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What to Know From Recent CUNA, NASCUS Cybersecurity Symposium

Also, the latest legal briefs and your compliance question, answered.

CO-OPatopia to Highlight Impact of Cooperatives in the Northwest

Northwest credit unions and other cooperatives will turn Olympia intersection into “Co-op Street” as part of free regional event celebrating the impact of cooperative businesses.

Top 5 Reasons to Trust ‘The Trust’ With Your Employee Benefits

Learn why credit unions trust The Trust for the best in employee benefits. Plus valuable updates from CUNA Mutual Group, LSC, and CSCU!

Bill Anderson Celebrates 25th Year at the Helm of Mid Oregon Credit Union

Community involvement and impact, not growth, are what Anderson prides himself in when he reflects on his years of service.

Streifel: ‘We Win in Advocacy Only When We Work Together’

The Northwest credit union movement was prominently represented on stage as the America’s Credit Union Conference and World Credit Union Conference kicked off their joint event in Denver Sunday. Susan Streifel, CUNA Board Chair and CEO of Woodstone Credit Union, delivered one of the opening addresses.

Compliance Center: Supreme Court to Hear Mortgage Rescission Case This Week

The Supreme Court is set to hear arguments this week about how and when borrowers can rescind their mortgage, plus question of the week and legal briefs.

An Amplify Visitor’s Guide to Spokane

The credit union community will descend upon Spokane for Amplify Convention. Here are some things to see, do, eat, and drink in and around the city.

Credit Unions Twice as Trusted as Big Banks

Americans trust credit unions twice as much as big banks according to a national study of trust in the country’s financial institutions.

Political Handicapper Charlie Cook to Share Forecasts at Amplify

Political Handicapper Charlie Cook to speak at Amplify about upcoming midterm elections, the 2016 presidential landscape and the gridlock in D.C.

Putting Members in the Driver’s Seat, Part IV: It’s Easy Being Green

Kermit the Frog used to sing “It’s not easy being green.” But if you’re a car buyer in today’s market, automotive journalist John M. Vincent says in Part IV of “Putting Members in the Driver’s Seat,” it’s certainly easy to buy green — and it’s getting easier every day.

Race to Enter 2014 Cherry Blossom Run Begins; Lottery Deadline is Dec. 13

Runners have until Friday, Dec. 13, to enter a lottery for the chance to rub elbows with politicians and their Capitol Hill staffers in the Credit Union Cherry Blossom Run, a fundraiser for Credit Unions for Kids and the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.

NCUA Issues Request for Comment on Proposed Flood Insurance

Credit unions have until Dec. 10 to comment on a proposed NCUA rule that would implement provisions of the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012 that deal with private flood insurance, the escrow of flood insurance payments, and the forced-placement of flood insurance.

Nurturing Emotional Ownership Makes for a Stronger Organization

While economic conditions may be improving, credit unions continue to face challenges that can only be overcome with a completely dedicated workforce.

Don’t Tax My Credit Union Spotlight Shines on Our Community, Peninsula

Model collaboration by Our Community and Peninsula credit unions is driving a message to Congress: don’t mess with the tax exemption. Their campaign includes joint advertising and a can’t-miss fashion flash on Fridays.

Compliance Question of the Week

Are new disclosures required for skip payments? The Compliance Question of the Week delves into Regulation Z.

Small Business Health Care Tax Credit filing deadline is May 15

Small credit unions should take advantage of the Small Business Health Care Tax Credit by May 15th. It can provide an unexpected windfall worth thousands of dollars.

Navigate the Social Media Minefield

Recent media reports about companies asking staff for their Facebook passwords highlight a larger challenge facing HR professionals: in the world of HR management, nothing changes faster than the social media landscape—and the laws and regulations surrounding it.

Legislation to Reduce Privacy Notices Moves Forward

A bill that would amend the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act by eliminating costly and repetitive privacy notice mailing requirements passed the House of Representatives Tuesday, marking another step toward lessening the compliance burden.