Metsger: Working Group to Review, End Annual Examination Process in Two Months

The new Chair of the NCUA Board made the announcement during a speech this week, seeking to streamline examination processes.

Metsger Addressed Oregon Credit Union Advocates

NCUA Vice Chair Rick Metsger isn’t fazed by bank lobby claims the regulator is overstepping its authority. Metsger said “90 percent” of regulatory changes credit unions want to better serve their members, NCUA can provide.

News & Notes: Here’s What’s Happening Around the Northwest

Inspirus pledges $25K to help teachers buy supplies; NW Priority raises over $8K to fight muscular dystrophy.

GM Credit Union Discount Program Sunsets

After nearly seven years of success driving car sales and credit union loans, GM will suspend the program this October.

Stabilization Fund Reports First Positive Balance

Stabilization Fund’s first positive position due mainly to projected cash flows, will not trigger refunds, says NCUA.

Credit Unions May be Ready for End of XP Support, But Are Their Members?

Most financial institutions have plans in place to deal with the end of Microsoft’s support for Windows XP on April 9. But thousands of members will still be accessing online banking and other services with suddenly vulnerable machines, and that could have serious consequences. Also in today’s Anthem: Legal Briefs, and the Question of the Week: “In a Uniform Transfer to Minor Account (UTMA), when can the minor have access to the funds? At age 18, 21 or 25?”

NWCUA Regulatory Advocacy Update: Road to Public Funds in Oregon Longer than Anticipated—But End Is in Sight

The weekly Regulatory Advocacy Update outlines the NWCUA’s efforts to reduce the regulatory burden on credit unions and protect the larger movement. Included here is an update on Oregon’s public funds program.

Compliance Question of the Week

Is there a quick reference I can use for advertising compliance?

Nominations for 2012 NWCUA Committees Due at Week’s End

The NWCUA is accepting recommendations and self-nominations for its 17 committees and task forces until Friday, Oct. 28. There is also still time to RSVP to attend the Nov. 2 Governmental Affairs Forum in Federal Way, Wash.

Salem Setting Up for Next Session, Election

This Oregon legislative update covers various leadership and staffing changes in Salem, including a new Oregon House Democratic leader.

Oregon Legislative Session’s End is Near?

This week’s Oregon Legislative Week in Review outlines how a constitutional deadline for ending the session is near despite some budget issues still needing approval.

Member Directions July 15, 2010

Recent news of your colleagues and the credit union movement.