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.
Designed around the Stanford Bank Game, the CUNA Financial Management School, set for July 30-Aug. 3, lets credit union professionals practice real-world financial management scenarios and develop a hands-on understanding of fiscal leadership.
Maine credit unions raised a record $674,193.48 during the Maine Credit Union League’s 2016 Ending Hunger Campaign, the league announced Tuesday. The funds will help to purchase more than 2.7 million meals for hungry Mainers.
CUNA will host a new event, CUNA Governance, Risk Management & Compliance Institute, Oct. 2-4, in Denver. Created in partnership with Rochdale Paragon Group, the institute offers a credit union-specific education in GRC, a popular business philosophy that integrates and unifies governance, risk management and compliance.
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.