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SIF Revamps Its Website
LOS GATOS, Calif.-Solutions in Finance, a collections and lending operations consultant, has revamped its website to include archived podcasts, newsletters, case studies and other information.
For info: www.solutionsinfinance.com
CVR Helps Reduce Mortgage Fraud
SAN JOSE, Calif.-AppraisalWorld, a software developer and valuation services portal, has put together its Collateral Valuation Report, which the firm says is a "more reliable alternative" to broker price opinions and automated valuation models because it is a transparent, mathematically supportable valuation.
For info: www.appraisalworld.com
RewardsNOW Receives $7.5M
DOVER, N.H.-Customer loyalty and financial services provider RewardsNOW said it has finalized a $7.5-million investment from the Edison Venture Fund, which it will use for client growth and expansion of services.
For info: www.rewardsnow.com
CUNA Mutual Revises Target Date Funds
MADISON, Wis.-CUNA Mutual Group said it is teaming up with Madison Asset Management to reengineer its Ultra Series Target Retirement Date Funds. These funds treat the retirement date as an important destination instead of as a "flyover date," CUNA Mutual said, noting that target date funds are gaining traction as the account option of choice, because most participants need help in managing their accounts.
For info: www.cunamutual.com
AFG Extends Terms For DrivingSense
HOUSTON-Auto Financial Group, an online provider of residual-based financing products for credit unions, said it has added extended terms to its DrivingSense program, which includes a lease-like balloon loan and the ability to "build" a vehicle and compare payment terms with conventional loans.The new extended terms are offered in three-month intervals between regular 12-month terms.
For info: www.autofinancialgroup.com
Kitsap CU Selects Better Branches
SAN FRANCISCO-Kitsap CU in Bremerton, Wash., recently selected the Better Lobby lobby management tool from Better Branches to help the credit union actively monitor, measure, and manage non-teller branch activity while also gauging staff productivity.
For info: www.betterbranches.com
Firm Now Called The Sheeter Group
WINDERMERE, Fla.-Sheeter Consulting, an employee benefits consultant and executive recruitment firm exclusively for credit unions, said it has expanded its business model and is changing its name to The Sheeter Group to reflect its latest move.
For info: www.sheetergroup.com