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CUsource Bluepoint offers item process RDC solutions

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VISTA, Calif. (1/31/11)--CUsource, a Montana-based credit union service organization (CUSO), and Bluepoint Solutions, a provider of remote deposit capture (RDC), item processing and enterprise content management solutions, have partnered to provide check processing technology to credit unions. CUsource will centrally host Bluepoint’s end-to-end item processing suite, and branch and home capture solutions. Through the partnership, Bluepoint’s solutions--including item processing, branch capture and home capture--will initially be implemented in 65 branches across about 30 different credit unions. CUsource products and services’ line includes data processing, print mail, real estate, security, and draft services. The CUSO currently provides share draft services for 52 credit unions representing more than 400,000 members, and processes about 17 million items annually. Vista, Calif.-based Bluepoint, a 2010 CUNA Technology Council “Best of Show” winner, offers an end-to-end, image-based item capture and payment processing solution.

Balance Sheet Solutions webinars tackle investments

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WARRENVILLE, Ill. (1/31/11)--Balance Sheet Solutions has completed the first session of a three-part webinar on “Introduction to Marketable Securities,” with more than 120 participants enrolled. The free educational series offers a first look at securities investments available to federal and state-chartered credit unions. The sessions are broken down into three topics:
* Investing in Marketable Securities--Necessary First Steps; * Overview: Federal Agencies; and Overview: Mortgage Backed Securities (MBS); and * Collateralized Mortgage Obligations (CMOs).
The series explores the initial steps on getting started in investing and continues into more complex investment types. The next session, on Tuesday, will cover federal agency securities, including bullets and structured issues. The Feb. 8 webinar will give an overview of the MBS market, including CMOs. Balance Sheet Solutions is recording the sessions. For more information, contact Balance Sheet Solutions at 888-796-6389, ext. 2846, or email jan.stammer@balancesheetsolutions.org.