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.
The winners will be presented at the World Credit Union Conference, July 23-26 in Vienna, Austria. The DSA honors individuals and organizations that have provided outstanding service to credit union development outside their home country.
New England credit unions accounted for more than $1 billion in small business loans originated in 2015 and roughly $3.5 billion in small business loans outstanding, according to a study released Tuesday.
Georgia credit unions continue to offers state consumers their best value for financial services. Credit unions delivered Georgia residents an average direct financial benefit equivalent of $87 per member and $165 per member household for the 12-month period ending September 2016, according to Georgia Credit Union Affiliates.
CUNA CFO Council is now accepting nominations for its 2017 awards, to be presented at CUNA CFO Council Conference, May 21-24, in Orlando, Fla. The awards honor outstanding credit union finance professionals and innovative, breakthrough solutions in their field, as well as outstanding service to CUNA CFO Council.
CUNA and Rochdale Paragon Group are teaming up for a three-part enterprise risk management webinar series. Beginning Jan. 31, the program offers an introduction to ERM, a business discipline that helps organizations identify and respond to risk.
Thirteen credit unions are participating in the Filene Research Institute non-citizen lending program that offers consumer lending products—including credit cards, personal loans, and vehicle loans—to non-citizens with the same rates as traditional consumer lending products.
The U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of Virginia dismissed an Independent Community Bankers of America lawsuit against the agency and its member business lending rule Tuesday. CUNA filed an amicus brief in support of dismissal.
The January 2017 edition of CUNA Economic Update is now available. Sponsored by CUNA CFO Council, this month’s edition is hosted by Mike Schenk, CUNA vice president of economics and statistics, and covers CUNA’s most recent forecasts for 2017, which offer a slightly improved outlook for growth and credit union operating results.
Election results for the District 1, Class A contested election for the CUNA Board were announced Monday, and Maria A. LaVelle, CEO, Westmoreland Community FCU, Greensburg, Pa., was declared the winner.
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.