Marketing Director


Jane is Ideal Credit Union’s Marketing Director and been with the Credit Union since 2010.  She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing/Communications from University Of Minnesota-Duluth and has been in the Financial Industry for over 27 years.  She is very passionate about branding, advertising and marketing.  She loves leveraging data and analytics to drive decisions and measure performance.  Jane also loves spending time with her husband, two adult kids, plus two shih-tzu dogs.

10 Hacks You Need To Know Before Hitting The Mall

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Is there a way to spend less at the mall this holiday season and make the entire experience more pleasant? Yes, and here are 10 incredible mall shopping hacks to make your trip a little easier on you and your budget!

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Don’t Be A Victim Of A Social Security Scam

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The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is warning of a surge in Social Security scams heartlessly targeting the elderly who depend on Social Security benefits for basic living needs. The scammers also know that the elderly can be overly trusting, making them easy victims. And, unfortunately, these scams are too often successful. Here’s how these scams work:

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7 Halloween Hacks You Don't Want to Miss

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Halloween is coming - and so are the scary costs of joining the fun! Yes, all that spookiness comes with a frightening price tag: The average American will spend $169 on Halloween costs this year. Ready to save big? Read on for 7 awesome Halloween hacks.

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4 Ways To Bring Your Dream Kitchen To Life

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A kitchen remodel or makeover not only adds value to your home, it will almost feel like you’ve got a new home. Here are 4 ways to bring your dream kitchen to life.

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Combating The Financial Mistakes Of Our 20s And 30s

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Early in their careers, people tend to focus on the here and now while ignoring the future. As you climb the ladder of success, you might think raises and promotions will never end and that you have forever to plan for the future. Surprisingly, though, the future comes faster than you can imagine. Here are the six most common and avoidable mistakes younger people make.
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Keep Your Wallet Insulated From Winter Heating Costs!

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Q: Winter’s here! Every time the furnace kicks on, I feel like it’s burning money! How can I keep my house cozy and my heating costs low?

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Mother’s Day – Should we take Mom out to eat, OR make a meal at home?

Mother’s Day!  What does it mean for all Mothers and how do they want to celebrate the day?   

Do some want to spend time with their kids with a meal at home?  Or do they prefer going out to eat? Do some Mother’s want to be surprised with breakfast in bed? 

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Minnesota Weather – 70 degrees one day, then 39 degrees, just days later!

We truly do experience all types of weather in Minnesota, especially in the Twin Cities area.  We’ve had record highs, close to 70 degrees, then 39 degrees for highs, just days later. 

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2018 - 19 Holiday Hours

Christmas Eve (2018)
Monday, December 24th
All locations open until 1:00 p.m.
Lobby - 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Drive-thru - 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.


Christmas Day (2018)
Tuesday, December 25th
All locations closed.


New Year's Eve (2018)
Monday, December 31
All locations open regular business hours
Lobby - 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Drive-thru - 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.


New Years Day (2019)
Tuesday, January 1st
All locations closed



Martin Luther King Jr Day
Monday, January 21st
All locations closed.


Presidents' Day
Monday, February 18th
All locations closed.


Good Friday
Friday, April 19th
All locations open regular business hours
Lobby - 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Drive-thru - 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.


Memorial Day
Monday, May 27th
All locations closed.


Independence Day
Thursday, July 4th
All locations closed.


Labor Day
Monday, September 2nd
All locations closed.


Columbus Day
Monday, October 14th
All locations closed.


Veterans Day
Monday, November 11th
All locations closed


Thanksgiving Day
Thursday, November 28th
All locations closed.


Day after Thanksgiving
All locations are open regular business hours
Lobby - 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Drive-thru - 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.