NCUA Budget Briefing Shows Both Progress, Areas for Improvement

The public review preceded a Board vote on the agency’s two-year budget, scheduled for Nov. 17. Public comment may be submitted until Nov. 4.

NCUA Posts 2017–2018 Budget Proposal

The regulator is now accepting comments and requests to attend budget briefing via email through Nov. 4.

NCUA Previews Additional Exam Cycle Changes

The meeting also featured a quarterly update on the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund.

Washington State Legislature Adjourns Sine Die after Passing Supplemental Budget and Overriding Governor’s Vetoes

The Washington State Legislature adjourned sine die after passing a supplemental operating budget with bipartisan support in both chambers. The supplemental budget, which makes midcourse adjustments to the two-year 2015-17 budget, will run through June 2017.

Washington Legislative Week in Review

Washington State Legislature called into special session.

New Video: Transforming Teens’ Financial Literacy Skills

A new video from the NCUF highlights the power of Financial Reality Fairs to transform high schoolers’ understanding of personal financial management.

NCUA to Seek Comments on Overhead Transfer Rate, Operating Fee in January

NCUA Chair Matz will call for a January vote to publish the methodologies for calculating the OTR and operating fee in the Federal Register, opening them for comment.

Washington Legislative Update: Budget Passed, but Special Session Continues

The two-year budget includes a tuition cut for college students and ends a handful of tax exemptions.

Five Tips for Credit Union Marketing on a Budget

Marketer Derek Gillette offers five practical tips for branding and marketing on a budget. Get his “Branding Without a Budget” ebook for free here.

Washington Legislative Update: Budget Gridlock Forces Second Special Session

The Washington State Legislature ended its special session without reaching critical budget agreements. They now begin a second special session.

Marketing Takes Center Stage in Downtown Portland

The NWCUA’s Marketers’ Conference brought together the brightest minds in the industry to tackle the toughest marketing challenges and open up new opportunities.

Washington Legislative Update: Special Session Begins

Budget negotiators are in Olympia for a special session of the legislature to bridge budget divides.

Washington Legislative Update: Credit Union Bills Awaiting House Vote

With only three weeks left in the legislative session, credit union bills await vote while budgets are debated. Vote expected by week’s end.

Washington Legislative Update: Two Credit-Union-Supported Bills Awaiting Vote

As deadline looms, the House and Senate are busy hearing and voting on bills, including two supported by the NWCUA.

NCUA Approves Budget Increase for 2015, Up to $280 Million

The credit union regulator approved its 2015 budget by a 2-to-1 vote, increasing 4.2 percent over 2014.

CUNA Announces Jim Nussle, Former House Budget Chair, as New CEO

Jim Nussle, former eight-term congressman, House budget chair, White House Management and Budget Office director, named new CUNA CEO.

ICU Day Toolkit: Everything You Need to Plan, Budget and Get the Boss’ Buy In

International Credit Union Day is Thursday, October 16. It’s not too early to start planning your events. CUNA has some great toolkit resources — including talking points to win over your boss!

NCUA Plans to Eliminate Fixed-Asset Cap

The NCUA approved a proposed rule giving regulatory relief and greater flexibility to managing fixed assets to federal credit unions. Another headline: No Stabilization Fund assessment this year.