National Credit Union Youth Month’s savings challenge railed young members to deposit $16.8 million in their credit union accounts this April—double the amount deposited during the challenge last year.
The National Credit Union Foundation board of directors has elected John Sackett, board treasurer of Royal Credit Union, Eau Claire, Wis., to its board. The CUNA board of directors recently designated Sackett, a CUNA board member, as a CUNA board representative on the Foundation board.
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.
Cornerstone Credit Union League President/CEO Dick Ensweiler has been honored with the proclamation that the new America’s Credit Union Museum Library will be named the Richard L. “Dick” Ensweiler Research Library.
BECU, Tukwila, Wash., was awarded the Diamond Best of Show Award, the highest honor in the CUNA Marketing & Business Development Council’s Diamond Awards competition – during the Council’s 24th annual conference, March 29-April 1 in San Antonio, Texas.
CUNA’s compliance staff was recently asked about a garnishment order for a member’s that receives federal benefits. The credit union determined the member did not have enough and the member asked the order be paid in full using those funds.