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Lee Butke   What was new in 2016?

Dear Members:

I’d like to take a moment during this holiday season’s hustle and bustle to share some of the progress Corporate One has made this year. READ MORE +
 Feature Article
 
Reviewing the past, anticipating the future: An economic rundown

Bob Post By Bob Post, CIO

This past year’s economy, for the most part, brought more of the same when compared to 2015, but there were a few major events sprinkled in that rattled markets. Here is what reviewing what we have seen so far, how the markets have reacted, and investment strategies your credit union can consider going forward now that rates have risen again. READ MORE +
 Product News
The Fed raised rates again: Five investment strategies to consider

By: Bob Post, CIO

Managing your balance sheet during these times involves utilizing some best practices and considering various investment strategies. READ MORE +

Embracing social media as a resource tool to aid in your AML/BSA compliance efforts

Naomi Glass By Naomi Glass, BSA/AML/OFAC Compliance Manager

Credit unions are increasingly turning to social media as an informational source in the verification, vetting and monitoring of their members. READ MORE +

Celebrating your CUSOs: MBS and Accolade

Corporate One’s two credit union service organizations, Member Business Solutions and Accolade Asset/Liability Advisory Services, continued their strong growth this year, and we are excited to highlight a few numbers. READ MORE + Accolade and MBS

Trouble balancing multiple ACH files?

Since the implementation of Same Day ACH Phase 1 in September, the process of balancing multiple ACH files has proven to be challenging for many in the industry. As a reminder, the Fed has made two key changes since September to assist financial institutions with balancing. READ MORE +
 Industry News
Coming soon: Prepare for CECL with this five-part live webinar series

Big changes are coming soon to the way credit unions calculate ALLL (allowance for loan and lease losses) under the new CECL (current expected credit loss) rules proposed by the Financial Accounting Standards Board and the NCUA. READ MORE +

Giving back to the community: 4 consecutive years for Angel Tree program

Giving back to the community during the holidays is important to our Corporate One family. The Salvation Army’s Angel Tree program provides Christmas gifts for children ages 0-12 whose families have proven financial hardship. READ MORE +
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KEY RATES
as of 12/30/16

Prime
One-Month LIBOR
1Y Treasury Bills
Fed Target Rate


3.75%
0.77%
0.81%
0.50-.75%
Fed Funds Plus Average
Partners
Associate

0.54%
0.46%

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MARKET COMMENTARY
for the month of
January 2017
As the curtain rings down on 2016, expectations for the 2017 economy are running high. The financial markets are pricing in faster growth – and higher inflation – than envisioned a few months ago, consumer confidence has climbed to multi-year highs and even those long-term sourpusses in the business community are expecting better days ahead. That upbeat sentiment is being expressed not only by large corporations in the latest Business Roundtable Survey but also by the surge in the small business optimism index in December. Policy makers are making similar bets. The Federal Reserve hiked short-term interest rates at its December 13-14 meeting, and plans more hikes in 2017 than it did at the previous meeting. READ MORE +
 Upcoming Events
Corporate One will be closed on Monday, January 2, 2017.