CUNA: CU Membership Passes 108 Million Nationwide

September was another strong month for credit unions according to CUNA senior economist Perc Pineda.

Washington Asset Building Coalition ‘Take Flight’ Conference Coming Soon

The May 25 conference will focus on four specific asset building strategies, featuring speakers and interactive discussions.

Share the Love Awards Another $30,000 to Charity in November

The video campaign to highlight credit unions’ community impact benefited a children’s cancer program, a farmers market, and an organization that gives food to children who need it.

Share Your Credit Union Love and Win Thousands for Charity of Your Choice

Share stories of how your credit union impacts members’ lives and win thousands of dollars for the charity of your choice.

Learn How to Support Asset Building for Immigrants

The 45 million immigrants in the U.S. represent a huge opportunity to make an impact in asset building for many families and communities.

Northwest Credit Union Foundation Board Enters New Governance Era

The evolution from a District-based to an at-large governance model will serve the foundation, the movement, and the communities of the Northwest for years to come.

NCUA Proposes Removing Fixed Asset Cap

Proposed rule would remove regulatory cap in favor of supervisory oversight and guidance.

NWCUA Members Invited to Answer the Call to Serve

Nominations are being accepted for four seats on the NWCUA board of directors. The board works closely with the executive office to establish the Association’s governance and direction.

Small Credit Union Threshold Raised to $50 million After Successful Advocacy Efforts

The NCUA amended the definition of “small entity” today, raising the threshold from $10 million to $50 million in assets. The final rule marks the first time in 10 years the NCUA has revised the small credit union definition.

NCUA Extends Comment Deadline on Small Credit Union Definition

The NCUA has extended the deadline for comments for the proposed rule defining small credit unions after receiving only one comment during the initial 30-day comment period.

Association Redistricting Plan Met with Overwhelming Approval

The NWCUA’s proposed redistricting plan was approved by a significant margin Monday. Diann Owen, co-chair of the Redistricting Task Force, said the main goal in the process was for every credit union to feel supported and well-represented.

NWCUA Redistricting Plan Ready for Ratification

The vote to ratify the redistricting boundaries recommended by the NWCUA board of directors will take place in early February. All voting members of the Association are eligible to cast an up or down vote on the proposal.

Agencies Issue Statement to Clarify Supervisory and Enforcement Responsibilities for Federal Consumer Financial Laws

The federal financial supervisory agencies issued a policy statement to explain the measure and schedule to determine an institution’s asset size for purposes of determining supervisory and enforcement responsibilities under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.

Bloomberg Investigation Confirms 2010 NWCUA Report on Stimulus Lending

A report released by Bloomberg this week revealed that the Federal Reserve secretly loaned more than $1.2 trillion, confirming published predictions made in recent years by NWCUA CEO John Annaloro.

15 Ratios Every Board Member Should Know

For volunteer board members, understanding the finance and accounting policies of their credit unions can seem daunting and it is complex. A breakout session on “15 Ratios Every Board Member Should Know” is a can’t-miss opportunity at the Association’s Convention and Annual Business Meeting September 20-22.