Nominations are open for the World Council of Credit Unions 2018 Distinguished Service Award (DSA). The prestigious award honors individuals and organizations that have provided outstanding service to credit union development outside their home country. DSA winners will be presented at the 2018 World Credit Union Conference, July 15-18 in Singapore.
The dates for the 2018 CUNA IRA Webinar Series have been announced. Beginning Jan. 24, this series will provide relevant insights and training for credit union employees to manage the influx of IRA related services and inquiries.
Since 2010, members of Filene Research Institute’s Cooperative Trust have descended upon the CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC) to participate in conversations on the future and sustainability of the credit union industry.
CUNA Investment Certification School, held Sept. 11-15, in Chicago taught 51 attendees the fundamentals of investment management strategies and awarded Certified Credit Union Investments Professional (CCUIP) designations to 43.
S. 2155, The Economic Growth, Regulatory Reform and Consumer Protection Act, "will help to push back against a regulatory climate that treats the biggest banks the same as community credit unions, and allow credit unions to do what they do best: serve their communities,” wrote Mark Cummins, president/CEO of the Minnesota Credit Union Network, in a letter to the editor that appeared in the Pioneer Press this week.
The New York Credit Union Association has partnered with the National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions to support the Federation’s Juntos Avanzamos--Spanish for “Together We Advance”--immigrant outreach initiative.