CUNA's June 2019 Economic Update, sponsored by the CUNA Finance Council, provides an update about increasing trade tensions, which have been on the rise not only with China, but now several other countries.
Joseph Cugini, former president/CEO and board chair of Westerly Community CU and former CUNA board chair, passed away June 15 at the age of 89. Cugini held many committee and board positions in CUNA, his league and other organizations.
CUNA announced Tuesday that the Awareness initiative’s Open Your Eyes to a Credit Union® campaign will launch in three new states within the next month, expanding to North Dakota, South Dakota and Indiana.
Pennsylvania Credit Union Association President/CEO Patrick Conway announced Thursday the affirmative vote of the memberships of both PCUA and New Jersey Credit Union League to create a new trade association – the PA/NJ Credit Union Association.
Registration is now open for CUNA Supervisory Committee & Internal Audit Conference Dec. 8-11 in Las Vegas. Participants will learn about the regulatory environment and how to strengthen operational oversight to protect their credit union from risk.
Credit union organizations can now apply for a Biz Kid$ Business Plan Competition Grant from the National Credit Union Foundation to help improve youth financial education through hands-on entrepreneurial experience. Applications are due June 30.
AARP Wednesday launched the innovative BankSafe online training platform. CUNA has signed on as a founding distributor for the free training platform designed to empower credit union employees with the knowledge combat elder financial abuse.
The Filene Research Institute, Inclusiv, PolicyWorks and Coopera offer a series of free workshops focusing on giving credit unions and to effectively drive financial inclusion in their communities, with the next scheduled for June 25-26 in Chicago.
Seven new specifications are now available to credit unions utilizing Credit Union Financial Exchange, a free systems integration standard led by CUNA Technology Council and designed to help credit unions remove technical barriers.
The National Credit Union Foundation wrapped its annual CU FinHealth19 conference last weekend, bringing together industry experts and practitioners to address ways credit unions can continue to play a significant role in their members’ financial health.
Credit union supporters are encouraged to nominate individuals and organizations for the Herb Wegner Memorial Awards to be presented by the National Credit Union Foundation. Nominations need to be made by July 26.
As president/CEO of a small credit union, Lori Herrick said it focuses on serving member needs. An that’s how Manchester Municipal FCU is able to run an in-house student loan program for the past decade without a single charge-off.