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Third Degree Opens East Coast Branch
DURHAM, N.C.-Credit union marketing specialist Third Degree, which is headquartered in Oklahoma City, said it opened a new branch here "to strategically service an East Coast credit union clientele."
For info: www.thirddegreeadv.com
ProfitStars Unveils 'Knowledge Center'
DALLAS-ProfitStars, a division of Jack Henry & Associates, Inc., introduced its Commercial Lending Online Knowledge Center, an online portal destination to showcase best-of-breed technologies for commercial lending and to present timely industry-wide information.
For info: discover.profitstars.com/commercial-lending-knowledge-center
GPO Signs With Auto Financial Group
HOUSTON-Auto Financial Group, an online provider of residual-based financing products for credit unions, said it has signed an agreement with $130 million GPO FCU, under which GPO will offer AFG's DrivingSense as both a direct and an indirect lending option. DrivingSense is a low-payment vehicle financing product that offers the lease-like benefits of a balloon loan to credit union members.
For info: www.autofinancialgroup.com
River Valley CU Adopts CheckLogic
MIDDLEBURY, Vt.-River Valley CU adopted eDOC Innovation's Check21 solution, CheckLogic. According to eDOC, in addition to River Valley, there are nine other credit unions in the implementation stage of this solution.
For info: www.edoclogic.com
BTC Offers Strategic Planning Seminars
ORANGE, Calif.-Bator Training & Consulting said it is providing cost-effective, one-day strategic planning seminars geared specifically toward serving the needs of credit unions with less than $100 million in assets. The sessions, which will be held in the metro areas of Philadelphia, Los Angeles, Chicago, and Houston in October, are priced at $299 per person or $999 for a group of four individuals from one institution.
For info: www.btcinc.net
Public Service Joins CU Student Choice
DENVER-Public Service Credit Union here has signed up to offer Credit Union Student Choice student loans to its members.
For info: www.studentchoice.org
Xtend Debuts Loan Fulfillment Service
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.-Xtend, Inc., said it has deployed a new call center service in support of credit union lending operations. The new service, branded Loan Fulfillment Center, combines inbound and outbound member phone support. The CUSO said 16 CUs signed up for the service in the first four months of operation.
For info: www.xtendcu.com