Credit union advocates from throughout New York were in Albany this week to take part in the New York Credit Union Association’s 2017 State Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC). The two-day event provided attendees with opportunities to connect with state lawmakers and advocate for pro-credit union legislation.
CUNA has released the official dates for this year’s CUNA Marketing Compliance eSchool. The program—which provides participants with a complete overview of marketing and advertising regulations, the penalties attached to them and strategies for compliance--will be held live July 11-25.
CUNA Member Experience, Sales & Service School will be Aug. 14-16 in Las Vegas. This new school teaches credit union professionals to rethink their sales-and-service practices around a positive, beneficial member experience.
On CNBC Wednesday, CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle continued to spread the message he’s been sending to attendees at CUNA’s Governmental Affairs Conference all week: Use the power of your voice to make an impact.
Fewer than two-fifths (38%) of American households report good or excellent progress in meeting their savings needs, with over one-quarter (27%) indicating no progress at all, according to the 10th annual American Saves Week survey.
California credit unions generated a $17 billion economic impact and Nevada credit unions a $803 million jolt to their respective state economies in 2016, according to new report commissioned by the California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues.
The League of Southeastern Credit Unions & Affiliates has joined the National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions and its partners in supporting Juntos Avanzamos (Together We Advance), a network of credit unions committed to the empowerment of U.S. born and immigrant Hispanics.
Nominations are now being accepted in both categories of the 2017 CUNA Compliance Professional Awards. A celebration of outstanding achievements in credit union compliance, the awards will be presented at the Fall CUNA Regulatory Compliance Certification School, to be held Sept. 17-22 in Nashville.
As safety officials worked around the clock monitoring the Oroville Dam in Northern California from Sunday to Monday, CEO John Cassidy and his team at Sierra Central CU were also in emergency-response mode making sure the credit union’s network was operating properly to serve members.
CUNA Strategic Services has entered into a strategic alliance with Vidyo, a provider of video communications and collaboration, to help credit unions discover the value of Vidyo’s customized, scalable video solutions.
The second phase of Same Day ACH rollout has a Sept. 15 effective date, and a list of recommended action items to be performed has been released. All financial institutions must be prepared to receive by Sept. 15.
As Congress works this week to fund the government past April 28, CUNA will be engaged in the process as it seeks to see 2 particular issues addressed: funding for CDFIs and the CFPB's exemption authority.