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Invest in America signs Allied Van Lines agent.

Add moving and storage to the list of services, Invest in America Invest in America is an initiative of the U.S. Department of Commerce's International Trade Administration to promote foreign direct investment to the United States, the only such U.S. effort at the federal level.

On March 7, 2007, U.S.
 is now offering credit union members.

Under a CUcorp partnering pact with one of Allied Van Lines' largest agents, Carey Moving & Storage Co. of Charlotte, N.C.., eligible CU members can receive price discounts up to 60% for both local and interstate in·ter·state  
adj.
Involving, existing between, or connecting two or more states.

n.
One of a system of highways extending between the major cities of the 48 contiguous United States.

Noun 1.
 moves and on storage.

CU members also can take advantage of "enhanced transit times transit time

the time required for ingesta to pass through the gastrointestinal tract; a shorter transit time is seen in conditions associated with gut hypermotility, such as diarrhea. Delayed passage from any cause results in a longer transit time.
, expedited claims settlements and complementary pairs and sets valuation protection" on broken furniture, said CUcorp in detailing the service offer.

The agreement with Allied follows a similar discount and finance arrangement that started this month on recreational vehicles with Thor Corp. the nation's largest RV manufacturer.

Meanwhile, CUcorp, an arm of the Michigan Credit Union League A credit union league (League) is a United States state-level trade association for credit unions, which are non-profit financial cooperatives. Credit union leagues hold a primary interest in the Credit Union National Association (CUNA). , said it is in discussion with other Fortune 500 companies, which it did not name, to arrange similar discount programs under branding patterned after its original linkup link·up  
n.
1. The act of linking or connecting: a linkup of two orbiting spacecraft.

2. Something that serves to link or join; a connection.

3.
 with GM and Chrysler and a Ford Motor Co. pilot.

CUcorp said the Invest brand is designed to demonstrate the industry's support of U.S.-based companies "to keep local economies and jobs strong." There are nearly 2,000 CUs actively promoting the entire Invest in America program.
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