The Pulse (01-17-17)

Volume 6, Issue 3

The Pulse Archive

Credit Union Members win BIG with WINcentive ® Savings

The first year of the program, over 4,000 Minnesotans have opened WINcentive accounts and saved almost $2.9 million. Through the prize-linked savings program, credit union members throughout the state have won $86,000 and increased their average savings account balance to $709. This month, Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union, Mayo Employees Federal Credit Union, and North Memorial Credit Union will present $1,000 quarterly prizes to their members. In addition, one lucky member from Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union will be surprised today with the $5,000 grand prize.

Credit union staff are invited to join MnCUN at a WINcentive Savings Anniversary Event on Tuesday, Jan. 31, from 9:45 to 10:30 a.m. at the Minnesota State Capitol Press Briefing Room. MnCUN, legislators and community leaders will provide an update on the first year of the WINcentive Savings program, and how the impact of prize-linked savings legislation on savings statewide. The media will be invited and refreshments will be served.

The celebration will be held prior to the Archer Doig Credit Union Day at the Capitol event. All are welcome to park and gather at the Best Western Capitol Ridge at 9:15 a.m. to walk over to the Capitol with the Network Staff. Please RSVP to Andrea Molnau, Director of Communications at (651) 288-5527.   

If you would like more information, or would like to set up a meeting to discuss incorporating WINcentive Savings into your credit union plans for 2017, contact Ryan Smith by email or by phone at (651) 288-5533.





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Register now for The Baker Group’s Quarterly Conference Call

Members of the Minnesota Credit Union Network are invited to register for The Baker Group Quarterly Conference Call, Credit Union Investment Strategies for 1st Quarter 2017, scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 18.

The conference call will focus on the following topics:

  • Summary of Economic Outlook and Market Conditions for 2017
  • Post-Election Market Behavior: Sectors, Spreads, and Trends
  • MBS Strategies: Relative Value and Prepay Behavior
  • Agencies and CDs: What Makes Sense in the Current Environment?
  • Notes on the Regulatory Landscape in 2017

Registration for The Baker Group’s free Quarterly Conference Call is available online.

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