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Below will be the links to the news items that we recently posted on our home page. Also below are links to recent press releases we have sent out or received.


Below are links to the articles we posted on our home page during August 2014 

  • Starting the School Year Right: Credit unions offer youth a financial education. More►
  • The Economy is Looking Up: CUNA economist gives the "rosiest" forecast in 7 years. More►
  • In A Direct Line: Using a consent agenda can help streamline board meetings. More► 
  • New NCUA Board Member: J. Mark McWatters was sworn in Tuesday morning. More►
  • Shared Branching Explained: Only credit unions could do it Our philosophy drives shared branching success. More►
  • Retirement Mistakes at Every Age: The Washington Post takes a look at things that can knock your retirement savings off balance. More►
  • Youth Align with Credit Unions: Fox News reported on how millenials are connecting to credit unions. More►
  • Montana FCU Adds Field Trip to Summer Program: Thanks for credit union support, Boys & Girls Clubs of Cascade County traveled to the Old Trail Museum. More►
  • OSCUI Consulting Program: This week, A Direct Line urges board members to check out OSCUI's Consulting Program.
  • Youth Align with Credit Unions: Fox News reported on how millenials are connecting to credit unions. More►
  • A Direct Line: This week, A Direct Line urges board members to check out OSCUI"s Consulting Program.
  • Debunking the Workoholic Myth: A CEO (and recovering workaholic) says cut your hours back and work harder and smarter. More►
  • Local Credit Unions: Small, Safe, and Practical: A recent column on lays out the benefits of local credit unions. More►
  • A Biz Kid$ Primer: Find out why you should care about (and use) this financial education resource. More►
  • College Bound? aSmarterChoice offers a crash course in financial ed and Student Loan 101
  • Low-Income Credit Unions : NCUA said that 2,107 credit unions now have the low-income designation. More►
  • Where Does It All Go?: CU Magazine offers a look at recent research around consumer spending and budgets.
  • Drowning in Debt? Credit unions can help. More►
  • 100 Million Memberships Gets Attention: The Washington Post interviews CUNA's Interim President/CEO.  More►
  • Members are "Muddling Through": Credit Union Magazine reports that members have a lot of financial worries.
  • 100 Million Memberships Gets Attention: Media outlets across the U.S. marked the milestone. More►
  • Rethinking the Underbanked: The Financial Brand reports that more households are underbanked, and News Now reports on a Filene pilot that could help reach this large and growing segment.
  • 100 Million Memberships Reached : CUNA announced today that credit unions have reached and surpassed 100 million memberships nationwide. More►
  • NCUA Awards Grants: 174 low-income credit unions, including two from Montana -- Embark CU and Mouintain West FCU --received $1,051,850 in grants. More►
  • A Direct Line: This week guest blogger Jeff Rendel offers four strategies to "Build Enduring Greatness on Your Board." More►
  • Middle Class Jobs : CNN Money reports that middle class employment is on the upswing.
  • NCUA Awards Grants: 174 low-income credit unions, including two from Montana -- Embark CU and Mouintain West FCU --received $1,051,850 in grants. More►
  • If you're borrowing to go to school, be smart about it. More►
  • NCUA July Board Meeting: NCUA trimmed its budget, declared there would be no corporate assessment, and proposed a rule to eliminate the 5% fixed-asset cap. 
  • Cutting College Costs: CNN money reports that some students and their families are finding ways to spend and borrow less.
  • How and when to trade in a car. More► 

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