Sekou Andrews, creator of Poetic Voice speaking, will provide the opening Ed (Filene) Talk at the 2023 CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference. He he will blend inspirational speech with spoken word poetry, offering a creative perspective on inspiring innovation from within.
Credit unions looking to take the first steps on the diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging journey can get critical information on getting started during a webinar hosted by NCUA Jan. 5, starting at 11:30 a.m. ET.
The World Council of Credit Unions’ Technology and Innovation for Financial Inclusion Project last week welcomed WOCCU President/CEO Elissa McCarter LaBorde to Dakar, Senegal for a series of workshops on growing SME lending, digitalization and gender lens investing in West African credit unions.
Michigan’s Financial Exploitation Prevention Act (FEPA) took effect Sept. 26, 2021, requiring financial institutions to report covered financial exploitation of vulnerable members. The act was a product of collaborative work led by the Department of Attorney General's Elder Abuse Task Force. The Michigan Credit Union League was an active and leading participant.
CUNA Strategic Services will take over leadership of the Credit Union Digitization Working Group, CUNA EVP/Chief Engagement Officer Greg Michlig and CUNA Strategic Services President/CEO Barb Lowman said on CUBroadcast, where they also discussed the group's future.
Montana’s Credit Unions successfully relaunched the “Brawl of the Wild” football icon fundraiser benefiting Shodair Children’s Hospital (Shodair), Montana’s only Children’s Miracle Network hospital. Credit unions from around the state participated in the fundraiser and donated $25,000 to Shodair.
Credit Union Awareness® announced it is working with Wings Financial Credit union in Minnesota, a longtime supporter of the awareness initiative, to welcome 36 Minnesota-based credit unions into the program.
Representatives from more than a dozen credit unions and the Virginia Credit Union League met with Gov. Glenn Youngkin and key administration officials to discuss credit union growth, the future of cryptocurrency, service to underserved communities, and more.
CEFCU’s Board of Directors approved a $35 million extraordinary dividend and distributed it to the credit union’s member/owners Dec. 1. CEFCU has returned $415 million in extraordinary dividends to members over the last 22 years.
Introductory training for anyone who answers questions from members regarding individual retirement accounts begins January 6 with CUNA IRA Fundamentals eSchool, which also provides foundational knowledge for those who open, update, maintain or close IRA accounts.