A research study conducted by the USAID/World Council of Credit Unions Economic Inclusion Project shows nearly 40% of Venezuelan refugees and migrants who arrived in Ecuador with professional certifications are still unemployed, with just 19% successfully revalidating those certifications in their new host country.
The Carolinas Credit Union League and representatives of more than 20 credit unions capitalized on the August congressional in-district work period, connecting locally with ten members of Congress and two legislative staffers on priorities affecting service to consumers and their financial well-being.
The CUNA Lending Council announces the Next Level Executive Scholarship to allow rising credit union lending leaders the opportunity to attend the 2023 CUNA Lending Council Conference, November 12-15, 2023, in Denver.
Salvador Guerrero, AVP at Randolph-Brooks Federal Credit Union met with Rep. Monica De La Cruz, R-Texas at her McAllen office and talked problems with the Credit Card Competition Act and how credit unions differ from community banks.
CUNA Strategic Services announced Ranqx as the latest addition to its family of alliance providers. Founded in New Zealand and now making its U.S. launch, Ranqx is a champion for small-to-medium business (SMB) members within the credit union system.
The MD|DC Credit Union Association announced Goalsetter, a family finance app, has been named the winner of its third annual FinTank competition. The competition is a part of the association’s Tech Summit, which is an annual event that brings together credit union leaders, fintech innovators and industry experts.
The Alaska Supreme Court set oral arguments for Sept. 12 in a lawsuit involving Global Credit Union’s claim to surplus funds from a nonjudicial foreclosure sale of real property. CUNA and the Alaska Credit Union League filed an amicus brief in the lawsuit in April.
The Cornerstone League’s Kansas political arm, the Kansas Credit Union Association, hosted Rep. Jake LaTurner, R-Kan. for a roundtable discussion on legislation impacting credit unions. Envista Credit Union hosted the event at its Mortgage Event Center in Topeka.
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.