Credit Union Magazine is accepting votes for the 2017 Credit Union Hero of the Year, an award recognizing an exceptional credit union professional who embodies credit union the philosophy and values. Readers can vote until April 15 for this year’s recipient, who will be presented the honor at CUNA America’s Credit Union Conference, June 25-28, in Las Vegas.
CUNA, with the generous support of CUNA Mutual Group and CO-OP Financial Services, was able to secure the rights to the .creditunion domain from the Internet Corp. for Assigned Names and Numbers. Beginning this summer, credit unions will be able to register and use a .creditunion domain name of their choice to serve as a trusted source identifier on the internet for their members.
CUNA Lending eSchool has officially been set for Aug. 1-29. Nine sessions will cover current issues in credit union lending to provide lending professionals the opportunity to broaden and update their lending expertise.
The 2017 CUNA Collections & Bankruptcy School will be held Sept. 18-21 in Tempe, Ariz. Designed for attendees of all experience levels, the school provides a credit union-focused education on best practices, regulations and trends in collections and bankruptcy.
CUNA Economics & Investments Conference will be held Aug. 14-16 in Las Vegas. A gathering of CUNA’s top economic experts, the event offers valuable insight into the central economic trends affecting credit unions as well as guidance on financial strategy and investments.
As the event’s lead sponsor, the Credit Unions of Rhode Island brought the consumer awareness campaign BetterValues. Better Banking. to thousands of attendees at the Credit Union High School Basketball Championships this past weekend.
Hosted by CUNA Technology Council and CUNA Operations, Sales and Service Council, the CUNA CIO/COO forum brings together credit union executives to explore the major trends and issues affecting their roles.
NCUA has released its new call report form and accompanying instructions, which become effective Sept. 30. For credit unions engaged in commercial lending, most notable are the updates reflecting the January 2017 changes to the member business lending rule.