The Pulse (07-12-16)

Volume 5, Issue 28

The Pulse Archive


Upcoming Crew Young Professionals Group event at St. Paul Saints game – August 4

Credit union professionals under 40 are encouraged to join their peers on August 4 for an evening of networking and St. Paul Saints baseball. Registration includes: a pre-game picnic; admission to the game; and Saint Bucks, which are redeemable at concession and merchandise stands throughout CHS field.

Date: Thursday, August 4
Time: 5:30 p.m. picnic, 7:05 p.m. game
Location: CHS Field, St. Paul
Registration Cost: $40*

*A suggested donation of $35 to CULAC is also recommended. Donate to CULAC here.

About CULAC: The Credit Union Legislative Action Committee, is the Credit Union National Association's (CUNA's) federal PAC. CULAC raises funds to support credit union-friendly candidates running for office on the federal level. CUNA and MnCUN staff make joint decisions on CULAC expenditures based on candidates' past support of credit union issues, leadership positions, committee assignments and political viability.

Registration is available on the MnCUN Event Calendar online. With questions, contact MnCUN Crew Liaison Laura Whittet by email or by phone at (651) 288-5503.

 *Contributions to CULAC are not tax deductible for state or federal income tax purposes.  Contributions are strictly voluntary and will be used for political purposes.  You have the right to refuse to contribute without reprisal.  The contributions levels are merely suggestions.  You have the right to refuse to contribute more or less than the suggested amount.  CUNA and MnCUN will not disadvantage anyone by reason of the amount of their contribution or their decision not to contribute.  Federal election laws require the reporting of contributions of more than $200 to CULAC in a calendar year.





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The Baker Group to hold credit union investment strategies conference call

Wednesday, July 13, at 10:30 a.m. the Baker Group will be hosting a conference call focused on credit union investment strategies for 3rd quarter 2016.

  • The Post-"Brexit" Market Environment and Impact on the US
  • Interest Rate Risk: Yellen's Low Level Yield Curve Flattening
  • Mid-Year Prepayment Update: Will Record Low Treasury Yields Trigger a New Refi Wave?
  • Market Opportunities Selling Into the Strength of TBA to Lower Takeout Yields
  • NCUA Adds "S" to CAMEL and Creates a New "NEV Supervisory Test" – Will You be an Outlier?

Free event registration for the conference call can be found online.

The Baker Group is one of the nation’s largest independently owned securities firms specializing in investment portfolio management for community financial institutions. For more information about The Baker Group, contact MnCUN Vice President – Network Service Corporation John Ferstl by email or at (651) 288-5505.


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