Low-Yield Environment Set to Continue as Fed Votes to Keep Interest Rates Near Zero

The Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee voted this week to continue purchasing bonds and Treasuries and to hold the federal target fund interest rate steady at near-zero levels until unemployment falls below 6.5 percent.

Be Successful in the Year Ahead: What You Need to Know from Your Regulator

On Jan. 24 from 10-11 a.m., the Washington Government Affairs Committee will be hosting a regulatory panel discussion featuring Scott Jarvis, Linda Jekel, Scott Hunt and Mike Dyer. All credit union employees interested in the rapidly changing regulatory environment are invited to attend.

On Lessons Learned: Annaloro Reflects on a Storied Career

With his retirement now just a week away, NWCUA CEO John Annaloro talks about the past, present and future with the same lighthearted wisdom and insightful wit the credit union community has enjoyed for the past 15 years.

Strategic Planning Roadmap Featured at NWCUA Volunteers’ Conference

Cindy Barrick explained to credit union directors at last week’s NWCUA Volunteers’ Conference the importance of developing, activating and evaluating a strategic plan for their credit union using measurable goals.

Six Elements for Maximum Motivation of Credit Union Staff

Holly Herman will be the featured presenter at the NWCUA’s Woman Up Seminar, a one-day event held April 19 to help women in the movement advance their careers and excel as leaders. Here she writes about six keys to keeping staff motivated.