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Time for a New Set of Wheels? (ad)
published: 01/01/2015


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Tell members it's time to consider a new car with this lighthearted ad.
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Credit/Debit
Keep Credit Intact: Dispute Report Errors (article)
published: 05/01/2014

 
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Use this article to tell members how to dispute credit report errors and warn them about the consequences of not doing so.
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CU Topics
Pass Along Your Credit Union Legacy (article)
published: 01/01/2015

 
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Remind members that your full-family membership policy welcomes their relatives to outstanding financial products and services.
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Credit Unions’ Tax Status Well-Deserved (article)
published: 01/01/2015

 
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Let your members know that credit unions were created to provide financial services in a democratic, not-for-profit, cooperative manner—that is, with member ownership and control. Emphasize that those unique characteristics are the foundation of credit unions’ tax exemption.
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We Will Be Your Financial Partner for Life (ad)
published: 12/01/2014


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Use this ad to remind members that you'll stand behind them through all of life's financial ups and downs.
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Education & College
It's Never Too Early To Start Planning For College (ad)
published: 10/01/2014


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Use this ad to let members know the benefits of starting early to save for their child's education.
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Fraud
How To Tell If Your Identity Has Been Stolen (tip)
published: 06/01/2014


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This tip tells how to use free credit reports to help monitor for identify theft. See corresponding article fr-3226.
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General Lending
We've Got a Loan for That (ad)
published: 10/01/2014


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Use this ad to draw members to your credit union for all their financing needs.
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[NAME OF CREDIT UNION] Makes Green Energy Home Improvements Possible
   
I Can Get a Loan for That?! (article)
published: 05/01/2014

 
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Members may not think to ask for a loan for a facelift—or dental work, a saxophone, or a milk cow—until you suggest it with this article.
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Thinking of Adding On?
   

 
Mortgage Loans
We Have the Purrfect Home Loan (ad)
published: 08/01/2014


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Use this sly ad to appeal to members yearning for a new house…with a credit union home loan. Be sure to display with the appropriate equal housing logo, either ml-334 or ml-1712.
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Retirement
Open Roth IRA Now, Avoid Taxes Later (article)
published: 01/01/2015

 
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Use this article to tout the benefits of Roth IRAs to your young-adult members. Encourage them to open a Roth at your credit union.
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Transactions
Bank With Us Anytime, Anywhere (article)
published: 07/01/2014

 
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Use this article to promote your mobile banking app and encourage members to sign up for your text alerts as well. See corresponding ad ta-3209.
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Youth & Teen
Teach Your Children Financial Independence (article)
published: 01/07/2015

 
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Use this article to promote financial literacy to parents during National Credit Union Youth Month. Once you've posted the article to your website, you can link to it from your Twitter and Facebook accounts. Copy and paste the website's article link along with the following lead: "Youth need adults to pass on financial knowledge, and you don't need to be a financial whiz to make a difference. [LINK TO ARTICLE]." Remember, Twitter has a 140-character limit, so you may need to adjust the wording. Use with corresponding articles yt-1408, yt-2056, yt-2294 and yt-2539, poster art yt-1409, linking button art yt-2295 and yt-2966, high-res logo yt-2571, and coloring pages yt-3195 and yt-3196.
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Wild About Saving—Youth Month 2015 Poster Art (spot art)
published: 01/07/2015


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Use this theme art to promote National Credit Union Youth Month 2015. The art is sized to print a high-resolution 8.5" x 11" poster. You can buy the larger preprinted 22" x 27.875" posters or preprinted 8.5" x 11" posters—call 888-238-1360, and request items YMS501 (large poster) and YMS502 (smaller posters). Use with corresponding articles yt-1407, yt-1408, yt-2056, yt-2294 and yt-2539, linking button art yt-2295 and yt-2966, high-res logo yt-2591, and coloring pages yt-3195 and yt-3196. The Youth Month graphics are trademarks owned by CUNA. They are available to download for reprinting in credit union newsletters and communication to members. These trademarks may not be reproduced on other promotional materials.
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Wild About Saving—Youth Month Coloring Page
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Monkey See, Monkey Do: Teach Them to be Wild About Saving (article)
published: 01/07/2015

 
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Use this article to promote the idea of saving at an early age. Promote National Credit Union Youth Month and the National Youth Saving Challenge during the month of April 2015. Once you've posted the article to your website, you can link to it from your Twitter and Facebook accounts. Copy and paste the website's article along with the following lead: "Do your kids have extra cash 'lion' around? Bring them into [CU] and get them Wild About Saving during Credit Union Youth Month!" [LINK TO ARTICLE], or use any of the fun messages we've provided at the end of this article. Remember, Twitter has a 140-character limit, so you may need to adjust the wording. Use with corresponding articles yt-1407, yt-1408, yt-2294 and yt-2539, poster art yt-1409, high-res logo yt-2571, linking button art yt-2295 and yt-2966, and coloring pages yt-3195 and yt-3196..
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Wild About Saving—Youth Month Coloring Page
Wild About Saving—Youth Month Coloring Page
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Sharpen Your Savings Skills (article)
published: 01/07/2015

 
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Use this article to offer kids of all ages tips on how to save money. Promote National Credit Union Youth Month and the National Youth Saving Challenge during the month of April. Use with corresponding articles yt-1407, yt-1408, yt-2056, and yt-2539, poster art yt-1409, linking button art yt-2295 and yt-2966, high-res logo yt-2571, and coloring pages yt-3195 and yt-3196.
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Wild About Saving—Youth Month Coloring Page
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Wild About Saving (linking button) (spot art)
published: 01/07/2015


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Promote National Credit Union Youth Month 2015 and the National Youth Saving Challenge during the month of April. Use this linking button on your home page. Add a line of copy to entice youth to visit a page describing your fun Youth Month and Saving Challenge activities. Use with corresponding articles yt-1407, yt-1408, yt-2056, yt-2294 and yt-2539, linking button (showing April as Youth Month) yt-2966, poster art yt-1409, high-res logo yt-2571, and coloring pages yt-3195 and yt-3196. The Youth Month graphics are trademarks owned by CUNA. They are available to download for reprinting in credit union newsletters and communication to members. These trademarks may not be reproduced on other promotional materials.
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Wild About Saving—Youth Month 2015 Poster Art
Wild About Saving—Youth Month Coloring Page
Wild About Saving—Youth Month Coloring Page
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Youth Get Wild About Saving in April (article)
published: 01/07/2015

 
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Use this article to promote National Credit Union Youth Month, April 2015. Once you've posted the article to your website, you can link to it from your Twitter and Facebook accounts. Copy and paste the website's article link along with the following lead: "Stop by during Youth Month, April 2015, to show the youth in your life how to get Wild About Saving! [LINK TO ARTICLE]" or use any of the fun messages we've provided at the end of this article. Remember, Twitter has a 140-character limit, so you may need to adjust the wording. Use with corresponding articles yt-1407, yt-1408, yt-2056, and yt-2294, linking button art yt-2295, poster art yt-1409, high-res logo yt-2571, and coloring pages yt-3195 and yt-3196.
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Wild About Saving (linking button)
Wild About Saving—Youth Month 2015 Poster Art
Wild About Saving—Youth Month Coloring Page
Wild About Saving—Youth Month Coloring Page
   
Credit Unions Celebrate Youth in April (logo) (spot art)
published: 01/07/2015


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Use this high-resolution art to promote Youth Month activities in April. Use with corresponding articles yt-1407, yt-1408, yt-2056, yt-2294, and yt-2539, poster art yt-1409, linking buttons yt-2295 and yt-2966, and coloring pages yt-3195 and yt-3196. The Youth Month graphics are trademarks owned by CUNA. They are available to download for reprinting in credit union newsletters and communication to members. These trademarks may not be reproduced on other promotional materials.
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Wild About Saving—Youth Month Coloring Page
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Wild About Saving (linking button showing April as Youth Month) (spot art)
published: 01/07/2015


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Promote National Credit Union Youth Month 2015 and the National Youth Saving Challenge during the month of April. Use this linking button (showing April as Youth Month) on your home page. Add a line of copy to entice youth to visit a page describing your fun Youth Month and Saving Challenge activities. Use with corresponding articles yt-1407, yt-1408, yt-2056, yt-2294 and yt-2539, poster art yt-1409, linking button without dates yt-2295, high-res logo yt-2571, and coloring pages yt-3195 and yt-3196. The Youth Month graphics are trademarks owned by CUNA. They are available to download for reprinting in credit union newsletters and communication to members. These trademarks may not be reproduced on other promotional materials.
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Wild About Saving—Youth Month Coloring Page
Wild About Saving—Youth Month Coloring Page
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Wild About Saving—Youth Month Coloring Page (activity)
published: 01/07/2015


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Promote National Credit Union Youth Month by providing kids with this themed coloring page. Use with corresponding Youth Month items yt-1407, yt-1408, yt-1409, yt-2056, yt-2294, yt-2295, yt-2539, yt-2571, yt-2966, and yt-3196.
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Wild About Saving (linking button)
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Wild About Saving—Youth Month Coloring Page
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Wild About Saving—Youth Month Coloring Page (activity)
published: 01/07/2015


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Promote National Credit Union Youth Month by providing kids with this themed coloring page. Use with corresponding Youth Month items yt-1407, yt-1408, yt-1409, yt-2056, yt-2294, yt-2295, yt-2539, yt-2571, yt-2966, and yt-3195.
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Wild About Saving (linking button)
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Freaky Phrases (activity)
published: 09/01/2014


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Use these activities to teach your preschool and elementary school members to recognize missing letters within Halloween-themed words.
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