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Note from the CEO
Feature Article
Product News
Industry News
Upcoming Events

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Dear Members:
If you are reading this newsletter, then we can assume the end of the world predicted for Dec. 21, 2012, failed to materialize. I won’t lie, I’m glad to still be around.  I’ve still got a lot of work to do, and I imagine you do, too. But all the hype about the Mayan calendar did remind me how fear can take on a life of its own, and how sometimes you have to simply ignore the voices calling for doomsday, and just get back to the work at hand.   READ MORE +

Feature Article
 
Quarterly Economic Update now available

By: Bob Post, VP, CIO

Bob Post Understanding the ever-changing trends in our complex economy is vital to the effective management of your credit union. To help you, join me as I review the latest key economic indicators in one, easy-to-follow presentation during Corporate One’s Quarterly Economic Update. Each quarter, I review how current market data and events are affecting our economy so you can stay up-to-date on the latest trends and market influences.   READ MORE +
Product News

Recent ACH patches correct issues with profiles and processing ENRs

During December, patches were successfully deployed to Corporate One ACH Services, correcting the inconsistent behavior users were having with profiles (templates) and Automated Enrollment (ENR) processing. As a result users should now be able to attach schedules to profiles and process ENRs without further issues.  READ MORE +


Learn more about Corporate One's Insurance & Bond Services program in new webinar

Two live webinars are scheduled for members who would like to learn about our new Insurance and Bond Services program. Announced in November, Corporate One partnered with Lockton Companies (Lockton) to provide independent, unbiased risk, insurance and bond coverage evaluation to our member credit unions. In these live webinars, representatives from Lockton will help you gain a better understanding of their evaluation process and explain how they can easily help develop better coverage options for your credit union — tailored to your needs, while reducing your insurance costs.  READ MORE +


Industry News

Donations help make a merrier holiday for all

Toy DriveCorporate One staff recently came together to help local children and families in Central Ohio have a merrier holiday season by participating in the Salvation Army Christmas Cheer Program. Tags with gift donation requests for boys and girls ages newborn to 18-years old were placed on the holiday tree in our lobby for employees to take. Requests ranged from books to building blocks and from games to the latest DVDs. READ MORE +


Seven steps to a secure computer

SANS logoIn its December OUCH! newsletter, SANS (SysAdmin, Audit, Network, Security), which runs a highly-respected security awareness program, discusses the seven basic steps users can take to keep their PCs secure. With identity theft and other computer fraud crimes ever present, it’s important to remain vigilant in protecting the personal and business data kept on the computers and personal electronic devices we use each day. READ MORE +


NCUA finalizes rule on alternatives to the use of credit ratings

During its final 2012 Board meeting this December, the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) approved a final rule that eliminates the use of agency credit ratings such as AA, A or BB as standard and replaces such references with other standards of creditworthiness as required by the Dodd-Frank Act. The rule applies to natural person federal credit unions and corporates, effective 180 days after publication in the Federal Register. READ MORE +


Quarterly Economic Update

KEY RATES
as of 12/31/12

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


3.25%
0.20%
0.14%
0-0.25%

Fed Funds Plus Average
Partners
Associate

0.17%
0.10%


CORPORATE ONE
November Unaudited
Financial Statements

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MARKET COMMENTARY
for the month of Jan. 2013
Although we’re card-carrying members of the community of dismal scientists, we generally prefer to side with optimists whenever possible. Sadly, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to retain that bias.  + READ MORE
Upcoming Events

Corporate One will be closed in observance of the following holidays:
New Year's Day: Tuesday, January 1, 2013
Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Monday, January 21, 2013

 
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