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WA DCU Issues Bulletin on Powers of Attorney in Vehicle Loan Transactions

The bulletin alerts credit unions that the Washington Department of Licensing (DOL) will not accept powers of attorney executed by a credit union employee on behalf of a member.

Emerging Leaders: Reflection, Learning & Practice

This is the second installment of guest blogger Jennifer Smith from Maps Credit Union, as she works through the Emerging Leaders program.

Emerging Leaders Journal: The Tiger or the Teacup

Emerging Leaders Scholarship Winner Liz Henderson says that the key to becoming a great leader is learning to use the tools you already have, and putting what you learn into practice for the long run.

Emerging Leaders, Session 3: Truly Effective Leaders Seek out the Assessments of Others

Jeremy Sankwich reports on the third Emerging Leaders session: Assessments grounded in tangible examples help leaders grow.

Credit Unions Should Prepare Now for More UDAAP Enforcement Actions

Recent settlements involving unfair and deceptive marketing practices should serve as reminders that credit unions need to pay close attention to complying with the Unfair, Deceptive or Abusive Acts or Practices rules.

Nurturing Tomorrow’s Leaders: Deadline Nears for 2014 Emerging Leadership Scholarship Contest

Emerging Leaders have until Tuesday, Jan. 14, to nominate a co-worker, employee, boss — or themselves! — for the 2014 Emerging Leadership Scholarship Contest and a chance to nurture and refine their leadership presence.

Save the Date for Financial Education Best Practice Roundtables June 25 and July 10

Even with the hundreds of hours credit unions typically contribute to touching the lives of students, an NWCUA Financial Education Committee survey showed, resources are a barrier to credit union professionals who want to do more. The committee will provide turnkey resources and financial education models during two best practice roundtable events this summer.

HUD Issues Discriminatory Effects Standard Final Rule

The Department of Housing and Urban Development has issued a final rule to formalize a national standard for determining whether a housing practice violates the Fair Housing Act as the result of a discriminatory effect.

Multi-Featured, Open-End Lending Support, from CMG

Addressing myths and misunderstandings about the impact of the MFOEL regulation changes, CUNA Mutual provides a best practices worksheet for credit unions.