Advantis Awards $50,000 in GROW Grants to Local Nonprofits

The grant fund has contributed over $300,000 to local organizations and has funded 39 projects since the program began in 2011.

Advantis Credit Union Awards $50,000 in GROW Grants to Local Nonprofits

The credit union invited community members to vote on who should get the grants, and money went to everything from a children’s book bank to an emergency shelter for women and children.

Maps Credit Union Awards $10,500 in Scholarships

Staying true to its educational roots, Maps honors local students with scholarships to help them achieve their educational goals.

Northwest Credit Union Advocates Raise $162,000 for CULAC

Individuals from across the Northwest gave of their own resources to help support credit union champions in Congress.

Northwest Credit Unions Receive Grants from the NCUA

Six Northwest credit unions will be able to expand services, offer new loan products and provide educational opportunities thanks to grants awarded by the NCUA.

NCUA Releases Regulatory Alert to Remind Credit Unions of ECOA Valuations Rule

The regulatory alert reminds credit unions of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s new rule on real estate appraisals and valuations under the Equal Credit Opportunity Act, and also serves as a reminder of the Jan. 18, 2014, compliance date.

Miracle Jeans Day Scheduled for September 18

An increasingly popular fundraiser for Credit Unions for Kids unites credit unions nationally September 18, 2013. The annual Miracle Jeans Day allows employees to pay $5 to wear jeans to work, while a $25 donation also gets them a Miracle Jeans Day T-shirt.

Summary of the NCUA Webinar on Fair Lending Exams

The NCUA has announced more structure around its Fair Lending Examination Program. Responsibility for the program is now with the Office of Consumer Protection.

Credit Union Frontline Staff Update: Invest in America Member Rewards

With the Invest in America program, credit union members have access to valuable savings from GM, Sprint, TruStage, Allied Van Lines, Tax Services, Dell, DIRECTV, and Shop America. Use this guide to share the details of those savings opportunities with members on a daily basis.

Compliance Question of the Week

If a member inherits funds from his mother’s traditional IRA, can the member “roll over” the inherited funds from the mother’s account into a new IRA account?

Advantis, OnPoint Credit Unions Receive Funds Through Responsible Banking Program

Less than a month after winning approval from Portland’s city commissioners, a responsible banking initiative championed by Mayor Sam Adams already has dollars flowing to local credit unions.

Enroll in the Premium GM Program and Receive Enhanced Benefits

The Invest in America Credit Union Member Discount from GM has been enhanced to drive more loans to credit unions. By enrolling at the Premium Level, credit unions can maximize loans while offering their members this valuable discount.

Enroll in the Premium GM Program & Receive Enhanced Benefits

Enhanced to drive more loans to your credit union, the Invest in America Credit Union Member Discount from GM allows credit unions to maximize loans while offering this valuable discount and benefit of membership to their members.

Earn up to $750 with the Sprint Business Member Referral Promotion!

Sprint, a Strategic Link business partner, is now offering referral rewards on top of the existing savings and discounts already available to new customers.

Compliance Question of the Week – January 17th 2012

What is a VA fiduciary account, and how would I title one?

Person-to-Person Payment Service Provides Security, Convenience While Keeping Credit Unions in the Transaction

Harland Clarke offers DPXPayâ„¢, a secure person-to-person payment service allowing credit unions to easily send and receive money.

Generate Non-Interest Revenue Through the Sprint Credit Union Member Discount Program

Sprint’s Bob Bearden writes that Sprint’s Credit Union Member Discount Program can help credit union members save money on their cell phone bill—and make money for their credit union.