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Recent Press Releases

CUs Lend Members A Hand (posted March 5, 2013)
UIECU is featured as a credit union that has focused on gving back to members when they need it most in this article from Credit Union Magazine. Read the full piece, here.

UIECU Launches 1% Cash-Back Debit Program (posted November 1, 2011)
UIECU is now offering checking accountholders CardCash - a 1% cash-back rewards program on non-PIN debit card purchases. Read the full press release, here.

 

UIECU Announces 2011 Orange & Blue Scholarship Recipients (posted June 29, 2011)
UIECU announces the seven 2011 Orange & Blue Scholarship Recipients. The scholarships were designed to benefit local high school seniors attending Colleges and Universities in Illinois. Read the full press release, here.

 

Make Sense of Your Finances With UIECU's Susan Toalson


Check out Susan Toalson, Director of Affinity Services, on WCIA's "The Morning Show," where she shares quick and easy tips to help you make sense of your finances.


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Credit 101, Part 1

Credit 101, Part 2

Demystifying Mortgages, Part 1

Demystifying Mortgages, Part 2

Recent Links
How To Read Your Credit Report

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UIECU Marketing Department Wins Diamond Award For Outstanding Marketing (posted May 31, 2011)

The University of Illinois Employees Credit Union in Champaign, Illinois, was recently honored with a Diamond Award, which recognizes outstanding marketing and business development achievements in the credit union industry. Read the full press release, here.


Local Financial Advisor Honored As Woman of Distinction (posted May 27, 2011)

Jane Brockway,Vice President, Wealth Management at the MEMBERS Financial Services Program® located at the U of I Employees Credit Union, has been honored by CUNA Brokerage Services, Inc. (CBSI) with a Woman of Distinction Award in recognition of her superior performance, value, and overall contribution to the financial services industry. This is the fourth year in a row that Brockway has been honored with this distinction. Read the full press release here.



UIECU Expands Mortgage Department, Focus On Personal Service
 (posted January 21, 2011)

The University of Illinois Employees Credit Union (UIECU) has expanded its Mortgage Department with three new positions in an effort to meet the continuing needs of a growing community. Read the full press release, here


UIECU Selected As Merger Partner
 (posted December 29, 2010)

The Champaign County Employees Credit Union (CCECU) has merged with the University of Illinois Employees Credit Union (UIECU). The merger, which was effective December 1, 2010, expands services and offerings for members of CCECU. Read the full press release, here.



UIECU Selected To Provide Alumni Credit Card Program By UI-Alumni Association (posted August 16, 2010)

The University of Illinois Alumni Association has selected the University of Illinois Employees Credit Union (UIECU) to offer UI-branded VISA credit cards to its 625,000 alumni members. The endorsement replaces a 19-year relationship with MBNA and its successor, Bank of America. Read the full press release, here.

 UIAA Announces Partnership

 CUNA News Now Covers New Aggreement

 Check It Out: The Official Credit Card of the University of Illinois Advertisements


UIECU announces the seven 2010 Orange & Blue Scholarship Recipients. The scholarships were designed to benefit local high school seniors attending Colleges and Universities in Illinois. Read the full press release, here.


Local Financial Advisor Honored As Woman of Distinction
(posted April 1, 2010)

Jane Brockway, Financial Advisor at the MEMBERS Financial Services Program® located at the U of I Employees Credit Union, has been honored by CUNA Brokerage Services, Inc. (CBSI) with a Woman of Distinction Award in recognition of her superior performance, value, and overall contribution to the financial services industry. This is the third year in a row that Brockway has been honored with this distinction. Read the full press release here.


UIECU Announces Scholarship Program
(posted January 12, 2010)

UIECU announces a new scholarship program to benefit high school seniors. Read the full press release, here.

Local Coverage
Further details about the Orange & Blue Scholarship Program are outlined. Read the local News-Gazette story here.


UIECU Joins Sponsors of the 34th Annual Sweetcorn Fesitval (posted August 10, 2009)

UIECU has signed on as an elite sponsor for the 2009 Urbana Sweetcorn Festival this August. Read the full press release here.


UIECU Surpasses $200 Million Mark
 
(posted June 16, 2009)

UIECU recently attained record assets of more than $200 million, elevating the Champaign County credit union to one of the 20 largest federally-insured credit unions in Illinois. Read the full press release here.


UIECU, ISAC Expand College Funding Agreement
 
(posted May 8, 2009)

The credit union announces support and participation in student lending initiative. Read full press release here. 

Local Coverage
Greg Anderson (UIECU) and Sam Nelson (ISAC) go into further detail about the need for college funding and the role of UIECU. Read the local News-Gazette story highlighting UIECU and Rantoul-based Credit Union 1 participation in the program here.


UIECU Announces Upcoming Shred Event
 
(posted March 23, 2009)

The credit union participates in Money Smart Week and helps clean up C-U. Read full press release here. 

 
UIECU Recognizes 10-Year Volunteer Director (posted March 23, 2009)

 

The credit union recognizes Mr. Dennis Spice, a 10-Year Volunteer Director. Read full press release here. 


UIECU Launches Financial Fitness Program
 
(posted February 12, 2009)

Credit union now offers FREE financial advice and credit counseling services through BALANCE partnership. Read full press release here.


Financial Advisor Named Woman of Distinction
 
(posted February 4, 2009)

For the second year in a row, Jane Brockway, Financial Advisor at the MEMBERS Financial Services Program® located at the U of I Employees Credit Union, has been honored by CUNA Brokerage Services, Inc. (CBSI) with a Woman of Distinction Award in recognition of her superior performance, value, and overall contribution to the financial services industry. Read full press release here.


EVP Shares Message of Security
 (posted December 30, 2008)

In our continued efforts to promote the financial stability of our credit union, and credit unions as a whole, Mr. Greg Anderson, Executive Vice President, recently appeared on two local news segments to talk about the credit union and the current financial climate. Read full press release here.

Credit Card Debt Revisited (posted April 8, 2009)
Greg Anderson addresses the issue of credit card debt on WCIA's The Morning Show. Watch the clip here.


Local Financial Advisor Named Woman of Distinction
 (posted September 26, 2008) 

Jane Brockway, Financial Advisor at the MEMBERS Financial Services Program® located at the U of I Employees Credit Union, has been honored by CUNA Brokerage Services, Inc. (CBSI) with a Woman of Distinction Award in recognition of her superior performance, value, and overall contribution to the financial services industry. Read full press release here.
A year-long study of the U of I Employees Credit Union (UIECU) was completed by Illinois Business Consulting (IBC) on April 30, 2008. Recommendations included a business plan for UIECU's new Five Points Branch location, market segmentation of current members and ideas for expanding UIECU's product portfolio. Read full press release here.


Five Points Branch Ribbon-Cutting
 (posted March 24, 2008)

On Friday, February 29, 2008, a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Open House was held at the U of I Employees Credit Union's new branch located at the Gateway Shoppes at Five Points in Urbana, on the northwest corner of University and Cunningham Avenues. The new building establishes high visibility in a rapidly developing area. Read full press release here.


Grand Opening: Week-Long Celebration
 (posted March 3, 2008)

The U of I Employees Credit Union is marking its new Five Points Branch opening by celebrating Urbana. The Grand Opening Week is March 3-8, 2008 with the theme: “Urbana. What A Great Place.” Read full press release here.

 

 
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