Nearly 28,000 people gained access to financial services for the first time and more than 2,500 entrepreneurs received support for their businesses during the first year of World Council of Credit Unions’ Economic Inclusion Project in Peru and Ecuador.
CUNA Senior Economist Dawit Kebede will present at a World Council of Credit Unions virtual symposium Oct. 7 designed to help credit unions prepare for the long-lasting impacts of the pandemic, as well as a post-COVID future. Registration is now open for the event.
Marshall Boutwell, President and CEO of Peach State Federal Credit Union, Lawrenceville, Ga., received the highest award Poland gives to non-citizens for his support of the country’s credit union movement during a Sept. 14 ceremony at the Polish Embassy.
NCUA is piloting a new post-examination survey that will allow credit unions to provide timely feedback to the agency while helping to standardize the feedback process, according to the agency’s latest Letter to Federal Credit Unions.
Federally insured credit unions with both the MDI and LICU designations can for NCUA's MDI mentoring grants from Oct. 11-29. This grant round will provide approximately $100,000 to support mentoring relationships that allow larger, experienced credit unions the opportunity to provide guidance.
CUNA Chief Advocacy Officer Ryan Donovan will be one of several speakers at the World Council of Credit Unions’ International Advocacy webinar, scheduled for Sept. 29 at 9 a.m. ET and titled "Credit Unions and the G20: The Push for Financial Inclusion."
Credit union attorneys can earn up to 12 CLE credits, including two hours of ethics credits, by attending CUNA Attorney's Virtual Conference Oct. 26-28. Can’t-miss sessions include an employment law update on the latest changes since the start of the pandemic.
Credit union trainers will learn how to triage training requests while also supporting the growth goals at the Sept. 24 webinar, "Training Triage for Growth." The webinar is presented free of charge by CPD Online, the premier web-based training service for the credit union industry.
Former CUNA President/CEO Ralph Swoboda has passed away. Swoboda led CUNA from 1987 to 1995 and served as the organization’s general counsel from 1974 to 1987. After his time at CUNA he continued his credit union work around the world.
Senior exploitation experts from four states will join the Cooperative Credit Union Association Sept. 17 for a webinar on addressing seniors suspected of being victimized by a financial scam. It is estimated that over $140 billion is scammed from seniors each year.