I.U.P.A. Briefing Room2023-01-17T18:00:43+00:00

I.U.P.A. Research: Law Enforcement Staffing

The I.U.P.A. regularly conducts research to support our members and to aid us in advocating for the best interests of law enforcement nationwide. Please take a few minutes to complete the survey at the below link on staffing concerns in law enforcement that the I.U.P.A. is conducting in support of LEOs. As in any study, participation is critical in conducting a study on this issue. We thank you in advance for your assistance in this project. Click Here to Take the Survey! The I.U.P.A. Research Department regularly conducts research on [...]

By |March 21st, 2023|Categories: I.U.P.A. Briefing Room|0 Comments

Union Sportsmen’s Alliance Wild-est Game Recipe Contest

Sportsmen and sportswomen have the pleasure of serving family and friends the free-range, organic protein they caught, killed, trapped, and chased. But wild game, fish, and fowl can be tricky to cook compared to store-bought alternatives, leading to common descriptions like “gamey,” especially by those looking for an excuse not to eat it. That’s why the Union Sportsmen’s Alliance (USA) launched its SMART Tips & Tricks: Wild Game in the Kitchen 8-week video series on YouTube featuring mouth-watering recipes that will change the tune of even the most skeptical taste buds when it comes to wild fish and game. [...]

By |March 20th, 2023|Categories: I.U.P.A. Briefing Room|0 Comments

Allied Wellness: Back Injuries and Exercises

Allied Wellness has yet another informative newsletter for I.U.P.A. members. This time, it is on a topic that affects LEOs significantly – back injuries and exercises! This newsletter comes from Allied Wellness Health Coach and Physical Therapist, Taylor, who covers: What is the Thoracic Spine? Sitting and Your Thoracic Spine Exercises to Improve Thoracic Mobility   (Click the image below to view PDF)   To Learn More Visit https://alliedwellness.com/

By |March 14th, 2023|Categories: I.U.P.A. Briefing Room|0 Comments

Catania Medallic Specialty, Inc. Recognized as the Awards Industry Supplier of the Year

  Catania Medallic Specialty, Inc., a leading supplier of custom medals, coins, lapel pins, and other emblematic items, has been named the 2023 Awards and Personalization Industry Supplier of the Year.  This prestigious award recognizes the exceptional service and support that Catania Medallic Specialty, Inc. provides its customers in the awards, recognition, and promotional product industry.  This honor marks the 5th time Catania Medallic Specialty, Inc. has received this award in the past 15 years. Catania Medallic has been manufacturing and designing the highest quality custom medals, challenge coins, and other emblematic products for over 50 years. Through an innovative approach to [...]

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Want a chance to win $500 from Union Plus?

Want a chance at winning $500 + a pair of wireless headphones from Union Plus this St. Patrick’s Day? Try your luck during the 17 Days of Wireless Luck Giveaway! Enter at https://unionplus.click/zse and earn bonus entries by sharing information about the Wireless Giveaway with other union members, family, and friends! Enter Now Disclaimer: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. Open to U.S. residents; 18+. Sweepstakes not open to general public. For Official Rules & complete eligibility details visit unionplus.org/wirelessluck. Void where prohibited. Ends 3/17/23. Sponsor: Union Privilege. [...]

By |March 7th, 2023|Categories: I.U.P.A. Briefing Room|0 Comments

Retirement Strategy: How Retirement Strategy Has Changed

    There was a time when you would have a pension at the end of your working years. Now, pensions are not as common for individuals outside the public sector. Not all retirement strategies are the same. There is such a wide variety of retirement strategies that it is worth reading up on your choices. Here is a brief look at the different strategies, who can access them, and what they offer. The traditional 401(k). Most people have this type of retirement savings strategy, and it works like this. The strategy is funded with pre-tax dollars taken out of your paycheck [...]

By |March 6th, 2023|Categories: I.U.P.A. Briefing Room|0 Comments

What Are the Four Cs of Credit?

  When you want to borrow money, a potential creditor will take a close look at your background. As Bank of Labor’s Senior Credit Officer, Pat Thomas, notes, “This review helps banks and other creditors determine whether or not you have the means to repay the loan.” What criteria does a lender use when assessing credit risk? Most use a framework known as the “Four Cs of Credit.” These are four common-sense areas that a creditor will review. Those four Cs are… Capacity Capital Collateral Character Here is what lenders look at when it comes to each of these factors so you [...]

By |February 28th, 2023|Categories: I.U.P.A. Briefing Room|Comments Off on What Are the Four Cs of Credit?

Thrilling Sights and Travel Savings for Spring!

Plan Your Vacation Now to Save BIG – Don’t Wait! Spring is just around the corner, and what better way than to welcome it with a getaway? February is the perfect time to plan ahead and escape the cold, dreary weather. Whether you are looking for a romantic retreat with your significant other or a fun-filled family vacation, explore your exclusive travel savings with Heroes Vacation Club. JOIN FOR FREE Book Your Spring Break Destination Upgrade, Save, and Set Sail! When you upgrade to Premium, you [...]

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