The Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions’ (WFCU) Ukrainian Credit Union Displacement Fund is providing $100,000 in targeted aid to farmers faced with an increasing food security crisis brought on by Russia’s war in Ukraine.
Michigan Credit Union League President/CEO Patty Corkery welcomed a fellow League president on her Credit Unions, Coffee, and Conversations podcast, Credit Union Association of New Mexico President/CEO Juan Fernandez Ceballos.
Credit unions have lots to offer when it comes to helping members feel financially secure, Dakota Credit Union Association Jeff Olson wrote in The Minot Daily News, noting credit unions provided $12,557,606,745 in direct financial benefits to members in 2021.
Earning and maintaining the Certified Credit Union Financial Counselor (CCUFC) designation is important for any credit union staff member who wants to counsel members to improve their financial well-being.
The Cornerstone League and Heartland Credit Union Association are exploring the possibility of a merger. Both boards approved moving forward with the due diligence process, and a letter of intent has been signed by both organizations.
The Credit Union League of Connecticut and its wholly owned subsidiary, League Services Corporation, announced the launch of Aluvy, an online loan participation platform that will give more credit unions better access to loan participations at an affordable price.
Credit unions across Illinois have provided more than $110,000 for a variety of humanitarian relief efforts in Ukraine. Donations to the Illinois Credit Union Foundation’s Ukraine Fund--including $25,000 in matching funds from Envisant--will go to the Selfreliance Foundation Ukraine Relief Fund.
CrossState Credit Union Association Vice President Michael Wishnow appeared with Beki Landon, senior vice president of finance at Belco Community Credit Union recently on Pennsylvania Newsmakers to discuss the increasing use of debit and credit cards, interchange, and consumer protection.
Credit Union Magazine’s Fall 2022 issue highlights credit unions’ role in cryptocurrency, the state of digital assets, cannabis banking compliance, the human side of technology implementation, and involving the board in financial discussions.