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Note from the CEO
Feature Article
Product News
Cards Corner
For Small Credit Unions
Industry News
Upcoming Events

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Lee Butke Dear Members:

Earlier this month, Corporate One held its annual meeting where we reviewed our achievements for 2014 and shared our vision for the future. Our annual meeting is an exciting time. We enjoy seeing so many friends and catching up on hearing about the successes at our member credit unions. Our annual meeting is also when we release our annual report. READ MORE +

Feature Article
 
The effect of risk-based capital


Tammy Cantrell By: Tammy Cantrell, Executive Vice President, Asset/Liability Management

The creation of a more risk-sensitive framework for capital regulation is at the heart of the changes in the recent NCUA–revised, risk-based capital proposal. One of the key objectives of a risk-sensitive approach is to provide financial regulators with a measure of capital adequacy that better reflects the true financial condition of a large credit union. READ MORE +
Product News

Postponement of DR exercises

On April 13, we informed you that Corporate One would be conducting a disaster recovery exercise on May 15, 2015, as part of efforts to upgrade and consolidate our computing infrastructure. Since then, we have decided to postpone this exercise to a later date, which we have yet to identify. READ MORE +


Important reminder: Upgrades to Alaska USA Trust Reporter being implemented May 4

Beginning on May 4, Alaska USA will be upgrading the Trust Reporter user interface, making it even easier to navigate. We want to reassure you that functionality will remain the same; upgrades are only being made to the system layout to make it more intuitive and user friendly. READ MORE +


Spotlight on SimpliCD: Check out our brand new video

Get ready to experience the value of SimpliCD in a brand new way through this brief video, and enjoy learning about the benefits of our turnkey, full-service CD program as a viable investment and liquidity option. READ MORE +


Introducing the ACH Advisory Council: purpose, participants and path forward

ACH has been one of the fastest growing non-cash payment types for well over a decade. As our industry aligns on how ACH can remain the relevant and desired payment option it is today, Corporate One has created an ACH Services Advisory Council to help develop, enhance, and grow our ACH Services programs for the benefit of our members.  READ MORE +

Cards Corner

What’s at the core of your “core” decision?

By: Matt Cole, PSCU member development executive

Amy Macmullen Paper or plastic? Debit or credit? Android or Apple? Every day we face little decisions that affect our way of life. (Before anyone sends me an email, though, I just want to say I fully recognize the gravity of the Android vs. Apple decision!) READ MORE +

For Small Credit Unions

Can small credit unions survive? Two solutions to meet today’s challenges

Small CU icon The issues facing small credit unions are formidable (though not insurmountable) and are by-products of fast-paced changes in the regulatory, security, and technological environments. READ MORE +


Industry News

Join us at EPCOR’s spring payments conference, discount available

There’s still time to take advantage of attending EPCOR’s 2015 spring payments conference, May 20-22, at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Columbus. READ MORE +


Visit us at upcoming May exhibitions

Join us at the Mississippi Credit Union Association (MSCUA) Annual Convention and CUNA’s 21st Annual CFO Council Conference. READ MORE +


Are drug criminals cleaning up their acts?

By: Jennifer Morrison, VP, Senior Risk Manager

What does beef jerky, candy, and Tide detergent have to do with BSA/AML? Read on to find out.
READ MORE +


Giving back: supporting earthquake relief efforts in Nepal

WOCCU CUAid Please consider assisting a WOCCU CUAid effort for the rehabilitation of the credit unions of Nepal. READ MORE +

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KEY RATES
as of 4/30/15

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


3.25%
0.18%
0.22%
0-0.25%

Fed Funds Plus Average
Partners
Associate

0.16%
0.09%


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MARKET COMMENTARY
for the month of
May 2015
With the harsh winter behind us, the weather-related impediments that dragged the economy down in the first quarter have faded into the background. And as expected, the green shoots that promise stronger activity ahead started to blossom in March. Consumers returned to auto dealers and malls; homebuilding picked up and manufacturers, led by auto production, increased output. All of these activities suffered cutbacks earlier in the year, largely due to adverse weather conditions. But the rebound fell short of expectations, as did the March jobs report, leaving many to worry that their lofty aspirations for growth this year will once again be frustrated. + READ MORE
Upcoming Events
 
  5/4/2015 - 5/6/2015   Multi-day Conference
 
  8/26/2015 - 8/27/2015   1:00 PM ET
 
  5/20/2015   2:00 PM ET