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

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Dear Members:
Corporate One started 2012 with a bang.  First, our board of directors, along with the Southeast Corporate board of directors kicked-off the year by signing a Definitive Merger Agreement, which is a major milestone in the merger process. Secondly, with the National Credit Union Administration’s (NCUA) announcement about the wind-down U.S. Central Federal Credit Union, the wholesale credit union utilized by the corporate credit union network, we will shortly be making a major announcement regarding our new partner, and also announcing a major initiative aimed at ACH Origination to assist you in serving your select groups and businesses.  READ MORE +

Feature Article
 
New ACH solution announcement on the horizon
U.S. Central wind-down creates opportunity for new, enhanced offering
By: Robert Coyan, SVP, Marketing and Operations

Robert Coyan Headshot Corporate One, along with several other corporates were active participants in the discussions related to the U.S. Central payments services, and we are prepared to move forward now that the NCUA has made their decision to wind down these services. In fact, we will be announcing a new ACH solution in the coming days with many enhancements over our current APEX-ACH system and with pricing that our members will find attractive.   READ MORE +
Product News

Corporate One expands hours of service to assist growing membership base
Vault cash ordering the latest solution with expanded hours

clock Within recent months, Corporate One has expanded its Member Services hours, check collection and vault ordering deadlines to better serve members as well as show its commitment and ability to serve credit unions from anywhere in the country. Most recently, Corporate One worked with our preferred partner for Vault Services to push back the daily ordering deadline to 1:00 p.m. LOCAL time for our credit union members in the continental U.S.  READ MORE +


Send International Wires directly and eliminate the "middle man"

Many financial institutions process international wires via a Domestic Fed Member bank that then forwards the final payment on to the foreign bank. If this sounds like how your credit union processes international wires, keep reading! We have a quick tip that will give your credit union more control over its international wire payments — send such wires directly as International Wires through OneWire's FX payment feature. READ MORE + 


Tips and tricks to making the most out of Corporate One's Training Program
By: Hillarie Michaels and Liz Sauer, Corporate One’s Training and Events team

Hillarie Michaels Corporate One's Training Certification Program (TCP) has become a vital training and professional development resource for many of our members. We couldn’t be more pleased with the success of this program. So, to help TCP users ensure they have continued success with the program, we wanted to kick-off the New Year with some tips and tricks that will optimize the training experience. READ MORE + 


Industry News

Corporate One to celebrate two Accredited ACH Professionals (AAPs) on national day of recognition
AAP accreditation is recognized as the gold standard in ACH excellence

On February 14th, a U.S. flag will fly above the Capitol in Washington, D.C. in recognition of all Accredited ACH Professionals (AAPs) for the AAP National Day of Recognition. Corporate One will proudly be recognizing our valuable AAP staff members for their great achievement and outstanding service to our members: Kathy Miesse and Kimberly Craig. READ MORE +


America Saves Week, Feb. 19-25, urges Set a Goal, Make a Plan, Save Automatically
Robust, complimentary marketing materials available to participating institutions

America Saves WeekAmerica Saves Week (ASW) has become the largest annual event to spotlight building personal savings and wealth in the U.S. With more than 2,000 financial institutions, organizations and media participating in recent years, ASW annually reaches more than 50 million people with its message to build wealth, not debt. This year’s theme, “Set a Goal, Make a Plan, Save Automatically” focuses on building savings via automatic savings. READ MORE +


NEW MEMBERS
joining Corporate One
in December

Canoga Postal FCU

Canoga Park, CA
KEY RATES
as of 1/31/12

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


3.25%
0.26%
0.11%
0-0.25%

Fed Funds Plus Average
Partners
Associate

0.17%
0.10%


CORPORATE ONE
Unaudited Yearly
Financial Statements

Coming soon! We are in the midst of finalizing our 2011 year-end financial statements and will make them available in the near future.

MARKET COMMENTARY
for the month of Feb. 2012
More often than not, a burst of optimism fills the air when the curtain rises on a new year. In keeping with tradition, the economic outlook brightened as the calendar turned to 2012. Feeding off a solid growth rate in the closing quarter of 2011, most expect the economy to grow at a faster pace in 2012 than the estimated 1.6 percent registered last year.  + READ MORE
Upcoming Events
 


Corporate One will be closed in observance of the following holiday
:

Presidents' Day
  Monday, February 20, 2012