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CUBE TV Special Reports

This channel houses the various special reports produced by CUBE TV.

  • Live from the CUNA GAC: A daily wrap up of the happenings at the CUNA GAC in Washington D.C., including going inside the lobbying efforts of credit unions.
  • Breaking news: Short stories on breaking financial news and pending legislation that affects credit unions.

Money Smart Week: Gov. Snyder Reads to Kids

Money Smart Week: Gov. Snyder Reads to Kids MCUL & Affiliates teamed up with Gov. Rick Snyder and Money Smart Week to give kids a lesson in financial literacy.

 

Money Smart Week: Gov. Snyder Reads to Kids

Money Smart Week: Gov. Snyder Reads to Kids

MCUL & Affiliates teamed up with Gov. Rick Snyder and Money Smart Week to give kids a lesson in financial literacy.

MCUL CEO Dave Adams with Rep. Gary Peters

MCUL CEO Dave Adams with Rep. Gary Peters

 MCUL CEO Dave Adams introduces Rep. Gary Peters (D) at the 2014 CUNA GAC in Washington D.C.

MCUL CEO Dave Adams with Rep. Sander Levin

MCUL CEO Dave Adams with Rep. Sander Levin

MCUL CEO Dave Adams introduces Rep. Sander Levin (D) at the 2014 CUNA GAC in Washington D.C.

Career and Technical Training

Career and Technical Training

The Michigan Credit Union League has collaborated with Congressman Benishek and the State of Michigan Workforce Development Agency to develop materials to educate students on career and technical training that is available for high-demand Skilled Trade...

2014 Save to Win Event

2014 Save to Win Event

5 cities, 5 credit unions, 6 grand prize winners. The Save to Win (savetowin.org) Prize Squad recently crisscrossed the state, surprising six lucky prize-linked savings program participants with $10,000 checks.

2013 MCUL Grand Raffle Drawing & Leg. Update

2013 MCUL Grand Raffle Drawing & Leg. Update

The following is a rebroadcast of the 2013 MCUL Grand Raffle Drawing and Legislative Update live stream; the drawing was held at 9:00 a.m., November 18, 2013, at the Michigan Credit Union League & Affiliates' Lansing Office. This year's 2013 MCULLAF...

Children Miracle Network's CU4Kids Check Presentation

Children Miracle Network's CU4Kids Check Presentation

Michigan credit unions made a $100,000 donation to Children’s Miracle Network, celebrating the donation at Beaumont Children's Hospital. The money was raised through the silent and live auctions at MCUL & Affiliates’ Annual Convention...

MCUL and MBC Want Your Video Stories

MCUL and MBC Want Your Video Stories

CUBE TV’s Mona Shand shows how easy it is to create a short video showcasing your credit union’s community and economic impact. Submit your video today!

MI CUs Shine During Financial Literacy Month

MI CUs Shine During Financial Literacy Month

April is Financial Literacy Month, the perfect chance to take a closer look at what Michigan credit unions do all year round to help strengthen the financial skills of the entire state. Learn more about these unique programs including the 10th annual...

Community Promise FCU - Kalamazoo, MI

Community Promise FCU - Kalamazoo, MI

Getting a charter to open a new credit union proved to be more difficult than anyone involved in Community Promise FCU in Kalamazoo ever imagined. But getting that approval and opening the credit union makes the journey all the sweeter.

Save to Win's

Save to Win's "Week of Winning" Recap

10 cities. 10 credit unions. 10 grand prize winners. 10 $10,000 checks. The Save to Win Week of Winning was a celebration of this unique prize-linked savings program which is changing lives across the state. When you save with Save to Win, it’s...

LIVE from the '13 CUNA GAC: Day Four

LIVE from the '13 CUNA GAC: Day Four

On the final day of the 2013 CUNA GAC, much of the action shifted to Capitol Hill with the annual congressional breakfast and visits to the offices of every Michigan lawmaker. And there was also time to honor Michigan's 6 award-winning credit unions for...

LIVE from the '13 CUNA GAC: Day Three

LIVE from the '13 CUNA GAC: Day Three

As credit union leaders attending the CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference prepare to descend upon Capitol Hill for visits with lawmakers, they first received an inside-the-beltway pep talk from several Washington insiders.

LIVE from the '13 CUNA GAC: Day Two

LIVE from the '13 CUNA GAC: Day Two

Credit union leaders had a packed day of learning and networking at the CUNA GAC, hearing updates from CUNA and the NCUA on the industry's top priorities. Attendees were also treated to two keynote addresses from financial journalist Jean Chatzky and...

LIVE from the '13 CUNA GAC: Day One

LIVE from the '13 CUNA GAC: Day One

This week, CUBE TV will once again bring you daily video coverage of the CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference in Washington, DC. For the latest updates be sure to "like" MCUL & Affiliates on Facebook at www.facebook.com/MICreditUnions and...

Save to Win Week of Winning - Friday

Save to Win Week of Winning - Friday

 10 cities, 10 credit unions, 10 grand prize winners. Follow the Save to Win Prize Squad as they crisscross the state, surprising lucky participants in the prize-linked savings program with $10,000 checks. 

Save to Win Week of Winning - Wednesday

Save to Win Week of Winning - Wednesday

10 cities, 10 credit unions, 10 grand prize winners. Follow the Save to Win Prize Squad as they crisscross the state, surprising lucky participants in the prize-linked savings program with $10,000 checks.

Save to Win Week of Winning - Tuesday

Save to Win Week of Winning - Tuesday

10 cities, 10 credit unions, 10 grand prize winners. Follow the Save to Win Prize Squad as they crisscross the state, surprising lucky participants in the prize-linked savings program with $10,000 checks.

Save to Win Week of Winning - Thursday

Save to Win Week of Winning - Thursday

 10 cities, 10 credit unions, 10 grand prize winners. Follow the Save to Win Prize Squad as they crisscross the state, surprising lucky participants in the prize-linked savings program with $10,000 checks. 

Save to Win's

Save to Win's "Week of Winning"

10 cities, 10 credit unions, 10 grand prize winners. Follow the Save to Win Prize Squad as they crisscross the state, surprising lucky participants in the prize-linked savings program with $10,000 checks. 

2012 MCULLAF Grand Raffle Event

2012 MCULLAF Grand Raffle Event

The 2012 Grand Raffle campaign to benefit the MCUL Federal PAC, MCULLAF, sold over 40,000 tickets, raising over $200,000 through 144 participating credit unions -- a new record for the campaign! This year's winning ticket (No. 44273) was sold by Lake...

Kaidyn's Story: How Michigan CUs are Helping CMNH

Kaidyn's Story: How Michigan CUs are Helping CMNH

Miracle child Kaidyn Lewis was on hand as representatives from the Michigan credit union family presented a donation for nearly $126,000 to Children's Miracle Network.

Do-$ave Grand Opening

Do-$ave Grand Opening

When a Michigan credit union and a nonprofit teamed up, the result was a one-of-a-kind partnership that is helping to transform lives and expand opportunity for adults with disabilities. See how Financial Edge Community Credit Union came together with...

CU@Soup: A Recipe for Small Business Support

CU@Soup: A Recipe for Small Business Support

What do you get when you mix generous helpings of support from credit unions and the Michigan Credit Union Foundation, a group of budding entrepreneurs, and a delicious dinner? The result is CU@Soup, an event hosted by Christian Financial Credit Union...

Detroit Kidney Walk

Detroit Kidney Walk

The 2012 Kidney Walk at the Detroit Zoo brought the Southeast Michigan credit union community together in a tremendous show of strength and generosity. MCUL & Affiliates CEO Dave Adams was proud to serve as honorary chair for the second straight year...

CUNA Action Alert: Member Business Lending

CUNA Action Alert: Member Business Lending

CUNA President & CEO Bill Cheney urges all credit unions, and their members with small businesses, to contact their senators NOW during the Senate’s “spring break” in support of the credit union small business jobs bill, S.2231....

Live from the '12 CUNA GAC: Day Four

Live from the '12 CUNA GAC: Day Four

Much of the day was devoted to advocating for credit union issues on Capitol Hill. One lawmaker visit yielded big news, as credit unions gain another Michigan cosponsor of the MBL legislation. And it was also a big night for Michigan, as three credit...

Live from the '12 CUNA GAC: Day Three

Live from the '12 CUNA GAC: Day Three

Credit union leaders have been listening and learning, and now it's time for them to begin talking as the focus shifts to Capitol Hill. CUBE TV was with the Michigan CU delegation as they began their lawmaker visits, and also spoke with NCUA board member...

Live from the '12 CUNA GAC: Day Two

Live from the '12 CUNA GAC: Day Two

"Credit unions are on the rise." That was the message and the challenge CUNA President/CEO Bill Cheney delivered to the more than 4,000 CU leaders who attended Monday's opening session of the 2012 CUNA GAC. Attendees also heard from acclaimed...

Live from the '12 CUNA GAC: Day One

Live from the '12 CUNA GAC: Day One

CUBE TV is once again in Washington, D.C. to bring you an inside look at the 2012 CUNA GAC, where more than 4000 credit union leaders from around the country have gathered for the industry's premier event, and to have their voices heard on Capitol Hill....

Financial Literacy Legislative Challenge

Financial Literacy Legislative Challenge

Financial Literacy Month is right around the corner, and there are many ways for credit unions to showcase the work that they do in April.In this special report, CUBE TV's Mona Shand highlights the Financial Literacy Legislative Challenge and explains...

2012 Save to Win Event

2012 Save to Win Event

Lee Preston has participated in Save to Win at Astera Credit Union for the past three years, and now he’s got 100,000 reasons to be thankful he did. Preston was just revealed to be the 2011 $100,000 Save to Win Grand Prize winner with a special...

2011 MCULLAF Grand Raffle Event

2011 MCULLAF Grand Raffle Event

The 2011 Grand Raffle was one for the record books, raising an unprecedented $168,990 for the MCULLAF federal PAC fund. Another first: this year’s grand prize winner, Gail Fillman, is a member of U.P. State Credit Union, while the winning ticket...

Raising the Member Business Lending Cap

Raising the Member Business Lending Cap

Business lending experts discuss the role of CUs fulfilling the credit needs of their small business members. Leaders from the Michigan district office of the Small Business Administration, the Small Business Technology and Development Centers, and several...

2011 Save to Win Event

2011 Save to Win Event

Live from the '11 CUNA GAC: Day Four

Live from the '11 CUNA GAC: Day Four

Day 4: Michigan's CU leaders spent the day on Capitol Hill talking to lawmakers about topics of interest and concern to the movement; one Michigan CU wins a prestigious national award; and MCUL & Affiliates CEO David Adams recaps what he calls a...

Live from the '11 CUNA GAC: Day Three

Live from the '11 CUNA GAC: Day Three

Day 3 - Credit union leaders begin their visits to Capitol Hill to "change the conversation" in Washington. CUBE TV talks with CUNA President/CEO Bill Cheney about his goals for the week, and commentators Mary Matalin and Arianna Huffington...

Live from the '11 CUNA GAC: Day Two

Live from the '11 CUNA GAC: Day Two

Day Two - Live from the 2011 CUNA GAC. Thousands of CU leaders hear how they need to "change the conversation" in Washington and how "tough love" by the federal regulator saved many credit unions over the past two years. They were...

Live from the '11 CUNA GAC: Day One

Live from the '11 CUNA GAC: Day One

Day One - Live from the 2011 CUNA GAC. Watch CUBE TV for four days of inside coverage from Washington, DC, where 4,500 credit people from all over the country, including a delegation from Michigan, have converged to make their voices heard on Capitol...

Short Term, Small Amount Loan Program

Short Term, Small Amount Loan Program

Stacy Dugan, CRI Coordinator at MCUL, outlines short term, small amount loans as an alternative to payday lending for credit union members in this CUBE TV video. Short term, small amount loans are part of the MCUL's Community Reinvestment Initiative which...

MCUL Consumer Study

MCUL Consumer Study

The MCUL's Economics and Research group produced the 2010 Consumer Study focusing on consumers' trust in credit unions, the opportunities in the youth market, and the benefits of credit union involvement in financial education.

2010 MCULLAF Grand Raffle Event

2010 MCULLAF Grand Raffle Event

Belle River Community Credit Union sold the winning ticket in the 2010 MCULLAF Grand Raffle. The winner, member Mary Boadway, and CEO Vicki McIntosh were thrilled to have the ticket chosen from their small credit union in Richmond,MI. The raffle raised...

Career Transition Program

Career Transition Program

The Career Transition Program (CTP) was developed by the Michigan Credit Union industry, in partnership with the Michigan Department of Labor & Economic Growth, to help credit union members obtain advanced training for a new vocation, trade or occupation....

JFI/VITA and Tax Time Savings

JFI/VITA and Tax Time Savings

As part of the MCUL's Community Reinvestment Initiative, Just file it! (JFI) is offered free to Michigan credit unions. Just file it! and Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) programs allow credit unions to assist their members and communities with...

Making the CU Difference

Making the CU Difference

"Making the CU Difference" is a new video from MCUL that contains highlights of recent PR and media relations successes promoting the CU Difference and all the positive local and national news coverage about the movement and Michigan credit...

Career Transition Program Webinar

Career Transition Program Webinar

The Career Transition Loan Program (CTP) is a program developed to assist individuals transitioning from one career to another or who have been displaced from their current job. This video explains the program's features and how credit unions can begin...

Money Smart Week Kick-Off

Money Smart Week Kick-Off

April 17-24 was Money Smart Week in Michigan, as credit unions and other financial institutions statewide joined the Detroit Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago in promoting financial education. The kick-off event featured presentations by MCUL...

Michigan Small Business Financing Alliance

Michigan Small Business Financing Alliance

MCUL President and CEO David Adams and Bill Beardsley, President of MI Business Connection explain the background and importance of the Michigan Small Business Financing Alliance. Also highlighted is the importance of standards and guidelines development,...

Money Smart Week Promo

Money Smart Week Promo

Money Smart Week Michigan is one of several financial education events during April, National Financial Literacy Month. Credit unions are a big part of this week-long blitz to increase awareness of the need for personal financial literacy. Participating...

Live from the '10 CUNA GAC: Day Five

Live from the '10 CUNA GAC: Day Five

In our final Live From the CUNA GAC for 2010, we spoke with NCUA Chairman Debbie Matz about the critical elements of credit union growth over the next few years. David Adams also offered his thoughts on the successes of advocacy efforts from the week...

Live from the '10 CUNA GAC: Day Four

Live from the '10 CUNA GAC: Day Four

Much of Wednesday at the GAC was spent advocating for credit union legislation at the capitol. Michigan credit union leaders attended a legislative breakfast and hill visits to share their views on the most critical industry issues. Day four's video...

Live from the '10 CUNA GAC: Day Three

Live from the '10 CUNA GAC: Day Three

A packed Tuesday at the Washington Convention Center showcased credit union-friendly lawmakers such as Paul Kanjorski (D-PA) and Ed Royce (R-CA), as well as NCUA board member Gigi Hyland and former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan. It also kicked...

Live from the '10 CUNA GAC: Day Two

Live from the '10 CUNA GAC: Day Two

The first full day of the CUNA GAC was filled with excitement as credit union leaders learned more about the issues facing them in Washington D.C. CNN Political analyst David Gergen, NCUA Chairman Debbie Matz, and CUNA President/CEO Dan Mica also addressed...

Live from the '10 CUNA GAC: Day One

Live from the '10 CUNA GAC: Day One

Michigan credit union leaders arrived in D.C. on Saturday and Sunday, preparing for the week's events, which culminate in Wednesday's Hill visits. The MCUL will host a hospitality suite each night of the event, giving Michigan credit unions a...

MI Small Business Financing Alliance

MI Small Business Financing Alliance

Gov. Granholm's recent State of the State address included an historic moment for Michigan credit unions as she unveiled her plan for a New Michigan, powered by an innovative lending partnership with state CUs. Granholm elaborated on the new Michigan...

Save to Win Event

Save to Win Event

Good Fruit Video created this clip for NuUnion Credit Union that follows "Save to Win" grand prize winner, 86 year-old Billie Smith, as she learns what she has won and receives the $100,000 check at a Feb. 4 event. The video features NuUnion...

A Special Message for CU Annual Meetings

A Special Message for CU Annual Meetings

MCUL President/CEO David Adams's special message to credit unions highlights the strength and growth of MCUL members during 2009. While other financial institutions cut back lending, Michigan's CUs stepped up and grew lending. Despite losses from...

2009 MCULLAF Grand Raffle Event

2009 MCULLAF Grand Raffle Event

The 2009 MCULAF/MCULLAF Grand Raffle Drawing was held at the MCUL Lansing Headquarters November 3. The winning credit union was announced by MCULAF/MCULLAF Chairman Howard Spencer. The name will be released once they are notified.

International Credit Union Day Ideas

International Credit Union Day Ideas

The International Credit Union Day team has a number of ideas on ways to market to credit union members. Here's one idea for a giveaway for any celebration credit unions might have.

CU Lending Solutions Overview

CU Lending Solutions Overview

Flo Cobb, VP of CU Lending Solutions, describes the work of the CU Lending Solutions team and its superior service in working with more than 100 credit unions. The company strives to increase card usage for its customers' members and improve profitability.

Keeping a Credit Union at Exchange City

Keeping a Credit Union at Exchange City

At Exchange City in Taylor, Michigan, students get hands-on business and financial experience as they govern, manage and operate their own city for a day. Help sponsor the "Exchange City Credit Union" to reach Michigan students, parents and...

75th/100th Anniversary Video

75th/100th Anniversary Video

Many credit unions turn 75 this year while the credit union movement turns 100. This video was produced to show the history of credit unions in America. Feel free to embed this video on your Web site or download and show in your lobby or to your board...

Corporate Stabilization Fund

Corporate Stabilization Fund

MCUL CEO Dave Adams shares a message regarding the important NCUSIF Stabilization provisions in S. 896. CUNA VP of Legislative Affairs Ryan Donovan and Chief Economist Bill Hampel join the broadcast to answer important questions about how this legislation...

NCUA ad featuring Jane Bryant Quinn

NCUA ad featuring Jane Bryant Quinn

NCUA recently released this 30 sec. advertisement featuring renowned financial columnist Jane Bryant Quinn. The ad underscores the importance of NCUA deposit insurance and reminds credit union members that their savings is insured up to $250,000

Invest in America Chrysler Commercial

Invest in America Chrysler Commercial

This commercial touts the benefits of the Chrysler Credit Union Member Cash program. You can find more information at www.lovemycreditunion.org.

Invest in America GM Commercial

Invest in America GM Commercial

This commercial touts the benefits of the GM Supplier Pricing discount. You can find more information at www.lovemycreditunion.org.

Live from the CUNA GAC - Day Five 2009

Live from the CUNA GAC - Day Five 2009

The MCUL is covering the CUNA GAC with first-hand reports from Washington D.C. Day five is a special bonus "Live from the CUNA GAC." Congressman Dave Camp spoke at the closing session. MCUL President and CEO David Adams introduced him to...

Live from the CUNA GAC - Day Four 2009

Live from the CUNA GAC - Day Four 2009

The MCUL is covering the CUNA GAC with first-hand reports from Washington D.C. Day four is exclusively the Michigan delegation's day on the Hill. Northland Area FCU's CEO Pete Dzuris talks about meeting with Rep. Dave Camp. First Community...

Live from the CUNA GAC - Day Three 2009

Live from the CUNA GAC - Day Three 2009

The MCUL is covering the CUNA GAC with first-hand reports from Washington D.C. Day three looks at the NCUA's efforts to inform credit unions about the Corporate Stabilization Plan with Gigi Hyland talking about the difficult decision. Community...

Live from CUNA GAC - Day Two 2009

Live from CUNA GAC - Day Two 2009

The MCUL is covering the CUNA GAC with first-hand reports from Washington D.C. Day two focuses on the special corporate stabilization session, an attendee on a CURE scholarship, the Invest in America booth and the Children's Miracle Network and what...

Live from CUNA GAC - Day One 2009

Live from CUNA GAC - Day One 2009

The MCUL is covering the CUNA GAC with first-hand reports from Washington D.C. The first report focuses on the set up for the GAC at the Washington Convention Center, the Michigan Delegation arriving and a the importance of attending this year.

Filene Research Institute Testifies

Filene Research Institute Testifies

The Michigan Credit Union Foundation commissioned the Filene Research Institute for a study on foreclosure. Members of Filene testified before the Senate Banking and Financial Institutions committee Feb. 10. This report summarizes the testimony and...

2009 CUNA GAC

2009 CUNA GAC

The 2009 CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference is your time to step up, tell your story, and make a difference. This event also gives you the opportunity to hear from influential Washington policy makers and network with peers.

Live from CUNA GAC- Day 2 at the Hill

Live from CUNA GAC- Day 2 at the Hill

The Michigan delegation spent a second day at the Hill. Eleven visits were on the schedule. The MCUL hosted a legislative breakfast and handed out two awards including Legislator of the year. You will see and hear from this year's winner.GAC ScheduleCUNA...

Live from CUNA GAC - Inside the Hill Visits

Live from CUNA GAC - Inside the Hill Visits

Get a fascinating look inside a credit union Hill visit. Michigan credit unions visited six Michigan lawmakers. We show you three of those visits. Plus, colors were presented Tuesday at the CUNA GAC. See Michigan's flag as it entered the general session.GAC...

Live from CUNA GAC - Preparing for the Hill

Live from CUNA GAC - Preparing for the Hill

A Michigan CEO talks about his week and how he swaps ideas with his peers. A CUNA Senior Vice President sets the stage for the Hill visits and we go inside the exhibition hall and check in with an exhibitor.Exhibition HallGAC ScheduleCUNA News NowCUNA...

Live from CUNA GAC - Setting the GAC Stage

Live from CUNA GAC - Setting the GAC Stage

The MCUL President and CEO Dave Adams welcomes the Michigan delegation with a reception. Two Michigan CEOs talk about the message they have brought to Washington D.C. and CUNA President Dan Mica says the Washington Convention Center has the area buzzing.GAC...

Live from CUNA GAC on the way

Live from CUNA GAC on the way

Live from CUNA GAC is coming Monday March 3rd. Mike Bridges, MCUL Director of Public Affairs, will recap the day’s activities and talk with local and national lawmakers. This will be an exciting and fun look at the CUNA GAC from angles you haven’t...

Take a tour with Dan Mica

Take a tour with Dan Mica

Take a tour of Washington D.C. with Dan Mica, as the CUNA CEO shows the sites and sounds of the nation's Capitol, location of the 2008 CUNA GAC.GAC ScheduleCUNA News NowCUNA Home Page