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Feldhake Receives CUCME Designation

Karli Feldhake, Marketing Director

Photo: Karli Feldhake, Marketing Director

CARBONDALE, IL (June 24, 2016) – SIU Credit Union is very pleased to announce that Karli Feldhake has recently earned the Credit Union Certified Marketing Executive (CUCME) designation.  This designation is earned by attending three years of Credit Union National Association (CUNA) Marketing Management School curriculum, and successfully passing an exam at the end of each year.

This certification demonstrates skills in a wide variety of proven core competencies, including: strategic marketing, public relations, retail marketing, advertising management, product and services roll-out, market research, persuasive communication, problem solving and leadership skills.

Feldhake has been with SIU Credit Union since 2011 and serves as the company’s Marketing Director.  She graduated from Teutopolis High School in 1996 and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Management and Marketing from Southern Illinois University – Carbondale in 2000.

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Have summer travel plans?

If you are planning to travel out of the  area, especially outside the United States, please contact our card services department to let them know before you leave.

They just need to know your travel dates and which SIU Credit Union card(s) you will be using. This helps to protect your account from fraud and theft. And you can avoid unnecessary account disruptions triggered by unusual transactions.

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Here’s a fun color by numbers activity for you from your CU! 🙂 To download the page, click on the file type you’d like below.

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When You Need an ATM, a Bigger Network is Better

Convenience

When you need convenient ATM access without paying a surcharge, a bigger network is better.  SIU Credit Union is pleased to belong to the CO-OP ATM network, the largest credit union-owned ATM network in the United States. The CO-OP ATM network operates nearly 30,000 surcharge-free ATMs across the country for the benefit of credit union members.  How convenient is that?

Anyone who’s had to wander from place to place searching for an in-network ATM knows the value of more locations. CO-OP ATM network locations are found in credit union branches, supermarkets and 7-Eleven® stores, as well as a multitude of freestanding locations.  Simply put, they’re everywhere. And they are always surcharge-free for SIU Credit Union members.

Choice

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Visa Sweep and Paying Your Credit Card

I’ll be honest – when I am dealing with my finances, I want to do it the simplest way possible. [Read: I am lazy.] So, when I got my credit card from SIU Credit Union, I had already knew there was an easy way to make a payment – and to see what I had on it.

I don’t wait for statements, I am too much of a spaz for that. I never miss a payment because I am a spaz. And, I usually pay 2-3 weeks early.

Since I am a member and have all my accounts here, paying my credit card is super easy and convenient. And, I have NEVER logged into EZPay through Visa®. EVER. (I probably should someday, but that’s another matter.)

If you don’t read anything else, READ THIS!

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