CUSN Accepts ALS Ice Bucket Challenge!

Doug Burke, Rosemary Paddock and Dan Burk get drenched for a good cause.

We were challenged by Mutual 1st FCU in Omaha – and we in turn challenge Craig Beach and Laura Pizzarelli of CO-OP! We’ve also donated $100 to the ALS Association.

Message from the President

Message from the President/CEO, Doug Burke

By Doug Burke, President/CEO of CUSN

Approximately 18 months ago, CUSN made a strategic change to become more aggressive in our research and development endeavors. We wanted to continue seeking out new products, but more importantly, tailor and focus the efforts toward collaborative services. I’m proud of the hard work and effort our team has put into the initiatives which has been producing results over the last several months. So far this year CUSN has introduced the following Back Office Solutions:

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Poll: Are CU Regulations Getting out of Control?



Our Newest Product: SaveDaily – Investments for Everyday Members


It’s been a busy summer for CUSN! We’ve launched two new products in 60 days – SaveDaily and Insuritas, as part of our new product and service line, “Member Financial Solutions.”

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Changes to


We have a made a few changes to our website You will notice that three of the four light blue boxes are different – that’s because we have done some rearranging to our product lines. Please take a few minutes to explore …

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What’s New with Our CUs!


Lots of craziness this summer – always a good thing! We’ve had many credit unions open new branches, as well as a new addition to the shared branching network. Check out the list below to see what everyone has been up to.

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The Shared Branch Locator Guide has Changed


Remember when the shared branching locator guide changed last August of 2013? And we all had to update URLs on our “find a shared branch button”? Well, it changed again! Now you can have even more practice updating URLs, just in case you are rusty.

The new locator website is:

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Another New Product: Insuritas – Insurance for Your Members


In part of our new “Member Financial Services” product and service line, we’ve launched Insuritas, an innovative product that provides insurance for your members. What makes this product so desirable is that it not only adds convenience and value for your membership, just as shared branching does, but it provides fee generating income for your credit union. Take a look below to learn more:

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DP Update: Is Your Data Processor Ready to Go?


CO-OP Shared Branching Network Enhancements

To fully align CO-OP Shared Branching networks, the Extended ISO-8583 specification is now integrated into one uniform standard format to better enhance the experience provided to all guest members. The enhancements create a unique format for CO-OP Financial Service participants to ensure that cross-organizational products are available to all clients at a lower cost.

Effective September 8, 2014, all third party data processors with credit unions connected to CO-OP Shared Branching are expected to accept the first set of items in the extended ISO format (see below).

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Who Received PERFECT Mystery Shops?

Mystery shop

There were 22 perfect shops from April through July. Congratulations to the following branches:

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