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    11/19/12  |  First of its Kind Video ATM Comes to Missoula

    First of its Kind Video ATM Comes to Missoula

    (Editor's Note: CO-OP Financial Services is partnering with Diebold, Incorporated, to provide greater personalized service and convenience to credit union members by testing two-way video member service on CO-OP Network at Diebold ATMs. Missoula Federal Credit Union of Montana is currently piloting the solution. This story appeared on Nov. 10, 2012, on Channel 8 KPAX in Missoula. The web story is transcribed below.

    MISSOULA - The Garden City is offering a test run of a technology not available anywhere else in the world. 

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    11/16/12  |  CO-OP FINANCIAL SERVICES OFFERS FREE P2P-DIGITAL WALLET WHITE PAPER

    CO-OP FINANCIAL SERVICES
    OFFERS FREE P2P-DIGITAL WALLET WHITE PAPER

    Basis for Upcoming Free Webinar; Register at www.co-opfs.org/events

    RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif., (November 19, 2012) - CO-OP Financial Services, the nation's largest CUSO in terms of credit unions served, total assets and members, is offering a free white paper on Person-to-Person (P2P) and digital wallets. 

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    10/31/12  |  CO-OP FINANCIAL SERVICES PLEDGES $10,000 TO HURRICANE SANDY DISASTER RELIEF

    CO-OP FINANCIAL SERVICES PLEDGES $10,000
    TO HURRICANE SANDY DISASTER RELIEF

    Donation Will Be Made to NCUF's CUAid

    RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. (October 31, 2012) - CO-OP Financial Services has pledged $10,000 to CUAid, managed by the National Credit Union Foundation, which has been activated to provide disaster relief to credit union staff, volunteers and members affected by Hurricane Sandy.

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    10/30/12  |  CO-OP Ready to Help in Time of Natural Disaster

    CO-OP Ready to Help in Time of Natural Disaster

    Dear Valued Clients:

    Hurricane Sandy has dramatically reminded us of the power of nature and that natural disasters can come upon us with amazing speed. It has been a source of encouragement for all of us to see how Americans in the impacted areas have come together as communities to help each other.

    CO-OP Financial Services has been proactively contacting clients in the impacted areas to assess needs and determine where we can help. We have found that Hurricane Sandy has once again enabled the credit union movement to demonstrate its core values of people helping people and cooperation between institutions. 

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    10/25/12  |  MAJOR SHARED BRANCHING EXPANSION IN NORTHEAST CELEBRATED ON INTERNATIONAL CREDIT UNION DAY

    MAJOR SHARED BRANCHING EXPANSION IN NORTHEAST
    CELEBRATED ON INTERNATIONAL CREDIT UNION DAY

    Event at America's Credit Union Museum Focuses on Cooperative Aspect of Shared Branching

    MARLBOROUGH, Mass. (October 19, 2012) - International Credit Union Day is all about celebrating the credit union difference. This year, International Credit Union Day fell on October 18, and a group of credit union officials met at America's Credit Union Museum to celebrate one of the most striking manifestations of the credit union difference, shared branching.

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    10/24/12  |  Ask the CO-OP EMV Expert. American Banker Did!

    Ask the CO-OP EMV Expert. American Banker Did! 

    (Story: http://www.americanbanker.com/issues/177_204/emv-migration-gets-answer-people-1053740-1.html Also see: www.co-opfs.org/EMV)

    EMV Migration Gets Answer People (American Banker, October 22, 2012)

    By John Adams

    The Europay, MasterCard and Visa (EMV) migration in the U.S. is underway, but complex migration guidance has created knowledge gaps among stakeholders in the card payment market.

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    10/23/12  |  MISSOULA FCU PILOTS NEW VIDEO TECHNOLOGY ON EXISTING ATMS

    MISSOULA FCU PILOTS NEW VIDEO TECHNOLOGY
    ON EXISTING ATMS

    Diebold and CO-OP Financial Services bring face-to-face interactions to the ATM, as leading credit union in Missoula, Mont., pilots technology to enrich member service.

     NORTH CANTON, Ohio (October 23, 2012) - Connecting automated teller machine (ATM) users with call center representatives right at the terminal, Diebold, Incorporated (NYSE: DBD) is transforming the ATM experience. Diebold Concierge Video Services brings video technology to the ATM to increase efficiencies and add value to self-service transactions. Missoula Federal Credit Union (MFCU), the leading financial institution in Missoula, Mont., is currently piloting the solution, which enables the credit union to visually connect with members to answer questions, fulfill marketing opportunities and process any call center-capable transactions from the ATM.

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    10/18/12  |  CREDIT UNIONS FOR KIDS ESTIMATES CREDIT UNIONS RAISED $225,000 THROUGH MIRACLE JEANS DAY

    CREDIT UNIONS FOR KIDS ESTIMATES
    CREDIT UNIONS RAISED $225,000 THROUGH MIRACLE JEANS DAY

    Fundraising Total for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals Could Rise by Year's End

    RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. (October 18, 2012) - Credit Unions for Kids, the industry's fundraising vehicle benefitting Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, is projecting that credit unions will raise about $225,000 through their participation in September's Miracle Jeans Day.

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    10/17/12  |  CO-OP FINANCIAL SERVICES AND SHAZAM NETWORK ANNOUNCE ATM SHARING AGREEMENT

    CO-OP FINANCIAL SERVICES AND SHAZAM NETWORK
    ANNOUNCE ATM SHARING AGREEMENT

    Agreement Opens ATMs Nationwide to Members of Participating Credit Unions

    RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. (October 17, 2012) - CO-OP Financial Services and the SHAZAM Network have signed an agreement that will allow members of participating credit unions to access surcharge-free and shared deposit ATMs nationwide. 

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    10/11/12  |  CO-OP FINANCIAL SERVICES LAUNCHES ‘ASK THE EMV EXPERT’ INDUSTRY EDUCATION INITIATIVE

    CO-OP FINANCIAL SERVICES LAUNCHES 'ASK THE EMV EXPERT'
    INDUSTRY EDUCATION INITIATIVE

    New EMV Learning Center Can be Found at co-opfs.org/EMV

    RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. (October 11, 2012) - CO-OP Financial Services is launching an educational initiative for credit unions preparing for EMV (Europay, MasterCard, VISA), including an "Ask the EMV Expert" web page, white paper and webinar, all at no charge.

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