The August 2017 edition of the CUNA Economic Update, sponsored by CUNA CFO Council, is now available. This month’s update gives credit unions a look at the economic status of the credit union movement and addresses concerns brought up by former Federal Reserve Chair Alan Greenspan.
CUNA Credit Union Financial Counselor Workshop--an all-new event that allows Certified Credit Union Financial Counselors to recertify their designations, refresh their counseling skills, and discover new techniques for meeting members’ financial needs--will debut Sept. 17-18 in Tempe, Ariz.
Brian McCrory, president of the Irish League of Credit Unions, has been elected chair of World Council of Credit Unions board of directors. McCrory, who succeeded Daniel Burns, representing the Canadian Credit Union Association, formally took office during the World Credit Union Conference Annual General Meeting on Monday in Vienna, Austria.
The 2017 CUNA Council CFO Forum will take place Dec. 6-7, at the Venetian Casino Resort in Las Vegas. During the engagement-focused event, credit union CFOs convene to assess the financial landscape of the credit union industry, exchange stories and best practices, and forge professional connections that lead to collaboration.
World Council of Credit Unions welcomed over 1,600 people from 58 countries at the Austria Center Vienna in Vienna, Austria Sunday evening for the opening ceremonies of the 2017 World Credit Union Conference.
CUNA CEO Council will hold its first-ever conference at the Hotel del Coronado in Coronado, Calif., Oct. 16-18. Centered around high-level issues of leadership, strategy and business growth, CUNA CEO Council Conference will provide a venue for credit union CEOs to expand their knowledge, discuss recent developments and network with their peers.
Lending growth highlighted CUNA’s May Monthly Credit Union Estimates as the beneficial effects of recent U.S. labor market improvement were reflected in gains in consumer spending and borrowing, according to CUNA economists.
For credit unions, the Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act of 2000 means information required to be made available can be delivered electronically, as long as the credit union complies with its requirements.
The 2017-2018 CUNA Staff Salary Report has been released. Uniquely comprehensive, the benchmarking tool contains salary data from credit unions nationwide for more than 90 full-time positions and 10 part-time positions.