Tech CU is among the first credit unions

Tech CU is among the first credit unions to partnerwith the online network where it will offer its Business Services Suite,a comprehensive package of financial services that assists small businessowners in the financial management of their companies."Many startups and small business owners are feeling the pressure of thiseconomy and are looking for resources that will help them continue to growdespite the down market," said Sarah Samuel, AVP of Small BusinessServices for Tech CU. "One of the biggest needs they have is getting helpin the financial management of their business, and Tech CU has developeda robust group of services just for that. In fact, our Business ServicesSuite is one of the most comprehensive available today."Tech CU's full array of business services includes: checking and savingsaccounts with free overdraft protection, business loans (including auto,investment property and apartment loans), business lines of credit andbusiness credit cards, small business payroll services, merchantprocessing, data storage and digital bookkeeping, small business planningand preparation, Health Savings Accounts (HSA), tax preparation servicesand more.Tech CU has served the Silicon Valley market and its many successfultechnology and startup companies since its founding in 1960 by a group ofemployees at Fairchild Camera and Instrument Semiconductor in MountainView. Today, the credit union's membership is open to the six counties ofthe Bay Area and Tech CU is recognized as one of the best managed andstrongest financial institutions in the country, as indicated by its5-star rating from Bauer Financial, the nation's largest independentrating service for banks and credit unions.Businessownerspace was launched as a collaborative partnership amongmore than two dozen public, private, and non-profit agencies, businessesin Silicon Valley and the City of San Jose with the goal of helping newand small business owners and entrepreneurs achieve success. The onlinenetwork pulls together its partners' expertise to help entrepreneurs andsmall business owners to:Assess whether they are ready to start a businessIdentify and follow the appropriate steps to launching and growingtheir businessConnect with local business services that can support them throughthis processStay abreast of news they can use to better ensure their chances ofsuccessParticipate in small business events such as mixers, workshops, andseminars offered by BOS and its partnersFor more information on Tech CU's Business Services or to find outmore about BOS, go to TECHNOLOGY CREDIT UNIONTechnology Credit Union is a full-service, financial institution servingindividuals who work, live, go to school or regularly worship in SantaClara, Alameda, Contra Costa, Santa Cruz, San Mateo and San Franciscocounties.

Tech CU was started in 1960 and is now among the top 1 percentof the nation's largest credit unions. It is recognized as one of the bestmanaged and strongest financial institutions in the country, as indicatedby Tech CU's 5-star rating from Bauer Financial, the nation's largestindependent rating service for banks and credit unions. With more than78,000 members, over $1 billion in assets and 10 full-service branchesaround the Bay Area, Tech CU is a leader in the credit union industry. Formore information, visit Information:Tawnya LancasterPublic RelationsPhone: Karen RudeTechnology Credit UnionPhone: Copyright 2009, Market Wire, All rights reserved.-0-.

Hey Folks, It's Avry again and I'm back with another blog. I'm here in Toronto in a clothing show room with a laptop on my lap so I figured why not do a Christmas gift blog for athletesFor Houston Rockets player Carl Landry:His two front teeth or Dentures-As most of us know, Landry got actually 3 teeth knocked out by Dalls Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki, the player with the sharpest elbows in the NBA since Shawn Bradley. I have to give credit to Carl, he shrugged off getting his chiclets knocked out (and were in the elbow of Dirk) as if he only got a slight slap to the mouth.For Tiger WoodsA driver's skill test-Because even a 3 legged hippo can drive a car better than Tiger.(What you thought I was going to say Tiger should get some condoms from Santa I'm not that messed up get your mind out of the gutter I would never make those kind of jokes about Tiger..actually I would and there are some great Tiger jokes at the end of the blog).For the Toronto Maple LeafsA copy of NHL 10 for the Play Station 3-This way, the Leafs will be able to become a Stanley Cup contender again by trading Ian White to the Pens for Sidney Crosby and by trading backup goalie Joey MacDonald to New Jersey for Martin Brouder.For the new GM of the Toronto Blue Jays Alex AnthopoulosA remote that can allow you to rewind time and do over mistakes.-Dude, you traded away the face of your franchise for prospects.TIGER WOODS JOKE TIME!!!! TIGER WOODS JOKE TIME!!!!!The new Tiger Woods/Nike slogan: Just do me.Tiger Woods has a new movie coming out: Its called Crouching Tiger, Hidden hydrant.(courtesy of ehow , AH! now you cant sue me I said where I got the jokes from)Remeber folks, listen to my sports show Avry's Sports show on blogtalkradio /avry new episodes come on January 5th 2010! Also, follow me on twitter at twitter /avryHappy Holidays folks and remeber dont drink and drive. PS: I had image cropping issues.. By Rodrigo Campos Stocks NEW YORK, Jan 5 (Reuters) - Overseas shares traded in theUnited States were little changed on Monday, as gains in sharesof Latin American and Asian stocks offset declines in Europeancompanies triggered by a slide in the euro against the U.S.dollar. The Bank of New York Mellon's index of leading AmericanDepositary Receipts (ADRs) .BKADR shed less than 0.1 percentwhile the 30-share Dow Jones industrial average .DJI fell 0.8percent. The greenback rose as President-elect Barack Obamaannounced a plan seeking as much as $310 billion in tax cuts,and weaker-than-expected Italian and Spanish inflation data andtax cuts in Germany were seen raising pressure on the EuropeanCentral Bank to cut interest rates further.

For details seeID:nN05413914 The ICE Futures' dollar index .DXY, a gauge of the U.S.dollar's value against six currencies, rose to 83.174 earlierin the session, its highest level since Dec 15. ADRs of energy companies Repsol (REP.N), of Spain, and EniSpA (E.N), of Italy, fell 1.4 percent and 1.7 percentrespectively, despite a 2.1 percent rise in NYMEX crude oilfutures CLc1. The Bank of New York Mellon's index of leading EuropeanADRs .BKEUR shed 0.7 percent but the FTSEurofirst 300.FTEU3 index of top European shares rose 1.9 percent, led bylarge telecoms and energy sector companies. Receipts with the Bank of New York Mellon's index ofleading Latin American ADRs .BKLA added 3.6 percent. In LatinAmerica, major benchmarks were higher as Brazil's Bovespa.BVSP and Argentina's Merval .MERV rose 2.6 percent eachand Mexico's IPC .MXX edged up less than 0.1 percent.

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