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Members United CUSO Activity levels up 400

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WARRENVILLE, Ill. (10/22/08)--Balance Sheet Solutions, the broker/dealer and investment advisory credit union service organization of Members United Corporate FCU, has seen an increase of more than 400% in marketable securities and a 1,200% increase in jumbo certificate transactions. The increase is through the third quarter of 2008, compared with the same period last year, the company announced Monday. Due to its greater market penetration, increased credit union liquidity during the first half of the year and recent market uncertainty during the third quarter, Balance Sheet Solutions executed almost $8 billion in investment transactions for credit unions. Balance Sheet Solutions provides credit unions with marketable securities, jumbo certificates and corporate credit union deposit investments. Members United, based in Warrenville, Ill., has $10.1 billion in assets.

AAA FCU to host car-buying seminar for women

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DALLAS (10/22/08)--American Airlines FCU, Dallas, will host a car-buying seminar Oct. 23 geared toward women. The 90-minute seminar is free and will be hosted by Barbara Terry, auto expert and off-road race car driver. Terry will cover how much car one can afford, how to research cars, and tips to ensure the purchasing decision is the best one possible. “Women make the final decision when purchasing the automobile, whether it is for their own use or their husband or family,” Terry said. “We’re going to equip attendees with the information to make a confident decision that gets them the vehicle they want at a price they can afford.” American Airlines FCU has $4.8 million in assets.