Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Nominations Open For 2016 Wegner Awards
The National Credit Union Foundation is now accepting nominations for next year's herb Wegner Memorial Awards, to be presented Feb. 22, 2016, in conjunction with CUNA's Governmental Affairs Conference in Washington.
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Massive flooding and torrential rainstorms in the metropolitan Houston area -- which have flooded freeways, hundreds of homes and killed at least three people -- has led to a number of closures or delayed openings of credit union branches in the sprawling city. more »
After a week that saw an escalation in the war of words between NCUA Chairman Debbie Matz and board member J. Mark McWatters, both board members sought to downplay their differences in separate interviews with Credit Union Journalmore »
Last year the mail carrier's office of inspector general suggested a potential expansion into small-dollar lending, but the ambitions laid forth in a new report have been scaled back considerably. more »
MADISON, Wis. — CUNA Mutual Group and state CU leagues represented by the American Association of Credit Union Leagues have agreed to a three-year $64 million marketing contract expected to go into effect on Jan. 1, 2016. more »
The U.S. financial system has weathered several external threats in the past year, but significant hazards remain, including the potential for cyberattacks and excessive concentration of risk in central counterparties, according to a report by the Financial Stability Oversight Council. more »
Personal incomes have stagnated, consumer prices are on the rise, new home sales are declining and falling energy investments are dragging the economy down. But according to the latest CUNA Mutual Trends Report, things aren't quite bad as they seem. more »
The plan calls for the implementation of two new same-day settlement windows by March 2018. Fees that CUs and banks will pay each other to cover the cost of the upgrades have been decreased. more »
NCUA Board Member J. Mark McWatters recently had some sharp words for the CU regulator. more »
Sally Myers and Rob Johnson warned attendees of CUNA CFO Council's Annual Conference to always be aware of threats and to help their credit unions identify them ahead of time. more »
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — For the second time this week NCUA has won an award — this time from the Society of Federal Labor and Employee Relations Professionals. more »
PLANO, Texas — Rick Grady, VP research for the Cornerstone Credit Union League, recently was elected to the city council here. more »
NEW YORK — Under a sunny, breezy sky in lower Manhattan, the newest credit union in the U.S. — The Finest FCU — celebrated its grand opening on the steps of City Hall, just blocks away from the where the devastating terrorist attacks of 9/11 killed hundreds of New York City police officers, firefighters and others. more »
NEW YORK — U.S. consumers in the first quarter borrowed more to pay for education and automobiles, but overall their debt burden was relatively flat, according to a new report from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. more »
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Take Me Out to the Ball Game
It's baseball season, and this spot from SPIRE CU highlights the credit union's connection - both as a sponsor and philosophically - with local team the St. Paul Saints.
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