NWCUA Rolls Out Cybersecurity Resource Center for Credit Unions

The F.B.I. has gone on record: it’s not a matter of if businesses and people are hacked, but when. Your Association’s Compliance team has created a resource center to help credit unions prepare and respond.

What Financial Questions Do People Google Throughout the Year?

Google drew on its vast database of searches to show financial institutions what people search for each month. The results will be useful as marketers plan their calendars.

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Dating Site for Credit Unions is Easy as 1-2-3

Strategic Link’s new CU Match Up is like a dating site to connect your credit union with the best business partners. Tell it a little about your goals and your culture, and it will tailor options to your needs. See a quick walkthrough here.

How to Build a Social Media Policy that Creates and Nurtures Community

Every credit union is different, but there are some basic elements that every financial institution should consider when creating – and maintaining – a social media policy.

Express Advantage’s Dave Sieminski to Join CFPB’s Office of Financial Empowerment

Dave Sieminski, managing director of Express Advantage Credit Union, has accepted a position in the CFPB’s Office of Financial Empowerment, a division whose work focuses specifically on leveling the playing field for low- and moderate-income consumers and empowering them to make better financial decisions.

Compliance Question of the Week

Is a power of attorney (POA) that is notarized in a different country valid in the U.S.? If not, how can the member produce a valid POA while residing in a different country? The country is the Philippines, if that makes a difference.

Unitus’ Irvine Named Credit Union Professional of the Year

Brian Irvine, vice president and chief information officer at Unitus Community Credit Union, is the Northwest Credit Union Foundation’s Credit Union Professional of the Year in recognition of his forward-thinking use of technology to support credit union operations and members.

CFPB Continues with Mortgage Form Revisions

As part of the “Know Before You Owe” project, the CFPB has made a subtle but important change to the mortgage disclosure form in its most recent revision.

Credit Union DE Training: How to Change the World in Six Days

Registration is now open for the 2012 Credit Union Development Education (DE) training class. In addition to a wealth of information, the six-day total immersion program offers global perspective and helps participants effect positive change through the credit union movement.