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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:

This is the time of year when we reflect on all our blessings and celebrate all that we’ve been given. At Corporate One, thanks to the tremendous support of our members, we have much to celebrate, and many reasons to be grateful. READ MORE +

Feature Article
 
AML/BSA hot topics
Serving MSBs, marijuana business members and cyber risks


Jennifer Morrison By: Jennifer Morrison, VP, Senior Risk Manager

BSA/AML compliance remains one of the biggest "hot buttons" on the list of regulatory compliance concerns and credit unions should be aware of the issues and determine if their institutions are treating BSA/AML compliance with appropriate concern and attention. READ MORE +
Product News

Spring semester is just around the corner. Review these tips to maximize your Sallie Mae Smart Option Student Loan® loan growth

Sallie Mae While the holidays are fast approaching, here at Corporate One, we're thinking ahead to the spring college semester. Registration and financial aid application deadlines are looming and we want to be sure you and your members are prepared. READ MORE +


Accolade Asset/Liability Advisory Services announces First Annual Users Conference

One of the benefits to clients of Accolade, a CUSO owned by Corporate One, is the continuing education they provide. So if you’re a client of Accolade, mark your calendar for March 18-20, 2015 for their First Annual Users Conference. READ MORE +



Cards Corner

Corporate One Cards Solution partner continues to lead the pack in fraud detection

By: Amy MacMullen, Director of Card Services

Amy Macmullen For a change, we have some good news regarding fraudulent activity among card holders. Corporate One’s cards partner, PSCU, announced recently that it has saved $100 million on behalf of its more than 800 member-owner credit unions through a decline in fraudulent transactions over the past 12 months. READ MORE +

For Small Credit Unions

Accolade offers a solution to help smaller credit unions balance sheet

Small CU icon The key to making sound strategic solutions lies in having the correct information on which to base those decisions. Does your credit union have a convenient place to pull your financial ratios? What about those of a key credit union peer and/or peer groups(s)? READ MORE +


Industry News

Can you prove it? - NACHA begins requesting proof of completed ACH audits

The National Automated Clearing House Association (NACHA) has always had the right to request proof that annual audits are being completed (Appendix 8 – Rule Compliance Audit Requirements) and have recently begun requesting such information from randomly chosen Depository Financial Institutions (DFIs). READ MORE +


Can you have confidence in your IRR model results?

Confidence in IRR You’ve heard it before. The model results are wrong anyway. There are too many assumptions. This is all just theory. Yet ... READ MORE +


Holiday cash ordering reminder

Due to both the Federal Reserve and Corporate One being closed in observance of Christmas Day on Thursday, December 25, 2014, and New Year’s Day on Thursday, January 1, 2015, you may need to change your cash ordering process. READ MORE +

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KEY RATES
as of 11/28/14

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


3.25%
0.15%
0.15%
0-0.25%

Fed Funds Plus Average
Partners
Associate

0.16%
0.09%


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MARKET COMMENTARY
for the month of
December 2014
Can the U.S. economy thrive as the world around it languishes? That’s more than just an academic question, as dramatically slowing growth and deflationary winds from overseas threaten to invade American shores. New data show that the 18-member eurozone continues to skirt recessionary waters, growing by a barely perceptible 0.2 percent in the third quarter, following a meager 0.1 percent increase in the second. China, the world’s second largest economy, is coping with the bursting of property bubble that has helped slash growth by 25 percent below its long-term trend. + READ MORE
Upcoming Events
 

Corporate One will be closed in observance of the following holidays:
Christmas: Thursday, December 25, 2014
New Year's Day: Thursday, January 1, 2015