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Ideal CU Community Foundation Marks 10th Anniversary of Giving Back

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(Woodbury, MN – April 22, 2015) The Ideal CU Community Foundation marks an important milestone in this year – its 10th anniversary of giving back to local communities. Established in 2005 as the official philanthropic arm of Ideal Credit Union (formerly Postal Credit Union), the Ideal Community Foundation is a nonprofit 501 (c) (3) dedicated to strengthening the quality of life in the greater Twin Cities metro area. Read More

Ideal CU to Highlight ‘Get Wiify’ During National Youth Savings Challenge

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(Woodbury, MN – March 31, 2015) Ideal Credit Union will highlight its popular “Get Wiify” campaign with an emphasis on youth and financial literacy during the National Youth Savings Challenge in April. Members under age 18 are encouraged to visit an Ideal CU branch to open an account or make a deposit. One lucky saver may be chosen at random to receive $100 at the end of the challenge. Read More

Ideal Credit Union Offering Convenience of Mobile Check Deposit & Apple Pay

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(Woodbury, MN – March 20, 2015) – Ideal Credit Union has added the convenience of Mobile Check Deposit for both personal and business accounts to its Mobile Banking app. Mobile Check Deposit enables members to deposit checks safely and securely with their mobile device – no mail-in or branch visit required. Read More

Ideal Credit Union Launches ‘Get Wiify’ Campaign

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(Woodbury, MN – February 23, 2015) – Ideal Credit Union has launched “Get Wiify “ - an acronym for “What’s in it for You” - to further distinguish itself as the ideal choice for financial services... Read More

Ideal Credit Union Returns 14% of its 2014 Earnings to Members It’s the third consecutive year for generous payout to VIPs


(Woodbury, MN – January 26, 2015) – Ideal Credit Union has returned 14% of its 2014 earnings to members through their exclusive VIP Program, marking the third consecutive year for the generous payout to VIPs... Read More

Ideal Credit Union Selects Winners in $1,000 Debit Giveaway


(Woodbury, MN – January 15, 2015) – Ideal Credit Union made the holidays brighter for four lucky members in December, who were selected at random to win $1,000 in the annual Debit Card Giveaway... Read More

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Ideal CU Director of Mortgage Sales Named Super Mortgage Professional for 2014

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(Woodbury, MN – November 24, 2014) Faith Tholkes, Director of Mortgage Sales at Ideal Credit Union, was recently named a Super Mortgage Professional for 2014 by Mpls.St.Paul Magazine and Twin Cities Business. Tholkes was nominated for the award by clients who view her as a mortgage professional who demonstrates exceptional ability and service... Read More

Ideal Credit Union Collects 224 Coats for Kids, Donates $2,500 for 156 more

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(Woodbury, MN – November 14, 2014) Ideal Credit Union members, staff and the community once again helped to fill collection barrels to ensure kids in the Twin Cities metro area receive new or gently used coats this winter. A total of 224 coats and 123 winter accessories were collected at Ideal Credit Union branch locations throughout the year... Read More

Ideal Credit Union Converting Debit Card Portfolio to MasterCard®

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(Woodbury, MN – October 20, 2014) – Ideal Credit Union is converting its entire debit card portfolio to MasterCard® in October. More than 22,000 consumer, business and Health Savings Account cardholders will receive new cards during the conversion process... Read More

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Ideal CU Community Foundation Fifth Annual Golf Tournament Sets New Record for Funds Raised

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(Woodbury, MN – September 26, 2014) A new venue, sunny skies and a strong showing of support enabled the Ideal CU Community Foundation to raise a record $16,800 at its fifth annual golf tournament on September 8, 2014, which was $3,000 more than the previous year... Read More

Ideal Credit Union Week-Long Community Appreciation Event Attracts Large Crowd

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(Woodbury, MN – August 20, 2014) – Ideal Credit Union wanted to celebrate its 88th anniversary and successful name change in a big way. So they invited members and the community to a week-long event, five branches in five days, to enjoy a hot dog, receive a free gift and a free sample $1.00 bill from the vault, which would be the ticket to winning $1,000 in one of the credit union’s daily drawings... Read More