CUs Have a Chance to Influence Economic Agenda Heading Into Leadership Summit

Join leaders from across Oregon’s public and private sectors to discuss these issues and shape the agenda for the year ahead.

Compliance Center: CFPB and NCUA Release Spring Update to the Unified Agenda of Rulemaking

Get the skinny on the rule making update—your question answered on reimbursing board members and spouses. Plus this week’s legal briefs.

Compliance Center: CFPB Releases Fall Rulemaking Agenda

CFPB to focus on mortgages, prepaid cards and payday loans; certificate account compliance question; and legal briefs.

Merkley Shares Senate Reform Agenda with Credit Unions

Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley recently met with credit union leaders. He shared his vision to reform Senate practices and discussed examples of how the regulatory burden impacts credit unions and members.

Updates to CFPB Rulemaking Agenda

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) recently published a semi-annual update of the rulemaking agenda. Also in today’s Anthem: Legal Briefs, and the Question of the Week: “Can a credit union open a share account for someone who only has an ITIN and not a Social Security Number?”

Legal Briefs

Your weekly update on the regulatory landscape.

The CFPB Released Spring Update to the Unified Agenda of Rulemaking

Credit union compliance specialists will want to review the semi-annual update to the CFPB rulemaking agenda. The Compliance Update highlights some of the important revisions.

Metsger Nomination to NCUA Board on Senate Agenda June 27

The Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs will conduct a hearing June 27 to consider President Obama’s nomination of former Oregon Sen. Rick Metsger to fill a vacancy on the NCUA Board.

Telling the Credit Union Story and Outstanding PR Added to Marketers’ Conference Agenda

Resources to help credit unions tell their community investment and member benefit stories will be highlighted at the Marketers’ Conference in Portland May 8-9. Attendees will also hear from Northwest peers who are successfully navigating change with outstanding public relations plans. Those are new additions to an agenda which already includes nationally recognized speakers and the Spectrum Marketing Awards dinner.

Marketers in the C-Suite on Marketers’ Conference Agenda

Credit union marketers can be more effective if they are included in strategy development from the ground up. How do they get a seat at the table in the C-suite? A panel of CEOs will share the “secret sauce” at the Marketers’ Conference in Portland May 8-9.

CFPB Issues Semiannual Regulatory Agenda, Mortgage Lending Changes Anticipated

The CFPB issued its semiannual regulatory agenda today and as soon as tomorrow is expected to begin issuing final rules that will impact mortgage lending, including changes to loan originator compensation, disclosures and more.

Legal Briefs

Your weekly update on the regulatory landscape.

Legal Briefs

Your weekly update on the regulatory landscape.

Wednesday Convention Agenda Features Nationally-Renowned Speakers and Presenters

Wednesday marks the first full day of the NWCUA Convention and Annual Business Meeting. The agenda is highlighted by addresses from Salim Ismail and Susan Ershler, with the Friendraiser and Bottle Auction hosted by the Washington and Oregon Foundations taking place in the evening.

NWCUA Convention Gets Underway Tomorrow

The 2011 Northwest Credit Union Association (NWCUA) 2011 Convention and Annual Business Meeting is here! Stay tuned for special editions of Anthem every day this week for all the news and notes from Convention.

NWCUA 2011 Convention Agenda Packed with Beneficial Learning and Networking Opportunities

The NWCUA Convention and Annual Business Meeting agenda is packed with over 30 workshops designed to improve credit union’s compliance, management of loan portfolios and volunteer boards’ understanding of complex regulations. Four nationally-known speakers will share insight to regulations, effective marketing, technology and grassroots lobbying. The national-level resources are offered at regional-level pricing.

Report Card Time for Association

Over-regulation, compliance, staff training and growing business in a highly competitive landscape mean always-full plates for credit union leadership. Town hall meetings have been scheduled around the region so membership can have an open dialogue with the Association’s leadership, as well as learn more about the redistricting plan.