Credit unions can expect U.S. economic growth to remain above historical averages through the end of 2019, CUNA Mutual Group’s Director and Chief Economist Steven Rick told attendees at CUNA Mutual Group’s ninth annual Discovery Conference Thursday.
Forty-one credit union professionals recently completed their third year of instruction at CUNA Business Lending Certification School to achieve their Credit Union Business Lending Professional (CUBLP) designation.
The 7 international Credit Union Development Educator programs, in partnership with World Council of Credit Unions, recognized nine individuals who received their International Credit Union Development Education designation at the recent 2018 World Credit Union Conference in Singapore.
The next CUNA Business Lending Roundtable will be held Jan. 29-30, 2019, in San Diego. This discussion-based event will cover a wide array of current and upcoming developments and issues in business and commercial lending, from regulations to new products and services.
The National Credit Union Foundation has released a special brief, “Health and Financial Well-Being: Two Good Things That Go Better Together” describing the need for financial service and health care professionals to collaborate to improve outcomes for the individuals they serve.
After a 2018 sellout crowd, CUNA has announced the dates for the 2019 CUNA World-Class Service Leadership School. From May 14-16, at The Ritz-Carlton, Denver, attendees will learn from some of the top minds in service and company culture, and discover ways to apply those lessons at their credit union.
Applications are now being accepted for the annual Excellence in Lending Awards, which recognize outstanding credit union lending results and best practices. Credit unions demonstrating innovation in lending to meet member needs are encouraged to apply by the Sept. 17 deadline.
More than 5,700 credit unions will begin receiving share insurance fund distributions this week as a result of the CUNA-supported plan from NCUA. CUNA continues to press NCUA to reduce the Share Insurance Fund Normal Operating Level.