Credit unions will continue to benefit from the relatively strong economy in 2019, but credit union performance could revert toward longer-term trends in coming months, according to the latest CUNA Economic and Credit Union Forecast for January 2019.
Registration is live for the next two years of CUNA Attorney’s Conference. The 2019 CUNA Attorney’s Conference will be held October 28-30 in Atlanta, and 2020’s conference will be held October 26-28 in Jackson Hole, Wyo.
Without having been asked by the government, credit unions are doing the right thing and assisting the federal workers furloughed by the federal government shutdown, CUNA wrote to Rep. Maxine Waters, chair of the House Financial Services Committee.
Registration for the 2019 CUNA Fundamentals of Investment Management eSchool is now open, and will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1 to 2:30 p.m. (CT) from May 7-June 11. To learn more, visit cuna.org/fim
CUNA has several concerns with the NCUA’s proposed regulation on fidelity bonds, it noted in a comment letter sent on the proposed rule, which is part of the changes recommended by the agency’s Regulatory Reform Task Force.
CUNA and the Michigan Credit Union League filed briefs in the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals Tuesday in support of Belle River Community CU and Aeroquip CU, credit unions hit with frivolous lawsuits claiming violations of the ADA.
Holly Hoffman will keynote this year’s CUNA Regulatory Compliance Certification School, sharing how compliance professionals can face their challenges. The school will be held March 31 to April 5 in Louisville, Ky. and Sept. 8 to 13 in Dallas.
Registration is now open for CUNA Frontline Compliance eSchool, designed to help member-facing staff to understand the most relevant regulations. It will be held monthly from April 9 to September 17, 11 a.m.-noon (CT).
CUNA announced Tuesday the launch of YourMoneyFurther.com, a website that provides consumers with the opportunity to learn more about credit unions. The site is the focal point for CUNA's groundbreaking, research-based awareness effort.
CUNA has updated its MLA credit card fee spreadsheet for the fourth quarter of 2018, which is necessary because a credit union may exclude a fee from the MAPR if the fee is considered “reasonable,” under the MLA rule.