World Council of Credit Unions announced it will begin implementing the new Accelerating Growth and Inclusion in Lending for Credit Unions (AGIL4CU) Project in October, a five-year, $9.3 million initiative funded through the USAID Cooperative Development Program in Burkina Faso, Kenya, Senegal and Guatemala.
The Cornerstone League announced the launch of UNITE, its grassroots advocacy initiative tailored to the five states it represents. UNITE is an acronym for the five pillars of Cornerstone League's grassroots advocacy strategy: understand, notify, invest, target, and engage.
The advocacy mission never rests, GoWest Credit Union Association Senior Vice President of Advocacy Ryan Fitzgerald wrote in CUInsight, and the summer recess isn't exception, but presents prime opportunities for more personalized contact with lawmakers.
CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle, who will lead America’s Credit Unions should members approve the proposed merger, provided an update on NAFCU and CUNA staff who will spearhead key transformation teams during the process.
The League of Southeastern Credit Unions & Affiliates and the Southeastern Credit Union Foundation have provided nearly $40,000 in disaster aid to communities in North Florida and South Georgia impacted by Hurricane Idalia two weeks ago.
Inclusiv will host its 2023 Juntos Avanzamos Hispanic Heritage Month opening webinar, “Removing Barriers for Financial Inclusion: Best Practices for Identity Verification and Mexican Matricula Consular,” Sept. 14 at 1 p.m. ET. It is free and open to all credit unions.
Leaders of The G20 agreed Sept. 9 to a joint declaration that embraces a proportional approach to the newly finalized standards on sustainability and climate-related disclosures published by the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB), while addressing a number of other issues that will impact credit union regulations moving forward.
Credit Union League of Connecticut President/CEO Bruce Adams spoke to Fox 61 on the state’s recently enacted financial literacy bill. The League is a longtime champion of the bill, which was signed by Gov. Ned Lamont in July and requires completion of a financial management and financial literacy class.
NAFCU President/CEO Dan Berger and CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle welcomed hundreds of credit union leaders to Washington, D.C., Monday morning to kick off NAFCU’s 2023 Congressional Caucus. Nussle reiterated the importance of sharing the credit union difference with policymakers in Washington.
NCUA announced a $76 million distribution to paid-in capital shareholders of the former U.S. Central corporate credit union. With this seventh distribution, the NCUA will have returned $2.8 billion to former membership and paid-in capital shareholders and more than $360 million in dividends to shareholders.
The Winter 2023 issue of Credit Union Magazine explores award-winning marketing, board training on a budget, developments in instant payments, service to small businesses, and NCUA’s final rule on member expulsion.