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ALM First assists OCCU with $275M auto securitization

DALLAS, TX (November 3, 2022) — ALM First, a strategic partner for depositories offering commission-free, fee-based advice, served as a consultant for Oregon Community Credit Union (OCCU, $3.2B, Eugene, OR) throughout their recent securitization process. This is the credit union’s first asset-backed securities ...

CUNA Economics: ‘Fed meeting may signal smaller future rate hikes’

WASHINGTON, DC (November 3, 2022) — “The Federal Reserve raised the benchmark interest rate by 75 basis points for a fourth consecutive time, increasing the target range to 3.75 - 4 percent. The Federal Open Market Committee's (FOMC) press release reiterated its commitment to ...

LPL Financial wins MMI/Barron’s Wealth Manager Platform of the Year

BOSTON, MA (November 3, 2022) — LPL Financial LLC (Nasdaq:LPLA) today announced the firm’s Model Wealth Portfolios (MWP) advisory platform won the Money Management Institute/Barron’s 2022 Industry Award for Wealth Management Platform of the Year. The award honors wealth management firms ...

Louisiana FCU raises $8,200 for cancer research

KENNER, LA (November 3, 2022) — Louisiana Federal Credit Union (FCU) raised a total of $8,200 in less than two hours at its annual Sweet Soiree fundraising auction for the American Cancer Society (ACS) on October 20. “Helping people is the foundation of what ...

Louisiana FCU ‘Roux Reunion’ builds unity, feeds the needy

KENNER, LA (November 3, 2022) — Louisiana Federal Credit Union (FCU) kicked off the season of giving at its Roux Reunion event, where staff enjoyed a day of team-building and social responsibility to benefit Matthew 25:35 Food Pantry. The Roux Reunion consisted of thrilling ...

MSGCU awards more than $45,000 to local teachers

CLINTON TOWNSHIP, MI (November 2, 2022) — Michigan Schools and Government Credit Union (MSGCU) is proud to announce its 2022 Classroom Cash Grants recipients. MSGCU is awarding more than $45,000 to 63 educators from 49 schools across the Metro Detroit area. The grants are ...

Nusenda Credit Union announces new Co-op Capital partners

ALBUQUERQUE, NM (November 2, 2022) — Nusenda recently announced four new community lending partners in its Co-op Capital microloan program: Southwest Native Assets Coalition, Cruces Creatives, The Climate Change Leadership Institute, and WESST. Nusenda’s Co-op Capital program is a character and relationship-based program that ...

Curql Collective steps up investment in AI underwriting

DES MOINES, IA (November 2, 2022) — Curql Collective, the Credit Union Service Organization (CUSO) driving fintech innovation for credit unions, had already recognized the limitless potential for Zest AI, a CUSO, and innovator in automated underwriting powered by artificial intelligence – so much so that ...

Alkami announces Keynote Lineup for Co:lab 2023

PLANO, TX (November 2, 2022) — Alkami Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALKT) (“Alkami”), a leading cloud-based digital banking solutions provider for banks and credit unions in the U.S., today announced the keynote speakers for its annual conference, Alkami Co:lab 2023, being held in Grapevine, ...