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 April 2017 edition of the CUNA Economic Update, CUNA’s monthly video series exploring economic trends and their impact on the credit union movement, focuses on international uncertainty and a weak jobs report.
Three credit union executives and seven credit unions were honored for their achievements in human resources and organizational development in a ceremony at the 2017 CUNA HR & Organizational Development Council Conference, which was held April 19-22 in Las Vegas.
A decade ago, the roots of Hispanic solutions firm Coopera were planted by Warren Morrow, a visionary credit union leader with big dreams for the future. In response to the segment’s explosive growth and strong need for fair and dignified financial services, Morrow challenged the movement to become providers of choice for all Hispanics in the U.S.
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.
CUNA stands ready to work with legislators to see regulatory relief enacted into law, and the CHOICE Act is a good first step, CUNA wrote to House Financial Services Committee leadership Tuesday in advance of a hearing on the bill.