Credit Unions Urge Congress to Stop, Study, Start Over on Interchange

Credit unions today urged Congress to halt the progress of the Federal Reserve’s interchange proposal and study the impact that interchange changes would have on financial institutions and consumers alike before the interchange rulemaking process can continue.

NWCUA President Delivers Joint League Letter to NCUA Chairman

Northwest Credit Union Association President Troy Stang Stang this week delivered a joint league letter to NCUA Chairman Debbie Matz expressing serious concerns about recent directives concerning the role, duties and protections of volunteer board members and calling for immediate reconsideration.

The Fed Proposes Amendments to Regulation CC Regarding Collection of Checks and Availability of Funds

The Federal Reserve Board requested public comment on proposed amendments to Regulation CC to encourage banks to clear and return checks electronically, add provisions that govern electronic items cleared through the check-collection system, and shorten the “exception” hold periods on deposited funds.

White Paper Outlines Critical Expectations for Next-Generation Branch Managers

‘The Credit Union Branch Manager: A New Leader for a New Era,’ is a CUNA whitepaper that offers insight on the key forces that are changing the role of the branch manager and how credit unions should respond.

Authors, Palm Readers, and Bloggers, Oh My! Full Trade Show Means More Fun for Convention-Goers

Ninety-six exhibitors and a variety of fun events are waiting for participants in the 2010 Washington Credit Union League’s Convention and Annual Business Meeting Sept. 14-16 in SeaTac.

WCUL Awards 17 Spectrums for Excellence in Marketing & Communications

Gesa Credit Union earns Best of Show with “Ditch & Switch” campaign. See their amazing television ads and other photos from the Awards luncheon.

Foundation Summit Awards Wrap Up Convention 2010

The Washington Credit Union League wrapped up its 2010 Convention and Annual Business Meeting last week with what some are calling the best Summit Awards celebration in recent memory.

Western CUNA Management School Accepting Applications

Western CUNA Management School (WCMS) is now accepting applications for the 2011 session.

Trade Reports Place Washington in the Middle of Merger Trends

Two reports by the Credit Union Times’ Jim Rubenstein this week placed Washington in the middle of what may be examples of trends in strategic mergers between credit unions with multi-state operations.

WCUF Cycle 2 Scholarship Deadline Extended

The Washington Credit Union Foundation has extended the application deadline for its Cycle 2 Scholarship Program. Prospective applicants now have until next Friday, July 16 to submit their application for all training events between August 2 and December 31, 2010.

No Challengers Means League Board Unchanged

In the absence of challengers for the 2010 elections, four directors retained their seats on the Washington Credit Union League (WCUL) Board after that body accepted the slate of candidates presented by the Nominating Committee.

Legal Briefs July 15, 2010

Your update of the regulatory landscape.

CMG to Host Free Health Care Reform Webinar, CUNA Strategic Service Adds Reg. E Webcast Date

Business Solutions: Information from the League’s Business Partners

Legal Briefs March 31, 2011

Your update of the regulatory landscape.