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MADISON, Wis.—How do consumers approach financial services when they physically move from one city to another? The Filene Research Institute is offering some answers. After studying that question, it has released a slide deck that summarizes much of what it found after surveying 862 people in late 2014.

SAINT PAUL, Minn.—When the St. Paul Saints minor league team opened its home schedule here it did so with a new SPIRE Credit Union right field home run porch, which sits atop the 18-foot-high wall at CHS Field.

NEW YORK CITY—Credit unions, a stranger to home loans a generation ago, are starting to branch out from simple mortgage originations for members to the more sophisticated secondary mortgage market to add to the number of home financings they can do.

NEW ORLEANS--The CUNA CFO Council attracted more than 500 people to its annual conference here. The event included a special evening out at the National World War II Museum in the city.

RALEIGH, N.C. – SECU continues its efforts to address homelessness in this state. Before a crowd of supporters in Winston-Salem, SECU Foundation Board Chair McKinley Wooten, Jr. and the Director of Operations of The SECU Commons, Brian Hahne, unveiled the new signage for The SECU Commons, celebrating the efforts of State Employees’ Credit Union (SECU) members to help address the issue of homelessness. 

SAN ANTONIO—An individual claiming to be a member of Security Service FCU here is challenging how the credit union funds supplemental retirement benefits for its executives, questioning whether the credit union is appropriately using members’ money to fund those benefits.