sponsored by CU*Answers, a 100% credit union-owned CUSO, has resulted in a total of 9,079 E-Statement enrollments, an overall 48% increase compared to the 2 months prior to the contest.

Oct. 6, 2010

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CU*Answers

CU*Answers to Hold Starting a Business Conference

CU*Answers announced earlier this year that it plans to hold a conference focusing on ways that Credit Union and Industry Leaders can start a networked business.

Sept. 16, 2010

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CU*Answers

400,000 Inserts Ordered for Bill Pay Contest

CU*Answers has recently announced the next collaborative marketing contest, which will promote EasyPay Online Bill Pay. Participation amongst credit unions is high, with 52 credit unions ordering more than 400,000 statement inserts.

Sept. 16, 2010

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CU*Answers

CU*BASE to Offer OFAC Enhancements

CU*Answers has recently said that it plans to finish enhancements to the OFAC scanning capabilities of its core processing system, CU*BASE, in time for the 10.3 Release scheduled October 17th for Online Processing credit unions, and November 8-9th for Self Processing credit unions.

Aug. 18, 2010

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CU*Answers

CU*Answers Contest Collects 6,535 Email Addresses

CU*Answers, a core data processor for credit unions headquartered in West Michigan, has announced that its recent collaborative email address collection contest added 6,535 new email addresses during the months of June and July.

Aug. 18, 2010

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CU*Answers

It's Me 247 Online Banking Access to Change in Oct

CU*Answers, a 100% credit union-owned provider of data processing services, has announced it will be implementing changes to It’s Me 247, and will no longer support access to the online banking platform via IE5 or IE6.

Aug. 18, 2010

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CU*Answers

CU*Answers & CUSOLaw.com Collaborate

CU*Answers, the West Michigan-based provider of data processing and technology solutions for credit unions, announced today that it has partnered with Messick & Weber P.C. to provide CU*BASE clients access to the CUSOLaw.com Knowledge Base.

July 8, 2010

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CU*Answers

CU*Answers Releases Video Promoting Credit Union Convenience

CU*Answers, a West Michigan-based core data processor for credit unions, recently unveiled its newest video, titled “Your Credit Union is Everywhere.” The concept for the video was based on the winning entry for the CUSO’s 3rd Annual Video Contest, provided by Farrah Star of Service 1 FCU, in Muskegon MI.

July 7, 2010

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CU*Answers

CU*Answers CUSO Celebrates 40 Years

The West Michigan-based CUSO, CU*Answers, known for provided its flagship data processing system, CU*BASE, is celebrating 40 years of providing services to credit unions.

April 5, 2010

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CU*Answers

46 Employees to Participate in CU*Lose Weight Challenge

The CU*Answers CUSO, headquartered in Grand Rapids, MI, has announced that 46 of its employees are registered to participate in a 12-week weight loss contest, dubbed the CU*Lose Weight Challenge. Loosely based on NBC’s popular “The Biggest Loser” hit, participants will by vying for their chance to win prize money ($1,500 for 1st place, $750 for 2nd, and $250 for 3rd) by losing the highest percentage of body weight during the 12 week challenge.

Feb. 22, 2010

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CU*Answers

Heartland CU Signs 7 Yr Agreement for DP Services

CU*Answers, the West Michigan CUSO known for providing its enterprise core data processing system, CU*BASE, has recently announced that Heartland Credit Union ($187M) of Springfield, IL, has signed a 7 year Agreement for data processing services. Heartland Credit Union has been serving the Springfield area since 1946, and now provides services to over 27,000 members from four (4) branch locations.

Jan. 13, 2010

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CU*Answers

CU*Answers Announces Release of New Peer Analysis

CU*Answers is getting ready to release its annual CU*BASE Peer Analysis. The Peer Analysis has proven to be a valuable tool for developing the potential of existing and new credit union partnerships and making the most from credit unions’ investment in CU*Answers.

Dec. 21, 2009

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CU*Answers

CU*Answers Begins Debit Card "Round Up" Program

CU*Answers, the core data processor proving CU*BASE to 165+ credit unions nationally, has announced the beginnings of its Debit Card “Round Up” program. Similar to the KeepTheChange© program from Bank of America, and other similar programs, helping members save by automatically “rounding up” each purchase made via a debit card and depositing the extra money into a designated savings account.

Dec. 21, 2009

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CU*Answers

CU*Answers Begins "Learn From a Peer" Project

In the true spirit of being a 100% Credit Union owned cooperative, CU*Answers has formulated a project to automate credit unions learning from a peer to reduce the cost of innovation.

Dec. 21, 2009

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CU*Answers

Mobile Banking on the Horizon for CU*Answers Credit Unions

The year 2010 is shaping up to be an exciting year for Grand Rapids-based CU*Answers for rolling out new mobile banking features and products.

Dec. 21, 2009

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CU*Answers

CU*Answers Responds to Press from Upcoming ANR Reg Changes

As the Credit Union Industry braces for proposed changes in regulations to Courtesy Pay and the miscellaneous fees that come with processing member debits (checks, ATM, debit cards, ACH, credit cards, etc), CU*Answers is hard at work ensuring its software is flexible and capable of handling changing needs to assist credit unions with compliance. In a memo provided to CU*BASE clients on December 14th, CU*Answers CEO, Randy Karnes outlined projects that the CUSO will begin working on early in 201​

Dec. 15, 2009

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CU*Answers

WESCO Net Web Services Launced 60 Sites in 12 Months

WESCO Net Web Services, a leader in web design and hosting for the Credit Union Industry has launched more than 60 websites in the last 12 months. This impressive count includes many different credit union sites, MicroLender Pay Day Loan origination sites, Retailer Direct origination sites, Prime Alliance Mortgage origination sites, custom Risk Management Report Generators and cuasterisk.com corporate sites.

Dec. 14, 2009

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CU*Answers

CU*Answers Announces Strategic Partnership with iPay

CU*Answers, known for its enterprise CU*BASE system, has announced a recent partnership formed with iPay Technologies of Elizabethtown, Kentucky. CU*Answers will offer iPay’s turnkey PLUS bill payment and presentment solution under its CU*EasyPay! umbrella, providing its credit union clients with complementary solutions to choose from.

Nov. 30, 2009

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CU*Answers

CUSO Boasts 100% Enrollment for CEO Event

In a year when credit union participation is expected to be off, one Grand Rapids-based organization continues to prove that optimism and collaboration within the industry are alive and well. CU*Answers’ 5th Annual CEO Strategies Week held the week of November 9th drew in 50 credit union CEOs from across the country. According to the CUSO, this was a perfect follow-up to the Annual Leadership Conference held in June, which drew a crowd of 195 credit union professionals.

Nov. 30, 2009

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CU*Answers

NACUSO Partners with Pepperdine to Offer Collaboration Certification Program

NACUSO announces it will move forward on goals to inspire new credit union and CUSO business designs by kicking off it new certification program for Designing and Implementing Collaboration and Business Networks program, in partnership with Pepperdine University in October of this year.

Sept. 10, 2009

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CU*Answers

CUSO Faces Credit CARD Act Head-On

CU*Answers has been hard at work preparing its credit union clients for the changes imposed by the Credit CARD Act; proving that in times of economic flux, it pays to partner with a 100%-credit union owned CUSO.

Sept. 8, 2009

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CU*Answers

CU*Answers Data Mining Tools Help Credit Unions Determine Where Your Members Borrow

CU*Answers flagship data processing system includes The Where Your Members Borrow tool, which allows credit unions to summarize what their members and co-borrowers are telling you through credit reports stored on the CU*BASE system.

June 1, 2009

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CU*Answers

Lender*VP Announces 8 New Clients to Use Prime Alliance

CU*Answers’ division, Lender*VP is proud to announce 8 more credit unions are expecting to use Prime Alliance’s web-based mortgage application solution in 2009

Jan. 15, 2009

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CU*Answers

WESCO Net Announces the Addition of CISSP Certified Staff

WESCO Net, a leader in network security consulting services for credit unions based in Grand Rapids, MI announces the addition of a CISSP certified security expert on staff.

Jan. 12, 2009

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CU*Answers

CU*Answers Offers Unique DP Scholarship

CU*Answers, a Credit Union Service Organization headquartered in Grand Rapids, announced a Scholarship Program designed to provide data processing services at no charge for a 2-year period to chosen credit unions.

Jan. 8, 2009

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CU*Answers

CU*NorthWest To Offer FSCC At No Cost

CU*NorthWest recently announced that it plans to offer a FSCC interfaces for both issuer and acquirer as native solutions within the CU*BASE processing platform at no additional cost.

Jan. 8, 2009

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CU*Answers

CSCU Gives to the Community Outreach Efforts of its Members

Clearwater, FL – December 2008 – Card Services for Credit Unions (CSCU) recently awarded $5,000 in Community Outreach Scholarships to three deserving credit unions.

Dec. 18, 2008

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CU*Answers

CU*Answers Fosters Collaboration with CEO Strategies Week

CU*Answers, a Credit Union Service Organization headquartered in Grand Rapids, helds its 3rd Annual CEO Strategies Week.

Dec. 18, 2008

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CU*Answers

Credit Union Members Benefit From CU*EasyPay!

West Michigan based CUSO, CU*Answers, announced significant growth in credit union members using its electronic CU*EasyPay! bill pay product. Since its inception 7 years ago, 31,954 members representing 114 credit unions have now subscribed to this electronic bill pay service.

Oct. 22, 2008

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CU*Answers

Xtend Adds New Insurance Partner

Xtend, Inc., a Grand Rapids, Michigan-based financial services CUSO, and CU Insurance, LLC, a West Jordan, Utah-based CUSO, recently entered into a partnership agreement. Through this partnership, Xtend will market Term Source a term life insurance program, from CU Insurance, to its 165+ ...

Aug. 14, 2008

CU*Answers
CU*Answers

Xtend Chooses Member Access Pacific

Xtend, Inc., a Grand Rapids, Michigan-based financial services CUSO, has chosen Member Access Pacific (MAP), a Seattle-based CUSO, as its prepaid gift card and reloadable card solution partner.

Aug. 11, 2008

CU*Answers
CU*Answers

Xtend Chooses Member Access Pacific

Xtend, Inc., a Grand Rapids, Michigan-based financial services CUSO, has chosen Member Access Pacific (MAP), a Seattle-based CUSO, as its prepaid gift card and reloadable card solution partner.

Aug. 11, 2008

CU*Answers
CU*Answers

Xtension Call Center Adds Outbound Member Calls

The Xtend CUSO recently announced that its Xtension Call Center was maintaining its steady growth of credit union clients and had recently added several new services for better serving members. These services included handling various inbound member calls as well as outbound calls via the Member ...​

July 29, 2008

CU*Answers
CU*Answers

AAC Credit Union Wins CU*Answers video contest

CU*Answers named $49 million AAC Credit Union the winner of its “Lights, Camera, Action” video contest, and produced the winning idea along with two other credit union-themed videos.

July 23, 2008

CU*Answers
CU*Answers

CU*Answers Issues Call for Ideas to Evolve Tiered Services

CU*Answers has issued a call for ideas regarding improvements the CUSO can make to its CU*BASE® Tiered Services programming, which allows users to score member relationships and apply tiered pricing, rewards programs and track member demographics and behavior.

July 23, 2008

CU*Answers
CU*Answers

CU*Answers Adds Decision Modeling to CU*BASE

CU*Answers has announced it partnered with Portfolio Defense Consulting Group, a recognized expert in consumer credit risk management and modeling. With data from clients utilizing its CU*BASE processing system, Portfolio Defense and CU*Answers developed 247 Lender, a custom empirical model ...

March 13, 2008

CU*Answers
CU*Answers

CU*Answers Releases Health Saving Account Application

As many credit unions are jumping into the Health Savings Account (HSA) arena, CU*Answers recently announced that HSA’s are now included as a standard feature within its core CU*BASE processing system.​

March 13, 2008

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CU*Answers

CU*Answers Lender*VP Hits a Home Run

Filer Credit Union of Manistee, Michigan, recently had the need for management level support and direction for their lending department and found they had to look no further than their core processor for the answer. CU*Answers’ Lender*VP is tailored to support existing loan managers, or even ...

Jan. 14, 2008

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CU*Answers

CU*Answers Adds 7 New CU*BASE Clients

CU*Answers, A CUSO with clients in 16 states, announced several recent client contract signings to convert to its enterprise CU*BASE Processing System. These client signings include:

Oct. 19, 2007

CU*Answers
CU*Answers

Xtend Enters New Markets with Bookkeeping Business Unit

Xtend, Inc., a multi-owned cooperative CUSO and strategic business partner of CU*Answers, has experienced unprecedented demand for its bookkeeping services over the past six months.

April 20, 2007

CU*Answers
CU*Answers

CU*Answers Signs First In-House Client in State of Michigan

CU*Answers provides data processing to 70 Michigan credit unions from headquarters in Kentwood, MI. Although CU*Answers has in-house clients in several other states, Tahquamenon Area Credit Union has contracted to become their first Michigan in-house client upon their conversion in April of 2005.

Nov. 24, 2004

CU*Answers
CU*Answers

CU*Answers Heads West!

CU*Answers, headquartered in Michigan, has found a way to “reach out and touch” the underserved credit union market in the Northwest corner of the country. Today, CU*Answers announced a partnership with newly formed Franklin Associate Solutions LLC, (FAS) based in Liberty Lake, Washington.

Oct. 7, 2004

CU*Answers
CU*Answers

Leadership Obligation vs. Legal Obligation

Xtend, a recently organized CUSO, annnouced to its 27 credit union stockholders that it has formed a new partnership with California-based Indentity Fraud, Inc., one of the largest providers of ID theft protection in the industry.

Sept. 26, 2003

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