The Credit Union Guide to Making Impactful Donations

Credit unions give millions to charitable organizations during the holidays. The National Credit Union Foundation shares some tips on making your donations count.

Making Lives Better: Summit Award Winners Share A Deep Commitment to the Members They Serve

You can talk about how much they love their work. Or how proud they are of what they‘ve accomplished. You can even talk about innovation and their visions for the future. But spend five minutes with Rick Brandsma, Rick Hein, or Jill Nowacki and see if the conversation doesn’t somehow come back around to three simple words: making lives better.

CFPB Issues Guidance on Reporting Financial Abuse of Older Adults

Credit unions may be the best advocates and watchdogs elder members have to protect them against fraud. Our compliance report details the signs of potential fraud staff should look for, and share CFPB guidance giving credit unions some latitude reporting potential abuse. This is a must-read for staff serving elder members.

Deepen Member Relationships Profitably

Strategic Link strategic partner CUNA Mutual Group explains how offering the right protection products to the right members at the right time can help credit unions earn recurring non-interest income from satisfied members.

Compliance Question of the Week

What are potential financial concerns that may be red flags of financial exploitation of a vulnerable adult?

City of Portland Releases Second Investment Portfolio Summary Since Making ‘Responsible Banking’ Deposits

The city of Portland has released its second Investment Portfolio Summary since making its first public funds deposits with a group of 10 credit unions and banks in May as part of Mayor Sam Adams’ Responsible Banking Resolution.

Wear Jeans. Help Kids.

On Sept. 12, hundreds of credit unions will raise money for local Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals by celebrating Miracle Jeans Day. The concept is simple: employees donate $5 to trade in their traditional work attire and wear jeans instead.

Serial Suit Filer Strikes Pennsylvania Credit Union with ADA Violation

Taking advantage of new laws trying to keep up with rapidly changing technology, one person in Pennsylvania is repeatedly filing claims against financial institutions over Title III violations. On May 9 he struck $128 million Century Heritage FCU.

CUNA President Unveils Regulatory, Legislative Goals Credit Unions at NWCUA Annual Meeting

CUNA President and CEO Bill Cheney gave the keynote address at the NWCUA Convention and Annual Business Meeting. He discussed a number of legislative and regulatory issues the national credit union movement would be focused on over the coming months.

Brown & Brown: Proactive Approach Essential to Avoid Loss of Top Talent

As the job market recovers, many employees are considering making a job change and employers are becoming worried about retaining top talent.