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2017 Press Releases and Media Coverage

  • CU Solutions Group launches LifeSteps™ Wallet (November 1, 2017)

    Livonia, MI (November 1, 2017) — Today, CU Solutions Group (CUSG) announced the official launch of LifeSteps Wallet, an innovative mobile application designed to keep credit unions top of wallet and top of mind with members.

  • CU Broadcast Interview: How LifeSteps Wallet Launch Plans to Change the Mobile Services Game for Credit Unions (November 1, 2017)

    (November 1, 2017) — CU Solutions Group President/CEO Dave Adams joined us on the show to display LifeSteps™ new mobile Wallet launch, complete with a "live" demo to see how exactly robust the "wrap-around" app is. Dave plans to change the mobile services game with this technology for credit unions nationwide.

  • CU Today.info Article: CU Solutions Group Launches LifeSteps Wallet (November 1, 2017)

    (November 1, 2017) — CU Solutions Group (CUSG) has launched LifeSteps Wallet, which it said is an innovative mobile application designed to keep credit unions top of wallet and top of mind with members.

  • Credit Union Times Article: CU Solutions Group launches "Wraparound" Mobile App (November 1, 2017)

    (November 1, 2017) — CU Solutions Group has launched a mobile product aimed at helping credit unions become more front-and-center for members making daily financial decisions.

  • CU Insight Article: CU Solutions Group launches LifeSteps Wallet (November 1, 2017)

    (November 1, 2017) — Today, CU Solutions Group (CUSG) announced the official launch of LifeSteps Wallet, an innovative mobile application designed to keep credit unions top of wallet and top of mind with members.

  • CU Solutions Group partners with Gas Station TV and 22 Credit Union Leagues to celebrate International Credit Union Day (October 2, 2017)

    Livonia, MI (October 2, 2017) — To celebrate International Credit Union Day, CU Solutions Group (CUSG) has partnered with Gas Station TV (GSTV) and 22 credit union leagues, to run special credit union advertising at gas pumps across 32 states.

  • CUES CU Magazine Interview: Timmy Bohlman Discusses Benefits of Shopping Through Mobile Technology (August 2, 2017)

    (August 01, 2017) — CU Solutions Group Senior Vice President and LifeStep Solutions President/COO Timmy Bohlman discusses the benefits of car buying through mobile technology, such as the LifeSteps™ Wallet app.

  • League InfoSight announces new CEO (July 19, 2017)

    Lansing, MI (July 19, 2017) — League InfoSight, a collaborative effort of 15 credit union leagues/associations and the Credit Union National Association (CUNA), today announced that its board of directors appointed Glory LeDu as CEO, effective July 13, 2017. LeDu will be responsible for continuing to deliver collaborative and effective regulatory compliance solutions to credit unions directly through league/association partners.

  • ACUC Interviews: David Dean on Expanding Mobile Banking... (July 1, 2017)

    (July 01, 2017) — LifeStep Solutions Chief Strategy Officer David Dean discusses how credit unions can expand their mobile banking services for life's big decisions.

  • CU Solutions Group unveils LifeSteps Wallet (June 19, 2017)

    Livonia, MI (June 19, 2017) — During the Michigan Credit Union League/CU Solutions Group Annual Convention and Exposition, CU Solutions Group President/CEO Dave Adams unveiled the forthcoming launch of LifeSteps Wallet, an innovative mobile application designed to keep credit unions top–of–wallet and top–of–mind.

  • Why Upcoming ADA Regulations Vital to Credit Union Websites... (June 1, 2017)

    (June 01, 2017) — CU Solutions Group Senior Vice President of Technology and Marketing Solutions Tim Bolhman emphasizes the importance of upcoming ADA regulations concerning credit union websites.

  • CU Solutions Group Launches ADA Compliance Preparation Service (May 18, 2017)

    Livonia, MI (May 18, 2017) — CU Solutions Group (CUSG) announced the availability of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) preparation auditing for credit union websites. ADA compliance regulations are due for full publication in 2018, but with accessibility-related lawsuits already occurring at an alarming rate, CU Solutions Group is committed to protecting proactive credit unions from potential threats.

  • Spireon and CU Solutions Group Partner to Reduce Loss Risk in the Vehicle Finance Industry (March 22, 2017)

    Irvine, CA (March 22, 2017) — Spireon Inc., a leader in telematics, risk management and location-based Business Intelligence solutions, and CU Solutions Group, a credit union service organization, today announced a partnership focused on mitigating auto lending risk for credit unions. CUSG will exclusively offer to its national network of credit union clients Spireon’s GoldStar Lender solution, which includes tools to help control the rise in delinquencies by staying connected to borrowers.

  • CU Solutions Group Invests in Autobooks (March 15, 2017)

    Detroit, MI (March 15, 2017) — Autobooks, a financial technology company that builds cash management tools to help small business owners…

  • GAC Interviews: Dave Adams Discusses CU Wallet Acquisition... (March 8, 2017)

    (March 08, 2017) — CU Solutions Group CEO Dave Adams discusses the recent acquisition of CU Wallet and it's re-branding as Lifestep Solutions. Dave explains the process and future steps.

  • CU Wallet Rebranded as LifeStep Solutions (February 27, 2017)

    Livonia, MI (February 27, 2017) — Today, CU Solutions Group® (CUSG) and CU Wallet, LLC announce that, through their partnership, a new company with an expanded vision has been formed - LifeStep Solutions™. A redesigned website, unveiling the new vision and strategic approach, has been launched: LifeStepSolutions.com

  • How Mobile Cash Access Helps Level the Fintech Playing Field for CUs... (February 8, 2017)

    (February 08, 2017) — Don’t you love it when your credit union is on the forefront of, well, anything? I know I do. And it just so happens my credit union, San Diego County Credit Union, may be the first credit union in the land to run a mobile cash access app for its members.

  • Grand Prize Winners Of The 2016 National Love My Credit Union Campaign Donates Cash Awards To Charities (January 16, 2017)

    Livonia, MI (January 16, 2017) — The ELGA Credit Union near Flint, Michigan, the Georgia Credit Union Affiliates and their selected charities* are the grand prize winners in the national 2016 Love My Credit Union® Campaign. From October 1 through December 16, 2016, more than 395,300 public votes were cast as part of the national contest, with 99 credit unions across 30 states participating in the campaign.

  • Sprint Offer Credit Union Members New Cash Reward Program (January 9, 2017)

    Livonia, MI & Overland Park, KS. (January 10, 2017) — Sprint (NYSE: S) and CU Solutions Group, which serves nearly 4,000 credit unions across the country, have broadened their relationship to offer credit union members great cash benefits with the Sprint Credit Union Member Cash Rewards Program.

2016 Press Releases and Media Coverage

  • CU Solutions Group Announces Acquisition of CU Wallet Driving Mobile Innovation for Credit Unions and Their Members (December 13, 2016)

    Livonia, MI (December 13, 2016) – Today CU Solutions Group® (CUSG) and CU Wallet announce a pending agreement whereby CU Solutions Group will become the majority owner of CU Wallet. The transaction proposed is an exchange of stock whereby Class A’ unit holders of CU Wallet will gain shares in CU Solutions Group for their 60% ‘Class A’ CU Wallet units.

  • November winners of the national Love My Credit Union Campaign announced; $20,000 donated to their favorite local charities (December 12, 2016)

    Livonia, MI (December 12, 2016) — Nearly 317,000 public votes have been cast nationwide from October 1 through November 30 in celebration of the country’s favorite credit unions, and the local charities they support, as part of the second annual Love My Credit Union® Campaign. The campaign is a video contest hosted by CU Solutions Group and the Credit Union National Association.

  • First four winners of the national Love My Credit Union Campaign announced; cash awards donated to their favorite local charities (November 15, 2016)

    Livonia, MI (November 14, 2016) — More than 137,000 public votes were cast nationwide in October in celebration of the country’s favorite credit unions, and the local charities they support, as part of the second annual Love My Credit Union® Campaign. The Love My Credit Union Campaign is a video contest hosted by CU Solutions Group and the Credit Union National Association.

  • Love My Credit Union® Campaign Pays It Forward (July 6, 2016)

    Livonia, MI – July 6, 2016 – CU Solutions Group®, a national credit union service organization, and the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) announce the launch of their second annual Love My Credit Union® Campaign. The campaign is a video submission contest that awards a total of $122,500 to charities nationwide, to be donated on behalf of the winners. The official contest will run from October 1 to December 16, 2016, and monthly winners will be determined by public votes.

  • Credit Union Member Wins $25,000 in TurboTax Sweepstakes (May 24, 2016)

    Livonia, MI (May 24, 2016) — Tax time – sometimes our best friend, sometimes our worst enemy, always highly anticipated. Each year, filers set out with the hope of receiving a sizeable refund. This year, thanks to CU Solutions Group® and TurboTax, one lucky credit union member in Pensacola, Florida received more than she ever expected.

  • CU Solutions Group Launches Referral Program with More Than $15,000 in Prizes (February 24, 2016)

    Livonia, MI (February 24, 2016) — CU Solutions Group today announced the launch of its new campaign, “$50/$50/$5K Credit Union Referral Campaign”, through their Love My Credit Union Rewards program. Love My Credit Union Rewards is an award-winning program that provides credit union members with valuable discounts on products they use every day from national partners, including Sprint. 

  • CU Solutions Group Thanks Credit Unions and Charities for Making an Impact by "Sharing the Love" (February 22, 2016)

    Livonia, MI (February 22, 2016) – The 1st Annual Share the Love Campaign wrapped up with a big celebration. The branch lobby of United Bay Community Credit Union in Bay City, MI was overflowing with credit union employees, members, volunteers and supporters who gathered to celebrate as United Bay Community Credit Union and CU Solutions Group presented the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Ann Arbor with a $15,000 grand prize donation.

  • CU Solutions Group Awards Share the Love’s December Winners (January 5, 2016)

    Livonia, MI (January 05, 2016) — CU Solutions Group has just awarded $30,000 to charities on behalf of Share the Love’s December winners – PLUS, $15,000 to the campaign’s grand prize winner. By December 24, 132 credit unions from 35 states had submitted videos to Share the Love and over 426,000 consumer votes had been cast.

2015 Press Releases and Media Coverage

  • November winners of the national Love My Credit Union Campaign announced; $20,000 donated to their favorite local charities (December 12, 2016)

    Livonia, MI (December 12, 2016) — Nearly 317,000 public votes have been cast nationwide from October 1 through November 30 in celebration of the country’s favorite credit unions, and the local charities they support, as part of the second annual Love My Credit Union® Campaign. The campaign is a video contest hosted by CU Solutions Group and the Credit Union National Association.

  • CU Solutions Group Congratulates Share the Love’s November Winners (December 8, 2015)

    Livonia, MI (December 08, 2015) — CU Solutions Group is about to award $30,000 to charities on behalf of Share the Love’s November winners. By the end of November, 115 credit unions from 32 states had submitted videos to Share the Love and over 263,000 consumer votes had been cast.

  • CU Solutions Group Announces 1st Annual 'Share the Love' Charity Winners (November 6, 2015)

    Livonia, MI (November 06, 2015) — Three charities are about to receive $10,000 donations, thanks to the 1st Annual Share the Love campaign. By the end of October, 100 credit unions submitted a video to Share the Love and 103,023 consumer votes had been cast. "Credit unions are all about giving back to their communities, and the tremendous response to this campaign is a reflection of that effort," says David Adams, CEO of CU Solutions Group.

  • CUNA and CU Solutions Group Enter Into Salary Data Exclusivity Agreement (October 28, 2015)

    Madison, WI (October 28, 2015) — Credit Union National Association and CU Solutions Group have announced a new exclusivity arrangement whereby CU Solutions Group's online salary administration system, Compease, and CUNA's online compensation analytics platform, Compensation Analytics, will be the only software applications in the industry that feature data from the 2015-2016 CUNA Staff Salary Report. Combined, these popular applications are used by nearly 800 credit unions.

  • CU Solutions Group Announces Joint Venture, Launches FocusIQ (October 8, 2015)

    Detroit, MI (October 08, 2015) — Today, Michigan-based CU Solutions Group launched the firm FocusIQ, a joint venture with full-service advertising and marketing agency Duffey Petrosky. CU Solutions Group will leverage the agency's industry-leading expertise to enhance the marketing solutions delivered to existing and prospective credit union clients.

  • Share the Love Campaign Gaining Momentum: Credit unions across the country join forces in "pay it forward" movement (October 5, 2015)

    Livonia, MI (October 05, 2015) — Voting is now open for the Share the Love campaign. From California to Maine and Michigan to Alabama, credit unions from every corner of the country are coming together for the greater good. It's all part of the first annual Share the Love campaign, which continues to gain momentum.

  • After Nearly Seven Years and One Million Vehicles Sold, GM's Credit Union Member Discount Sunsets (August 31, 2015)

    Livonia, MI (August 31, 2015) — Today, CU Solutions Group CEO David Adams announced that the exclusive GM Credit Union Member Discount program will be suspended on October 1, 2015.

  • Nationwide Credit Union Video Contest to Donate $100K to Charities (July 14, 2015)

    Livonia, MI (July 13, 2015) — Credit unions are all about giving back to their communities. Now they can prove it through a new video campaign that invites credit unions across the country to showcase their good works for a chance to earn tens of thousands of dollars for a chosen charity.

  • CU Solutions Group Brings Flexible Funding to Credit Unions with RapidAdvance (April 30, 2015)

    Livonia, MI (April 30, 2015) — CU Solutions Group announced today that it has partnered with Rapid Financial Services, LLC, d/b/a RapidAdvance, a leader in specialty business financing, to provide credit unions with flexible funding options for their small business members. This partnership enables credit unions to offer their members access to financing that isn't available via traditional lending products, or that fall outside the credit union's lending guidelines.