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Corporate One, Sallie Mae Team Up
COLUMBUS, OHIO-Corporate One Federa; Credit Union said it is partnering with Sallie Mae to offer the Smart Option Student Loan program to its nearly 800 member credit unions. The Sallie Mae Smart Option Student Loan program is a financial institution referral program that allows credit unions to earn fee income when their members receive a loan funded by Sallie Mae.
For info: www.corporateone.coop or www.salliemae.com
TMG Recognized By AMA
DES MOINES, Iowa-The Members Group was recognized by the American Marketing Association for excellence in marketing with two Nova Awards, including Best of Category in Interactive-Social Media and second place in the B2B Campaign category.
Separately, The Members Group recently launched TMG NOW, which it said connects its financial institution clients with one another for the sharing of tips, lessons learned and best practices in cards and payments programs.
The interactive website also aims to better unite TMG's clients with its personnel, products, expertise and critical notifications, such as fraud alerts or system maintenance notifications.
For info: www.themembersgroup.com
Strategic Facility Consulting Enhanced
ATLANTA-Design Build Concepts said it has enhanced its strategic facility consulting service for financial institutions to include custom research and market analysis including historical data, operations, market penetration and concentration, traffic counts, competitive landscape, branch/ATM network location, and more. This research enables Design Build Concepts to provide accurate growth, staff and space projections, as well as planning recommendations.
For info: www.designbuildconcepts.com
NAFCU Services Chooses Insuritas
WASHINGTON-NAFCU Services Corporation said it has chosen Insuritas as its Preferred Partner for its outsourced insurance brokerage solution, which allows a credit union to own an insurance agency and sell insurance to members on a fully outsourced basis. Insuritas is located in East Windsor, Conn.
For info: www.nafcu.org/insuritas
NIHFCU To Save $265,000
LOS GATOS, Calif.-Lending and collections consulting firm Solutions in Finance said it completed a collection-consulting project for National Institutes of Health FCU in December 2009 that led to a series of improvements that is saving the CU approximately $265,000 a year.
For info: www.solutionsinfinance.com
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