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ORLANDO—NACUSO presented its 2015 Collaboration & Innovation of the Year Award to both a CUSO and a credit union at its meeting here.

LAKE MARY, Fla.—After acquiring Harland Financial Solutions more than a year ago, D+H reports that the company’s U.S. business is prospering.

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y.—One automotive lending expert sees leasing as a good way for CUs to beef up their loan portfolio as well as the percentage of Millennials within the membership.

CHICAGO—What are some of the peer group-leading credit unions doing that others are not? CUToday.info is exploring that issue and others in a series being led by credit union consultant Rory Rowland, beginning with David Mooney, CEO of Alliant Credit Union.

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.—Google plans to launch in Q4 of this year a new solution that will allow consumers to receive and pay bills inside Gmail.

WASHINGTON—Credit unions now have a big opportunity to capitalize on consumers’ desire to work with trusted local financial institutions, which is just the story CO-OP Financial Services sought to tell in detail during the recent CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference.